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Old 12-14-2010, 02:35
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Default Key Fobs

I just started making key fobs and am wondering what you all use to crimp the hardward closed. I've been using pliers that my dad had - it looks like a monkey wrench (LOL not sure if that's even the right name for the tool!) - and cushioning it with a dish towel. It works okay but just takes a while because I have to go very gently from each side to avoid making dents in the metal. Is there another easier way to do this or a tool that I can buy that has a wide flat press?
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yup - you can get them at Harbor Freight and they are flat welders pliers. Works great!!!
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yup - you can get them at Harbor Freight and they are flat welders pliers. Works great!!!
Thanks for the info! Going to check it out now
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