"There is a black "BB" in the clamp that provides the pressure for the clamp and fails by coming apart. Major flaw in my opinion. Probably some cheap synthetic out of China. I'm assuming that the petroleum based lubricant that I used…"
"Yes there is most definitely a trick to using these clamps. Undo the clamping pressure , in other words go into the negative.
They are so tight when they are made you have to "Break them In" adding lubricant will just make a mess. I used…"
I have been using the Automaxx 6" clamp for two plus years, and recently the clamp is impossible to close the handles to secure the work and my jig. I cannot close the handles no matter how much pressure I can exert. I open the clamp to max to reset…Continue
Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction. I have considerable experience with conventional…