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vice

habitual abnormal behavior of a destructive kind. It is most common in horses, pigs and chickens but may occur in any species if the animals are kept in confined spaces. See crib-biting, weaving, pica, tail biting, ear sucking, toe picking.
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The first improvised method is to clamp the barrel into a heavy duty vise to hold it.
This is on old vise that was made in Belgium probably close to a 100 years ago.
As you can see, by using a variety of smaller vises, I can avoid over-stressing or damaging the small parts in my heavy bench vise.
To achieve the smoothest finish possible and approximate the ground surfaces of the CNC vise, Sun says he selected the Dot style brush and intentionally reduced the spindle speed.
Vise holds a BBA in Accounting from Lamar University and an MBA from the University of Houston.
Skip one hole in the front left corner, where it would interfere with the vise.
No sense in working yourself to death yanking on a vise handle.
The XL vises have durable 80,000 PSI ductile iron bodies with precision machined steel components.
To this plate, I mounted an inexpensive combination vise using three bolts.
Chick Workholding Solutions has been developing a new CNC vise for over a year and has done the usual prototyping.
The size of a vise is measured by both the jaw width of the vise and the capacity of the vise when the jaws are fully open.
A manual vise with a precision threaded spindle reportedly ensures that the torque is transferred directly to the specimen without friction losses.