Lineman’s pliers are used for a variety of applications by electricians. They are used to straighten, hold, and bend wire. The sharpness of the pliers’ jaws is useful for cutting and bending wires and light gauge metals. The two different styles of teeth, angular outside and straight inside, allow the pliers to effectively smooth out ridges and burs on the inside lip of cut pipes.
however, it is best to purchase tools directly from a hardware store as they will include a warranty.