I've wanted one of these since I was a kid, when I saw a similar product made by Stanley. (I think the Stanley tool is still available.) I had a hard time figuring out how the work the adjustment screw on the Famous Name Brand tool, and I didn't like how the release lever worked. So when MCM Electronics offered THIS tool at a Fire Sale price, I ordered two!
I especially like how the release lever works, and the jaws have teeth which are specially angled for improved function. Besides, it's a Crescent, so how can you lose?
Well in fact, I gave it less than the Topmost Rating for two reasons. The tension adjustment screw is small and placed so it's finicky and difficult to turn. And the plastic handle cover on my example wasn't strongly glued in place and slips off easily. BUT I was never impressed with those soft plastic comfort handles on forged steel tools (this one works perfectly well without it) and besides, you can glue it in place as firmly as you want -- assuming mine wasn't an unusual example. Other issues: The nifty release lever is not with out a significant pinch factor, and the autolocking mechanism can be fooled if the movable jaw makes contact with something before clamping down properly on your workpiece.
Still, it's a Crescent, so how can you lose? I've had the opportunity to use it "on the job," and been entirely satisfied and glad I had it.
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