On February 15th, 2015 Warren Tetting announced his retirement from gripper creation, meaning Tetting grippers have become immediate collectors items in the grip strength community. For those who don’t know, Warren is one of the pioneers in the gripper business and the man who created the extremely popular Iron Man gripper for Ironman Magazine in the 1960s and ’70s.1 Beyond the classic Iron Man gripper Tetting helped foster the creation of a culture with his Thor (Beef Builder) and Mash Monster lines.

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  1. Roark, J. (1991). The Iron Man Hand Grippers. Iron Game History, 1(2). Retrieved March 5, 2015, from http://library.la84.org/SportsLibrary/IGH/IGH0102/IGH0102j.pdf