These tools are designed for catches both large and small. Ease of handling is enhanced by designs that are 30% thinner and 30% lighter weight than standard pliers.The Drilled Handles are Rubber Coated providing True Grip in wet and slippery conditions. The Heat Treated Carbon Steel is hardened to Rockwell ¬ìC¬î grade and Nickel coated for Corrosion Resistance. To ensure clean performance, the Cutter¬ís edge is safeguarded by a Double Tempering Process. Tools designed for professionals and week-enders alike, the Diawa pliers and sidecutters set new standards for sportfishing accessories.