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#1 Adirondack Bob

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 06:26 PM

Just wondering what you guys use on these spring clamps. Channel-Locks work o.k. but...  

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 03:04 AM

For the particular clamp pictured I use automotive locking clamp pliers...depending on location, otherwise I use Knipex adjustable locking pliers
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 08:54 PM

Channel - locks. And if on a Frigidaire , I use my right arm to throw it away, and use a proper clamp...

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 05:44 AM

[user=47977]grey one[/user] wrote:

 I use my right arm to throw it away

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 01:12 PM

automotive locking clamp pliers...

Are these just regular Vice-grips?

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 01:25 PM

Nope, they are made for these type clamps...they have grooves designed to hold the clamps in the expanded state...I will try and post a pictue
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Posted 06 January 2010 - 03:48 PM

these can be purchased at several different places...I thinks Sears has them for $20

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