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Jack The Gripper

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Ingenious! Holds the jack steady so you can tighten/loosen the nut without disassembling your instrument or amp.

A loose nut on a 1/4" jack is trouble. It's no fun to watch the jack disappear into your guitar or amp as the nut falls off, or to break a solder connection when you tighten the nut and the jack turns with it.

Designed by veteran repairman Frank Ford, Jack The Gripper is a smart tool that can save you a lot of time and work. Insert it into the jack, and the knurled cam locks in either direction, to hold the jack firmly while you tighten or loosen the nut.

Recessed jack? No problem—the tool also includes a clever adapter for use with your 3/8" square drive socket.

Instructions included.


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5.0

Best Thing Since...

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Holy guacamole, this thing is the best thing since sliced bread, bottled beer and Mr. Bubble!!!! I think it must be some kind of magic the way it effortlessly works. None of my guitar playing friends have a loose jack!!

5.0

Love it

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This is one of my favourite tools. Easy to use and works really well, I went around tightening the jacks on all my mate's strats when I got it! You do have to buy a separate 'square drive socket' though, I didn't notice that when I bought the gripper. Still 5 stars though.

5.0

Why didn't I...

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Jack the Gripper. What a great name for a great tool. I can't tell you how many times... well, you know. This is one of those tools that makes you say, "Why didn't I think of this?!"

5.0

Excellent Idea.

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This is a very well designed tool. It takes very little movement to get the tool to bite in the jack, and it holds with absolute security. I repair quite a few student instruments, and I come across loose jacks most every time I get a new job, so this is a real time saver. The handle was a little rough when I received it, so I gave it a light sand and rubbed it with some Tru-Oil just for comfort.

5.0

Ingenious!

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Just used this today for the first time, to replace a crackly jack on an RG, on which the jack & nut are recessed in a dimpled jack plate - without this tool it would have been a major pain, but this made it so easy! Bravo!

5.0

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Great little tool. Works really well with the ESP Multi Spanner.

5.0

Only two words: Fantastic solution

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One of the more useful tools I've ever bought. Use it and you'll know why.

5.0

Brilliant!!!!

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I was in two minds if I should buy this as Ive seemed to manage without one for years and given that its not cheap!!!!

Well,I'm glad I did. Ive used it over and over.

Great for semis.

5.0

Stewmac stands behind their stuff!

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I recently had a problem with a Jack the Gripper tool that broke. I had it for a while but used it very seldom. When it broke I called your customer service team. They replaced it without any hassle. You pay a little more but the service is unmatched!

4.0

Works perfectly!

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This really works! My only complaint is that it is not the most rugged design. Still, it saves a lot of time and works as it should.

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