Pliers Reviews

Choosing the best pliers from a bunch of alternatives can sometimes cause a headache. But with a good buying guide, the process can be less hectic. In this category, you will find review guides for different types of pliers so that you can spend less time choosing and more time working with the pliers. The reviews are based on my experiences and the experienced of experts and other pliers enthusiasts.

Panel clip pliers, what are they?

panel clip pliers

Modern car manufacturers use plastic retainer clips to attach trim panels to the body of the car. These body clips are common on the door panels of most cars and trucks. You will encounter them when removing the car door…

Best sheet metal bending pliers

best sheet metal bending pliers

When your project involves working with sheet metal, you need a good tool to bend, fold, or shape the metal. You can do it by hand, use a vise and hammer, folding bar, or even better use sheet metal bending…

Best Wire Crimper Pliers for Electrical Projects

best wire crimping pliers
Whether you do electrical wiring for a living or are just a guy doing wiring stuff around the house, car, boat, etc, you need a good wire crimper to reliably and firmly secure connectors onto wires. Here are some of the best wire crimper pliers on the market.

6 Best automatic wire strippers

automatic wire strippers

If you regularly do automotive wiring, boat wiring, or terminate distribution and fire alarm panels, an automatic wire stripper becomes an indispensable companion. Automatic wire strippers self-adjust to different wire gauges while making your work consistent. But which are the…

6 Best manual wire strippers

best manual wire strippers

Manual wire strippers are an older technology for stripping insulated wire. Surprisingly, these simple wire strippers are still the most widely used wire stripping tools to date. They have a permanent place in many people’s tool bags and toolboxes. To…

Best tin snips for sheet metal work

When working with sheet metal, metal stud framing, ductwork, or any sheet material, you need different types of hand tools to mold and cut the material. One of them is a pair of tin snips. These are great tin knocking…

Best Bolt Cutters for Hard and Soft Metal

best bolt cutters

When you need a stealth way to cut a padlock after losing your keys, try a pair of bolt cutters. Bolt cutters are heavy duty pliers for cutting metal rods and thick wire. Primarily, these pliers are for cutting bolts…

Hose pinch-off pliers, What are they?

When you don't need to remove the entire rubber hose, you can clamp it off using one of these hose pinch off pliers to reduce spillage when you disconnect the hose from the pipe or fitting.

Brake spring pliers, what are they?

drum brake springs
Drum brake pliers are worth having in your toolbox if you work on drum brakes at times. Find out more about them in this article including how to use them and how to find the best.