Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Feb 23 21:40:49 CST 2008
On Saturday 23 February 2008 22:29, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 23 Feb 2008 at 22:03, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> > Looks good. But that's not what I have on hand here, which looks more
> > like this:
> > http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11z1zBFKbBL._AA160_.jpg
> Ah, the Vise-grip C-clamp. There's also a Pony clamp that's a work-
> alike. If you wanted to go a notch up, I recall seeing this thing at
> my favorite Cheap Chinese Tool Store:
> With some modification, that'd work pretty well, it seems to me.
> Might be useful for other things as well, depending on your
> inclinations. Make one heckuva walnut cracker...
Yeah it would. Dunno if I'd wanna clean up the mess afterwards, though. :-)
The other thing I've used is a small vise, with some padding on the jaws, as
others have mentioned. I don't do a *lot* of those connectors, though some
years back I got a box of 36-pin "centronics" type and some ribbon cable. I
don't think I used 'em all up, though.
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