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My restored weird vice

09-21-2013 01:54 AM by Jimbo817 | 7 comments »

Hi everyone,I inherited this vice from my dad, and I’m pretty sure it was used when he got it. So by my recollection it’s probably 60 years old or more. I have to admit that I’ve never seen one like this before, instead of the front half of the vice moving when you turn the handle the rear of the vice moves backwards. Well, I dug the thing out of storage where it’s been resting for quite a few years and as soon as I went to use it, I found that the vice would not open because it was rusted. I toyed with the idea of buying a new vice but they were way too expensive. So I got out my tools and started dis-assembly. I removed all the rust and then I started to tack...

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