Harbor Freight Bar Clamps

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Blog series by Jim Jakosh updated 07-15-2013 11:36 PM 1 part 6316 reads 24 comments total

Part 1: Repairing Them!

07-15-2013 11:36 PM by Jim Jakosh | 24 comments »

After a couple conversations with Angie O on Harbor Freight. I decided to fix a couple of the bar clamps I got there that don’t work for some reason. I have them in all sizes up to 48”. One of the 48” clamps popped and would not grab any more when I was trying to pull some warped pieces together to add the screws. I found the failure mode of these clamps is the short plastic lugs that go into each side of the trigger. When they wear far enough and move, the trigger breaks o...

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