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Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)
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 I received the Mobile project center as an xmas gift and have been trying to use the included bench clamp- but it has issues.  It wont allow me to close the grip on something around 1.5-2 inches…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CPL Jan 10.

 

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CPL replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"Thanks everyone- and KREGREP.  Very helpful/found resolution."
Jan 10
MINICOOPERUSAF replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"I have the same work bench with clamps, works great. Contact Kreg, good people ready to help"
Jan 10
Alex Cruickshank replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"Are you letting the clamp fully open before clamping a new piece?  Evidently it needs to fully open up to reset the mechanism."
Dec 27, 2018
KregRep replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"Please contact our Technical Support team at technicalsupport@kregtool.com or 800-447-8638 - they will be happy to help with this. Thanks!"
Dec 27, 2018
CPL replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"I tried step 1, it will clamp something that is 1inch thick just not around 2inch. Regarding point 2, even after I first loosened the screw at bottom, hard to tighten or loosen again without pliers*. Wondering if the threads on screw are faulty."
Dec 20, 2018
Keith Bryan replied to CPL's discussion 'Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)'
"1.  Get a box of Wheaties and eat for breakfast.  Just kidding.  Sometimes it seems the clamping tension goes kafooey.  When that happens I try to clamp a different size (even just down to the work surface) then go back to the…"
Dec 20, 2018
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Bench Clamp not working (Came with Mobile project center)

 I received the Mobile project center as an xmas gift and have been trying to use the included bench clamp- but it has issues.  It wont allow me to close the grip on something around 1.5-2 inches high. Even with two hands I cant clamp anything over .5 inch.  And the screw that goes into the table to glide along I need a wrench to loosen/tighten (along bottom of clamp).The middle screw that supposedly allows you to adjust auto clamping seems to do nothing.Please help - Not sure how to rectify…See More
Dec 20, 2018

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Kreg Jig K4/K4MS, Mobile Project Center, Screw Organizer
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Intermediate DIYer
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