Needle Nose Pliers Reshaping

Reshaped needle nose pliers jaws
Reshaped needle nose pliers jaws

Wrestling with those springs suggested the tips of the needle nose pliers needed attention, so I introduced them to Mr. Grinding Wheel:

That flattened the tips, but the jaws no longer meet flush at their ends. They’ve been reshaped a while ago, so (much though it pains me to admit this) it’s time to deploy the backup pliers…

2 thoughts on “Needle Nose Pliers Reshaping

  1. What I would do: Grab a piece of 1/16″ welding wire back by the hinge. Place one tip of the pliers on a vice. Tap the other tip with a hammer until the gap closes up.

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