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JUST A LITTLE FIX

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Project by kiefer posted 06-09-2016 08:51 PM 1318 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little easy fix to hold the vise handle in position in the yoke .
All it is is a little round foam pad cut from a counter mat that fits inside the spindle hole of the yoke and when the handle is inserted into the yoke I can put the handle in any position and it will stay there .
I thought of cutting a groove in the centre of the handle and use a ball catch but then I thought I try this first and it works just fine .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 06-09-2016 09:00 PM

That’s good to know… Nice simple fix…

Thank you.

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#2 posted 06-09-2016 09:06 PM

Nice remedy Klaus!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 06-09-2016 09:18 PM

Clever, but simple solution. Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 06-09-2016 09:19 PM

That is slick. Great ideal

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#5 posted 06-09-2016 11:09 PM

You are always thinking…
Did you glue the foam inside the yoke or is it just held in by friction?

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#6 posted 06-09-2016 11:21 PM

Simple, is sometimes the best way to go. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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kiefer

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#7 posted 06-10-2016 12:06 AM

Thanks Guys.
Greg the foam pad is held in the round hole for the spindle just by friction no need for glue .
Nice and simple .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#8 posted 06-10-2016 12:20 AM

As Greg said “always thinking.” Same words came to me..LOL! What do you think about the wear on the friction fit?

Thanks for posting.

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#9 posted 06-10-2016 12:48 AM

Every little bit helps make life easier. Cool solution.

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shipwright

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#10 posted 06-10-2016 12:52 AM

Simple is always best.
Good thinking Klaus.

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#11 posted 06-10-2016 02:31 AM

That is a slick idea, Klaus. It solves a real problem lots of us have .

thanks, Jim

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#12 posted 06-10-2016 02:45 AM

Great idea.

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#13 posted 06-10-2016 12:08 PM

Good going Klaus, but I gotta admit… When I saw that first picture, I thought you had made a double-sided toilet paper holder!

Sorry Dude !

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#14 posted 06-10-2016 01:41 PM

Good idea, thanks

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#15 posted 06-11-2016 11:03 AM

Whatever gets the job done…..

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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