Author Topic: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)  (Read 2952 times)

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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2014, 03:48:19 PM »
Weird right? They were by no means really expensive, but they were definitely a price point or 2 above basic adjustable radio shack strippers. About a year is when I started to notice the trouble they started giving me. I was cautious to post about it cause it seemed silly, but apparently Im not the only one. Now I need to decide whether to buy some of these Stripmasters or submit to my laziness and ride these things till the handles fall off...

Funny you should mention it. I have 11057 (not 11055) and lately I've been noticing that it doesn't strip as easily as it used to. It's only a year old and I don't build a lot so it really should hold up better, methinks?

Now, this Stripmaster... I see it's 10-22, does it work on Barry's wire that's rated at 24?

EDIT: OK, I see they also have all sorts of versions. Which one do you guys use?
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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2014, 05:24:30 PM »

huh... i never would have figured to look there, the best i found so far is $32 plus $45 shipping to europe. even if it is kinda bulky an heavy, $45 is ridiculous.

$32 is reasonable for the strippers, but $45 is insane.  Have you checked eBay?  The last set I got from there was new and considerably less than that.
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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2014, 05:43:43 PM »
my klein 11057 seem as sharp as the day i bought them 3 or 4 years ago.  i'm having no problems whatsoever.
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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #18 on: July 25, 2014, 07:46:28 PM »
It's still extremely possible that I either got a dud or I simply don't have a decent technique down.

my klein 11057 seem as sharp as the day i bought them 3 or 4 years ago.  i'm having no problems whatsoever.
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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2014, 07:47:23 PM »
More than likely the latter  :-[

It's still extremely possible that I either got a dud or I simply don't have a decent technique down.

my klein 11057 seem as sharp as the day i bought them 3 or 4 years ago.  i'm having no problems whatsoever.
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Re: Kleine Wire Strippers (How long do yours last?)
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2014, 11:52:02 PM »


$32 is reasonable for the strippers, but $45 is insane.  Have you checked eBay?  The last set I got from there was new and considerably less than that.

that was the first place i looked, :)
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