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Offline wantedabiggergarage

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Clauss dykes. Need a replacement spring
« on: July 14, 2022, 10:38:20 PM »
Anyone ever found/made/etc. a replacement spring for those pliers that have a hole in them with a wire spring between the handles?

Offline hickory n Steel

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Re: Clauss dykes. Need a replacement spring
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2022, 12:18:32 PM »
Anyone ever found/made/etc. a replacement spring for those pliers that have a hole in them with a wire spring between the handles?
A wire torsion spring or standard wire coil spring ?

Spring assortments can be found,  but if it's a torsion spring you'll need to make one out of some piano wire.

Personally I don't like spring loaded pliers, so I'd forget about 8t if I hadn't already taken the spring out.
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Offline wantedabiggergarage

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Re: Clauss dykes. Need a replacement spring
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2022, 04:51:34 PM »
Not the standard coil springs, as I am only used to those on tiny electronics type of pliers.  Tried Clauss and they say no parts are available (even though it is probably still the same spring as on current models).
I've never had/used a pair with them, and since this is the first ones I've owned with the spot, just wanted to try it.

Offline ron350

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Re: Clauss dykes. Need a replacement spring
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2022, 10:39:23 PM »
If this picture is like what you have the spring is too stiff for the dykes.