Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Set of Clamps and Pliers

To enter last week’s Toolsday’s giveaway, you had to identify twin coil thing-a-ma-bobs in a framed contraption. We had a lot correct answers – most people knew they were hot-air balloon burners. We randomly picked one winner out of all the comments and that lucky person is tacokds whose guess of a gas-torch light was sort of right.  Congrats tacokds, you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a C.H. Hanson prize pack that includes 10″ Curved Jaw Automatic Locking Pliers7″ Locking Clamp and 7″ Needle-Nose Pliers. Each tool features Set & Forget technology, ergonomic handles, can lock on any size without adjusting and allows for simple one hand use. 

Christmas is just around the corner. We’ve got fun decorating ideas and DIY projects for every taste and style including midcentury modern, coastal cottage, charming rustic, 60s retro, colorful bohemian and romantic traditional – find one that makes you merry. 

To win the pliers and clamps, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what this part (pictured below) belongs to and what it does. You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, November 20, we will select the winner then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until November 20, 2012 at 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the pliers and clamps.  

Official Rules.

1,429 Responses

  1. Ninette Perez says:

    10 speed gear shift mechanism

  2. Lola Stanton says:

    A contraption that attaches to the scale that weighs babies in hospitals

  3. liz says:

    sprocket thing

  4. Robert Lawrence says:

    Bicycle rear derailleur used for shifting the chain from one gear to another.

  5. Ted says:

    bicycle chain guide

  6. Michele says:

    A bike chain derailleur

  7. latisha says:

    gears to an elevator

  8. Ash says:

    Some sort of pulley

  9. Janet G. says:

    chain pulley for a machinist

  10. T Allen says:

    Gear from a 10 speed bike

  11. adam wright says:

    chain pulley

  12. tony says:

    definately a bike derailer

  13. Crystal Mackey says:

    Looks like some sort of pully or derailer like the others said. Please pick me the guys around my house would love these goodies.

  14. Crystal Famania says:

    Chain Guide?

  15. Robert Walsh says:

    10 sped bicycle gear shifter

  16. Richard Bundy says:


  17. Sharron says:

    Bike gear changer.

  18. wendy says:

    no idea

  19. Barry says:

    "Daisy, Daisy / Give me your answer, do. / I'm half crazy / all for the love of you", ending with the words "a bicycle built for two". with a mechanism know as a Derailleur which was gear variable-ratio transmission system

  20. Linda says:

    The mechanism to move the chain from one sprocket to another on the rear of a Derailleur gear variable-ratio transmission system commonly used on bicycles
    Without the mechanism the song would of never be written
    "Daisy, Daisy / Give me your answer, do. / I'm half crazy / all for the love of you", ending with the words "a bicycle built for two".

  21. Jay says:

    Bicycle rear derailleur.

  22. blessingsonmyhead says:

    Attached to bicycle on which chain mounts

  23. rono says:

    chain sprocket gear assembly

  24. Mary Brawner says:

    Bike gears

  25. maryetta millsaps says:

    Maybe parts from a garage door lifter???


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