Updated December 10, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 9 Best Wire Stretchers

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in October of 2018. Sending a newbie out looking for a wire stretcher may sound like an electrician's joke, but these tools actually do exist. Used for building or repairing fences, they help create just the right tension, so whatever you're trying to keep in or out remains so. Because both fences and wires come in various sizes and types, we've included plenty of models to make your working day a little easier. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best wire stretcher on Amazon.

9. CM Chain #44

8. The Original Texas Fence Fixer

7. Ranchmate PWS

6. Midwest Air Technologies Bar

5. RanchEx Standard Duty

4. Klein Tools Havens Grip

3. Maasdam Pow'R Pull

2. RanchEx 5 Hooks

1. Dutton-Lainson Heavy-Duty

Editor's Notes

December 10, 2018:

Selected the Dutton-Lainson model as a top choice, even though it has occasional issues with paint; for the cost, it's hard to beat its overall durability and usefulness. Also investigated top choices from popular manufacturers Maasdam and RanchEx, adding the Pow'R Pull for heavy-duty scenarios and the Standard Duty for lighter use.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on December 10, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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