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Old 01-18-2013, 02:48 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Lakers4Life View Post
Not exactly, the base clamp will not lock completely when you move lever. It's usually a cam adjustment, but there comes a point when an adjustment does not help. As for your problem, it's binding, which can be attributed to the same adjustment, but if you loosen it, it might not lock properly.

There are two adjustments, a Coarse adjustment and a Fine Adjustment. The Coarse adjustment is the nut at the bottom of the machine. There are two nuts, the bottom nut (closes to the end) is a lock nut, and the other is the adjustment nut. The fine adjustment is the one inside the base clamp, that you access with a 3mm allen wrench.

Many of the newer clamps have the Fine adjustment screw on the outside, like the Gamma Switch Action Clamps.
Ok,thanks a bunch!
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