|Review by Marcus||posted 02-11-2013 02:47 PM||3981 views||0 times favorited||19 comments|
Well, maybe my quick grip clamps are not gathering dust, but they are definitely not getting used near as much after purchase a few of these. I bought 3 of the 40” versions to supplement other clamps on a very large glue. They quickly became my go to clamps.
Unlike my other bessey parallel clamps, these have a nice large rubber handle that make it easy to really twist and lock down on a piece. I’ve yet to have any issues with flexing with them either, but most of the work I am doing does not require the sort of clamp pressure that might torque a clamp. The one instance where I did put some serious torque on these, I did not notice any flexing, and that was smashing a #20 biscuit into a #10 slot!
Another reviewer mentioned the heads not having a stop on them causing them to slide down the bar and crash into the end. I will freely admit that is definitely annoying and keeps me from giving these 5 stars. I also wish that the clamps came with more than 2 of the little leveling feet. 2 feet is plenty for a 12” clamp and a couple small boards, but for larger work, a few extra would be nice.