Equipment SAFETY tips: The Vise

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Forum topic by MsDebbieP posted 08-09-2011 06:46 PM 3557 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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What are some tips to work safely on and around a vise?



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#1 posted 08-10-2011 02:41 AM

I guess I’ll go first although I can’t think of many safety issues with a vise…

Don’t overtighten. Don’t clamp just one side(racking), add a spacer to the other side. I don’t know if thats a safety issue but it can ruin your vice.

Watch your fingers and other appendages ;) when tightening.

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