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How to use brick tongs

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First you need to know the amount of bricks/blocks you are going to be carrying. The amount you can carry will be between 6 to 10 bricks. Line them up on their side on an even surface.

Step 1 – Line up bricks

First you need to know the amount of bricks or blocks you are going to be carrying.

The amount you can comfortably carry will usually be between 6 and 10. Line them up on their side on an even surface.

Place the tongs either side of the bricks you have lined up. Place the fixed end against the bricks, then increase or decrease the length of the arm depending on the number of bricks.

Step 2 – Place tongs over bricks

Place the tongs over the bricks you have lined up.

Rest the fixed end against the bricks, then increase or decrease the length of the arm depending on the number of bricks you can comfortably carry.

Adjust the length by unscrewing the wing nut and taking the bolt out of the opening. Adjust the length by unscrewing the wingnut and removing the bolt out of the hole.
Now you have the bolt and wing nut out, you can now adjust the length of the tongs by pulling out or pushing in the adjustable arm.

Step 3 – Adjust length of tongs

Adjust the length of the tongs by pulling out, or pushing in, the adjustable arm.

Once you have the correct length you need, line up the openings, place the bolt back through the arms and screw the wing nut securely back on.

Step 4 – Tighten arms

Line up the holes and place the bolt through the arms, screwing the wingnut securely back on.

Carefully place the clamp either end of the bricks with the fixed end securely placed up against the brick to support the load.

Step 5 – Place tongs over bricks

Carefully place the clamps either end of the bricks with the fixed end placed up against the brick to support the load.

Finally once the both ends of the clamp are lined up, grab the handle securely with one hand and lift. This will cause the free end of the tongs to clamp the bricks against the fixed end.

Step 6 – Grasp handle and lift

Finally, once both ends of the clamp are lined up, grab the handle securely with one hand and lift. This will cause the free end of the tongs to clamp the bricks against the fixed end.

Now you have your bricks clamped you can carry them by your side to your chosen area. Now you have the bricks clamped securely, you can carry them by your side to your chosen area.
To place bricks down, lay them on an even surface and release the handle which will release the clamp. To place bricks down, lay them on an even surface and release the handle which will release the clamp.