January 12, 2007, Newsletter Issue #7: What Should Go In My First Set Of Pliers?

Tip of the Week

If you need to put together a set of basic hand tools, a good set of pliers is essential. You'll need the pointy needle-nose pliers (good for bending and gripping wire), channel lock pliers (good for turning square and hex bolts,) and lockjaw pliers (good for turning anything stubborn, rusted-in, or tough to access with channel lock pliers). You can buy these individually, but it's best to get a basic pliers kit, which usually features all these items and more for a better price than you'd get making individual purchases.

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