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 67 reviews
Cotuit, MA
Great Crimping Tool
August 23, 2022
I keep one pair on the boat for repairs and one for building terminal tackle/lures. Great crimping tool and pretty intuitive on crimp size with the 3 slots. Useful on smaller crimps, but would recommend a larger tool for 1.56mm and larger crimps.
  • Very easy to use with consistent crimping
  • Would be nice to have Jinkai crimp sizes etched into the slots of the tool for crimping
By Andrew
Crofton, MD
The best
July 22, 2022
The ONLY pair of crimpers I will always use. I own three and wish I had three more. Take care of them and they will last you a lifetime.
By Billy
Love it
May 18, 2022
I like my 2C it can crimp 50lb or less up to the bigger stuff like 200 or was it 250ib capacity. Way more than I need. Definitely recommend
By william
NY - New York
pretty strong
April 20, 2022
they crimp well just wish the slots were numbered
  • no
  • no
By Mark L.
Whakatane New Zealand
JinkaiSC-3C Crimping tool
April 7, 2022
Absolutely love this crimping tool, it is quality built from tip to toe. It is pure precision, you would probably not find a better crimper how ever hard you tried. I highly recommend this product especially to the person who is just starting crimping, because you will not be wasting your money buying inferior products. I also highly recommend this to the experienced crimper who has already wasted money on inferior products.
Tool seems well made.
March 30, 2022
Worked perfect with Jankai sleeves.
By Joro
Great tool
March 29, 2022
Best crimper I have owned so far. Easy to use. Does a great job. High quality tool
By Kirk
Mobile, AL
My second pair
January 6, 2022
These crimpers are great. I keep one on my boat and purchased a second pair to keep in my shop for rigging.
  • Quality and price
  • None
By jared
cornwall, PA
November 18, 2021
Small and compact but works great.
  • Small good crimps
  • Non
By Huff
Cabo San Lucas
Best all around crimpers.
October 5, 2021
Very versatile and good power for the large sizes too.
By Alan B.
Oregon coast
Works well
September 15, 2021
Used with Jinkai aluminum crimps. Tool functioned perfect with no problems. Like the lock system on the smaller tool better than the button slide. Keep locking it when I’m trying to use it but not a big deal. Would buy again but don’t see this one wearing out soon.
  • Don?t like the way it locks.
By Kawishiwi
Perfect crimps on smallest sleeves
July 9, 2021
So much better on jinkai sleeves than budget crimper.
By Anonymous
Southern California
I'm not sure this is an actual jinkai brand crimper
June 14, 2021
Ordered this because it is advertised as a jinkai crimper. But once I got it and looked at the logo it reads 3 peaks stamped on the tool. So I'm not really sure what brand it actually is. It works of course but I think if paid more for it based on the brand jinkai
By Leroy
Ukiah CA
generates good crimps
May 31, 2021
This crimper provide very uniform crimps. If feels good and should last me a long time
By Eric
East Meadow, NY
Excellent crimper
April 3, 2021
Great tool to keep on the boat w/o taking up too much room
5 Questions & 5 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

Paolo Fichera
from Italy asked:
February 7, 2022
I need to know the length of the sleeves that could be crimped.

If only mini or 10 mm. Or 18.mm.


1 Answer
Hi Paolo, The Jinkai SC-3C Crimping Tool is able to crimp sizes between Jinkai Size J to a Jinkai Size D crimp. Jinkai Size J crimp has a length of 0.25" inches or 6.35mm, and a Jinkai Size D crimp has a length of approximately 0.69" or 17.53mm. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on February 8, 2022

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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