Check out this useful tool.

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by jasonl6, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. jasonl6

    jasonl6 Monkey+++

    This would be a nice tool to have, Would save us allot of money verse using hose clamps all the time. You can fix broken handles with it too. As light as the tool is it would be great to have in your car to fix broken hoses ect.

    Clamptite Tool - Clamp Making Demonstration - YouTube

    Lee Valley Tools - Important Announcement
    With this tool you can make permanent hose clamps of any size, strengthen cracked wooden tool handles, repair cut garden hoses, whip running loops in rope, or use it in countless other household repairs and workshop applications. Once you know how straightforward it is to use, you'll realize how often you could have used it in the past. Thread the aluminum and chrome-plated steel tool with wire, make a few wraps around it and the item(s) to be clamped, then turn a wingnut that applies leverage to tighten wire. Works with wire up to 0.062" in diameter; instructions included. Made in USA.​
    We offer 1/4 lb coils (approx. 50') of 0.041" 304 stainless-steel wire, ideal for permanent repairs yet hard to find in stores. Tool and wire are sold individually and as a kit.​
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  2. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    looks like balin wire and pliers to me
    just costs a lot more i bet
  3. jasonl6

    jasonl6 Monkey+++

    I've built allot of fences in my life and used allot of wire and pliers. I could never get a fit this nice. Cost is under $30, no bad about twice what a good set of pliers cost yah.

    As a sugar maker here in pa i run allot of sap lines to collect the sap from the trees. Every connection for my mainline uses a hose clamp. I installed almost $50 worth a hose clamps last year alone. I will be doing double that this spring. I see this as a alternative to that and saving money to boot.

  4. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    what works for you works :)
    ever tried fencin pliers?
  5. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    A piece of coat hanger and a small bolt makes a great emergency clamp. Just a single piece with a twist will hold a lot.
  6. Robryan

    Robryan Monkey+

    Looks good but when finished it is held together by a single bend which wouldn't take to much stress to come undone. I wouldn't trust using it in a shtf situation on a critical application. But the stainless wire would be a good thing to get a hold of.
  7. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Fix a broken stock.
  8. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    It would make a great tool for

    emasculating bandits in a PAW situation. : O
  9. dcoates

    dcoates Monkey+

    i like his response!
  10. Opinionated

    Opinionated Monkey+

    Me too. However I find the fact that he came up with it more than a little worrisome.:eek:
  11. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    A consequence of doing a farm technology course

    was learning about managing animal's not too far an adaptation from the good old lamb elastrator....

    Sheep 201: Docking and castrating
  12. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    those work wonders on dogs, cattle, cats and horses too
  13. Gafarmboy

    Gafarmboy Monkey+++

    looks neat...

    But after 20 years on the farm, I will stick with my Gramps well worn fencing pliers....They are second nature when you finally learn how to use them correctly.
    If you can not protect what you own, you won't own it long..
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