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26584Re: Vice in the middle of the bed

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  • jamespwhiting
    Jul 19, 2013
      --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "a3sigma" <dcclark111@...> wrote:
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      > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "cptwinderatgmaildotcom" <cptwinder@> wrote:
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      > > Why does everyone put their mill vice in the middle of the bed instead of at one end? Is it to keep the weight over the base so the bed doesn't bend under it's own weight and that of the vice?
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      > > When I purchased my mill, a G0704, one of the factors I looked for was to get the largest bed I could afford. So far all I use is about 4" in the center. If I use anything at the ends of the bed it is because I need the vice out of the way and was too lazy to remove it, so I just moved the bed over.
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      > > Thanks,
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      > > Jeremy
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      > It's VISE, Jeremy. VICE on a bed is something else entirely.
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      > David Clark in Southern Maryland
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      Unless you are the other side of the pond...

      http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/vice_3

      -Jim.
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