Snap Ring Pliers offer quick-change conversion.

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Respectively able to handle retaining rings with diameters up to 1 and 2 in., 6½ in. No. 926 and 8 in. No. 927 feature single-handed, quick-change switch that allows on-the-fly conversion from internal to external retaining rings. Both snap ring pliers come with 5 pairs of color-coded, interchangeable alloy steel tips and CHANNELLOCK BLUE® comfort grips.

Original Press Release:

Channellock, Inc. Introduces Two New Snap Ring Pliers to Product Line

MEADVILLE, Pa. - May 22, 2007 - Channellock, Inc., the leader in the design and manufacturing of high-quality pliers and hand tools, has introduced two new snap ring pliers to its diverse product line. The 6 1/2" #926 and the 8" #927 offer innovative improvements over previous models.

The #926 and #927 can handle retaining rings up to 1" and 2" diameter respectively. Each comes with five pairs of color coded, interchangeable alloy steel tips and, of course, the distinctive CHANNELLOCK BLUE® comfort grips.

The highlight of these versatile new pliers is an easy, single handed quick-change switch that converts from internal to external retaining rings on the fly. The ease of switching ensures the job will get finished faster every time, and it's sure to replace other snap ring pliers in the toolbox.

See the new snap ring pliers along with the full line of hard working Channellock® hand tools up close and personal at Channellock's booth (#S23806) at the National Hardware Show in Orlando from May 8 to 10.

Founded in 1886, Channellock, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of high-quality pliers and assorted hand tools. For more information on CHANNELLOCK® products, rich history, sales contacts and current news, visit CHANNELLOCK at

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