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#1 posted 12-14-2012 02:57 PM

Sylvains right, that is a threaded rod so you need to spin that lower nut to adjust for parallel. I personally would make the knurled potion bigger and toothed like a sprocket, so it is easier to spin it with your foot.

Edit: here is a link to show what I’m talking about. It is however on a wooden screw but you get the idea.
http://www.popularwoodworking.com/workbenches/schwarz-workbenches/leg-vises-without-the-pin-3-other-solutions
Jim

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise


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