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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #30 on: November 16, 2012, 02:36:37 AM »
Might as well post a pic of my actual powerlocks. Sorry about the poor image quality.


Black oxide modern powerlock with the cog covers.


Satin older powerlock(more blunt pliers) without the covers. Replaced the file with the wire strippers.


Family shot. The leather sheath came with the satin powerlock, the nylon with the BO ones. Use the molle with the black and the nylon with the satin. Leather is kept in storage.
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #31 on: November 16, 2012, 08:29:15 AM »
Might as well post a pic of my actual powerlocks. Sorry about the poor image quality.

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Black oxide modern powerlock with the cog covers.

(Image removed from quote.)
Satin older powerlock(more blunt pliers) without the covers. Replaced the file with the wire strippers.

(Image removed from quote.)
Family shot. The leather sheath came with the satin powerlock, the nylon with the BO ones. Use the molle with the black and the nylon with the satin. Leather is kept in storage.

Cool familt pic scott  :salute:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #32 on: November 20, 2012, 03:26:15 AM »
How well does that wire stripper work ? I have thought about getting one to swap in and out, as needed, or when I think I will need it. . . .
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #33 on: November 20, 2012, 06:47:40 AM »
How well does that wire stripper work ? I have thought about getting one to swap in and out, as needed, or when I think I will need it. . . .

Pretty poorly. Because of the compound gears on the sog, using the cutters is more finicky(Hard to gauge how much pressure is going to the wire, so cutting the entire thing off rather than just splitting the shielding off is a guessing game) so i felt like i needed them. Honestly, if i were to re-do my buy id get a straight edge blade instead, and buy a cheap pair of wire strippers at H&F.

They really have horrible ergonomics, and if the cutters are closed with enough pressure(which isnt very hard) the smallest gauge stripper turns into a cutter.
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #34 on: November 20, 2012, 07:11:46 AM »
How well does that wire stripper work ? I have thought about getting one to swap in and out, as needed, or when I think I will need it. . . .

The wire stripper tool  works OK from what I hear. There are actually at least two different wirestripper tools. The one shown previously, double sided and the simpler one shown below:

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #35 on: December 10, 2012, 07:12:05 PM »
mine has a wirestripper on one of the flat drivers  :think:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #36 on: December 19, 2012, 11:37:40 PM »
Me again.  :)  This is Powerlock #3 in the collection now....  That's only one less than MP600's I own!  :ahhh



Big  :tu:  to nelly1974 for introducing me to these and adding new members to the family.  :)  The one above arrived yesterday and got carried and used all day at the store today.

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #37 on: February 02, 2013, 08:09:37 PM »
Can i join?? got my powerlock today!! love it!! :D
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #38 on: February 02, 2013, 08:19:05 PM »
Can i join?? got my powerlock today!! love it!! :D

Of course you can Barry  :salute:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2013, 08:21:39 PM »
 :woohoo:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #40 on: February 02, 2013, 08:23:59 PM »
I'd like to join BUT as yet the SOGs elude me  :'(
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #41 on: February 02, 2013, 09:16:03 PM »
I'd like to join BUT as yet the SOGs elude me  :'(

We need too look into this Michael  :tu:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #42 on: February 02, 2013, 09:21:45 PM »
you didn't want 'MY' surge when i offered it for trade  :'( :'( :'(
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #43 on: February 02, 2013, 09:33:05 PM »
you didn't want 'MY' surge when i offered it for trade  :'( :'( :'(

I Don't remember that Michael  :think:  have you got a ppp  :think:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #44 on: February 02, 2013, 09:39:24 PM »
no mate i don't have any SOG I'm sad to say!
my good friend Kirk13 let me have a play with his ppp and a paratool and i did like them, never even seen a powerlock in the flesh, but i just know i NEED one one day  :multi:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #45 on: February 02, 2013, 09:45:19 PM »
no mate i don't have any SOG I'm sad to say!
my good friend Kirk13 let me have a play with his ppp and a paratool and i did like them, never even seen a powerlock in the flesh, but i just know i NEED one one day  :multi:

I'm going to solve this problem mate  :salute:
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #46 on: February 03, 2013, 06:04:11 PM »
I just realised I am a member of this one but never posted!

I picked up one of those great ex-military BO Powerlocks ages ago... I'm pretty sure I messed with the tools a bit, but essentially I use it in my tool bag for the compound leverage. Hardly ever use the other tools in it, but it earns it's keep with the pliers alone to be honest :tu:

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2013, 07:56:26 PM »
If you don't use it then set it free, release it back to the wild Nuph  ::)
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #48 on: February 03, 2013, 11:54:19 PM »
I can't, it's made a nest with my chisels :D

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #49 on: February 06, 2013, 02:38:17 PM »
Can i Join this club now... its just arrived :-)

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #50 on: February 06, 2013, 04:21:21 PM »
Can i Join this club now... its just arrived :-)
BO is über cool... 8)


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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #51 on: February 06, 2013, 05:31:26 PM »

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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #52 on: February 06, 2013, 11:21:28 PM »
As I mentioned in another thread, I considered selling mine but recently those pliers have been far too useful. I'm now considering overhauling the loadout including possibly sacrificing another PST II for the scissors and diamond file. I originally did that for a Paladin PT-510 but that's since disappeared :'(



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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #53 on: February 14, 2013, 03:53:17 PM »
at last I have one in my grubby paws  :D
(thanks to not so Grumpy Barry) it's valentines day and i'm in love  :drool:
she's a beauty ok although i think she was the first one to be pictured here, and she's been around a bit (lots of members have had her), she's still in fabulous nick and i might spend some money on her and get her some now tools and maybe a leather jacket.

I'M IN !
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #54 on: April 19, 2013, 08:57:58 AM »
I sort of lost the password of my previous account, but anyhow.. just to say that the PL is growing on me.
The pliers are really good, and I seem to care a little less for the clunky tools. When I really need them,they're here and they work. And most of the time, i just need the (awesome) pliers.

Also, i don't edc that stuff.. if I did, i wouldn't like the clunky tools still.
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #55 on: April 19, 2013, 01:31:00 PM »
I sort of lost the password of my previous account, but anyhow....

mulou? Do you want me to reset it so you have access to it again?
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #56 on: April 24, 2013, 08:57:01 PM »
arrrrghhh.. I wanna join, i wanna join i wanna join  :ahhh



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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #57 on: April 25, 2013, 10:49:34 PM »
my powerlock has exchangeable wire cutters  :ahhh




Ok, as most of you know, I cheated ;-) Too bad the head is a little too small for it. It "almost" works hehe.

Regardless, I've been using my wave, charge tti, rebar, recharge, and regular pliers.. and despite my initial comments on the powerlock, guess what.
I always look for my powerlock. It's actually my most useful multi right now. Yep some things are a little worse than my other multi, but not much of a problem.

So, despite the little issues, I'm feeling like Sog got something right and its not just the plier gears :)
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Re: powerlock owners club,
« Reply #58 on: November 15, 2013, 08:58:54 PM »
A bit of a threadnomancy I guess...

anyways, joining this club too... :D

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