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Ridge Tool Co.'s RapidGrip self-adjusting pipe wrench features one-handed operation with rapid ratcheting action. The tool features a spring-loaded hook jaw for adjustment to any size work surface, a thumb trigger for easy application and removal from the work piece, and a V-groove hook design that allows for easy ratcheting action, the maker says. The lightweight tool has an aluminum handle and a forged-steel jaw. Fourteen- and 18-inch models are available with jaw capacities of 2 inches and 2-1/2 inches.
Cost: $46 to $58. 800-769-7743. www.ridgid.com.