I am sooo pleased with my stretch grip pliers! My 83 year old mother who has arthritis in her hands can use these pliers. She can even open 2 liter soda bottles with them. They are so useful in so many ways and makes getting into tight areas easier. They are so easy on the hands. Very good for small hands, also. I liked them so much I ordered more to be used as gifts. My nephew who is a mechanic uses them all the time, especially for the tight places. Wish someone would have thought of these sooner.