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It's more of an opinion piece really. Nothing too scientific going on there. It's obvious you're partial to knipex from the get go.
 

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It's more of an opinion piece really. Nothing too scientific going on there. It's obvious you're partial to knipex from the get go.
If you look at my toolbag in the video, you can see that I am lined up the Klein tools. I switched gears because I believe that in comparison between the two manufactures.
 

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NWS, got a new manufacture to check out! I've herd about these being nothing but awesome! How old is your pair?
The hinge makes them feel softer when cutting, ive had them 2 days, supply house gave them to me for free.
 

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Free tools are always awesome, I just wrote NWS-Tools an email asking for some of their product line to compare. Hopefully it works out, then more comparisons.
That works? All you gotta do is tell them you're going to make a YouTube video and they'll give away their tools? I'm going to try it too
 

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That works? All you gotta do is tell them you're going to make a YouTube video and they'll give away their tools? I'm going to try it too
Well it does after awhile, after you get over 500 subscribers and over 100 000 views then people will start to listen to you. I tried before those landmarks but everyone and their dog is doing that now at days.
 

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Klien for me..
My work set is still Klein, and probably will be no sense of replacing what isn't broken, merely advice for some people. I got Klein tools when I first got into it, only because I saw every electrician using them. Know knowing of some different manufactures my tools would have a range of manufactures behind them.
 

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I returned all the klein 2000 pliers I had just bought because the steel was way too soft. Replaced them with Knipex...I love them...they are always sharp and they stay that way! Though I do find that it is easier to knick the blades on knipex pliers than some other manufacturers when cutting screws etc. but that is because they sharpen them to such a fine edge not because the steel is bad. I bought a pair of their mini bolt cutters for cutting hard stuff.

The Knipex cobras are just awesome!!!!
 

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I returned all the klein 2000 pliers I had just bought because the steel was way too soft. Replaced them with Knipex...I love them...they are always sharp and they stay that way! Though I do find that it is easier to knick the blades on knipex pliers than some other manufacturers when cutting screws etc. but that is because they sharpen them to such a fine edge not because the steel is bad. I bought a pair of their mini bolt cutters for cutting hard stuff.

The Knipex cobras are just awesome!!!!
The cobras are awesome and the mini bolt cutters make me want to do a break in! The mini bolt cutters are pretty well the coolest tool ever! Have you bought a pair of cable shears from them? And would you recommend them?
 

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For the dykes do you use the twin force or the normal style? If you have the twin force, how does the design hold up over time?
I use the 10" high leverage . Have a few knipex dykes and never saw the twinforce til i just googled it lol.
 

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I use the 10" high leverage . Have a few knipex dykes and never saw the twinforce til i just googled it lol.
I got a pair and the cut better then my 10 inch pair, my only question is how they hold up. It is a great idea, only thing is they do not open as wide as 10 inch... pros and cons...
 
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