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Why do the new clamp faces go beyond parallel! My older set…

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Why do the new...

Why do the new clamp faces go beyond parallel! My older set assures a parallel clamp pressure.

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

They new. The plastic piece which the pads are attached to will move beyond parallel. My older clamps assured a parallel clamp pressure. It's a different design. Must be a reason for it, but when clamping boards for a table top and boards are resting on the clamp rail, the jaws move beyond parallel.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Huh?

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Why are the new Irwin clamps designed this way? Doesn't make sense.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 7 months ago
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Hi ...........if you are doing table tops you may want to make a switch to Pony clamps they will really have the grip and clamping power you need.......... I always found the Quick Grips didn't and more awkward to handle ...............the pros with the Pony are you can get the size you need by just getting a different pipe and whatever you have will lay flat on the pipe while you apply the force you need......I am always interested to know what a fellow woodworker thinks

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