For me it's my bench vise
. An old Wilton 5" beast bolted to my bench.
* Optional equipment: bench vise
, stitching pony or clamps, power saw, and power sander
I use custom cut-out wooden blocks that are clamped on the barrel in a strongly-cranked and tight bench vise
. The ejector rod housing has been removed.
In my early 20s I lived in a house where my bench vise
allowed a window-view of the apex of my neighbor's roof, a handy "target" for bore-sighting, but I haven't been as lucky since.
Clamp the fixture in a bench vise
. Polymer80 warns against clamping it so tight that the fixture bends and misaligns the holes slightly.
I chose to clamp the tool in my bench vise
to provide better access.
Q This may seem like a silly problem, but for the third time I ruined a small part when I clamped it in my bench vise
. I have a large vise which is just great for holding large parts, but even with protective inserts, I still have problems holding small parts.
Then you could develop a jig that would mount to the leg of your bench or, perhaps, to your bench vise
"The lacer we used (just like the one in the picture) was set in the jaws of our bench vise
. The ft lacing was set into the slots, being sure to install the retaining pin at the bottom before the belt was held in place manually and then the vise was squeezed shut.
Airmen must forcefully torque an arbor chuck held in a bench vise
to install/remove the cutter from the arbor.
A choke with an extremely heavy buildup of plastic is often easier to scrub clean when it is removed from the barrel, but don't make the mistake of placing it in a bench vise
. Doing so can squeeze the tube out of round and make it impossible to get it back into the barrel.