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The Zilla-Tool started life as a pair of pliers and wire-cutters, then grew a 3" knife on its spine and a ratchet on its tail.
BASED around a pair of pliers, all tools lock open on this classic piece of outdoor kit, which has straight and serrated knives, wire cutters, files, a saw, scissors, 3 screwdrivers and a ruler.
I rushed over and saw blood gushing from her left hand and a pair of pliers attached to her index finger.
A woman told how she got a friend to pull out one of her teeth with a pair of pliers and filmed the gruesome process on a mobile phone after failing to find an NHS dentist.
B&Q worker Bryan Bamford, 56, is accused of cutting the pipe in the middle of the night with a pair of pliers.
This tool works like a pair of pliers, cuts wire, pounds nails and pulls out fencing nails.
Grip the tang in the center of the fuel cap with a pair of pliers and pull the screen cap out.
I even use a pair of pliers to open a screw type coke bottle top.
A BRUTAL Nuneaton man who tortured his girlfriend with a blowtorch and a pair of pliers before she died has admitted a charge of manslaughter.
KEITH Jackson, of Coldstream Terrace, Riverside, Cardiff, was fined pounds 200 after he and a friend tried to steal clothes from an Asda store by cutting off the security tags with a pair of pliers.
A can-do sort of a guy, the young man attempted a make-shift repair but was unable to cobble the jalopy together because he didn't have a pair of pliers.
And a 3/15-inch Allen tip, that can be stored in the grip making this more than just a pair of pliers, it actually functions as a multi-tool.
The heroic homeowner was stabbed in the head with a pair of pliers after wrestling with the culprit but only suffered minor injuries and managed to restrain him until police arrived.