Self Adjusting Pipewrench??? Will this Work?

Old 06-05-02, 01:11 PM
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Self Adjusting Pipewrench??? Will this Work?

I was just dinkering around Ridgid's website and they supposedly made a self adjusting pipe wrench. Do you guys think this will really work and hold up to every day use?
Old 06-05-02, 04:51 PM
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I have a set of their self adjusting pliers that look great on paper. I've just about given up using the large set as it slips too much when I need to really crank down on something. Small set works okay on small fittings that do not require a large amount of torque.

I think I'll use someone else's adjusting pipe wrench before I run out and buy my own.
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Ridgid Pipe Wrenches- Is about all we use where I work. Knowing there reputation for quality I for one wouldn't be surprised that this product would perform well. It looks like its similar in construction to the newer channel-lock pliers that I've seen being used, which hold real well. I'd be interested to know what the price of replacement jaws are though........

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