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Tongs for tapering short pieces of 7/16" hex


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I'm trying to taper the ends of 6-12" lengths of 7/16" hex rod. I need to be able to rotate it quickly while maintaing a decent grip. I also need to be able to grab one of the tapered ends (maybe 1/4 inch hex). What kind of tongs would be best for this?

I'm also looking for tongs for tapering short lengths of 1/4", 5/16" and 7/16" square bars.

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I think I would try just making a regular set of pos style tongs and set the jaws at 120 deg instead of 90 Then twist the jaws 60 deg to one side so the flats are in line with the reins ... Or just leave it with the point at top center.. either way when you turn it 90deg you'll have a point or flat

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