What is a vice grip used for?

What is a vice grip used for?

What Are Vice Grips Used For? 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.

What is a vice grip called?

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.

How much are vice grips?

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Is it vice grip or Vise-Grip?

In American English, the noun vise refers to a gripping or clamping tool. In both cases the British spelling is vice.

Is Vise Grip a holding tool?

Vises are stationary work-holding tools designed to clamp down on material and keep it from moving while working.

How do you unlock a vise grip?

How to Use Locking Pliers

  1. Open the pliers up completely.
  2. Locate the plier mouth adjustment bolt.
  3. Place the gripping mouth on the object to size for adjustment.
  4. Squeeze the handles together until you hear a click.
  5. Push the locking plate down flush with the handle to unlock the pliers.

What is the best brand of vice grips?

Most Popular

  • FASTPRO 4-Piece Locking Pliers Set.
  • WORKPRO 5-Piece Locking Pliers Set.
  • IRWIN VISE-GRIP Original Locking Pliers/Sheet Metal Tool.
  • IRWIN VISE-GRIP Original Locking Pliers.
  • IRWIN VISE-GRIP Pliers, Fencing, 10-1/4-Inch.
  • IRWIN VISE-GRIP Original Locking Pliers.
  • Hose Clamp Plier Auto Repair Tool Swivel Flat Band.

Do vice grips have lifetime warranty?

Full lifetime warranty. Each Vise-Grip tool is warranted to be free from defects in, material and workmanship for the life of the tool, except for damage caused by abuse, misuse, or alteration.

What is an example of a gripping tool?

Pliers are a tool used to get a better grip on something through mechanical advantage. All pliers work the same. The slip-joint pliers (Right in picture) are useful for grabbing round objects such as pipes, removing nails, and even bending sheet metal.