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Forum topic by CharlieK posted 06-09-2008 12:44 AM 1265 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-09-2008 12:44 AM

Does anyone know of a good way to adjust the position of the handles on the Twin Screw Vise? I would like the position of each handle to match. In other words if the one on the left is at 12 oclock then I would like the other one to match.

I can’t see how to do that and still keep the more important face adjustment right.

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#1 posted 06-09-2008 03:39 PM

Good question as that’s something I’d like to do as well. I’ve been tweaking the last few things on my bench, and that’s something on my need-to-investage list. I assumed (maybe incorrectly?) that you could do it by loosening the set screw on the non-drive screw and re-tightening after they were aligned? If that doesn’t work, the only other way I can think of would be to put thin shims behind one or the other nut-plate so that they jaws close up at the same screw position.

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#2 posted 06-09-2008 04:08 PM

Doug has it correct. Loosen the set screw, spin to position and then re-tighten.

Too easy :)


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