Reliable fiberglass handle and core for strength and vibration reduction. Use it to strike chisels and for metalwork.
It comes from a lesser-known brand.
Head and handle are bonded with epoxy for durability and strength. Easy and comfortable grip. Head is made of forged steel. Designed to absorb vibration.
Some owners say the head comes loose in spite of epoxy bonding.
Easy-grip handle is comfortable and feels great in the hand. Bright color is highly visible. Small and portable for workers on the go.
Some owners question its "dead blow" characteristics. It's more for an everyday tool box than it is for automotive purposes.
Fiberglass absorbs vibration. Handle is made of contoured rubber for comfort. Smaller size is perfect for certain work conditions, including tight spaces.
Hammer may be too small for some work applications. It's great for the tool box, but due to its smaller size, it shouldn't be the only hammer you own.
Stands out for its rugged handle made of solid hickory wood. Head and pein have a ground and polished finish that resists rust and corrosion.
A few customers report that it's heavier than 12 oz. – more like 16, which won't work for all uses.
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A ball pein hammer is typically used for riveting work and shaping metal surfaces and tools. Like a standard hammer, ball pein hammers usually have wooden or fiberglass handles, sometimes with a rubber grip for extra control and comfort. One head of the hammer is flat and circular, while the other is rounded. The biggest difference between most ball pein hammers is the weight, with lighter weights working best for smaller items or more delicate jobs. Shorter handles are better for working in tight spaces, but longer handles offer more power. The longevity of ball pein hammers will vary based on the frequency of use and the coating of the handle.