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Klein Tools - For Professionals Since 1857

Chicago® Grip Type B Strand Puller


  • Similar to Bell-System type ''B'' strand puller
  • Designed to pull 1/4-Inch (6.35 mm) figure-8 telephone cable
  • Max Safe Load of 5000 lbs (2268 kg)
  • Serpentine grooves grip insulation on strand, preventing slippage
  • 0.20-Inch to 0.37-Inch (5.08 to 9.40 mm) cable diameter range
  • Equipped with chain, toggle, and shackle
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The Klein Tools 1659-5AT Chicago Grip is similar to a Bell-System type -InchB-Inch Strand Puller. It is designed to pull 1/4-Inch figure-8 telephone cable. Plus, it is equipped with a chain, toggle and shackle to keep the grip from falling off the cable. All Klein grips are manufactured from custom drop-forged steel that is machined and heat treated for excellent durability. Each grip is individually hand inspected and actuated for proper function. Grips are also rigorously tested and pulled to rated load to ensure the highest quality and reliability.

''B'' Strand Puller
1/4'' Figure-8 Telephone Cable
Special Features:
Equipped With a Chain, Toggle and Shackle
Cable Type:
Steel Strand
Cable Diameter:
0.20'' to 0.37'' (5 to 9 mm)
Jaw Type:
Round - Serpentine
Jaw Length:
5'' (12.7 cm)
Maximum Safe Load:
5000 lb (2268 kg)
6.7 lb (3.03 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.