Pliers with soft touch jaws


Old 03-04-17, 12:51 PM
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Question Pliers with soft touch jaws

Do they make pliers that have either rubber or plastic grippers? I am installing some "baby-proof" door stops that are made of plastic and my regular pliers are tearing them up regardless of if I tape them or wrap in a cloth.

Would be nice to find something that has a "softer" touch.

Recommendations of a particular model would also be appreciated.
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Old 03-04-17, 01:02 PM
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Here are some I can recommend: Soft-Jaw Pliers - Lee Valley Tools

A search for soft jaw pliers will find you others.
Old 03-04-17, 01:27 PM
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Maybe a strap wrench?

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As an alternative for cabinet doors, here's a link to the best child locks I have used. They will not allow the door to open even a little bit until lock is released with the magnetic key.
My wife had a home daycare for many years and the inspector was very happy with these.
They are a little harder to install but worth the effort. The kids cannot pinch their fingers.

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How about a web site or at least a picture of what it is your trying to install?
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