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  • Speedy One-Handed Clamps

    From the potent 450 pounds of clamping force delivered by the Stanley FatMax Xtreme Auto Trigger Clamp to the extended throat of the DeWalt Rapid Return Bar Clamp, these speedy jobsite essentials can greatly increase productivity.

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  • Stanley FatMax Powerclaw

    The Powerclaw is a unique power strip that clamps to framing, ladders, or elsewhere to keep it off the ground or floor while conveniently positioning your power source.