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    Big Rotating Vise Repair

    Repairing a big cast iron part that's subject to extreme stresses: A 5" rotating vise.

    Big Rotating Vise Repair-yevinww.jpg

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    Look forward to seeing how you repair this...somebody used a big cheeter bar to do that!
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    either that or a big hammer trying to cold bend too thick of metal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PJs View Post
    Look forward to seeing how you repair this...somebody used a big cheeter bar to do that!
    Follow the link below the picture for the rest of the story

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    Thanks bobneumann! We've added your Vise Repair to our Vises category,
    as well as to your builder page: bobneumann's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Quote Originally Posted by PJs View Post
    Look forward to seeing how you repair this...somebody used a big cheeter bar to do that!
    Having seen a few of those Chinese vises, a 3 year old could have leaned on the handle.


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