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Offline Jeffry Fontaine

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'English Pliers' or just a fancy name for a Clamp? :)
« on: July 04, 2017, 09:44:01 AM »
While I was at the Sportsman's Warehouse I found a neat little clamp-like tool for fishing enthusiasts called an 'English Plier' that is small enough to not get in the way while you are trying to hold a small part in the spring loaded grips.  Price was around $3.00 and certainly a lot cheaper than some of the branded tools you find in the hobby shops and e-stores.  It does hold things fast as I tried it out as soon as I returned home. 
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Re: 'English Pliers' or just a fancy name for a Clamp? :)
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2017, 10:26:46 PM »
No idea, but it looks like a very small version of some medical clamps.
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Re: 'English Pliers' or just a fancy name for a Clamp? :)
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2017, 12:44:37 AM »
Pretty much a spring-loaded hemostat kind of thing without the scissors like handle features and locking features.  Small, handy, able to hold tiny things and certainly useful for a decent price. 
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