Jinkai SC-3C Crimping Tool

Jinkai SC-3C Crimping Tool

Price: $64.99
TD Code
$64.99 USD
JINKAI Tools are among the finest of their kind to be found anywhere in the world. Each of them is a durable, well-designed, precision tool that gets the job done right. A quality tool is a pleasure to use every time.
JINKAI Crimping Tools

SC-3C  This is JINKAI's most deluxe handheld crimper, the original fine tool other companies have tried unsuccessfully to copy. Other tools may look the same but never match the smooth, precise operation of this JINKAI tool. Includes convenient side cutters, safety lock, and three crimping positions for use with JINKAI line 500lb. test and smaller.

SC-3  This beautifully designed tool includes a safety lock and handles contoured to fit comfortably in hand. Three crimping positions coordinate for use with JINKAI line 300 lb. test and smaller.

SC-2C  This tool is a good alternative for fishermen who use only the smaller sleeves, sizes H-K. Includes a tip cutter, textured grips, a safety clasp, and two crimping positions for use with JINKAI line 250 lb. test and smaller.
5 Stars based on 45 reviews
By Tommy
Aurora, NC
Solid made crimper
January 1, 2021
Jaws align properly and good release once crimp is made.
ProsSolid build
December 15, 2020
Bought these so I could stop spending crazy money on fluorocarbon leaders. Makes very professional crimps on double barrel sleeves. The jaws line up nice. Probably crimped a hundred sleeves now and not a single issue. Glad I spent the lil extra on one of these over the other cheaper brands with quality control issues.
By Mike
Read the description!
December 13, 2020
Nice tool, well made. Description says Jinkai sleeves 250# or smaller. Well, if you have other brands of sleeves, especially not aluminum, then this tool will not work with the smaller sleeves (#2 or smaller). My bad for assuming all sleeves are the same!
By Ross
South Texas
great crimpers
June 21, 2020
I bought these crimpers for smaller diameter leaders. I have used the blue jinkai crimpers for years and believe they are the best. These certainly did not disappoint. Great product
By aaron
a great tool.
June 8, 2020
I was impressed withe the quality and size(smaller then I imagine). I was able to make my own heavy duty bottom rigs easily..
Proscraftsmanship and ease of use.
By Joe W.
Brigantine, NJ
Good Quality Crimpers
May 8, 2020
We use them for all of our offshore rigging. We only use Jinkai aluminum crimps and Jinkai line with these crimpers and never had a connection failure. Only issue we experienced is with rusting, they seem to rust up pretty quickly so keep them clean and well stored while on the boat.
ConsRust easily
By Matt
Best hand crimper on the market
April 1, 2020
Well worth the money. Clean crimps, nice quality. I've tried others on the market and nothing compares to these
By Corey
Quality Crimpers
March 27, 2020
Works as expected - consistent solid crimps and a good price.
By Luke
Panama City, FL
Works great but...
November 1, 2019
So these things worked great but they are raw steel and rust like crazy. I know that’s a usual thing around saltwater but if you want them to last at all you better make your rigs at the house and leave this at home.
ConsRust easily and very quickly
By bumknee
southern ca
gets the job done
October 10, 2019
gets the job done. good looking crimps for recreational use.
By Douglas
Port aransas, TX
The best
June 20, 2019
Very nice even crimp
By David H.
Quality tool
May 17, 2019
These are perfect for the shorter Jinkai crimps (H, I, J, K).
ProsPre-drilled hole on plate in handle for use of a set screw Reasonable price
ConsPre drilled hole not threaded. Tool is riveted together so taking it apart to tap the hole is impossible.
By Carlos
Orlando, Florida
Great Crimper
May 8, 2019
Great size, smaller than other crimpers but still works great on lines up to 300lbs
ProsComfortable, smooth.
By Brian
Snug Harbor RI
Tight crimps
February 20, 2019
I was looking for the best when shopping around, and was not disappointed. Ran a couple crimps to test and line broke before crimp let go which is what you want.
By Robert N.
Great set of crimps.
February 18, 2019
Very heavy duty well worth the price.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
William Nesbitt
from SOUTH CAROLINA asked:
December 17, 2018
Are these stainless steel?
1 Answer
They are heat treated stainless steel
Submitted by: Bernie on December 20, 2018

Rick Nichols
from lexington, Ky and Elberta, Al asked:
August 13, 2015
I am going to start making some new rigs where I will use smaller crimping sleeves than I have used in the past. I will be using American fishing wire sleeves single barrel in size #2 and AFW double barrel in size 4F8. What would be the best crimping tool to use? Thank you, Rick Nichols
1 Answer
Hello Rick. The tool you have chose would work well for you. It can crimp a wide variety of diameters.
Submitted by: Brandon on September 3, 2015

Norman Ah Hee
from nah@mlraonline.com asked:
May 6, 2015
What's the size range of leaders that this tool will crimp.
1 Answer
Norman, These will crimp as low as .74 mm to 1.81 mm.
Submitted by: Frank on May 7, 2015

g. miller
from N.C. asked:
October 14, 2014
What size crimps is tool designed for?
1 Answer
It is designed for use with 400# line and smaller. Size "F" crimps and smaller.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 14, 2014


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