fbpx
June 19, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


diagonal cutting pliers

Southwire Made In America Angled Head High-Leverage Diagonal Cutting Plier

Southwire Made In America Diagonal Cutting Pliers

Southwire recently unveiled their new line of Made In America electrician’s hand tools and we’ve been pretty excited. For one thing, all of these new Southwire tools are Made in the USA products. In addition to bringing manufacturing work back stateside, the new lineup features the same commitment to quality and durability as their other products. […]

Best Southwire Tools at STAFDA 2017 Video Recap

Best Southwire Tools at STAFDA 2017 Video Recap

Southwire is pushing deep into the electrical trade. While they’ve always been about wire, the focus on expanding their tool lineup has been impressive. On our booth tour to see the best Southwire tools at STAFDA 2017, there were some familiar items along with some brand new ones. Best Southwire Tools at STAFDA 2017 Made in […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Klein Tools 9-Inch Journeyman Diagonal-Cutting Pliers

Klein Tools 9-Inch Journeyman Diagonal-Cutting Pliers

Not a day goes by that an Electrical Pro doesn’t need to cut something – a wire, a screw, ACSR, you name it. So it makes sense that just about every third review that you’ve seen from me is a cutting implement of some sort. It’s usually some variation of a diagonal cutter or linesman’s […]

Southwire Made In America Electrician’s Tools

“Proudly Forged On The Home Front” is the slogan for the new Southwire Made In America line of electrician’s hand tools. The new program addresses customer requests for a line of American-made pliers and wire strippers. While Southwire has traditionally focused their cable and wire manufacturing from the States, this new line of hand tools […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Southwire 8-Inch Hi-Leverage Diagonal Cutting Pliers

Southwire 8-Inch Hi-Leverage Diagonal Cutting Pliers

Just as there are different strokes for different folks, there are different pliers for different electrical tasks. My analogies and rhymes might not be as smooth as my tool reviews, but I think you get the picture. Needle-nose pliers can reach, hook, and wrap; Linesman’s grasp, crimp, push, pull, and cut; and Diagonal Cutters allow […]