TackleDirect TDPL75BL 7.5in Custom Aluminum Offshore Plier Blue
Reg Price $59.99
Our Price $28.95
Our Price $28.95
|TackleDirect Custom 7.5'' Aluminum Offshore Pliers - Blue with white engraved TackleDirect Logo||Reg Price $59.99Our Price $28.95|
TackleDirect 7.5in Custom Offshore Pliers feature machine cut Aluminum handles for reduced weight. The tungsten carbide cutters are built specifically for braided line. The jaws are made of a coated carbon steel for strength and durability. The TackleDirect Pliers come with a cordura pouch and a heavy duty nylon lanyard, making it the ultimate value for the serious Saltwater Angler. These pliers also feature the TackleDirect Logo engraved in white.
- Made from high quality Aluminum
- Tungsten Carbide line cutters cut 500lb nylon/braided line
- Ultra-smooth operation with convenient hold-open spring
- Nylon belt pouch with strong coil lanyard to prevent accidental loss
- Replacement cutters available
- TackleDirect Logo engraved in white
4.5 Stars based on 98 reviews
By Bill D
July 20, 2017
Nice pliers. Light but plenty strong. Don't rust. Line cutters were great until the cutting heads both fell out. Guess the little screw which holds them attached to the pliers gets loose over time. May be worth checking occasionally.
By Jack Fayer
July 13, 2017
durable and cheap good product
June 16, 2017
Great pliers but cheap accessories
The pliers themselves have been great and the clipper will cut 20# braid so no complaints at all on the pliers. BUT, the belt loop to the sheath and the plastic bungee holder BOTH broke the first day I used the pliers. Not the end of the world, but pretty weak to pair a nice, solid set of pliers with such cheap accessories.
By Phil C.
Brooklyn, New York
April 8, 2017
Does an awesome Job at and inexpensive price point.
I love 'em I cut 50lb braid and 40lb fluorocarbon and mono with no problem, light weight, and comfortable grip.
ProsLight weight excellent cutting ability comfortable grip
March 20, 2017
have three in the cockpit at any one time. as others mentioned, not great tethering system but easy enough to find alternate solution.
February 14, 2017
Great pair of pliers !!
Light, easy grip and does the job....great sale price at $28.95
Boynton Beach, FL
February 13, 2017
It is absolutely crazy how it cuts through 150 mono like it's nothing and 100 braid clean
ProsVery durable last forever
By BAD BUOY
December 26, 2016
I cut 6 lb test and 130 lb. test mono. Both clean cut. For the buck, best value in side cutter aluminum plyers.
Monroe twp nj
December 23, 2016
Won't break the bank
These pliers get the job done at a reasonable price
October 19, 2016
They cut braid very well
October 17, 2016
Great Pliers, Crappy Tether
Pliers worked great the first time I used them, getting washed around in the surf, the tether broke and I lost my pliers after using them once, ordered another pair, I'll find a better tether setup for these ones...
ProsGreat pliers for the cost
By Cliff Teeter
Stafford Spring, Ct.
October 16, 2016
Cuts braid flawlessly, love this tool.
ProsEasy to use.
ConsWould prefer an open strap vs the lanyard.
By Sebastian K.
September 12, 2016
These pliers look nice. Unfortunately, they look like they are designed to be easily disassembled for cleaning (they are) and re-assembled. Latter is not the case, there is no way to re-assemble them with the spring.
Merchant Response:We do not advertise that you should dissemble our pliers. They will work a long time as-is.
September 12, 2016
Awesome pliers- great price
Extremely pleased with these pliers. First time upgrading to pliers with a braid clipper attached and will never go back. Awesome pliers for a great price.
ProsGreat size pliers for surf fishing Braid clipper works great
ConsThe pliers can be slippery when wet
August 23, 2016
My Favorite Pliers
I now own three pairs of these pliers. The primary reason is they cut heavy Fluorocarbon and thin braid. Most of my pliers won't cut braid. So far they have maintained their sharpness and spring. No complaints.
August 15, 2016
Lightweight and they do what they are supposed to. The line cutter works on braid and mono.
ProsLight. replacaple jaws and cutters.
ConsThe lanyard and the sheath are a little flimsy, but not too bad. They do the job.
August 1, 2016
These are lightweight and comfortable. Good for the price.
ProsLight and have a good grip.
Consnot good at cutting wire
By Sadat Vang
July 28, 2016
Gets the job done. I like how it has the attachments so you won't lose it. Sharp cutters for braided line and other stuff. Light and carries easily attached to surf bag. Can't beat the price.
ProsAffordable and gets it done. Sharp, strong.
July 26, 2016
my new pliers
product was as described,the perfect pair of pliers
July 25, 2016
Great pliers, great price!
These are all around great pliers at a great price. I have 3 pairs of these pliers and I have loved them from day one. You do not find better pliers until you jump up to pliers that cost $200 or more like the ABEL.
ProsCuts line great, the jaws have firm gripping power and they handle the saltwater environment great.
ConsThe width of the grip is a little large for my hand. Would not be good for women or children.
Brooklyn, New York
July 19, 2016
Durable and sleek
almost got the van staal pliers till my friend said try these well I saved a lot of money and they are actually more comfortable to hold then the v.s pliers I'm gonna order more for future because they are only $30 I wonder how they will hold up offshore
ProsI like the color blue and braid cutter can handle 80# power pro with ease definitely recommend !
ConsNeed more colors
July 18, 2016
Sharp, great pliers
What can you expect. They work and it gets it done. Hopefully I won't drop it this time. Lost the last one way down into jetty. Thanks TD.
By Bernardo Belloso
July 13, 2016
High quality and very affordable!
Replaced my old rapala pliers with this one and let me tell you I'm not disappointed at all, very high quality! Very happy with the purchase!
ProsHigh quality. Affordable price. Very sturdy yet portable. Very practical coil/leash and carry holster.
July 9, 2016
nice pliers they have a great grip and replaceable pads and cutting blades
Proslight weight , strong and the Tungsten cutter handles braided line with no problem at all
Raleigh, North Carolina
June 23, 2016
Used these pliers for 4 days of offshore fishing. By the end of day 4 the carabiner clip had broken. Also noted that pulling the hook out of one fish caused the pliers to not align properly when closed.
ProsSeem to hold up against saltwater okay. Mono cutter works well.
June 11, 2016
Great deal & great product.
Long Branch NJ
May 26, 2016
These pliers are best pliers I've owned and this was my second pair.. Only because my fishing buddy dropped the last pair overboard admiring this great tool.
May 21, 2016
most bang for your buck
good product at a great price
By NoFo Mike
north fork, L.I.
May 18, 2016
Pliers are tough and the cutter works great.
ProsCuts lighter test braid easily
ConsThe sheath is a bit flimsy and doesn't sit well on a belt. It would work better with a metal clip
Clark, New Jersey
May 9, 2016
These pliers are probably worth the regular price of $60, but they are 50% off! Great price, great function (I love the braided line cutting component). Carabiner very convenient for keeping these close when you need to make tackle changes or unhook a trophy.
April 30, 2016
Have used this pliers on a couple inshore trips. Have not used offshore yet, been to windy.
ProsNice cutters on pliers
By Retired Captain
April 12, 2016
Second pair I bought, great value for the price. Work as well as Pliers costing much more.
January 31, 2016
Nice spring loaded pliers for the price,hope they last!
Palm harbor, fl
January 22, 2016
Very good for price
The key ring was a lil chincy but everything else works well.
Stony Brook, NY
January 21, 2016
Perfect lightweight pliers
Perfect pliers to wear on my belt since they are lightweight.
By Bill Philpott
January 11, 2016
Nice pliers for the $
I have only used these once but loved them. The coiled bungee keeping this attached to the sheath is a nice feature. However, time will tell if the bungee holds up. They are great pliers for not having to spend a fortune.
By Pratt Brown
January 2, 2016
Aluminum Offshore Pliers
I fish often in saltwater, and all my pliers end up rusting so bad they won't open and close. These aluminum pliers do not rust, and are very easy to use. I caught some redfish the other day, and these pliers had the strength to easily remove the hooks from their VERY tough mouths. Best pliers I have ever owned, and for $28.95, the purchase was a no brainer!
By Michael Quinn
January 1, 2016
great off shore plier
great plier. had no trouble cutting braid
December 26, 2015
solid pliers great price
Quality pliers without big price.
December 24, 2015
Looks like a great product
Bought these cause the price was right! Good cutter with replacable blades, sheath is good with velcro retainer. Coil retainer great option but the split rings are cheap and bent out when I went to transfer another plyers on to them... why do that? The jaws on the pliers would not close flat enough to grab my 20lb braid. Sure it was a one off from the manufactor but they went in my tool box not my tackle box for that reason. The calutta split ring pliers I bought at the same time are in these sheath and are getting used all the time.
Prossheath replaceable cutting blades cost
Conscheap slit rings my pair the hardend jaws would not grab 20lb braid(if this was fixed they would be awesome)
December 23, 2015
It is a must have
Why spend hundreds? It is as good as those if not better than them.
November 21, 2015
Tackledirect 7.5 Pliers
Excellent quality, why spend more on other brands. Cutting tool works fantastic on all lines.
ProsLightweight, strong, great value!!
November 5, 2015
Used them in Cabo this last week Great Pliers.
October 4, 2015
Just what I needed at a good price
A great pair of pliers. Cuts braided line with ease.
Old saybrook, CT
September 23, 2015
Great pliers cheap holster
These pliers are great for the price. Strong with great line cutter. Only issue it has is the holster is of poor quality. I recommend cutting the Velcro strap off for better use. A harder case would be best but the pliers are still worth it.
ProsStrong Great line cutters
ConsCheaply made holster
September 10, 2015
These pliers are everything I was looking for in a pair of fishing pliers. Light weight, good grip and great cutting blades. They cut through braid like a hot knife through butter. For the price I don't think you'll find a better pair anywhere.
By Tommy Press
August 31, 2015
I didn't want to spent a lot of $$ for pliers/cutters, but needed something for braided line... plus I needed a new set of pliers. These pliers are a fraction of the cost of some name brand pliers... I'm really happy with them!
August 6, 2015
I ordered these admittedly with apprehension. The price seemed too good to be true, but figured I'd take a shot. Man was I surprised! These are great pliers. Comfortable and sturdy. I highly recommend.
July 5, 2015
Big money performance pliers at 1/3 the price
Have used more expensive pliers with the exact same performance. I spray a little corrosion X on them and haven't had any issues. Line cutters work great on braid and fluorocarbon.
June 4, 2015
These pliers are perfect! Cutting braid, unhooking fish, etc.... Can beat the price.
new york, NY
May 18, 2015
it is actually identical to p-line plier.. probably came from same factory. but the price is cheaper than p-line. worth the money
April 17, 2015
These are my go-to pliers and they haven't rusted on me at all. I give a nice rinse and some wd-40 after each trip and that seems to do the trick! I've had these for a couple years now and they look brand new still! Cuts braid fairly well with the side pinchers and feels really well made. For the price, can't beat it!
ProsUsed on 100's of fish and still look brand new Solid quality but are not heavy
April 16, 2015
Nice construction and great price!
April 14, 2015
These were exactly what I had expected for the price. Great for introductory use.
April 9, 2015
Have not had the chance to use yet in the field but overall good quality, worth the price, replaceable teeth and cutters, lite as well. You could get a pair of better quality but for 10x the price its not worth 10 more sets.
ProsLite Replacement parts Sturdy Value
Al Khobar, Eastern Province
April 8, 2015
Very light and well made, Cutting any fishing line.... no problem
Point Pleasant, NJ
April 6, 2015
Great product, well made and a must for any kind of fishing
March 19, 2015
Great pliers and the cutters work great on braid. I use the pliers for everything and they have never let me down
Mount Pleasant, SC
March 4, 2015
Haven't had a chance to use these yet but they look good and feel sturdy. Looking forward to putting them to work.
By dan wernicki
santa monica ca
January 18, 2015
Proscant lose them
January 8, 2015
never lose them again
Perfect for pier or boat, no worry about losing into the water. Get one to leave onboard, and one for your pier cart.
ProsLightweight but strong, coil long enough to allow maneuvering
January 8, 2015
Decent pliers for good price
Decent pliers for good price. Not sure how long they will last though. Good sale price comes with decent sheath and lanyard. Looks nice braid cutter works ok
Prosaffordable looks nice sheath and lanyard handy braid cutter
Consdoesn;t open up too far automatically.
January 7, 2015
Great tool at a great price
Seems very well made and works perfectly. Bonus is the accessories it comes with, leash and pouch. Perfect for the yak angler.
Prossolid, price and included accessories
January 5, 2015
Great price great pliers
The best ive used yet, lightweight and strong, great value for money. I will be getting another pair
By james fullam
Rockaway Beach NY
December 26, 2014
TD 7.5 Pliers
Well made pliers with sheath at an affordable price.
ProsQuality Price Size
ConsSheath could better constructed
New York, NY
December 26, 2014
Unbeatable for the price
Can't beat this set of pliers for the price. Every serious mate should have a pair these on their belt.
New Hyde Park, NY
December 1, 2014
These are good quality pliers at a great price point from TD. THey do the job as advertised, cuuting braids is a breeze with them, Really like the included lanyard as it prevents them from getting lost when your hands are wet. Overall great product....would reccomend them without hesitation
Silver Spring, MD
November 28, 2014
Well constructed and light weight. Cutter works well too.
Canyon country, Ca
October 25, 2014
Cutes braid greets dis very light weight
September 21, 2014
Perfect for all my fishing needs
ConsBelt clip would be nice on the case
September 5, 2014
cant beat them fir this price
durable and very comfortable
By Rob D.
Venice Beach California
August 19, 2014
I'm so used to going over to the bait tank & spending 5 minutes or more trying to break loose my steal pliers. Iv caught myself walking to the bait tank half way their & realizing these aluminum pliers are as good as the day I opened them.
ProsNot breaking loose due to corrosion...
June 22, 2014
These pliers do what they should at a great place
By clay walker
June 11, 2014
They bent on first mahi trying to get a hook out.
ConsNot very rigid
June 9, 2014
Very lightweight & great quality. Cutters have no problem going through braid.
ProsLightweight Great quality Cutters
June 5, 2014
Light weight and looks like it will stand up
ConsLighter than I expected
By Bernie a.k.a. ocfishguy
May 25, 2014
Great Plier Value!
I feel The only bad thing is the velcro closure on the holster. They won't stay in the holster. Semper Fi! Godspeed!
ProsGreat value! Good Quality for the $!!!
Consthe holster and velcro closure are an issue with me. The velcro won't keep the pliers secure in the holster. Good thing for that lanyard.
By Tom Duffy
May 22, 2014
Tackle Direct Aluminum Pliers Blue
Nice set of light pliers for a great price. Gets the job done.
May 20, 2014
Good quality tool for the money
Nice pair of good quality pliers for the money. Has held up well so far in saltwater environment use.
ProsAluminum construction holds up well to saltwater
May 13, 2014
Good, but not great.
The tool works as described and the price is right. I took these out surf fishing with me during a recent outing. They held up well, except for the nose bent a little bit. They work fine even with the small bend. The two nose pieces just don't line up exactly like they had out of the box. They didn't rust, which is mainly what I was looking for. I'll keep using them until I can't use them anymore.
ProsCutters seem strong. They cut through 55lb braid and 80lb leader just fine. The coil connected to the sheath is great. Pliers don't end up in the sand or surf by accident. Sheath seems to hold up pretty well.
ConsThe nose bent slightly on my first outing with the pliers (although they still work fine). The little velcro piece in the sheath gets in the way (easy fix, just cut it off). Other than that, they seem great.
March 22, 2014
like the belt loop on pliers holster will not fall belt like clip on models
Prosstays on belt
By Capt Doug
March 21, 2014
Perfect to wear on your belt while fishing. Very light and comfortable. Easily cuts braid.
white plains, NY
March 13, 2014
Great plier at a great price
Haven't had the chance to use these as of yet but they seem very durable and for the price you cant be it, I can go thru a few each season and not be worried that I lost or broke other pairs I have spend over a $100 on.
February 9, 2014
for the price these are very nice. cuts power pro, feels nice in your hand, case could be a little better, but still nice product
February 1, 2014
January 26, 2014
This is very nice tool ,in its price range I don't think you can find better. The downside to the wonderful price is the sheath is poorly stitched and will break quickly if you actually use it. Mine lasted three trips. But I got some nice pliers for a great price. I'll just by a Mak sheath I think then it will last longer then I do.
ConsSheath is cheaply made
January 11, 2014
These pliers are great, and I have used them now for 2 years and they are holding up perfectly.
New Windsor, NY
January 9, 2014
Quality at an affordable price
Impressed with the quality of these pliers. Comparable to pliers selling for 3times the price.
ProsAffordable, quality construction.
January 2, 2014
Great set of pliers
These are lightweight yet sturdy. The lanyard keeps them from getting lost. Great for saltwater fishing.
ProsLightweight, corrosion resistant aluminum.
December 31, 2013
Good Pliers for the price
Was going to purchase these pliers as a stocking stuffer. They were a free gift as part of my purchase so a double Christmas bonus! Sturdy and quality construction, these should do well. Will see how they hold up after a couple of month of hard use. First impressions are very good.
ConsHandles have a wide grip angle when opened. Would be difficult to use with small hands.
November 24, 2013
A simple set of pliers with a leash and a case. The leash and case are great add-ons. I have not used the cutters yet so I cannot comment on that feature. If you have small hands then these pliers are little hard to grip. The anodizing and size contributes to the difficulty in the grip for small hands. Not a complaint as that is the design.
September 25, 2013
Great offshore plier!
Cuts my braided line like a dream. Much better than using the nail clippers I used to use! comfortable feel. Cannot wait to unhook a fish with it!
Proslight, great feel, handy carrier.
Conswould like to be able to lock the pliers closed. Not a big deal that it doesn't though!
September 4, 2013
just what I needed. very light and good strong feel to them. side cutter is very handy and works good NO COMPLAINTS
By CAPTAIN SQUID
September 3, 2013
got them for free great for the price
these are OK pliers. my biggest complaint is the spring opening feature is too strong. they almost want to hop out of the sheath .I usually remove the spring I dislike spring opening pliers.They do cut well and again for the price I can't complain about anything else
Proslightweight ,good cutters
Constoo much spring in opening feature .
By Richard Farrington
Westhampton Beach, New York
June 25, 2013
Overall Great Pliers
I love the feel of the handle of the pliers and the teeth work very well for hook removal. The only thing is when they arrived there was a slight nick in the cutter of the pliers where it wont cut all the way and the line always seems to land right under it, everywhere else though it cuts the line perfectly and with ease as well as hooks. I would definitely recommend them if you are considering them.
By Steve Hartsook
June 24, 2013
Xlnt for the price
Just rec'd these pliers and used them on a fishing trip this weekend. They performed very well and are an excellent buy for the price when compared to more expensive, high end pliers.
Spring Lake Heights, NJ
June 6, 2013
I bought these to use/keep on the boat. For the price they can't be beat. So far so good
By Bruce Wilhelm
Chesepeake Bay, MD
June 3, 2013
Great Product and quality
Items is exactly as advertised! Only issue is that a close competitor's product that I used in the Florida Keys has a metallic belt "clip" in addition to the belt loop that makes it easier for use w/quick-dry nylon shorts w/the built-in belt as well as a "snugger fit" molded case that doesn't require a Velcro strap. Fix that - and you're #1!!! AceSOMD
ProsGreat set of pliers - no isssues
ConsCase -needs a metallic belt "clip" in addition to belt loop and a molding and deeper pocket that negates the need for a Velcro strap.
5 Questions & 5 Answers
from Pittsboro, NC asked:
November 24, 2016
How sturdy are these for removing hooks from fish? I have had problems with light weight pliers twisting while removing hooks from catfish in the past.
The TackleDirect pliers are very sturdy and great for removing hooks.
on November 25, 2016
from Long Island NY asked:
June 29, 2014
I assume the sheath has a belt loop and that it will take a 2" surf belt. Yes ?
Yes, the sheath has a belt loop that will fit a 2" belt.
on June 29, 2014
from Littleton, CO asked:
June 23, 2014
What series aluminum is used in construction? What is the country of origin?
They are made in China. Series of aluminum is not known.
on June 24, 2014
from long island ny asked:
June 19, 2014
where do u get replacement cutters and jaws for this
You can order replacement cutters though us, item PLE-0013. Replacement jaws are not available.
on June 19, 2014
from DFW asked:
February 13, 2014
Is it advisable to cut steel leaders (or only mono/braid)? How does the sheath attach to garmets? Do I have to thread a belt thru it, or will it simply clip over the waistband or shorts/swim trunks?
I would not recommend cutting steel leader with these pliers. They are for mono and braided lines only. The sheath features a loop on the back to run a belt through the sheath.
on February 15, 2014
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