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DeWalt 12" Trigger Clamp

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
DeWalt
Model:
DWHT83140
Price:
$18

Description

One-handed operation
200 lbs clamping force
3” (76mm) throat depth for added utility
Tough re-enforced nylon body
Removable jaw pads protect work surfaces

Clamping Force: 200 lbs.
Throat Depth: 3"
Weight: 0.98 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Ideal for light-duty clamping and work-holding

Review Summary

Comparable to the Irwin Quick-Grip Mini clamps, these DeWalt "medium" clamps come only in 6" & 12" lengths and showed the least amount of clamping force (72 lbs on average) in our test of 11 clamps. But that's okay, because they're still strong enough for clamping jigs and fixtures, holding a workpiece to a bench, or clamping small projects.
The jaws clamp parallel without the bar flexing, but the handles are just a half-inch or so shorter than we'd prefer, and the release lever is short and sometimes difficult to release.

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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