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The Best Dead Blow Hammers

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BYHeather Fishel/ LAST UPDATED ON October 5, 2020
The Best Dead Blow Hammers

Dead blow hammers typically have hollow heads with either steel, iron, or sand shot inside to distribute the force of the blow evenly without much or any rebound. Without rebound, this type of hammer protects soft surfaces such as automobiles, walls, and machine parts from getting damaged. Think about trying to get a dent out of the bumper of a car. A regular hammer would probably ruin the paint job and just add another dent. The blow of the hammer packs less of a punch with a dead blow hammer, which is what you want for certain kinds of jobs. These are great tools for machinists and auto body mechanics for that very reason. If your project calls for a dead blow hammer, here are some of the best options available.

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