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  • #16
    For me? The more the better. And no.

    They do not have to the best stuff,,,you guys are the tops :racing ref for my team) Road car, it lost.. JR

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    • #17
      I have two vises on my BP. The first won was from Parlec, the second was the premium vise from Shars. Both are 6". The bed heights are identical. I needed a .007" shim behind the the fixed jaw on the Shars to get the fixed jaws to line up. I also have a Shars 6" CNC type vise I use when I need to hold parts "on end".

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      • #18
        Hey, you should know the forum rules.

        NO PHOTO, NO BRAG!



        Originally posted by darryl View Post
        I don't remember for what project, but one day I decided I needed two vises. I built the pair of them, and I'm glad I did. It's nice to be able to grip both edges or both ends of something- especially long pieces, or where you can only grip onto a short bit of the workpiece. These also work well on a surface plate where you need to align pieces. You can set the vises on 3 sides- the jaws are flush to the sides, so they can be set with jaws vertical, and in mirror image fashion.

        One of my more useful projects- and one which I completed.
        Paul A.
        SE Texas

        And if you look REAL close at an analog signal,
        You will find that it has discrete steps.

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