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Posted: 9/14/2004 3:55:32 AM EDT
Do you guys use a vise block when working on lowers?

If not, how do you hold the lower to change the stock?

Link Posted: 9/14/2004 4:02:24 AM EDT
Ya could always use an old junk magazine, (remove the guts and follower, insert a wooden block) insert the mag, place mag in vise, tighten to hold, careful not to crush it too badly. Or there's a solid plastic mag like device sold by Bushmaster and others that accomplishes the same thing.

$30 from Bushmaster:

Link Posted: 9/14/2004 10:52:53 AM EDT
I just use an old mag even with the guts in it, no big deal. It works great........but don't torque anything using it.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 4:27:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/14/2004 4:29:08 PM EDT by kidjoe]
Yup Mike, that's the block I am considering, just wondering if there is a less expensive alternative...

Jimmy, I was wondering if an old mag would work -- even considered putting a block inside the mag, as Mike suggested.

Will probably get the vise block -- looks like I can get a real tele stock now have
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 8:22:09 AM EDT
With the ban gone I don't think beat-to-hell mags are going to be worth much anymore but it sounds like you guys have figured out a use for them.
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