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  • Kevin

    Years ago I welded hemostats to the ball from the last segment of the helping hands. It was much nicer to use. I knew that it would stay clamped once it was locked down. I had to epoxy the base to a six inch square piece of steel plate to handle the extra weight without tipping over. Other than that there were not problems. I also like that they can be used as heat sinks. I can clamp a part with one side, and clamp the other side on as a heat sink while soldering.