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Author Topic: Kreg vise grip style clamps -wow!  (Read 914 times)

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Kreg vise grip style clamps -wow!
« on: December 30, 2017, 07:15:35 PM »
Anybody use these?

https://www.kregtool.com/store/c28/project-clamps-and-face-clamps/p387/3-wood-project-clamp/

They automatically adjust to differing thickness's of material.  Looked super impressive in the store, clamping between 3/4" and @3" without adjustment.

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Re: Kreg vise grip style clamps -wowza!
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2017, 07:21:34 PM »
I be done uzing some of doze.  I da likes um for puttin in stiles.  Banjomonie
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Re: Kreg vise grip style clamps -wowza!
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2017, 08:45:44 PM »
I use their bench clamps with crank down handles vs auto adjust and they work great.  Kreg makes some really good stuff.
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Re: Kreg vise grip style clamps -wowza!
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2017, 09:42:52 PM »
I have their pocket hole jig set and I love it.
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Re: Kreg vise grip style clamps -wow!
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2017, 11:26:15 PM »
I have a set of the normal self adjusting ones made by them.
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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2017, 11:40:22 PM »
Been using them since they came out.  LOVE THEM.  I used them quite a bit when putting up new fencing boards.  I also like their washer head screws.  Get plenty of pull down with the bigger heads.

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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2017, 04:12:31 AM »
Yep, got a pair of them and love them.  Works great with my Kreg Jig and for other stuff as well.
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« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2018, 07:19:24 PM »
I bought a pair of the 6 inch ones last week at Lowes and they have a very inconsistent clamping force. Sometimes they would clamp right and other times it would take 2 hands to squeeze them deforming the clamp with the same adjustment.   I contacted Kreg to see if it needed to be lubed or returned and they are sending a replacement right out as it seems I got a defective one . Great customer service that saved me a 40 mile round trip back to Lowes. I definitely will pick up a couple more if the replacement works right. :)
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