Proper use of Linesman Pliers: Do’s and Don’ts

Vampire Tools’ linesman pliers are preferred by everyone from home handymen to professionals alike. Available in a range of sizes and ideal for various specific applications from electrical work to stripped screw extraction, there is no finer product than our VAMPLIERS… Here are some basic rules for safe and effective use and handling of pliers…

Kevlar: Fun Facts and Trivia

As you probably know, we sell top-quality Kevlar cutting scissors and Kevlar shears here at Vampire Tools. But do you actually know much about Kevlar? Kevlar is a strong, durable, heat-resistant fiber that is used in bulletproof vests. But it has so many more applications than that!

How to Avoid Stripping a Screw

So you’ve come to our website seeking the best pliers in the world or a damaged screw extractor. Perhaps you need information on how to remove a stripped screw. We’ve addressed this question in a past blog post, but perhaps the bigger question for the future is, how do I avoid stripping a screw in…

All About Steel: The Tool of Our Trade

Just a brief look at our premium products will demonstrate that all of our lineman pliers, Kevlar shears, and damaged screw extractor tools are made from premium Japanese steel. But just what exactly is steel? And why is it our chosen material in our VAMPLIERS? What is Steel? Steel has been produced in some form…

Hilarious Handyman Fails

All too often a self-professed handyman has an “oops” moment and the job being tackled ends up being at best a failure and at worst a disaster. Sometimes it’s as a result of using the wrong tools (like not having the right VAMPLIERS screw removal pliers) and at other times it’s from lack of skill,…

Screws 101 – PART 1

We’ve talked a lot in past blog articles about screw extracting pliers and why Vampire Tools’ VAMPLIERS are the best screw extractor. Today we’re stripping things back to basics and looking at everything you need to know about screws. What is a Screw?