Father’s Day is nearing, and to celebrate we’re giving away a Channellock tool roll complete with tools! (Street price via Amazon is $70-80.)
To enter to win, simply leave a comment telling us what you would use the tools for, why you <3 Channellock tools, or which step of the Channellock factory tour is your favorite.
Sample entry: “my favorite things about Channellock tools is that they’re great quality, made in the USA, and backed by friendly and helpful customer service.” (Can you tell that I’m a fan?)
A winner will be chosen at random at the end of the day Friday June 10th 2011. Only those with contiguous USA addresses are eligible to win.
Did you know that Channellock has been around for 125 years now? If you’re the lucky winner, you won’t forget this bit of trivia since each tool will be engraved with “1886-2011 — 125 Years Strong”!
Here’s are the tools that are included with the tool roll prize:
- 430 tongue and groove plier
- 420 tongue and groove plier
- 337 cutting plier
- 3017 long nose plier
- 526 slip joint plier
Channellock No. 3 Tool Roll
Thank you to Channellock for providing the tool roll for us to give away!
Oh, and if you like giveaways, don’t forget that we’re also giving away 3 Nebo Redline flashlights!
My favorite thing about Channellocks is that they remind me of helping my father with his tools aty a young age. I was the “tool gopher” between the toolbox and the work-to-be-done – Channellocks were the first “unusual” (Not a screwdriver, hammer, etc) tool I learned the name of (So dad could ask for something more descriptive than “wrench”).
I’ll be using them for the same thing we did back then: fixin’ broken stuff around the house!
I have a number of Channelloclk tools now. I have found them to be as good as anything on the market, and better than most. The fact that they are US made only makes them better. One can NEVER have too many tools!
I have Channellocks that my Father bought over 50 years ago (shows you the value of American made quality) and they’re my favorite tools for fixing and building stuff around the house.
This would be a fantastic Father’s Day gift for my dad, as both an excellent set of tools and a way to make amends. As I roamed his garage as a young’un, I did some things to his tools that I’m not proud of. Lesser crimes included mixing things up and not putting things back where I found them, but some of the more capital offenses included leaving a set of wrenches outside overnight (in North Carolina, where metal will rust if you let it look out a window to the outside) and using a set of feeler gauges to pry on something. I eventually learned better, and man, if someone did those sorts of things in my garage I’d be tempted to flay them alive, so the fact that I’m still here and have all my skin speaks to my dad’s patience. This patience would be well rewarded with a nice set of Channel Locks, which I know he’d put to good use keeping his fleet of outdoor power equipment running to maintain his big-ass yard. More importantly, it will give my son something really quality to try to destroy when he visits Grandpa!
I love Channellock tools because they are of excellent design, reliability, and quality, made in the USA , widely available, and continuously improving.
Channellock is one of the few American brands that is still made here and offers great quality at an affordable price. It was also one of the first tools my dad taught me how to properly use. Time spent with my dad gaining knowledge from him is something that I can’t put a price on, it’s just invaluable to me! I can’t think of a better way to thank him than to give him some new Channellock tools.
My husband could use these to work on his truck or doing jobs around or in the house! He doesnt have anything like this and would be the perfect gift!
I’d use these for all the honey-do’s around the house, and for the fun stuff, too!
General maintenance of my house, cars, and motorcycle.
My favorite part of the tour is that is takes place on American soil!
My second favorite part is when the pliers (I think they are the fence tool version) are dipped in the PVC coating. There is nothing like seeing that blue on tools. Although, I wish it was in color.
My favorite things about Channellock tools are that they have a clean, straightforward design, are high Quality and very dependable.The right tools for a variety of jobs.
I’ve always been a fan of Channellock tools. They’re strong, reliable tools that last forever. If I win these, they will go in my tool kit I use on my outdoor equipment.
What a cool giveaway!
Mostly, I work on early Fords. So, I’d be using these on a 1920 Salt Flats inspired T roadster, a post-war style 1926 Ford Roadster, and a mid-fifties traditional hot rod 1930 Model A coupe.
I’m also the guy they call to fix it in my wife’s family…. I’m not sure what those tools could be slated to do, every week it’s something different!
Thanks for the opportunity.
I’m entering to prove that Garage Journal moderators do not always win. Plus, I’m impressed that Channellock has been around for 125 years.
I love Channellock pliers because the one pair I have out performs a pair of vice grips. The teeth have good bite and excellent leverage on the handles. Being an American made tool helps with my decision to continue to purchase Channellock products. As an American manufacturing employee myself I take great pride in buying quality American made tools to support my manufacturing coworkers.
My favorite thing about Channellock tools is that when you need them, there is no other tool that will do the job. And when you do need them, only a high-quality tool will do. You can’t risk stripping or slipping, which will cost you a ton more work, or your knuckles.
Im a home DIYer, working on household projects and my cars. Channellocks are my favorite brand of pliers. The teeth are tough, and grip well. USA made, and they just plain work and finish jobs. Other cheaper pliers have teeth that slip, mar and wear out, and are simply frustrating to work with. I’ll always have more room in my toolbox for more Channelocks!
I would like to win this set to give to my dad this father’s day because: like many people, Times have been tuff for us this year. I had to move over 2hrs away from my hometown just to find work and with work still slim, and money tight, I have not been able to get back to see my father much over the last year. This fathers day I have to make a hard choice. Go see my father empty handed, or send him a gift. Because I don’t have the money to do both. It would be nice to win this set so I don’t have to make that decision.
i love all the channellock tools i have. I use the newest version of the rescue tool a lot on the fire scene and even came in handy during our own tornado disaster. I use a lot of different tools at work and find i pick up my channellocks before i pick up anything else for pliers. They are a great product and i still use a pair of linemans from about 60-70 years ago when i install wiring.
I am a fan of Channellock tools not only because they are made in the U.S.A. but also because they are made in my home state of Pennsylvania. I make a special point to buy new and used tools that are or were made in PA.
But all personal reasons aside, Channellock tools are professional quality at a price that everyone can afford.
If I win the tools will help to fill the gaps in my tool box. And speaking of gaps, being the a new home owner of a house built in the mid 60’s there are lots of gaps.
Best to all,
I would give it to my dad to replace his Cman pliers that were stolen a few years back.
As a father of a 2 year old boy and 2 month old girl…..I’ll be using these tools to fix up my house as my 2 year old son keeps tearing into everything!
I would love to have the set simply because I dont have a nice USA made set like this in my toolbox. the quality is great and they are USA made…you can’t go wrong!
My pair of channel locks would love to have some brothers and sister to play with 🙂
I’d use this set to complete my punch list of “to do” items at my mother-in-law’s house. Channellock, to me, is a trusted name in tools.
I have several, I like them better than Cman. Made in USA.
I’ve been trying to think of what I could get my Dad for fathers day. This is the perfect solution, he has a mis-matched set of old rusty pliers. This would make his day and mine seeing his reaction when I give it to him! Sure would make me feel good to give him such a great high quality gift and not keep it for myself! 🙂
I would probably give them to my dad!
Yes, I too remember my Grandfather in this case always talking about Channellocks . But he would call any slip joint plires Channellocks.
We did have some Channellock brand too though.
My 1st set of needle nose were the Channellock ones in that set….LOL
I like channellocks because they are such and old company and because the tools are STILL made in the USA. Thanks for not selling out Channellock!
I keep various Channellock tongue and groove pliers in the house, tractor, truck, and of course the shop. Versatile enough for many jobs; strong enough for any job. Go USA!
When I hold a Channellock tool in my hand I can see and feel the quality that goes into design and manufacturing of the tool. I know that the tool will perform its job and not let me down. I know that I can plan on the tool being passed down to my grandson and to his children. I also know that Channellock tools show the world that American manufacturing is still the best and will always be.
I would use these wherever possible to build my addition this summer, and then my soon to be wife & I would use them on our LS1 powered WRX project!
If I win they will go to my dad for father’s day. He could always use more pliers.
I have a set of 9″ channellock linesman pliers that iv had for around five years, They work incredibly. When I need to cut a brake line in an awkward spot, I take 2 15mm wrenches, and use them to extend the handles, works like a charm. Awesome pliers, my favourite brand.
Can’t beat Channelock!
I use Channellocks to lend out to my friends so they won’t lose my NWS pliers.
Channelock pliers offer exceptional pliers at a exceptionaly low prices and are great for professionals as well as the weekend garage warrior.
would use these pliers for work as a mechanic
I enjoy using channellock tools because they have yet to let me down. And I always know what color to look for in the pliers drawer.
i love channle lock tools and find they walk away more often than my snap -on that has to say something (besides that i work amonsgst theives
I remember when I was just a lil trash, I would “help” (mostly get in the way) my dad working on the family vehicles. I remember that he had a big, blue handled, straight jaw, tongue and groove pliers. I believe they were the 460 but I may only think they were that big because I was littler then. He would often give them to me to that I could go “work” on something while he tried to finish working on what he was doing.
We don’t often work on stuff together anymore because he lives in Florida while I am in Texas. But when he’s in town or I am down there, we often turn a wrench together. But I still cherish those memories of using the ChannelLocks way back then.
The thing I like about Channellock tools is that they have a reputation of being high quality and they focus on what they do best. I would use this set to help build up my tool collection as I am an apprentice mechanic. Being made in the United States means this tool will last me a lifetime.
I don’t believe there is a better made pliers out on the market. I have tried others but always come back to Channellocks
channellocks are the best….ive tried them all and always end up with a pair of old blue handles in my tool bag free ones are even better 🙂
I like Channellocks because they are made here in the USA
I would love to use the Channellock tools around the house
I love Channellock tools because they are quality made in the USA.
I’ve slowly been replacing my junk tools with quality ones from channellock. I used to buy cheap stuff, only to have the teeth of my tools wear right off the first time I stressed them. No more for me… I’ll buy tools that will outlast me and that I can hand down to future generations.
The best thing Channellock did to make their product stand out in hardware stores or a big box stores, was to use that special “Channellock Blue” for their handle coatings. When you pass them hung on display, they literally jump out at you. There can be a display of dozens of red, green, yellow or gray handles on assorted tool brands, but the Blue always grabs me. I usually end up making a purchase of a type or size of plier or wrench that adds to my collection of these fine tools. They’re also the first brand I reach for when taking on a repair or maintenance job at home or on my car.
Nothing better than a set of American made tools!!
I think I was around 25 years old before I learned that Channellocks were actually called water pump pliers. It is great that Channellock has joined Xerox, Kleenex, Saran Wrap and others with having their brand be the name. Congrats on 125 years of USA made quality!
Here’s what I’m going to do with the tools.
430 tongue and groove pliers: crack big walnuts
420 tongue and groove pliers: crack small walnuts
337 cutting pliers: cut stems on grapes
3017 long nose pliers: pick up grapes so i can eat them
526 slip joint pliers: crack cashews
I LOVE CHANNELOCK TOOLS! They are priced right, Quality Made, and one of the few companies that are still providing work in the USA!!
Channellock is a tool anyone can be proud of. American made with the exception of adjustable wrenches (Spain) and screwdrivers (China), they’re top quality at an affordable price. I’d be happy to give these to my father.
i love channellock because it is a USA company,makes great long lasting and durable tools that have never failed me, do everything i ask and then some.
i work on small engines and use channellocks almost everyday, used then yesteday in fact to take a hose off.
What more can you say about Channellocks… I have a few, that were passed down from my dad…. still going strong. And if I win this set, I would love to hand my old set to my son.
Channellocks start by having a great feel. Regardless of the model. Additionally as a firefighter I carry their rescue tool, which could possibly save my life one day. Quality Products Built in the USA.
Groove joint pliers around here are called “channellocks” for a reason, no matter the manufacturer. They’re the most used tools in the box and no one makes them better. USA made, the real deal.
When I was growing up my dad was never really a handy guy. I learned everything I know from myself. But when I purchased my first house and needed tools to work on it my Dad game me all his tools. Surprisingly there where channel locks in the pile. Looking back at the these slip joints doesn’t remind me of him never teaching me about fixing things but reminds me out how he taught me to be a man, honest, and hold a family. These tool would would be put to good use and would be handed down to my son as my dads channel locks where handed down to me. Thanks Dad!!
i would be useing these channellocks to finish working on my house. finishing up the electrical work and some plumbing in the kitchen.
I already have quite a few channellock tools, but I would use these in the toolkit for my Jeep.
I love channellock, they’re great, durable, reasonably priced tools, and not only are they made in the USA, they are proud to say so.
A fresh set of Channellocks would be greatly appreciated, as the plumbers at work (Residential Construction) are constantly asking if those are his Channellocks.
They also have a unique, confident feel, not found on any other brand I have tried.
I love channellock because they are reliable and super handy, which is why I always borrow them from my coworker.
Love ChannelLocks! Built like they used to and made in the USA!!!
C. Warren Ellis
During my time as a plant electrician, the tool pouch carried two essential pieces of gear – the Channellock side cutters and the Channellock adjustable pliers. Indispensable to an industrial electrician.
The reason I like Channellock tools is because of their quality. There’s a great sense of pride when using one, knowing they are made in the USA, and the level of quality that accompanies that. Channellock tools seem to make ‘made in USA’ mean something again.
Thanks for the chance, I think channellocks are tough as nails and made domestically, a good combo.
I love Channellock tools because they are affordable USA made tools, I’m also partial to the blue handles. I’ve never had a need to look elsewhere for a quality set of pliers.
Never had a Channellock – but there is always a first time…
I <3 Channellock tools because they are the best pliers I have ever made, STILL US made, and you can buy them just about anywhere 🙂
Forging step is manly.
My favorite things about Channellock tools are that they are made in the USA, the value for the money, the true test of quality through years of use by my grandfather, and finally the bond it has created between my grandfather and I. It is because of him that I was introduced to Channellock tools, and we always grab them from the toolbox when we work on anything.
I love the legacy that channellock has. What an awesome set that is!
My pops would love to add these to his toolbox! He works hard, and it’s nice to have nice tools to work with.
I grew up thinking that all slip joint pliers were called channel locks. It wasn’t until my early twenties when I started buying my own tools that I discovered Channellock was a respected brand name… Chalk it to good conditioning by my father. He’s a good man.
I Love Channellock tools because they haven’t changed much over the years. Still good quality for the price. Still remind me of helping my Dad work on cars and various other things around the house. Still made in the USA.
I’d hide these Made In The USA goodies in my closest. So when my teenage son has misplaced, lost or destroyed my other tools I’ve got a backup! Gotta love the blues.
I’m a kinda young guy, just completed my first yr of college. I’m trying to become a machinist. I love making things out of metal, and I hope I can do it my whole life. (Can’t wait to own a mill or somethin at home!) I spend my time making very precise parts, and trying to better myself every time I do a project. I spent a ton of money on mostly precision measuring tools. Starrett is probably my favorite. American made. Something to be proud of. Just like the Channellocks. When I go into a store and see those blue handles I’m so familiar with, I get a sense of pride from it. Kinda “out there”, but it’s true, ya know. It’s not only produced in the good ole’ US of A, it’s made in Pennsylvania, and I’ve in the city they’re made. I really appreciate American made stuff (70% of my tools are American, by cash value), and these are no exception. My micrometers were 130, so were both sets of calipers. However, they’re very touchy and you have to be careful when using them… not really so with the Channellocks. They’re really my first tool, my dad bought me some 442’s when he was around here. I was rather young, but I’ve kept them in every tool box I’ve ever had. They get me out of so many jams, they’re worth 100x the price. In my box, filled with shiny tools, calipers, full polish wrenches, and the like, they look out of place. They’re rusted. Abused. But still somehow perfectly functional. I love them. I’d like to win the set to give them to my father. I haven’t seen him in forever, probably not in 5 months or so. It’s not really distance, he’s not that far away. But we just don’t have that father to son connection. He calls sometimes, but that’s about it. I’d love to give him this set, and hopefully reconnect a bit in the process. It’s long overdue. I know that’s kind of off-topic, but I felt like sayin it. I remember him usin Channellock stuff all day to work on things around the house with me. Probably why I still have mine, where ever I go. That’s about it.
USA. It’s hard enough to find a company that still makes tools in the USA that’s still dependable. If I had these wrenches, I would get rid of my Craftsman. I need tools that do not fail on my at the wrong time!
I would love to use this as a gift for my dad. He’d appreciate the nice quality for his job and around the house. He’s a bit obsessed with tools.
I have a bunch of pliers and cutters in my tool box, but I almost always reach for ChannelLocks.
My dad had actually got me started with Channellocks many years ago. By showing me that they were very high quality and could take the punishment of everyday use and making me the high quality toolnut I am today. Thanks. Dad!
What would I use ’em for? I’d replace my inferior set. 🙂
When I was a teenager (many years ago) one of the first tools I bought was a no-name tongue and groove pliers When I brought it home, my Dad threw it out, bought me a Channellock and taught me a lesson about only buying quality tools. I still have it and would love to add others.
I am just starting out as a mechanic, I would love to use these to work on cars. I have one pair of Channelock pliers and I would love to add 5 more to the set.
I grew up with a dad that had a limited selection of tools. He told me to buy the right tool the first time and I would save money in the end. He told me to get Channellock pliers. It was solid advice but I have more than one. Kind of had to one up my pops.
With many manufacturers shifting to overseas production, I feel that the US labor force and economy is suffering. Because off this, I only buy tools made in the US. Its the right thing to do for our future.
I would use these tools around the house, wherever and whenever needed. Nice assortment in the set to cover many different uses and applications.
In my mind, Channel Lock is synonymous with time tested and honored quality. Made in the USA is a bonus, as well.
Recently, I began to purchase Channel Lock pliers after recommendations from others. Even though the vast majority of my tools are Craftsman, I prefer Channel Locks over similar Craftsman pliers. It is not for the blue handles, it is for the quality, plain and simple. They feel good in your hand and provide plenty of leverage when needed. I have never had a Channel Lock fail me, either.
I have one drawer of my tool box I dedicate to Channel Locks. Slowly, it is getting filled up.
That would be an incredibly handy set for me. I am an industrial plant mechanic and I use a REALLY heavy old canvas tool bag to carry my tools around the plant. That set in a roll would be a tremendous help for running to those quick jobs rather than lugging that heavy bag up and down the stairs.
I know when I pick up big blue I have quality in my hand and it’ll get the job done period.
I have a pair of channellock’s that belonged to my dad. I love ’em, and I’d love to have a shiny new set all of my own for all of my DIY’ers ’round the house.
I love that they are made in the US and are so reliable! They are my go to tools.
Well call me stupid but, I call all tongue and groove pliers where called channel locks. Hand me the channel locks! That is how I was taught. When I first was exposed to channel locks when I was a kid I thought that was the name of the tool, not the brand. I never had anyone ask me what was a channel locks after I ask to pass them. I think it is like scotch tape or coke…. you just know that it is the best. I remmber a friend working on his car and he used a “channel locks” not channel lock brand to put around a large nut and vice griped it at the handles and hit it with a sledge hammer and it broke in two pieces (bing, ting ting)…where did it go? We then went back into the house and took his father’s real “channel locks” brand channel locks and repeated the procedure and got the bolt off. It was that big bolt off the front of an axle of a plymouth horizon.
I would use the tools with my 3 year old daughter who loves tools and wants to build a go kart.
I like the sight because it has big pictures so i do not have to click on everything to look bigger also, the site seems to be pretty quick on bringing up the details.
I love Channel Lock pliers, I have always been impressed that they still are the go to for many people, myself included. I use them primarily for straightening out edges of panels like wheelwells, hoods, and the like in my bodyshop. I have a nephew that has been helping me out at my shop and I have given him a nice set of tools and small chest to give him a nice start in the field, and if I were to win this roll it would make a real nice start on his own Channellock collection.
Having good quality tools built in the good old US of A is becoming harder and harder to find. These would be a great tool roll set to give my college age daughter so she quits stealing my stuff! Or maybe I’d keep these for myself and give her the lesser ones 🙂
I would use these tools to work on my battery electric conversion. I’m days away from turning the switch on a Honda Civic that no longer has an engine, but instead has an electric motor and 300 pounds of lithium batteries.
Believe it or not, I’ve never owned a ChannelLock branded product. I have a couple of slip-joint pliers, but they are from a store that rhymes with ‘rears’.
I would use them around the shop for anything and everything. I like the fact that these are still made in USA.
And why is it that I have the feeling that getting these for free would STILL cost me money on ChannelLock…as in having to buy more to add to my new collection? Oh, what the heck…I’d be honored to win them, even if it WILL cost me money!
I really like ChannelLock tools. My favorite things about them are, good value, very nice quality and still “made in the USA”. I have several pieces already in my tool collection but would be happy to add more.
This would be my first set of quality pliers for my toolbox. I would use them at my job as a technician for toyota. I’ve heard so many great things about the quality of channellock pliers.
I really like Channellock tools. They make great products that last a long time and they work great. You can feel the quality when you hold them in your hand.
Well, for 1 it rhymes with my name. Woot Woot. When people need slip joint pliers, they ask for “Channel locks”. Nuf Said.
I’m a divorced women! LOL My husband took his tools with him! I never have what I need! I try to fix everything I can myself. (Saves Money) And I like learning. Whats great about your video is first, they are made in the USA! by way of PA! Working with steel is a hard, hot job! Thanks Guys!
I’d love to pick up this set and give it to my step father so he’d quit borrowing mine.
my favorite things about Channellock tools is that they’re great quality, made in the USA, and backed by friendly and helpful customer service.
I need them for electrical work. Someone stole my toolbox at a job site. It had a lot tools and some of them were Channellock. I want to replace them with some more Channellocks like the ones I had because they were good quality and held up to hard use. Plus, they’re made in the USA. I don’t buy foreign unless I have to. Because that’s just putting yourself and your neighbors out of work.
Iv been using Channellock tools since I was a kid. It seemed like my dad always had a pair of tongue and grove pliers in his back pocket when I was growing up. I didn’t even know that a “pair of Channellocks” wasn’t the proper name for the pliers until I was around 20 years old.
I work in the oilfield and I was constantly having to carry 2 different adjustable wrenches due to the size of adjustment bolts. I bought a CodeBlue adjustable wrench and it’s been my most used tool. Im so glad they made an adjustable wrench that opens that wide so now all I have to do is carry on wrench around with me.
If I win the tools I’ll Ill keep them out in my shop and teach my 2 young sons how to use them and keep them mounted low enough so they can grab them when were out in the shop and help out dad.
Two things I love about Channellocks, proudly made in USA and that dazzling blue grips. 😛
I would use these for the upcoming school year.
Father’s Day is coming fast and I’m looking for that PERFECT gift! Here I found the one tool my husband can not go without! He loves channellocks cause they are well rounded, they come in every size and work for everything even a stripped screw! Here this one tool I can say almost never leaves his hands! He’s been a plumber for about 7 years now straight out of high school and does it very well, supporting both myself and our 2 boys. He leaves the house everyday with your BLUE handle at his waist. If we could afford to buy every tool you make he would in a heartbeat but since he’s a 24 hour plumber he loses a lot of tools in the dark so we go through a lot of them. He uses channellocks for everything possible! He always says “They’re not real unless they’re blue!”
I enjoy your website cause everythings easy to find I especially like the recently posted links on the side of your website.
they would just be for everyday general use. you never really know how soon the next situation will arrive.
That tool rool would look great in my toolbox. I really love Channellock tools. I think they are high quality well made tools.
I like Channellock because they have an extensive line up, they are well built and last a lifetime, and finally they are still “fiercely” made in the USA.
Channellock makes great, durable tools. I ma lacking a few tools in that set, so it would be nice to have.
Great set of American Made tools that are of highest quality and great customer service as well!
I would use these as replacements for the ones that got stolen from my truck a while back. Love American made tools and like that the cutters are high leverage.
I actually grew up and live close to the meadville, PA headquarters and know people that work there. They are a reputable company and the quality of their workmanship shows in their tools. I would make great use of a set of tools.
I would use the Channellocks for anything around my new house. From fixing toilets and plumbing, to making our new outdoor bamboo shower… you can’t go wrong with Channellocks!
These would be a great upgrade to what I have. With Father’s day approaching it would be the perfect gift for me as I generally tell the family to not get me anything as the money is better spent elsewhere.
The best brand in world.Would love to have this set.
ChannelLocks Rock. I would use this set in my job as a Water Treatment System Operator at the Colstrip Steam Electric Station where I am employed. Thank You ChannelLock for the oppertunity to recieve such great tools in American industrial history.
I like that tool roll they would be nice to keep in my old VW.
to bad they did not get better shots of the die forger it is cool to see a peace of steel tern onto something in 4 hammer shots.
these tools remind me of my great hubby and he would love them.
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If I were to win this contest I’d likely end up using the tools the way that I currently use many of my tools—to fix some of my friends’ things as way to thank them for the good beer and food that they so often offer me when I’m over. In one particular friend’s case he’s not really a tool and hardware sort and I often get invited over for beer, food, and helping him set stuff up. In the near future—provided that I win these—I’ll likely help him replace the pressure regulator gauge on his beer keg’s CO2 tank as the movers managed to mangle it (especially annoying since I was the one who helped him install the regulator and gauges in the first place). I’ll probably wrap the nut with a cloth to prevent marring since I know that these pliers have a pretty tenacious grip and are made of far, far tougher stuff than most fasteners.
I forgot to add that I might store them in my car’s trunk as a tool kit in the car is always a good idea.
Hey, my dad would love these. Thanks for the great giveaway.
These Channellock tools would be a great Father’s Day gift for my husband. He works on projects around the house and spends a lot of time in the garage working on his car.
I am a sub-contractor, and most of the time I am not the only contractor on a job site. I would use these to replace some of my hand tools that have seemed to “walked off the job site” Normally the summer is my busiest time but I am getting ready to have knee surgery from a work related injury and I cant afford to spend any money on replacing tools right now unfortunately.
My husband has been needing a set of tools like these for awhile now. He’s such a great husband and a wonderful Dad! He busts his butt to keep us happy. He would love these tools and because they’re made is the USA makes them an even better gift for him! 🙂
Only pair of USA made pliers I own are a set of 30+ year old Channellocks. I use them for just about everything. Great tools.
I have used the Channellock water pump pliers and cutters for many years. They are tough and made in the USA. I have not had to contact for customer or warranty service.
They are also of excellent value and I buy them as gifts for many. As a mater of fact, I just bought the three pack (440, 420, and 426 )from Menards today.
Channellocks are ubiquitous. The gold standard. Nothing else need be said.
I have a 4-year old son that I am teaching how to use tools… and not just how to use them, but also what to look for in them. Channellock tools have the good qualities that I am teaching him, and will be passed down to him.
Quality never goes out of sytle and neither does value – that why I like Channellock!
Channel locks are awesome. Need I say more?
Channellock blue! Every time I see those handles, I know it’s a good tool that I can depend on.
Channellock pliers are one of the best deals out there for USA made tools.
I liked seeing that the teeth are laser-hardened!
thats a nice set, I just picked up some linesman the other day
Thanks for your review on Bosch cordless drill.
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I have loved Channellock since my grandfather let me help him fix our dishwasher many years ago. I love the quality.
They would be a nice addition my tools or my fathers tool box. Me and my father both work in a tool and die shop and metal stamping factory. He’s a tool maker and I’m a maintenance man. I repair everything from 1000 ton punch presses to CNC machines. I know the quality of your tools and great and well built AMERICAN MADE TOOLS. Keep making the great quality AMERICAN TOOLS, guys like me and my dad like working with and or proud to have in our tool boxes.