Under no circumstances should you ever try to use a pipe wrench on a barrel nut nor should you ever simply clamp an upper receiver into a vise
without a special holding fixture.
Gunsmithing books seem to only touch lightly on the subject of vises
and then move on to more heady subjects.
I have a large vise
which is just great for holding large parts, but even with protective inserts, I still have problems holding small parts.
According to Sun, the company's CNC machine vises
are constructed of different materials and surface treatments.
This bench includes the signature features of a traditional woodworking bench: a thick, flat top designed to take a pounding; a tail vise
and a face vise
, mounted one at each end, for securing stock; and an overhanging top that allows you to clamp stock to the edges.
com)-- This week Tormach launched new specialty jaw plates for 5" Vises
, available for sale at www.
There are all kinds of vises
but all you need is a basic bench vise
with a swivel base.
combine an innovative compact design with jaw changeovers taking less than a minute to provide significant flexibility to workholding.
The EPM electro-permanent magnetic chucks, and ECB permanent magnetic vises
are for workholding.
jaw opening and 20,000 lbs of clamping force makes Kurt's XL 8-inch vises
suitable for very large parts requiring aggressive, high speed machining operations.
are designed for light work in the home, garage and farm.
BallLock base production vises
are intended to provide quick-change fixturing solutions in two ways: Jaw changeovers take less than a minute and the BallLock mounting system built in the vise
's base permits one-minute changeover of vises
I don't know anybody else who collects vises
, even though it's a tool everybody uses.
One of the problems with most vises
is that, if they move at all, it is only in a circular direction and the jaws are always oriented parallel to the floor.
Open top vises
allow the operator to clearly see the drill stem joints and enables making-up and breaking joints a snap.