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Rbob

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Which Clamps
« on: August 28, 2014, 12:30:50 PM »
Jorgensen makes a lot of them, how long is short? medium? long? 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Which Clamps
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2014, 12:58:23 PM »
Rob ...Yes, I love Jorgenson clamps.  I use the 6" Jorgenson Clamps the most, and the 12" version the second most.  I also use the 12" Irwin Quick Grip Clamps quite a lot too.  I have one spreader clamp that I never use, and a couple of 48" Jorgenson clamps that I never use.  I use a pair of pipe clamps that let me clamp things wider or taller than a boat if I need to ...but I rarely use them either.  Having about 10 of the 6" Jorgensons and about 10 of the 12" Jorgensons is a great start... And yes, I keep the clamp pads on nearly all of my clamps - it helps prevent dents in wood that I have to fix later.

I also use a stack of 12-18 squeeze clamps too.

Brian


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Re: Which Clamps
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2014, 04:23:56 PM »
I have seen several wood-working videos where guys were using clamps similar to this:
http://www.irwin.com/tools/locking-tools/the-original-locking-c-clamps-with-swivel-pads

Very fast once you have your clamp set.

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Re: Which Clamps
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Re: Which Clamps
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2014, 11:07:42 AM »
Thanks for the replies.  If all goes right I will be starting this fall on my 26-29 Great Alaskan.