Rolson 10019 Stubby Claw Hammer UK Review

This is our review of the very popular Rolson 10019 Stubby Claw Hammer. For under £5 this is a great wee hammer to have in your toolbox, or in a drawer around your home. Most people will probably own a full size hammer, and usually that is a claw style anyway.

This one is smaller, lighter and can actually do most jobs around the home. This is also a great choice for those who tend to whack their fingers with the bigger sized hammer.​

Rolson 10019 Stubby Claw Hammer Review

You can see from the image above, that this one is ideal to be gripped with the fingers, and yet small enough to be able to hammer in restricted areas. Personally I use this one a great deal more than I thought I would, when I first bought it. I don't want to say it is cute, but it has become quite a favourite.

You can also be a lot more precise with this one, thanks to the size of it.​ It is a nice weight as well and I know that this is the one that my wife will always use. Thankfully not on me though!

If you pulled this one out on a building site, then no doubt, you would never live it down. I can tell you though, that for small jobs around the home, this is pretty much an ideal hammer.​

How Buyers Rate the Rolson Stubby Claw Hammer

At the time of writing this review, there were over 300 online buyer reviews, where we could draw our information from. That alone should tell you that this small dumpy hammer sells really well.

On average those buyers have rated this hammer at 4.8 out of 5 stars which is an excellent rating, by any measure.​

Below we have summarised, in percentage form, the actual breakdown of those star ratings. Buyers rated this hammer based on a star rating of 1-5, with one being the lowest rating and five being the highest rating,

81 %
5 STARS
15 %
4 STARS
3 %
3 STARS
0 %
2 STARS
1 %
1 STAR

It is pretty easy to see from this that around 8 out of 10 buyers, gave this small hammer the full 5 star treatment. 96% rated it 4 stars or higher and that is also an excellent sign. There is only 1% of all buyers who thought this hammer merited a 1 star review.

Rolson 10019 Claw Hammer Specification

Rolson 10019 Stubby Claw Hammer Review

In this section we have included what I think are the important things to know. With a hammer that is not too difficult, however, still important to know certain things.

  • Measures 15 x 2.8 x 21.4 cm
  • Weighs 286 grams
  • Made from a high grade carbon steel
  • Has a rubber handle that is easy on the hand
  • Also has a useful magnetic nail holder

What Buyers Say About the Rolson 10019

Overall buyers clearly like this useful little hammer. Below we have summarised what people had to say, and we have included a few buyer quotes, to give the summary list some emphasis.

  • Most buyers found the hammer to be surprisingly useful
  • The hand grip is excellent and you can properly wrap your hand around this one
  • No shock or vibrations to your hand when hammering
  • Made from good quality steel that has a nice sheen to it
  • No more damaged thumbs or fingers
  • A couple of buyers though the magnet was poor
  • A few thought it was too small

Buyer Comments

Handy compact tool to have in a mini tool kit/bag if you don't need a hammer regularly

Just the thing for smaller, finer tasks. Supplements full sized claw hammer

Just a lovely little tool to have, I've used this hammer in those times when I couldn't find my bigger hammer.


Our Verdict on the Rolson 10019 Stubby Claw Hammer

95 %
OUR RATING

You don't get much these days for around £5. You certainly can not buy that many good quality tools for that sort of money. This small hammer is handy to have in your tool bag, or to have in a drawer inside the house.

It is really handy for putting a few nails into the wall, and for doing most lightweight hammering tasks around the home. You wouldn't use something like this for major work or for the tough jobs. For those you would need a full sized claw hammer.​

For under £5, and with a very high 4.8 out of 5 star ​rating, it is very hard to go wrong with this one. Personally I think it is ideal for most homes, and definitely for those who tend to whack their fingers with the larger hammers.

Enda McLarnon
 

I enjoy writing about tools and gadgets of all kinds. As an electrician and with many years working in the building industry, I have used my fair share of all the leading tool brands. On this website I share my experiences of these along with my colleague Geoff.

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