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Does Anybody Have A Truck Mounted Vise

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Canadian GreenScape, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. Canadian GreenScape

    Canadian GreenScape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    I was thinking today about mounting a small vise on my truck somewhere or just welding one right to the trailer.. I figure it would come in handy especially if a blade needs a bit of fileing in the field. Anyone have one on their rig? Do you use it much?
  2. Indiana

    Indiana LawnSite Member
    Messages: 246

    I mounted one right on my tool box on my trailer. I use it daily and love it.

    Not one that it was my grandfather's vise. He's been gone since 1991 but I still smile when I use his vise. I think he would smile too.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I was always going to mount one on the rear bumper of my 1 ton (piece of 10 or 12" channel) but I never have.
  4. Luscious Lawns

    Luscious Lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    If you keep a 6 or 8 inch C clamp in your tool box you can make a quick vise for sharpening by clamping the blade to the top rail of the trailor or the landscape body. I used this method for many years before I got a shop vice but they are still handy in the field.

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