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Are Robo grip pliers still made?

Are Robo grip pliers still made?

Applied Concepts Inc., a Marshall Township manufacturer of Robogrip adjustable-grip pliers that became the best selling tool ever sold by the Sears Roebuck & Co., will close its plant at the end of January, a spokesman said Thursday.

Who makes robo Grip pliers?

Western Forge
Technical Details

Manufacturer ‎Western Forge
Brand ‎Western Forge
Item Weight ‎1.65 pounds
Package Dimensions ‎10.5 x 8.4 x 0.9 inches
Country of Origin ‎China

What’s the difference between pliers and Vise-Grip?

Locking pliers (also called Vise-Grips, a vice grip, or a Mole wrench) are pliers that can be locked into position, using an “over-center” cam action. Locking pliers are available with many different jaw styles, such as needle-nose pliers, wrenches, clamps and various shapes to fix metal parts for welding.

Is Vise-Grip owned by Irwin?

Irwin Industrial Tools is an American manufacturer and distributor of hand tools and power tool accessories. It is owned by Stanley Black & Decker. It is best known for producing Vise-Grip locking pliers.

Who is vice grip garage?

Derek Bieri, the host of the popular YouTube channel Vice Grip Garage, describes his car-related content as “budget builds, rescues, and how to’s for the common folk.” He must be doing something right, as he has amassed nearly 1.2 million faithful subscribers and close to 240 million views since joining the platform in …

What is a Vicegrip?

Vice grips are the extra set of hands every DIYer needs. The locking feature allows them to be clamped tight and stay that way while you make a cut, measurement or free a stripped bolt. Common vice grips look like a heavy-duty set of pliers.

Why do they call them water pump pliers?

Adjustable channel lock style pliers got the name water pump pliers because everyone used them to tighten packing nuts on same.

What does Derrick from Vice Grip Garage do?

Where does the Vice Grip Garage guy live?

Yes, a guy is in fact moving to Tennessee. Will take us 1-2 months to get settled as we’re transitioning 3 shops, and multiple storage areas.

When should you use a vice grip?

Vice grips are used for just about anything you can think of. For house projects they can be used to temporarily hold a long straight edge on plywood so you can mark a line. They can also be used to remove stripped bolt heads if they are not too tight.