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. Mindy says:

    Gear derailer from a mulit-speed bicycle.

  2. Frank Polgar says:

    Bicycle gear for rear wheel

  3. Tom M. says:

    Hula vortex calibrator.

  4. ronnie says:

    chain hoist

  5. Jared says:

    bike derailer

  6. haslem says:

    bicycle deraileur

  7. Stacy says:

    A chain gear thing for a bike.

  8. advdn1031 says:

    Great gear!

  9. jajak66 says:

    bicycle gear shift.

  10. Herm Lamb says:

    byk gear shift

  11. Kristen H. says:

    The part pictured below belongs to a bicycle. It is a rear derailleur gear and moves the chain between rear sprockets and takes up chain slack caused by moving to a smaller sprocket at the rear or a smaller chainring by the front derailleur.

  12. Wanda Epperson says:

    It is a hitch, used to tighten cargo ropes.

  13. Cheryl says:

    Looks like some sort of winch or hoist mechanism…..???.

  14. wandalynn12 says:

    can operner parts.

  15. Drew says:

    chain block and tackle or bike gear

  16. Kristin says:

    It looks like some sort of old pulley system.

  17. lloyd says:

    Bike chain shifter

  18. Teresa says:

    The socket for keep the machine moving

  19. Mike says:

    assembly line part

  20. karen says:

    chain derailer

  21. Mark L. says:

    ten speed derailleur

  22. Kathryn C says:

    yeah im gonna go with part of a reel system for a sailboat

  23. Jerry B says:

    part of a reel system for sailboat

  24. charles buzbee says:


  25. Jeff says:

    Bike shifter gear deally bob.


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