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Old 03-12-2010, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default NWS vs Knipex

Hello,

Got a chance to buy some NWS pliers. How do they compare to Knipex? they seem nice, i have just never got a chance to try them.

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Old 03-12-2010, 09:47 PM   #2
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I saw the title and thought you were attempting to compare pornography to a pair of pliers.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:08 PM   #3
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Default Re: NWS vs Knipex

i don't have much Kipex but my NWS stuff is awesome. They're at least on-par with Knipex, maybe even a littl better. I have a pair of their combination pliers, nothing else compares with them. Their side cutters are great too, as are their end cutters which are amazingly strong and sharp. I'd definitely reccomend them.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:28 PM   #4
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Darn you guys. Went to NWS web site and now need to find some of their tools. I love knipex cobra and alligator pliers but those look sweet.
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Darn you guys. Went to NWS web site and now need to find some of their tools. I love knipex cobra and alligator pliers but those look sweet.
Get a pair of their side cutters or combination pliers. You won't be disappointed.
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Old 03-13-2010, 07:15 AM   #6
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thanks, just put an order in for some of their triple cam side cutters!
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Old 03-13-2010, 07:19 AM   #7
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WTF is NWS?
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:02 AM   #9
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I just googled NWS TOOLS and got to their web site. Looks like some fine German pliers etc. Have the Euro looking grips which I don't care for the looks but have never used any so they may be great.
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:05 AM   #10
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Never used NWS but I recently got a bunch of Knipex electrical stuff and I must say it would be pretty hard to beat. I've never had such nice pliers before, it's amazing what a difference it makes.
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:44 AM   #11
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http://www.nws-tools.de/English/indexeng.html
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:00 AM   #12
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Darn you guys. Went to NWS web site and now need to find some of their tools. I love knipex cobra and alligator pliers but those look sweet.
If you like Knipex cobra pliers, check out NWS quattrogrip pliers.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:00 AM   #13
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Their ESD electronic pliers look identical to the ones WIHA used to sell. I'd bet their the same.

http://www.nws-tools.de/English/prod.../esd-line.html
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Old 03-13-2010, 06:29 PM   #14
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they probably made them for WIHA. WIHA seems to be whoring things out all over the globe.
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