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PLIERS AND WIRE CUTTERS

Some of these pliers are very necessary to do the job right,  Others are a matter of convenience.  Some are strictly related to production or shops doing a lot of restoration.  I will try to be fair in suggesting how important they are.  Some you can get at your friendly True Value Hardware Store.  But, the quality of the product here is very high.

Part Description:                                                                                                                       Part Number         Price

 
 




Action Regulating Pliers
    Concave/convex- For
     bending bridle, damper,
     and backcheck wires
     Compound leverage gives
     delecate control - 7 1/2" long 
     Old Part Number- 16187A                               SH246           $ 81.45

Action Regulating Pliers
     Polished Nickel - 7" long
     Not compound leverage      
     Old Part Number- 16187B                                    Discontinued

Grand Backcheck Adjuster
     Used to bend any action wire
     9 inch long handles for control
     Favorite in production areas 
     Old Part Number- 161875                                SH244          $ 79.80

Damper Felt Pliers
     To crease or straighten
     damper felt pieces- 6" long
     Old Part Number- 15429                                  SH261          $ 98.90

Curved Needle Nosed Pliers
     Get into tight spots around
     Corners - 6" long                
     Old Part Number- 15191                                  SH236           $ 34.15

Regulating Pliers
     For turning jack buttons
     and wood dowel capstans    
     Old Part Number- 15441                                  SH290           $ 63.65














Key Easing Pliers
     Improved version of pair in graphic. Cushioned grip-- Streamlined-- Aluminum swivel head
     Traditional design- Key must be removed - 7" long -- stainless steel         
     Old Part Number- 16188C                                                               SH243         $130.00



Key Easing Pliers
     Compound leverage-- Parallel jaw design permits-- Use without removing the key from the piano          
     Old Part Number-- 16188D-- Like the ones in the graphic BUT with a return spring added    SH3121      $ 165.00

Round Nosed Pliers
     For making loops in piano strings and for splicing-- Round tapered inside milled nose
     Polished steel with rubber grip handles
     7 inches long-- Old Part Number 15193                                                                                           SH241         $ 35.00

Shank Knurling Pliers
     Use to compress or knurl hammer shanks so the glue holds better
     Solves a loose fitting hammer
     6-1/2 inches long-- Old Part Number 15194                                                                                     SH291         $ 41.75
 
Rib-Joint Pliers -- 15196 -- Item dropped

Adjustable Wrench - Similar to "Cresent Wrench" - 8" long - Jaws open to 15/16"
     Old Part Number- 15197                                                                                                                  SH4026        $ 36.60

Long Nose Cutting Pliers - Best tool to remove copper windings from universal bass strings
     Side cutters can cut copper windings or piano wire if it is not too heavy-- 6-1/2 inches overall                       
     Old Part Number- 15198                                                                                                                  SH239          $ 34.60

Same as above-- Long Needle Nosed-- Not in graphic
     
Long 2 inch nose, overall 6-3/4 inches long-- Get in tight spots-- Pick up dropped screws                  SH234          $ 26.00

Revolving Leather Punch Pliers -
      Punch holes in leather, paper, or felt. Punch six different sized holes by reovling wheel  
      Old Part Number- 15200                                                                                                                 SH172           $ 17.55


Grand Hammer Head
     Removing Pliers
- Remove
     Grand hammer heads without
     removing shanks from action rail
     VERY useful tool 
     Old Part Number- 161745                               SH120   Discontinued

Piano Wire Cutters
     Best low cost wire cutters
     available.  Compound leverage
     with spring return.  
     Production quality - 7" long   
     Old Part Number- 15179
     New Part Number-
           7 inch                                                          SH229         $ 98.00
          

Starrett Piano Wire Cutters
     See graphic above as well as to the left.
     Best in the trade.  For heavy
     continuous use. Jaws, cutters,
     and all parts can be replaced
     5 1/2" -- Old Part Number 15180A                 SH225A           $ 299.00
     7"  -- -- -Old Part Number 15180B                 SH225B           $ 316.00
     New Jaws for 5-1/2 inch cutters / pair             SH226A           $   55.90 
     
New Jaws for 7 inch cutters / pair                    SH226B           $   57.90
     
Splines for 5-1/2 inch cutters                            SH226-1/2A    $   10.00
     
Splines for 5-1/2 inch cutters                            SH226-1/2B    $   10.00
     
Jaw Screws for 5-1/2 inch cutters                    SH227A            $    5.00
     
Jaw Screws for 7 inch cutters                           SH227B            $    5.00
     
Handle Spring-- 5-1/2 inch cutters                   SH227-1/2A      $    4.50
     
Handle Spring-- 7 inch cutters                          SH227-1/2B      $    4.50

Parallel Action and Side Cutting Pliers
     With side cutter - 6-1/2" long
     Many uses for piano work. Non-slip
     vice action jaws with compound action   
     Old Part Number-- 15181                                  SH235          $ 89.00





Center Pin Cutters
     Not suggested for piano wire

     Edge is ground to give a flush cut to the tip of the center pin after it is inserted in
     the flange. For use only outside the action.
     4-1/2 inches long- Old Part Number 15182       SH231           $ 57.15

Center Pin Cutters
     Cutters have compound leverage-- Use them inside the action-- 5 1/2" long-- Old Part Number 15183       Not available

Center Pin Cutters
     Cuts flush for clean center pin work-- Do not use on piano wire--
     Polished steel with cushioned grips
     Side cutting  with slim tapered nose - 6" long-- Old Part Number 15184                                   SH230          $ 37.95

Backcheck Wire Bending Pliers
     Parallel action, like having two tools in one.  
     Bends wire either way without stressing the wippen
     6 inches long-- Old Part Number 16185                                                                                           SH5502      $ 142.00

Center Pin Extracting Pliers
     Exceptionally useful tool. Center pin can be driven out without damagind flage or bushing
     6-3/4" long-- Old Part Number 16186                                                                                             SH5500     $ 135.20
     New punch for Extracting Pliers-- Old Part Number 16186A                                                          SH5500N     $   4.10

Key Easing Pliers - Forged steel with plastic covered handles, nickel plated
     Factory use quality - 7 1/2" long -- Old Part Number 16188                                                                     Not available

Parallel Pliers - Polished Nickel - 7-1/4 inches long-- Jaws 1-3/4 inch long--
                                                   Old Part Number 15189                                                                   SH282          $ 63.95

Parallel Pliers - Exceptional tool for inserting jack flanges on uprights  
     Useful on Grand Shank Flange Positioning- 8 1/2" long-- Stainless Steel--
                                                   Old Part Number 151895                                                                  SH274   Not available

Hammer Shank Bending Pliers-- Jaw length is 1-1/2 inches-- Not pictured

     Measures 8-1/2 inches long-- Concave / convex jaws meet so that a heated hammer shank
     can be bent. The pliers can be heated with an alcohol burner or propane flame. Rubber handles         SH268         $ 35.95

Hammer Shank Bending Pliers-- Not pictured
     
Same as SH268, but it is electrified-- 8 foot cord, 110 volts--
     The most convenient way to bend hammer shanks                                                                              SH121        $ 135.00

 

 

OTHER REPAIR AND RESTORATION TOOLS:

GENERAL REPAIR AND RESTORATION TOOLS

CENTER PIN REPAIR TOOLS

ORDER CENTER PINS

HAMMER REPLACEMENT TOOLS

RESTRINGING TOOLS

PIANO TUNING TOOLS

TUNING PINS AND REPAIR TOOLS AND TUNING PIN TREATMENTS

PIN BLOCK DRILLS

 

 

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