This low-cost clamp works like the ratcheting tie-downs used to secure cargo to a pickup truck.…
But instead of rubber-coated metal hooks on the ends of the 16'-long nylon band, it’s secured to the ratchet at one end with the other end loose to pull through the ratchet before tightening. It comes with four 90° nylon corner brackets that clip onto the band and work great for square glue-ups. For odd angles, we use Lee Valley’s accessory variable-angle corners (4-pack, #50K57.01, $12.95, because they adjust from 30° to 180°—the only ones with this much flexibility. Our advice: Buy the band clamp (#17F10.02) itself for $9.95, then get the variable corners.
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