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  1. GeoffM

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    Where does everyone get their clamps from? online or not?
     
  2. GeoffM

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    Where does everyone get their clamps from? online or not?
     
  3. Chris Brock

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    i got mine from home depot. they are 1/2 in bar clamps.
     
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    i got mine from home depot. they are 1/2 in bar clamps.
     
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    if you have a harbor freight nearby, they usually run sales on basic bar clamps.
     
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    if you have a harbor freight nearby, they usually run sales on basic bar clamps.
     
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    harbor freight, and overstock.com are both good places to start. You can never have enough clamps.
     
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    harbor freight, and overstock.com are both good places to start. You can never have enough clamps.
     
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    i have 4 of all small size clamps and 4 of the 48 in clamps spent about 100 on all of them for the same price for 5 at home depo
     
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    i have 4 of all small size clamps and 4 of the 48 in clamps spent about 100 on all of them for the same price for 5 at home depo
     
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    you can get great deals off ebay. I got 6 24" quick clamps for 30 bucks.
     
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    you can get great deals off ebay. I got 6 24" quick clamps for 30 bucks.
     
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    i got the el-cheapos off ebay as well, gotta love dutch auctions. but pretty soon i will sink some money in some nice pipe clamps, prob the most economical good clamps, altho those Besy K-Body clamps sure turn me on.
     
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    i got the el-cheapos off ebay as well, gotta love dutch auctions. but pretty soon i will sink some money in some nice pipe clamps, prob the most economical good clamps, altho those Besy K-Body clamps sure turn me on.
     
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    Ebay- I got 4 each of 18, 24, 36, 48" (16 total) clamps for
     
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    Ebay- I got 4 each of 18, 24, 36, 48" (16 total) clamps for
     
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    I've gotten cheap bar clamps from Harbor Freight when they go on sale. I've got maybe two dozen of those, and use them fairly often.

    The clamps that I really like (and the first ones I reach for) are my 48" and 24" Bessey K body clamps. They're stout and you can really crank them to apply lots of pressure. The only downside is they are heavy for their size. They are expensive, but I picked mine up for close to 40% off at a woodworking show 5 or 6 years ago.

    I do have some pony pipe clamps that I use for really big projects. They are very versatile. I've got 3 different lengths of pipes that I can screw together to make a 10' clamp if I need. Picked those up at Home Depot for about $10 years ago.

    Regards,

    Mike
     
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    thanks for all the suggestions!
     
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    thanks for all the suggestions!
     

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