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12-15-2014 12:50 AM

Yippee-Eye-Kay-Yea!!! Santa (me) gave me these 6 new, Made in The USA, Jorgensen Parallel clamps!! (2-24”, 2-36”, & 2-48”). I’m so excited. I actually bought them online from Menards. They had a hell-lay-cious sale on them a few weeks ago. I only wish I would have bought more. Now I can really look forward to making some stuff. I’ll do a review on these when I git round to using em. I can certainly tell that they were made in the USA. Damn (sorry for the explitive), they are fine fine fine, and I am happy happy happy!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#1 posted 12-15-2014 12:56 AM

Congratulations! Those are some great looking clamp—enjoy. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 12-15-2014 12:58 AM

Nice catch – I guess I’ll just have to live with my 1/2” black iron clamping system

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 12-15-2014 12:59 AM

Hey John. Thnku. I give you and your family best wishes during this holiday season. Work/Play safe buddy. Dick: I never wanted to pay those high bux for clamps like these, but, I said, I needed to treat myself, especially when I seen the sale on these puppies. After shipping I’ve got 198 bux in all 6 of em, which I think was a super deal. Like I said above, I wish I would have bought a few more of the 24’s at least

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 12-15-2014 01:08 AM

Congrats, I can’t wait to see what you make with them

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#5 posted 12-15-2014 01:10 AM

congrats on the santa score, which means you must have been nice and not naughty…enjoy them, nothing like using a well made clamp…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 12-15-2014 01:12 AM

I think Santa should spread some of those clamps around instead of taking them all. It is better to give than receive. ha ha

Every once in awhile you should treat yourself. With a good sale like that, it’s hard to pass up.
Have a Merry Christmas Roger.

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#7 posted 12-15-2014 01:14 AM

clamps….ummmmm gotta have those clamps and more clamps… if you feel you should have bought more then just go back to Me nards and get some more …if you don’t you will regret it forever.!

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#8 posted 12-15-2014 01:14 AM

A pen blank cutting board can’t be far off.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#9 posted 12-15-2014 01:16 AM

You’re a lucky man :-)

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#10 posted 12-15-2014 01:20 AM

Nice. Good to see you have the new plastic composite handles. In my opinion, they are more comfortable than the old maple handles.

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#11 posted 12-15-2014 01:22 AM

Roger, I’ll say you are one smart shopper. You got just what the giftee wanted ( how did you know????). Those sure won’t be returned after Christmas!! I recently use some of those that my buddy Tim has and they are top shelf!!!!!!!!!!! I lie you bought them at my favorite store. I did not know you could shop there on line. I may have to do that in Arizona since they have no stored down there.

Have a safe and Merry Christmas, my friend!!!!!!!!...................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 12-15-2014 02:00 AM

Only the best from Santa

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 12-15-2014 02:20 AM

You must have been a very good boy this year!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#14 posted 12-15-2014 02:42 AM

ya can’t have enough clamps.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#15 posted 12-15-2014 03:05 AM

Nice Rog. That’s the first I’ve seen of their new handles. I’m a big fan of Jorgy’s. Made in ‘merica;-)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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