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Chicago® Grip Coated Guy Wire


  • Aggressive sawtooth jaw profile resists build-up from galvanized coating on guy strand and EHS cables
  • 5'' jaw length increases surface area contact with the cable, minimizing cable damage
  • Designed for cable sizes 0.218-Inch to 0.55-Inch (5.54 mm to 13.97 mm)
  • Manufactured from drop-forged, heat-treated steel for excellent durability
  • Spring closes grip on cable helping to maintain initial position
  • Locking handle keeps jaw open while grip is placed on cable with a hot stick
  • Maximum Safe Load is 8000-Pound (3629 kg)
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This Chicago Grip is designed specifically to work with coated guy wire. This authentic Klein Grip is manufactured, inspected and tested in the USA. Klein grips are made of drop-forged, quality US steel and heat treated for strength and durability.

Chicago Grip
Wire Pulling
Special Features:
Sawtooth Jaw Profile Resists Build-up
Overall Length:
13.3'' (337.8 mm)
Overall Height:
2.5'' (63.5 mm)
Overall Width:
7.6'' (193.0 mm)
Alloy Steel
Cable Type:
Aircraft, EHS, Messenger, Guy Strand
Cable Diameter:
0.218'' to 0.55'' (5.54 to 13.97 mm)
Jaw Type:
Jaw Length:
5'' (127.0 mm)
Maximum Safe Load:
8000 lb (3629 kg) EHS Specific
6.0 lb (2.7 kg)
Additional Information
  • Before each use, clean jaw area and inspect grip for proper operation to avoid slippage.
  • When used on/near energized lines, ground, insulate, or isolate grip before pulling.
  • Do not exceed rated capacity.
  • Always match proper size and type of grip to application.
  • Grips are to be used for temporary installation, not for permanent anchorage.