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#21 ThomasPowers

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 03:13 PM

5 gallon plastic bucket with a slot hacksawed down the side to fit around the bracket.

 

Or mount the bracket to a piece of wood (or steel) and have *that* piece be easily demountable from the stable base.


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Posted 12 November 2013 - 08:32 AM

Probably not all that hard to remove, you just need to rethink a few things. Instead of bolts, go with threaded studs and nuts to secure the bracket to the post. When done, simply spin off the 3 nuts and lift the vise off the studs and you are done. A cordless drill with an adapter and socket will make short work of spinning out the nuts. You could probably also use knurled knobs to do the same thing,

 

 

My portable leg vise right now is a 6x6 post attached to a large piece of 5/8" plate at the bottom. To attach the bracket to the post, I simply use my inmpact driver to zing down 3 lag bolts in the holes and back them out when done. It's probably taken me 5 times longer to type this than it does to pull the vise off.



#23 Stephen Olivo

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 03:01 PM

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Thomas latane does some amazing work and thought you might enjoy seeing what he did to a vice a while back.  

 

http://www.anvilfire...ksmith-vise.php

 

and now on to what my mobile vice has and dimensions. As well as ideas on other ways to accomplish the same effect depending on what your skills are or what you have available to you.  

 

https://plus.google....462494671190625

 

…I had lots of time today to sketch out those three pages of stuff at the end there as I waited for my dad to get done with his eye doctor.  If you have trouble reading/deciphering any of it just let me know.  This is just what I have learned so far in regards to the mounting of this type of vice.  

 

hope this helps.


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#24 trevarthan

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 10:50 AM

I can't see the facebook photos for some reason, but the google plus photos are nice. It took me a while to realize the numeric markings are 10s of millimeters, but after that it made sense. Looks like 1/2" plate, 1 1/2" wide for the part that holds the vise. Hard to say how long it is, but I can guesstimate.

#25 Stephen Olivo

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 12:23 PM

Oh he must have it set to just friends or something.  The vice is in the armorers shop at the castle rock museum.  Its a stunningly reworked piece.  This link is to the pictures I took when at the memphis metal museum during a show of toms stuff that will be up till the end of this month.  I was lucky enough to have a piece there as from someone he influenced. https://plus.google....505233190478849

 The u bracket part would start out as approximately 14 inches long for my sized leg,spring,bracket before bending.  Yep 1/2 by 1 1/2.  Yeah I took the photos in metric as well as in inches.  Didn't know what would be more helpful to you.  I like the fact that you can zoom in on the photos.  Just realized that like yesterday.  :D  


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Posted 13 November 2013 - 10:10 PM

http://www.iforgeiro...unt-and-spring/

 

This is one I did last winter. 


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#27 Stephen Olivo

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:08 AM

Timothy Miller.  Lovely vice work.  Thanks for sharing it:D


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