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Old 09-26-2009, 03:02 PM   #1
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I have been looking at buying these plyers and I'm curious if any of ya'll have these and if you do are they worth the money? Thanks in advance.http://www.mytoolstore.com/klein/d3338.html
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:14 PM   #2
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Nope.

Just one more tool to carry around.

My "regular" pliers and a screw driver do just fine.
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[quote]Tightens 1/2" and 3/4" EMT or 1/2" rigid locknuts[quote]

I think that's a typo.
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My "regular" pliers and a screw driver do just fine.
I was thinking the samething, but it looks like it would come in handy in some situations.
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They might be handy if you were in the shop / warehouse doing production / prefab work.
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I was thinking the samething, but it looks like it would come in handy in some situations.

For me, "some situations" is not a mitigating reason to weigh myself down with another tool.

Now if it was something really odd looking.then I'd buy:


Klein Tools Introduces Bent-Nose NM Romex® Strippers
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For me, "some situations" is not a mitigating reason to weigh myself down with another tool.

Now if it was something really odd looking.then I'd buy:


Klein Tools Introduces Bent-Nose NM Romex® Strippers
That looks like a ton of fun trying to shove it in your pouch.....
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That looks like a ton of fun trying to shove it in your pouch.....

...twice the fun when pulling it out!

It's more of a "show piece"
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My "regular" pliers and a screw driver do just fine.
I agree and easier to use screwdriver to ream inside of pipe and linemans to ream outside
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Klein sells that tool so they can tell you that they aren't warrantying a screwdriver because you tightened a locknut with it. That's abuse.
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It works great on S-Hooks and holding a locknut when a channel lock won't fit.
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I agree and easier to use screwdriver to ream inside of pipe and linemans to ream outside
why cant you just shove the noce of the linemans in the pipe and git er done with just 1 tool rather than 2? Why would anyone "ream" anything with a screwdriver? Im not even sure I understand how someone would go about doing that.

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I prefer the klein reamer screwdriver personally, it's quicker and easier than linemans.
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I prefer the klein reamer screwdriver personally, it's quicker and easier than linemans.
Thats what I use for 1/2 - 1" emt. WHen I work with rigid, I just use channellocks.

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Thats what I use for 1/2 - 1" emt. WHen I work with rigid, I just use channellocks.

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I bought a pair in the early 90's and used them a few times. I'm not even sure where they are anymore. I think I paid closer to 40 bucks for them, at the time. Not worth it.
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nothing beats using your chopping screwdriver n pliers to tighten lock nuts
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I own channel locks 960 or 860.. the pic below - it has its place, and does do a good job, a very good job in a few tight spots.



I dont use it daily, but I think it has paid for itself, in helping get the job done right.

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nothing beats using your chopping screwdriver n pliers to tighten lock nuts
An SDS hammer drill set on hammer only will kick your screwdriver n pliers butt.
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An SDS hammer drill set on hammer only will kick your screwdriver n pliers butt.
I like that idea. I will have to remember that.
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