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Which Style of handle is your favorite?

Smooth tapered steel Round
2 (8%)
Soft grip
3 (12%)
Knurled steel
9 (36%)
Hard plastic handle
5 (20%)
Tapered contour grip style
4 (16%)
Flat steel. ie Armstrong
2 (8%)

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Offline rusty

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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2010, 08:51:28 PM »
New Britain had the most uniform knurling I ever ran across. They were all almost exactly the same.
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Re: Favorite handle type
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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2010, 02:54:26 AM »
I had a Champion years ago which I was quite fond of. More recently I acquired a Champion that I subsequently sold.

I would have kept the more recent Champion but some financial issues intervened in those plans.

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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2010, 05:17:37 AM »
The Cornwell all steel handle is my favorite.

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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2010, 03:59:46 PM »
Ratchet handles really do not matter too much to as I do not hold them like a screw driver .I push with my palm half clasped and pull in the same way, for take up I twiddle it closer to the head with my fingers.

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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2011, 11:15:58 PM »
I didn't vote. I like to have a variety of different styles in my box.

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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2011, 12:18:08 AM »
Mike do you have one that you just grab out of habit?
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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2011, 12:36:56 PM »
I like the hard plastic SO handles for screw drivers and the round tapered steel for ratchets/breaker bars.
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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #22 on: May 27, 2011, 01:06:18 PM »
I've had problems with the tapered SO type handles when under equipment and my hands covered with grease.
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Re: Favorite handle type
« Reply #23 on: May 27, 2011, 10:21:49 PM »
I was restoring a proto pickle fork today. It had the knurled steel handle; very nice for something you are going to wail on the end of.
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