Mustad KVD-FSP165M-BB Kevin Van Dam Stainless Steel Pliers
|Mustad KVD-FSP165M BB Kevin Van Dam Stainless Steel Pliers||6.5''||Black w/Red||Titanium Coated|
Built to last! Made from high quality stainless steel that has been coated with corrosion resistant Titanium . Features replaceable Titanium coated tungsten-carbide center cutters and heavy-duty, ergonomic rubber grip handle for lock-tight grip. Includes molded nylon holster with lanyard.
5 Stars based on 45 reviews
By Brandon Jecas
Lbi, New Jersey
October 11, 2017
When I first received these they where smaller than I imagined but that was ok because I needed a pair of split ring pliers to supplement with my texas tackle pliers that I use for the big stuff. These are great for small to medium sized split rings and the added braid cutter is really convenient.
August 5, 2017
Work very well, good quality!
New Windsor, NY
June 28, 2017
The Plier does a good job but the rubber handle grip comes off when you use it for a while.
February 13, 2017
Excellent Split-Ring pliers own two bought one for friend
Excellent pliers have them three years they do the job at a reasonable price
January 23, 2017
Got it on sale at a great price and was worried it wouldn't hold up but have had no issues. Great braid cutter as well. Small and doesn't take up much room
January 9, 2017
Best tool for braid
Best cutting tool I ever used to cut the braid. One cut you are done.
ProsSmall, efficient. Good price.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 17, 2016
Very handy pocket tool
Fits in the pocket easily for quick access when needed while casting off rocks, the rubber grip on it is really helpful.
Prosthe rubber grip on it is really helpful. Small enough to fit in your posket
By Ralph M.
November 14, 2016
Best Pliers Yet
These pliers actually work very well on small split rings, unlike others I have bought. They are comfortable to use and substantially shorten the time it takes to replace hooks.
October 22, 2016
Great product these pliers feel great in your hand and you can take off and put on split rings with ease! Really like them. One thing I will say is if your the type of person to keep them in the truck while on the beach to switch hooks please wash them they will rust and seize after a while
October 9, 2016
Best tool for changing hooks
The tool is small and capable of opening large offshore style split rings
San Luis Obispo, ca
September 1, 2016
works as stated
Its small size is a plus when working with lures and hooks
By Michael Chandler
Seattle Wa/ Honolulu Hi/ Cape Cod Mass.
August 17, 2016
These are perfect little multi-plier/cutter
I have a few of these. they lock closed, so you don't have to worry about stabbing yourself in the hand with open pliers etc. they cut 10lb and 80 lb power pro like a champ. the split ring plier is great for smaller rings. the grips are easy to hold, and ribbed for grip. I have a pair that live on a kayak, in sea water, have been for 6 months, no rust.
Prosgood size, easy to use, great cutters, small split ring opener...
ConsWouldn't work for Large split rings
By Capt. John
Jamesport, Long Island
August 5, 2016
Great pliers for the $
Heavy duty pliers at a very fair price point, they do the job!
Prosheavy duty great grips easy to use
July 28, 2016
Stainless split ring on the boat
Nice. Saves thumbnails from abuse and no rust so far. Cutter seems decent as well. Solid for the $$.
July 11, 2016
price is right
used a few times so far, no problems, good price.
By David N
garden grove, ca
July 8, 2016
cuts braid amd thick mono really nice
Feels solidly built. Cuts braid cleanly. Kinda small dont think it will split my larger HD rings but good for thinner smaller rings. Nice build quality.
ProsBuild quality cuts braid clean. Ive use it on 80lb spectra with no issues.
New Haven, VT
June 13, 2016
This is the second pair of these I have purchased - I like the smaller size for easy storage but they large and durable for all but the laerger split rings.
May 25, 2016
kvd split ring pliers
best braid cutter I have and at a great price!
Proscuts braid like butter
Sothern CA and Am. Samoa
May 21, 2016
Mustad Hook Ring Spliter
I purchased 2 of these and they seem to do what is describes.
ProsI purchased 2 of these and they seem to do what is describes.
ConsCon - it does not work very well with the smaller rings.
May 10, 2016
Great for cutting braid at a good price.
May 1, 2016
Good for just about all split rings you'll be using for surf fishing, cuts braid like butter and hold up for a while. I would buy this again.
April 18, 2016
great price on these compact small pliers. sharp blades, can open those small split rings, going to get a second pair!!
Proscuts mono and braid cleanly
April 18, 2016
Awesome Split Ring Pliers
Finally found a pair of split ring pliers that are well constructed, easy to use and work!!! The cutters work great on mono and braid. They lock in a closed position which makes it compact to store on your person!!!
ProsWell constructed and it works!!!!
April 17, 2016
Charity Stocking stuffer
Our EVENTS are for Organ donor Foundation, Items used as giveaways. Great small item, killer price
Prosprice point, availabilty
Consnone on this item. Only negative is when some things are listed, and they are already out of stock
April 16, 2016
simply the best
for the price these are a must buy if you change hooks and split rings and cut braided line great also
Proschange hooks in a minute
By Jay B
April 16, 2016
Neat little pliers
Haven't used mine yet. Appears really small so not sure how strong it is. I bought this based on other reviews so I hope it's a good purchase.
ProsCheap Reputable brand
ConsSmall Red i.e. It doesn't match my other Mustad equipment
April 15, 2016
Awesome price for a tool that really works
These pliers made changing plug trebles over to inline hooks a breeze.
April 15, 2016
Handy split ring pliers
Great to put in bag with jigs. They work and are cheap.
April 11, 2016
Cuts metal leader and braide line easily. Pretty small but powerful.
ConsAfter one fishing found a bit of rust, but it was flushed with fresh water returning from the ocean.
March 24, 2016
Mustand is mustand
It's just great. High quality build. Nice grip it cuts steal wire leader with ease !! Really impressive.
ProsJust get it.
February 13, 2016
Excellence at a discount
This small tool does everything advertised and at a price you can't beat- get one.
Brick, New Jersey
February 10, 2016
Strong pair of pliers opens high strength split rings no problem. Very good for cutting braid and leader as well. Quite amazing for the price. The only negative is after a couple of uses where it got wet by saltwater (and rinsed after fishing) the spring started rusting. Don't know how long the spring will last but anyway the pliers will still work without that spring.
ProsCuts braid easily Great price
Cape May, NJ
February 3, 2016
best split-ring pliers on the market
These pliers make hook changing on plugs go twice as fast. They don't bend and get dull like the other poorly made items you typically see from tackle shops. Buy them, you won't be disappointed!
New Iberia, Louisiana
January 27, 2016
Great for the price
Nice pliers for the price.
January 10, 2016
Great pliers for changing hooks with split rings.
I like this pliers because the nose of the pliers is small enough to fit in the split ring. I have another pair but the nose is to big and makes it hard to change the split ring on the smaller lures.
January 5, 2016
An absolute steal
If you're using braided line, these are a must-have item in your tackle box. These are the best braid cutters I've ever used, regardless of price. There is simply no reason at all to pay more because you won't get a superior set of cutters.
ConsShould be sold in bulk packs. You'll want a pair in every tackle box, fishing vest, boat, etc. that you have.
January 1, 2016
Use to fight with those split rings with other tools,not this one.
December 24, 2015
Awesome Braid Cutter
This is one of the tools that really surprised me this season. I jig and pop a lot, especially slow pitch jigging. It is essential at times, even though I usually have 6 redundant outfits that overlap jig ranges, sometimes after I catch some massive Grouper, I get chaffed line. So when I need to retie, or even retie a leader with a PR Knot, I need a sharp line cutter for both braid and flouro up to 120lb+ Seaguar and this cuts through it like a hot knife through butter. Amazing tool. I have, literally, a dozen or so of these. I tend to lose one here and there to some friends, lol. One of the best tools out there. Only one other cutter I use in tandem at times. But just to show how nice this is, this has taken the place of my Accurate and Van Staal pliers.
ProsSuper Clean Cut No Fraying Easy to Carry Easy to use Awesome Price
ConsNone. I hate it when I want to buy more and they don't have enough. lol
April 26, 2015
Great split ring pliers!
Best split ring pliers I ever owned! At only $10, you can't go wrong!
April 18, 2015
Great for the money
The KVD Split Ring Pliers are the best for the money. The braid cutter is amazingly sharp and does a very good job!
Los Angeles , CA
April 3, 2015
Great fishing pliers
I purchased these pliers for a saltwater fishing trip I took recently and they worked great cutting line/retrieving hooks. I haven't seen any signs of rust. The coil tether and holder came in handy.
new york, NY
March 7, 2015
I use at least 3 years and soak into salt water many times.. still works great. No rust
Willingboro, New Jersey
October 5, 2014
strong, durable, compact and cuts braids and mono. Very pleased with this product.
April 27, 2014
Decent pliers at a decent price
Look past the marketing of KVD and this is actually a pretty decent pliers. Sturdy and does what it does.
Pros- Well built - Nice lanyard and pouch - Non slip grip - It's 26 bucks!
Cons- not really a con, but i guess you gotta put up with the KVD marketing.
January 21, 2014
Inexpensive Split Ring Pliers
These are great split ring pliers that get the job done for a fraction of the price of others.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from Delaware asked:
February 20, 2017
My red grips on my KVD's disintegrated over time and lots of use! Extremely happy with the pliers over all. I was wondering if the grips were covered under the warranty and if so, how do I go about getting a new set?
We would recommend contacting Mustad directly to inquire about their warranty policy on this item
on February 20, 2017
from nj asked:
June 6, 2015
whats the warranty on these pliers?
Hello Tommy. The pliers themselves have a lifetime warranty against defects. However the cutters are not covered since they are replaceable. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions.
on June 12, 2015
from New York asked:
January 20, 2014
do these come with a sheath that can be put on a belt
Yes, these pliers do come with a sheath for a belt.
on January 21, 2014