Vise Grips

Mark and Josh take a look at new locking pliers from Irwin

In this edition of Pro Picks, Mark and Josh take a look at the next generation of Irwin’s Locking Pliers. This generation features several upgrades over the previous models, including a narrower grip that gives users more leverage. Watch the full video for all of the reasons Irwin’s Next Gen Locking Pliers are a CPT Pro Pick.

Then, be sure to check out our collection of the latest and greatest tools from November 2018.

Pro Picks
In every episode of Pro Picks, Mark and Josh discuss the new tools, gear and materials that they’re excited about and literally give them goose bumps (especially Josh). They also rant and rave about existing products they’ve used, love, and feel that every pro should consider.

Mark Petersen is the Senior Editor for Construction Pro Tips. He spent his first decade in the construction industry as a siding contractor and his second decade in the industry as a general contractor. He was an editor at The Family Handyman magazine for seven years before jumping over to the CPT team.

Josh Risberg is an Associate Editor for Construction Pro Tips. He spent ten years as a lead carpenter for high-end remodeling contractors and is an absolute pro tool-geek. Before CPT, Josh was a set-builder and editor at The Family Handyman.

Pro Picks is, and always will be, a non-sponsored program.