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Posted on Lowes phasing out Bessey for Irwin? Home Depot moving from Jorgies to Bessey?

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#1 posted 05-31-2014 05:36 PM

Menards in town sells Jorgensen parallel clamps. Whenever I want some, I just wait for them to go on sale or for Menards to run the 11% rebates.

Strangely enough, most people seem to prefer Jet over Jorgensen but I prefer the Jorgensen over Jet or Bessey after trying some of each. That locking device on the Jet got in my way too much.

The thing I don’t like about Irwin is their penchant for small diameter, plated threads. They don’t work as smoothly as the hefty acme threads on other brands.

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