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Channellock 909 Crimping Plier
Channellock is committed to supplying the professional and DIYers alike the best and most varied types of pliers and hand tools that deliver optimally on many jobs.
Cuts and crimps 10-22 AWG wires. Crimps insulated and non-insulated solderless connections and terminals. Durable laser-heated edges. High carbon steel for super performance.
Grips should have come more padded.
Tongue and grove
High carbon C1080
TRENDnet Ratchet Mechanism Crimper
TRENDnet has a vision to keep you connected to the things you value the most by building reliable, easy-to-use networking solutions that you can always depend on.
Crimps, cuts and strips cables for 8 and 6 position modular plugs. Also crimps 8P/RJ-45, 6P/RJ-12, RJ-11. Durable steel construction. Ratchet mechanism keeps tool closed.
Ratchet mechanism might get in the way of work.
8P/RJ-45; 6P/RJ-12; RJ-11
Klein Tools Ratcheting Modular Crimper
At Klein Tools, it is a mission to satisfy the trade professionals as well as other laymen who use their tools with world-class product standards in terms of design and functionality.
Cuts, strips and crimps conductor cables (round STP/UTP and flat-satin phone cable). Crimps 4, 6, 8 position modular connections. Ratchet safety release and blade-guard.
Could get a little bit too heavy
RJ22; RJ11/RJ12; RJ45
High carbon steel
Titan Tools Ratcheting Wire Terminal Crimper
Success, for Titan Tools, is defined by being able to offer its customers products and services that exceed their expectations in performance, value and appearance.
Ratchet mechanism design. Adjustable crimping compression. Strong, steel jaws. Comfortable grip. Color-coded wire sizes.
Adjustment screw might sometimes be stiff.
12-10; 16-14; 22-18
Irwin Vise-grip Multi-tool Stripper/Crimper/Cutter
Irwin Tools majors in the manufacturing and distribution of high quality hand tools and power tool accessories which deliver superior performance and durability to their users.
Crimps insulated and non-insulated terminals. Strips and cuts 10-22 AWG. Induction hardened cutting edge. Pliers-style nose stripper.
Handles are a little too hard.
6; 7; 8 inches
High carbon steel