Journeyman™ High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers

Pliers' Rivet is Set Close to the Cutting Edge for 46% More Cutting Power

Klein Tools Journeyman High-Lev Side-Cutting Pliers

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Journeyman™ High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers Connector Crimping

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Low Price GuaranteeWhat's special about this connector crimping Journeyman™ plier?

  • High-leverage crimping die crimps non-insulated connectors, lugs and terminals
  • Hot-riveted joint gets rid of annoying handle wobble
  • Handles are tempered, so you feel less "snap" when cutting wire
  • Dual-material handles provide exceptionally sturdy and comfortable grip
  • Induction-hardened blades endure long use and frequent cutting
  • Cross-hatched knurled jaws provide strong grip and have a sleek, streamlined shape

Precision is not easy to come by, these pliers are designed to deliver the best quality function in the field. Manufactured to the highest standards and created to provide reliability and comfort for the hard working installers.

  • Unique handle tempering helps absorb the "snap" when cutting wire
  • 2000 Series pliers available. Cuts ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire
  • "Hand-form" handles for full gripping and cutting power
  • Precision-hardened plier head for on-the-job toughness
  • Sure-gripping cross-hatched knurled jaws
  • Plastic-dipped handles for comfort and ease of identification
  • *Journeyman pliers available. State-of-the-art, dual-material handles, which provide a better grip without sacrificing tool strength or durability


Additional Features

  • Crimping die behind hinge for superior leverage crimping non-insulated connectors, lugs and terminals
  • High-leverage design. Rivet is closer to the cutting edge for 46% greater cutting and gripping power than other plier designs
  • Streamlined design with sure-gripping, cross-hatched knurled jaws
  • Induction-hardened cutting knives for long life
  • Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble


Part # Handle Type Jaw Length Jaw Thickness Jaw Width Knife Length Nose Type Approx. Weight
KT-J213-9NECR Journeyman 1-19/32"
5/8" (16mm) 1-1/4" (32mm) 25/32" (20mm) New England 0.65 lbs
KT-J213-9NECR Yellow/Black 9-1/2" (241mm)

Always wear approved eye protection.
NOT insulated. Plastic-dipped or slip-on plastic handles are NOT intended for protection against electrical shock.





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By zak the electric man

from middletown new york


  • Good Value
  • Perfect tool


  • Expensive
  • Great quality
  • Little pricy

Best Uses

  • Electricans

Comments about Journeyman Side-Cutting Pliers, Hi-Leverage NE, Crimp Die:

the way a lineman should fit in your hand

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