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Review9.0(out of 10)
Wurth Side Cutter PLiers

Wurth Zebra Heavy-Duty Side Cutters (071401599)

Get Standard and High-Leverage Cutting from One Tool Using Wurth Zebra Heavy-Duty Side Cutters Wurth Zebra Heavy-Duty Side Cutters take the traditional side cutting plier and add an extra joint to give you some extra leverage when you need it. Wurth isn’t the first to give you a higher-leverage option and we took some time […]

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Southwire Made in America High-Leverage Side Cutting Pliers

Southwire recently unveiled their new line of Made In America electrician’s hand tools, and we couldn’t be happier. In addition to Southwire’s reputation for making quality electrical tools, we also appreciate the commitment Southwire is making to manufacturing tools here in the USA. Everything about these tools, from the forging to the grips, was made […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review9.5(out of 10)

Klein Tools 9-Inch Angled Head Diagonal Cutting Pliers

If there’s one eternal truth about electrical work, it’s that wires need cuttin’. And what company has more experience with wire cutting tools than Klein whose first product in 1857 was, in fact, a pair of side cutting pliers? Now Klein offers many different types of wire cutters, one of which is the Klein Tools 9-Inch […]

Klein Side-Cutting Pliers Upgraded J2139NECRN

Klein Journeyman High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers

Klein Journeyman High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers Upgraded with Wire Stripper/Crimper Side-cutting pliers have been known for generations as “Kleins”. This goes way back to 1857 when Matthias Klein first forged the tool that would carry his name, even when it’s made by another brand. Klein has taken their highly successful Klein Journeyman High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers and upgraded […]