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MusicMedic.com carries a full line of Woodwind and general repair pliers-

Parallel, DuckBill, Swedging, Post Alignment, Spring Removing, Tone Hole, Post Fitting and Specialty Pliers for work holding, keywork adjustment, and specialty operations. 

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  1. Whole Spring Removing Pliers

    Starting at: $30.00

    These Whole Spring Removing Pliers are used for gripping and removing springs. The jaws of these pliers are cut away to reach around posts while still maintaining a firm grip on the spring. The jaws are not hardened which will allow them to conform to the spring surface giving a more secure grip on the spring. The long handles allow for extra leverage for stubborn springs. Learn More
  2. Rod Straightening Pliers
    $47.00

    This tool was designed and manufactured at MusicMedic in Wilmington, North Carolina. After years of unpredictable results with hammer handles the frustrated technicians in the ProShop asked that we design a tool for straightening rods that consistently produces a straight rod.

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  3. Brass Roller Replacement Inserts (Set of 3)
    $7.00

    Brass Roller Replacement Inserts for the Rod Straightening Pliers

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  4. Small Flat Nose Spring Inserting Pliers
    $12.00

    These pliers are perfect for inserting springs on all woodwind instruments and are especially useful on smaller instruments or in tight places where other larger spring inserting pliers will not reach. These pliers are notched on one side and flat on the other. The flat side is for pressing a new spring into a post and the notch allows an exit for the spring.

    Length: 4.5 in. or 114 mm. Learn More
  5. Large Spring Bending Pliers
    $20.00

    One jaw of these spring pliers is concave and the other is convex. This makes these pliers perfect for bending springs on most woodwind instruments. Simply grip the spring in the smooth and rounded jaws and squeeze the spring. We have found this method of spring bending to be very consistent, resulting in fewer broken woodwind springs.

    Length: 6.25 in. or 160 mm.
    Width of Tip: 9 mm. Learn More
  6. Spring Removing Pliers
    $26.00

    Woodwind springs that are broken inside a post can be difficult to remove. Tapping out broken springs with a pointed punch can move the post. With these spring removing pliers, pressure is placed on both sides of the post to reduce the possibility of accidentally moving the post while removing the spring. One jaw is rounded to fit the post while the other jaw has a pointed screw to press the spring through the post. Length: 5.5 in. or 140 mm Learn More
  7. Round Nose Pliers
    $16.00

    The smooth round jaws on these pliers are excellent for bending thin metal. Round nose pliers are great for bending springs without kinking the wire. The small tip on these pliers reach into tight spaces where other spring bending pliers will not reach.

    Length: 4.5 in. or 114 mm Learn More
  8. Half Round Pliers
    $20.00

    The jaws of these pliers have one flat side and one half round. They are excellent for shaping any metal. These are the primary pliers used in our repair shop to repair damaged tone holes, pad cup rims, guard feet and flanges on both saxophone and flute. They are also excellent for curving needle and flat springs on all woodwind instruments. Learn More
  9. Parallel Spring Removing Pliers
    $46.00

    Out of stock

    These beautiful pliers are just plain awesome. If you've ever had to remove a spring that has broken off inside or flush with the post before, you're familiar with the risk of moving the post, scratching the post, and generally how challenging it can be to access the broken spring from the desired angle.

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  10. Brass Jawed Pliers
    $16.00

    Out of stock

    These brass jawed pliers are excellent for gripping key work. The brass lined jaws will decrease the chances of marring to the key. Learn More
  11. Large Duckbill Pliers
    $27.00

    A good pair of duckbill pliers is an absolute must for any woodwind repair bench. These high-quality wide jawed pliers are excellent for bending keys, grabbing and holding. The smooth jaws will not mar soft brass. Don`t let our low price fool you, these are excellent duckbill pliers. Length: 6 in. or 152 mm. Width of Tip: .75 in. or 20 mm. Learn More
  12. Light Flat Nose Pliers
    $12.00

    These Flat nosed Pliers have a narrow beak and smooth jaws. They are perfect for grabbing springs, bending keys, and many other shop uses. The narrow jaws are very good for reaching in places that your Duckbill pliers will not reach.

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  13. Medium Duckbill Pliers
    $25.00

    Our Medium Duckbill Pliers feature smooth, medium-wide jaws. These high quality pliers have a slightly thicker jaw and grasp any key securely. The blue non-slip handle ensures a solid grip when bending. Learn More
  14. Pad Cup and Tone Hole Pliers
    $27.00

    These simple but effective pliers make quick work of repairing or rounding tone holes and pad cups. The unique angle on the front of the plier allows you to get into tight spaces when a pad cup or small tone hole rim is bent down. The flat and round jaws of the plier are buffed smooth to work without marring the pad cup or tone hole of any brass bodied instrument. Length: 5.70in. or 145mm Width of Tip: 10.2mm. Learn More
  15. Small Parallel Pliers
    $28.00

    Smoothed jawed parallel pliers. The increased contact surface of these pliers decreases the chances of marring rods and keys while giving a more solid contact between the part and the plier. These pliers are not spring loaded, and have a smaller contoured handle. Learn More
  16. Medium Parallel Pliers
    $32.00

    Our Medium parallel pliers are excellent for all jobs needing a flat surface. The pliers are spring loaded for easier handling and feature a textured handle. These pliers feel good in the hands and the larger surface area keeps a solid grip on parts. The parallel action of these pliers allows for maximum contact with the key or rod surface, minimizing any marring or damage to soft brass key work. Length: 5.5 inches or 13.8 cm Jaw Thickness: 7.6mm Learn More
  17. Large Nylon Jawed Parallel Pliers - Replacement Pair of Red Nylon Jaws
    $2.00

    Large Nylon Jawed Parallel Pliers - Replacement Pair of Red Nylon Jaws Learn More
  18. Large Nylon Jawed Parallel Pliers - Pliers
    $48.00

    These large parallel pliers have plastic lined jaws to protect the finish of keys. The screw allows you to set the jaw width or hold parts firmly. Length: 6.5 inches or 16.5 cm Jaw Thickness: 12.2mm with plastic Learn More
  19. Extra Large Parallel Pliers
    $45.00

    Our Extra Large parallel pliers have the widest jaws of any woodwind parallel plier available. These are excellent for all jobs needing a wide flat surface. The wide textured handle allows for a comfortable grip and the extra large surface area keeps a solid grip for more leverage on bigger parts. The parallel action of these smooth jaw pliers allows for maximum contact with the key or rod surface, minimizing any marring or damage to soft key work. This plier is available in three sizes, no shop should be without them all!

    Length: 6.5 inches or 16.51 cm

    Jaw Thickness: 10.26mm Learn More
  20. Chain Nose Parallel Pliers

    Starting at: $28.00

    These are the go-to pliers for most repair shops, and are one of our favorite all around pliers because of its versatility. The hard coated tapered steel jaws feature a small working surface at the tip to allow you to get into tight spaces. The parallel jaw action gives you a solid grip and aids in bending keywork and springs. The handle is sprung, but the springs are easily removable to suit your preference. Try coating the jaws with leather or teflon to reduce marring on keywork. The Small Chain Nose Pliers are excellent for flute and clarinet work, and the Medium Chain Nose Pliers will work great for saxophone.

    Small: 140mm
    Large: 160mm

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  21. Parallel Round Nose Pliers
    $40.00

    The Parallel Round Nose Pliers have a long round nose that is excellent for bending springs and thin metal, and also for grabbing keys and parts. These heavy duty pliers come with wide, spring-loaded handles. Learn More
  22. Parallel Half Round Pliers
    $30.00

    The jaws of these pliers have one flat side and one half round. They are great for shaping curved metal parts, and have the added benefit of increased surface contact through parallel action. Learn More
  23. Parallel Open DuckBill Pliers
    $27.00

    Parallel Open Duckbill Pliers feature a 3.5mm gap between medium-wide jaws. The jaws do not close completely and offer an even, secure hold on larger keys and pad cups. The smooth jaws prevent marring of keys and the non-slip handles ensure a solid grip when bending. Learn More
  24. Saxophone Key Swedging Pliers

    Starting at: $37.00

    These Saxophone Key Swedging pliers were designed in the MusicMedic.com Pro shop to fit all large saxophone key hinge tubes. The handles were designed to be extra long for better control and greater leverage. The jaws are highly polished to prevent marring of keys and to minimize friction.

    Our swedging pliers are unique for several reasons: The jaws form a perfect circle when open only 1mm. This means that the pliers make better contact almost all the way around the hinge tube and swedge more smoothly and evenly. They are less likely to mar the key or press the tube into an oval. The opening is cylindrical without any taper or flare, so the pliers will not slip off the end of a key or swedge the end of the hinge tube into a taper. The outside of the pliers are rounded to match the opening and give plenty of clearance for compound keys such as the top stack C# or bottom stack F#.

    The standard width are extra wide to distribute the force over a large area to reduce marring. These pliers will give you the results you need to do superb key fitting.

    Plier Length: 7.25" / 16.51cm

    Jaw Width Standard: 8.48mm

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  25. Saxophone Key Swedging Pliers - Thin

    Starting at: $35.00

    These Saxophone Key Swedging pliers were designed in the MusicMedic.com Pro shop to fit all large saxophone key hinge tubes. The handles were designed to be extra long for better control and greater leverage. The jaws are highly polished to prevent marring of keys and to minimize friction.

    Our swedging pliers are unique for several reasons: The jaws form a perfect circle when open only 1mm. This means that the pliers make better contact almost all the way around the hinge tube and swedge more smoothly and evenly. They are less likely to mar the key or press the tube into an oval. The opening is cylindrical without any taper or flare, so the pliers will not slip off the end of a key or swedge the end of the hinge tube into a taper. The outside of the pliers are rounded to match the opening and give plenty of clearance for compound keys such as the top stack C# or bottom stack F#.

    The standard width are extra wide to distribute the force over a large area to reduce marring. These pliers will give you the results you need to do superb key fitting.

    Plier Length: 7.25" / 16.51cm

    Jaw Width: 2.40mm

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  26. Large Post Aligning Pliers
    $30.00

    These pliers were designed at the key work station in our shop. Use these pliers to quickly align Saxophone posts. Learn More
  27. Small Post Aligning Pliers
    $25.00

    These pliers ere excellent for gripping and aligning smaller Saxophone posts as well as some Flute posts. Grab the post head with the smooth jaws and adjust the post as needed. Learn More
  28. Small Post Fitting Pliers
    $48.00

    The Small Post Fitting Pliers are designed to work with smaller woodwind instruments. These pliers will allow you to swedge posts on flute, oboe and clarinet, as well as saxophone side keys where the Large Post Fitting Pliers don't reach. Use these pliers on any instrument post where clearance is an issue. Learn More
  29. Knipex Plier Wrenches

    Starting at: $64.46

    German-made Knipex pliers are a superior tool for gripping, holding, and bending parts. The smooth and parallel nickel-plated jaws will not mar keys or hardware. They are easy to use in most instances that parallel pliers are used. These pliers use a push button to change the jaw opening between the 13 different positions. Learn More
  30. Knipex Parallel Swedging Pliers

    Starting at: $150.00

    Unlike most key swedging pliers, the Knipex pliers have a massive amount of gripping power which will speed up the process of key swedging without overly marring keys. Learn More
  31. Knipex Duckbill Pliers

    Starting at: $80.00

     If you only have one set of Knipex pliers on your bench, this is the set to have.

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