It may also have paint scratched or rubbed off from use or residue removal. Tools do have rust from use and shelf wear, but it should not hurt the form or function.
They may also work hard and should loosen up after mechanism is lubricated. Basically they just need to be put back in service to work well.. These came to us from a major Aerospace OEM or from government excess. Listed for by KK - Located at: WB1039 (6).This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Light Equipment & Tools\Electrical Tools\Hand Crimpers & Strippers". The seller is "mavin" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.