RR Tongs

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rail road spikes make good tongs. I have several. One comment don't make your jaws to thin. I have posted the Machinist hand book measurements for tongs in the past it is a good guide to use when making tongs. It will help you make tongs that will last a long time Keep at it. 

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For my second pair of tongs, it occurred to me to take advantage of the mass of the head to make bolt tongs for 1-1/4” diameter round. 



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