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Offline Plyerman

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Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« on: August 08, 2012, 07:34:23 PM »
Scan(s) of a brochure that came with an old Eifel plier-wrench I bought. It was heavily soaked with oil, hence the "see-thru" effect on some of the pages.

























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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2012, 07:53:53 PM »
First time I've been able to read one of those.
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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2012, 09:35:57 PM »
Very interesting Plyerman! Thanks for posting this!

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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2012, 04:42:09 AM »
Thank you plierman!  Good old advertising copy, and ... Who knew these did so many jobs?  Now we both need to find the rest of the jaws for our Geared PlieRench Kits.  Looks like you have the pipe jaw,  while I have the 4 way groove jaw.

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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2012, 05:17:05 AM »
WOW! Thanks Plyerman.  Reading this was like listening to the gadget pitchmen at the woodworkers show.  This guy knew how to pitch a product. "Corner grips hold as if welded on.....". Thanks for the scans.

Branson, there is no I in Plyerman.
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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2012, 05:57:17 AM »
 THANKS I copied the brochure and now have one of my own I have two complete and several partial sets of the pliers one has the clothe bag so far the hardest part to find is the clip that goes with the pipe cutter   bob w. 
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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2012, 03:02:21 PM »
Great scan of a fascinating leaflet. There is no i in Plyerman's name but the "pliers" were made by the " American Plierench Corp'n". Did they forget to put in the W also? English is a funny fellow, ever tried to read old English!
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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2012, 03:58:04 PM »
Thanks for the scan.   There was a thread awhile ago about these.  Maybe on the old site?  I remember reading that the man was a master promoter & salesman.  Actuall is a usable tool.

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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2012, 05:35:22 PM »
Plier/plyer is one of the many variable words when you go back a bit, not as far as old english, just to the early 1800's you will see oddities in word spellings.

They might have come with a plow or a plough..

 Another peculiar thing is that pliers changes back and forth between being a singular object to a quasi plural object...(design for a pair of pliers / design for a pliers)

(I still have not the slightest clue why one plier constitutes a pair..)
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Re: Eifel Geared Plierench brochure
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2012, 05:41:34 AM »
like have a whole tool box in one hand.
Thanks for sharing.
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