I'm a good hand to carry a lot of spare parts and tools when we take the RV cross country, and a buddy of mine had a small 2 inch Receiver mounted Vice SO I HAD TO HAVE ONE LOL and built this today.  Its handy if ever needed and better then the first wife having to try and hold something with vice grips while I drill or hacksaw it. The input is an extra long model so the vice sets farther back from the RV leaving more room to work.

 Ol John T

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Comment by John "T" Nordhoff on July 19, 2014 at 7:53am

  Russell & Bernice, Yep in the larger hole I had a spacer/filler inside and 3 different size of washers on the outside to hold the vice down WITHOUT it pulling through or moving back and forth. Hey, there are much stronger ways I could have fabricated this (I have welders and cutting torches and chop saws lol) I just threw this together quickly as what little work Id be doing at the back of the RV is NOT heavy duty. It was NOT intended to for high strength, light duty only.  I got the idea from a buddy who had a vice he could attach to the rear Reece receiver and his was only small thumb screwed down unit but I wanted something at least a bit stronger then that lol

 John T  

Comment by Russell E Johnson on July 18, 2014 at 7:44pm

That is a great setup, I will be building the same thing, thanks for the idea.  What did you use for the hole where the trailer ball would go, I presume you used some kind of filler as fender washers would pull up through the hole.

Comment by paul nevitt on July 10, 2014 at 6:59am

Nice!! I saw one on the back of a city workers truck yesterday and told the wife I wanted to make one for the RV. That is a pretty sweet setup.

Comment by Pat Daly on July 9, 2014 at 10:46pm

Pretty clever!



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