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Misc. Hand Tools

  • Lanyard safely attaches tools to your belt
    Belt Clip Lanyard
    Belt Clip Lanyard
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  • Forearm Forklift makes lifting heavy object easier by transferring the weight from your hands and biceps to your forearms
  • Klein Tool used by riggers to pull steel cable without crushing it
    Klein Tool$89.95
    The Large Klein Tool is the industry standard and used by riggers to haul steel cable.

    Made by Klein, its actual name is a "Haven Grip." The large size is used for cable from 1/8" to 1/2" diameter. It also has a locking device to keep the cable from slipping out.

    The small Klein Tool is used for cable from 1/16" to 1/4" diameter. This is a non-locking cable puller.
  • Stubby finder driver helps hold long screws when using electric drill
    Stubby Finder / Driver$12.95
    When placing screws, I always use my finder/driver. It can be used on any drill/screwgun.

    It magnetically holds in place any bit you choose and it has a sleeve which slides over the screw. This is great for placing screws in hard to reach places.

    I've found another good use for the finder/driver. Use it when hanging wall sconces. It happens so often, you can't get your screwgun in between the prongs of a sconce so you can't screw the mounting plate to the wall. The additional length of the finder/driver allows you to get into those tight places.

    The finder/driver comes with two bits: one slotted, one phillips.
  • Universal chuck key fits a variety of electric drill chucks
    Universal Chuck Key$12.95
    Keep losing your chuck key? Here's a universal chuck key that fits over 86 different models.
  • Trammel Points make really a really large compass for drawing circles
    Trammel Points$39.95
    Need to draw a circle...a really BIG circle? Every good carpenter needs a set of quality trammel points. Layout and cut perfect circles and arcs every time no matter what the size.
  • MagnaMeasure adds a larger magnetic end to your steel tape measure.
    How many times have you tried to take a measurement single-handed and were frustrated by the end of the tape slipping off the stock?

    The Magnameasure solves this problem It's designed to magnetically stick to steel. It also increases the length of the tape's end clip to make it easier to use on wood too. The Magnameasure slips over the end of any common steel tape measure and makes it magnetic! It can be easily put on and removed as many times as you like. It even comes with two steel disks that you can double face to the case of your tape measure for easy carrying. It's a handy tool with a really strong magnet. Makes your life a little easier.
  • stubby flexible ratcheting wrench to use alone or with gator socket
    Flexible Stubby 3/8 inch Ratchet$24.95
    Same ratchet used in the Gator Grip Kit.
  • coffin key aka roto lock
    Coffin Key - Hex 5/16 inch$19.95
    5/16" Hand held T-handle wrench for Roto-Locks. Only 6" long.
  • estwing straight claw hammer
    Hammer, Estwing$32.95
    This is the hammer that's been in my tool bag for the last 25 years. My father carried an Estwing for as long as I can remember. While some may prefer a wooden handle I really like the slim, but indestructible features of the Estwing hammer.

    Steel Head and Steel Shank wrapped with genuine leather for the grip.

    16 oz. straight claw Estwing for stage work.