Special Purpose Tools
Purchased this tool, and I like it a lot. The tool feels great in my hand. It is an all in one tool, versus the old 2 tools I used to get things done. It has good weight feel to it... so basically, from using plastic tools to this tool is an upgrade for me. Hose is cut without effort. The design is simple when I need to change the blade... the clamp is easier and adjustable to use versus my old tool... overall great tool. Price... I believe it is over priced. Being said that, I am a true believer in you get what you pay for... in this instance, I believe I paid more than what I got... I will see with time though if this is true...
I always love ordering from Western Bike works. Items arrive quickly. These T-handles arrived and I quickly put them through the paces. They are well made, sturdy and have a nice weight to them. They are a bargain!
It's probably my umpteenth purchase from Western Bikeworks and my third or fourth park tool product. I also have the bike stand from park tools & everything I've bought here has been excellent and I highly recommend them to you plus the convenience of being able to pick it up the next day.
Solid construction with nice fit and finish as expected from Park Tool. It struck me as a frivolous purchase but in fact it's been quite useful in practice, especially when working with steel bolts, a steel bike, and mostly-steel work stand. The combination makes it possible to place the bowl on just about anything within reach, including vertical surfaces, and have it and its contents stay securely in place. Wouldn't be quite as magical for someone working mostly with aluminum and carbon fiber I imagine.