Quote Originally Posted by olderdan View Post
Nice work and very useful, I made a small version for my lathe cross slide only to find I could not use it as it locked the slide due to distortion.
Unlike a stand alone clamp it transfers the clamp force to the bed, fine on a robust machine.
Oh well at least the long T nuts are still to be used. Great find on the gas struts.

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Thanks olderdan, we all get failures sometimes and end up with stuff we made that somewhere down the track can use for something else. I have a box in my shed called the "what was it thinking?" box.