" Vice? I have no vice!,

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by jon-monon, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    I'm as pure as the driven snow." -- Curley

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    jon-monon Active Member

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    These are "O" scale.

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    jon-monon Active Member

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    The Jaws are about 1/4" wide and move in and out

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    jon-monon Active Member

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    Ive tried to make vices several times and they all flopped. I think these will look fine once they are filled and painted.

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  6. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    WOW now that takes skill and patience. A nice piece of work Jon.
    When I saw the first photo I thought it was a full size vice.
    Good to see your smiling face too.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    I also noted that it took only three bottles of Heinekin to make the vices.
  8. Drew Toner

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    Them's a might nice vice, Jon:D :D

    but do they actually work?:confused: :confused:

    :wave:
    Drew
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    jon-monon Active Member

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    TY guys...

    LOL - if you look close, you will see one bottle is full, so it takes one bottle per vice :D :D :D

    The jaws move in and out, but there is no threaded screw; they just slide. So they may be positioned as needed, but don't actiually apply clamping force :)
  10. belg

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    Jon if you soldered a nut inside the rectangal tubing and used like an 8/32 or 10/32 piece of threaded rod for the arm you could get it to clamp down with pressure. Pat
  11. shamus

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    Hiya Matey, They sure do look great, who's the guy with the beard :D You made a really good job my friend.
    Shamus
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    Is That Ever COOL!!

    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    Jon, I'll bet Shamus could use a dozen or so...as could I.
    Any chance you could do a step-by-step how to?

    Are some of these going into the Blacksmith shop?
    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb::thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Awesome Jon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Nice job on them vie. O, I thought you did ho? FRED
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    Very nice, I wish sometimes to have your patience.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    jon-monon Active Member

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    Belg, for a very brief moment, I considered doing something similar, then my santy returned to me :D :D :D

    That's my 4th best friend :D

    Hehe these two are on their way to visit the CATS layout :D

    I guess I could write something up, but there's not much to it, just use your immagination to come up with the parts and solder 'em together.

    Yup, HO/HOn30, cepins when modelin' for someone else, then I do any scale :D

    Not much patiance, really friend, you already ahve the soldering skills, why not get some bits of brass and give it a go?

    For those who don't solder or don't like to solder, you can do as much or more in styrene. You would actually have a better selection of materials, and it's easier to cut, paint, add NBWs, etc.
  17. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That is impressive work Jon! I've always admired your ability to work with minute parts in brass. Hmmmm, I recall a weird character in some movie commenting "The only way to treat vice..is with a vice!" Don' t recall the film. Any way..Great work!!!! :thumb:
    Ralph
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    A vise is a vise is a vise eris vise a vise er

    Hi jon how could you leave a full beer sitting where I can not reach!!!!!!!:(

    O btw great looking vise`s:thumb:
    Who is that young whippersnapper with you?????:confused:
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    So it's clear, you have another one in the works.

    And I'm glad - NOW I know what kind of flux you use for your soldering wizardry!

    Great, job, Jon! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Ron
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    Jon:

    Nice vices. All five of 'em. What wattage soldering iron do you typically use? I have been thinking of making a resistance soldering iron because i just have a 25 watt pencil iron, that's fourty years old so it's probably only a ten watter by now, and i find it won't let me do much in the way of "structural" soldering. Was trying to redo the flag "pole" on a turnout and just couldn't get it hot enough quick enough.


    Nice work, I think you should model a tool and die works, inside and out, with lighting,...please.

    Regards,
    Ted