Re: [mill_drill] Vises- Kurt Clones-- 6 in or 4 in.?
- Quite correct, Corey. All that workholding capability, and I ended up just clamping some 1/2-13 carriage bolts to the bare table in order to mill the 'ears' off so I could use them in the rotary table. Worked out real nice, though. Someday when I find just the right piece of scrap I'll mill some T-nuts for my RT, but for now the carriage bolts work okay.Paul R. Hvidston, N6MGN
Upland, CA----- Original Message -----From: Corey T RennerSent: Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:22 PMSubject: RE: [mill_drill] Vises- Kurt Clones-- 6 in or 4 in.?I normally do not use the rotating base, but if the object that you are
clamping requires that the vise be mounted sideways, you need the base. The
center-to-center distance of the mounting holes on the vise is wider than
the table is deep.
- I solved this problem by placing a shim behing the fixed jaw. It is a
very dumb design and the Small griz suffer from the problem, that is
what have a small Griz..
The shim is nearly 1/4 inch thick and is basically the same size and
shape as the jaws. You can also make a thicker soft jaw and solve the
--- In mill_drill@y..., flagstaff11010@y... wrote:
> Its hard to explain but here goes. The vice sits on "ways" that are
> machined . Well on one side, the side that does not travel the "
> are not all the way to the end. This does not let you put a .125
> paralle on that side. Otherword if I do the paralles would be at
> different hights. I can take a digital pic if anyone wants to see
> this .