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Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn

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For over a century tradesmen around the world have been using the Footprint wrench as the tool that gets the job done and lasts a lifetime. If you’re unsure just look at the Footprint wrench reviews online or speak to any tradesman who has one, we’re confident you’ll like what you hear.

The Footprint wrench was designed in 1875 but is just as useful in todays’ modern world. Thousands are sold across the globe every year for use as a general plumbing and pipe work tool.

Many utility and construction companies require the original Footprint wrench (not cheap copies) in the toolkits for their employees due to the reputation as a quality tool to trust.

It has an old fashioned design but within the design and quality of manufacturing lies its’ secret. It will move pretty much anything that feels immovable.

An invaluable addition to any tool kit that will last a lifetime. With Footprint occasionally receiving a “footy” back to be refurbished as it is inherited from father to son!

The Footprint wrench consists of two core parts - one forged with a hook jaw at the end, and the other of pressed steel with carefully profiled teeth that locks onto the forged hook. This pattern wrench is adjusting nut (thumbturn). Many tradesmen appreciate this wrench as it can be adjusted using only one hand making.

The Footprint Wrench with a thumbturn knurled nut which provides easy adjustment with one hand. This style has a rounded end.

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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by Absolute Plumbing and Drainage
2nd October 2019

These are by far my oldest and longest serving tool. Use it most days and don’t know what I’d do without it! Easy to maintain and will keep going as long as you look after them

These are by far my oldest and longest serving tool. Use it most days and don’t know what I’d do without it! Easy to maintain and will keep going as long as you look after them


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by Prompt Services Ltd
12th September 2018

Love my old set of foot prints they are coming up to 20 years old now and still going strong. Made to last and never fail. Had an apprentice amazed at how they worked compared to his pump pliers.

Love my old set of foot prints they are coming up to 20 years old now and still going strong. Made to last and never fail. Had an apprentice amazed at how they worked compared to his pump pliers.


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by Garden City Services
15th February 2018

Murdered many compression nuts with these as an apprentice also a must for low carbon steel pipework, the thumb adjust is brilliant

Murdered many compression nuts with these as an apprentice also a must for low carbon steel pipework, the thumb adjust is brilliant


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by The Window Workshop (Sussex) Ltd
21st December 2017

Good wrench this, the adjuster gives you control and speed for a comfortable fit on all sizes. Good bit of kit to have

Good wrench this, the adjuster gives you control and speed for a comfortable fit on all sizes. Good bit of kit to have


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by Browns Plumbing & Heating
21st December 2017

I have found the build quality to be very good, easy product to use, fairly reasonably priced and reliable.

I have found the build quality to be very good, easy product to use, fairly reasonably priced and reliable.


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by LMD Gas Engineering
1st December 2017

Had my 2 sets of footprints for 6 years and they have never let me down! Ease of use is brilliant simple operation and ive never had them split on me

Had my 2 sets of footprints for 6 years and they have never let me down! Ease of use is brilliant simple operation and ive never had them split on me


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Review for Footprint Pipe Wrench With Thumbturn by Ultimate Plumbing and Heating Services
26th August 2017

I have my footprints for over 30yrs from apprenticeship I don't use them much now as modern wrenches have evolved,but when something is a problem out come the big boys the grip and build usually get the job done

I have my footprints for over 30yrs from apprenticeship I don't use them much now as modern wrenches have evolved,but when something is a problem out come the big boys the grip and build usually get the job done