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  1. Pete999
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  2. westward10
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    westward10 In echoed steps I walk across an empty dream. Electrician's Arms

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    Channelock pliers if I am not mistaken.
     
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    Vortigern Electrician's Arms

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    Think they will be cable strippers now.
     
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    westward10 In echoed steps I walk across an empty dream. Electrician's Arms

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    Bought some Channelock pliers and cutters over 35 years ago and still use them today.
     
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  5. Pete999
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    No Klein's I think
     
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    Wilko Electrician's Arms

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    Never have I ever ...
     
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    Liar Liar cats on fire
     
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

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    i have a pair of knipexwith a hole blown in them from when my lad cut through a 6mm T/E. plumber told him it was definitely dead. proves both my beliefs.....

    1. lad is daft for not testing before cutting.
    2. plumbers are inveterate liars.
     
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    RWJ 8,330 day wonder Electrician's Arms

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    I had a pair of CK Combi cutters, was distracted (long story but involved the (not full ticket) son of a hotel manager who was over my shoulder) cut the wrong cable.... Blew a hole in them.
    Brought another pair.
    The following week, same hotel the painter asked to borrow my new shiny combi cutters and cut through a Pyro cable he thought was dead
    Blew a small hole in them.
    Still use the today, despite the small nick.
     
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    And the rule is? never lend your tools to anyone especially some numpty painter who wants to cut a cable, what were you thinking RWJ? Oh you weren't thinking, right? o_O:rolleyes:
     
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