Secure your pliers to your belt or wading shorts with an Optional hand-tooled American Bison leather carrying sheath (Sold Separately*). Abel Pliers come with a curled safety lanyard that may be secured to your belt or its own American Bison leather sheath. The curled lanyard will stretch approximately three feet. Unless you’re fishing almost every day, it is unlikely the tools steel jaws will ever wear out. If it becomes necessary, Abel will replace them and correctly align the pliers’ jaws at the factory for $20 plus shipping.