Swivel base- worth it?

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Re: Swivel base- worth it?

Post by SteveM » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:26 am

stevec wrote:I got around to solving the problem of my Kurt Klone vise handle hitting my crossfeed handwheel.
The handwheel came out of inventory
I pressed in a sacrificed cheapo ¾" socket I machined down and cut off
and made a crank handlehandle more or less "freehand"
That's a neat solution. Is the socket keyed or pinned?

Steve

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Re: Swivel base- worth it?

Post by stevec » Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:25 pm

Steve
stevec wrote:I pressed in a sacrificed cheapo ¾" socket I machined down and cut off.
Quote as per my previous reply a few posts back on this thread.
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Re: Swivel base- worth it?

Post by SteveM » Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:36 pm

stevec wrote:Steve
stevec wrote:I pressed in a sacrificed cheapo ¾" socket I machined down and cut off.
Quote as per my previous reply a few posts back on this thread.
Steve
Yes, I saw that. I was just asking if it was held from rotating by anything other than the press fit.

Neat idea. I have to make some handles to replace some missing from my mill and that will work nicely with an 8-point socket into a round-hole handle, since most of the handles I have lying around have round holes and I need to stick square pegs in them :-)

Steve

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