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Improving clamp handles

Derek Cohen (in Perth, Australia)
I have had a bunch of old Bessey parallel clamps forever. About a year ago I purchased a few of the Bessey Revo. What I came to appreciate about the Revo are the soft grips - they are so easy to tighten and loosen. By comparison, the red-painted wooden grips of the old Besseys I have are slippery, which can be quite frustrating.

I tried a latex spray on the painted handles, but it was not durable and peeled off.

I recalled a thick silicon tape I had used to repair pipes. It seals by welding to itself.

Wrapped around the handle, it takes about an hour to become permanent. It is very grippy and comfortable. A definite upgrade for any clamp handle ...

Regards from Perth

Derek

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