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HOW-TO Quickly Set Up Your Vise

This is a fast and easy way to quickly setup your vise (this assumes you have a machinist's type vise).

in one step.
using a right angle (a precision type), just put the handle against the table and the arm against the side of the vise.

tighten down bolts lightly.

check for square.

use a rubber mallet to tap in either direction.

when it's right on, tighten bolts.

that's it!


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