Pliers Tips

Having the pliers is one thing but knowing how to use them correctly is another thing. In this category, you will find all the tips and hacks for using pliers effectively, creatively, and safely. You will also learn how to keep and maintain pliers so that they can serve you longer.

ESD Pliers for Electronics, Why You Need Them

Electronic engineers and hobbyists don’t use regular pliers on sensitive PCB boards and electronic circuits. They use esd electronic pliers. Electronics pliers are important for cutting excess leads on circuit board components, trimming wires, and gripping components when soldering. What…

Is Knipex Better than Klein Pliers?

klein vs knipex

It is a rule of thumb that Knipex is a superb German brand and a market leader in the world of pliers. Even on Google Trends, you will see that Knipex is heads and shoulders above other popular brands such…

Knipex Twin Grip vs Stanley FatMax Slip Joint Pliers

Knipex twin grip vs Stanley Fatmax slip joint pliers

When Knipex Tools released the Knipex twin grip slip joint pliers, I know you thought it was the first innovation on the classic slip joint pliers. What you don’t know is that Stanley Tools had the first stab at innovating…

Connector Pliers, Why Do You Need Them

If you work on cars, you know that it can be difficult to remove electrical connectors and fuel line adapter fittings for the fuel tank. Granted, automotive connectors are quick to connect but some of them are too difficult to…

Automotive Push Pin Pliers, Why Do You Need Them?

automotive push pins

All automotive trim and panel clips are not the same. Some are just a one-piece push pin whilst others have two pieces (a pin and a rivet). Single-piece push-in fasteners are best removed using panel clip pliers. On the other…

How to Keep Spring-loaded Pliers Closed in the Toolbox

How to Keep Spring-loaded Pliers Closed in the Toolbox

Standard pliers remain closed and are easy to store in the toolbox. On the other hand, spring loaded pliers stay open (unless there’s a lock) and can take up much space, making it difficult to organize all the tools. So,…

Which Leatherman is Right for You?

best leatherman pliers

Owning Leatherman multitool pliers is like a cult. You must have a pair or a collection of Leathermans if you consider yourself a real tool enthusiast or an outdoor person. And as if that’s not enough, you must keep up…