The VICE thread

What non motorbike related things are you doing, making, building, planning or designing
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Re: The VICE thread

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r1flyguy wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:18 pm I keep hearing vices from in my head telling me to buy a Ducati !!!
Buy one,that'll cure ya! :lol:
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Very broken Swinden's.

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Remade a new jaw part, pinned and brazed.

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Done.

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I'll be restoring this one soon.

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Monster 6 inch Swinden's.
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Drop it in citric acid solution for a week or so, and it should just need taking apart, cleaning, oiling and reassembling...
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I use a variety of methods for my restoration projects, I have already done half a dozen Swinden’s vices though this is my biggest yet. I have another five or six full size vices to do which will probably get one video each for the process. Some are broken, missing parts, some just old and rusty.

I am leaning towards an electrolytic bath for this one which I think might be seized solid.