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Mr Gripy ski tuning stand

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Has anyone tried the Mr Gripy ski tuning stand? https://www.happynorwegian.no/home

I've seen some fairly good reviews, and wondered if it's a solution to us not having anywhere to attach a vice.
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Do you not have a workmate or similar?
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Not currently.
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Looks fairly decent from the very short clip of it on Stomp It Tutorials Youtube channel a few months back. Think the video is called something like “5 cool things from...”
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I have a set and I’m selling my old Swix table because the Mr Gripy is so versatile.

You can use it anywhere that has a flat surface (floor, table, car bonnet! etc..). Very easy to adjust the position of the skis from base to edge and it can hold 2 XC skis at the same time.

It’s very gripy and can handle my rotobrush.

Highly recommend.
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Looks pretty interesting , no UK dealers ?
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Spoon wrote:
I have a set and I’m selling my old Swix table because the Mr Gripy is so versatile.

The versatility also interests me, as we have both skis and a board to service. Does it look like it would cope with both?
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sugarmoma666 wrote:
Spoon wrote:
I have a set and I’m selling my old Swix table because the Mr Gripy is so versatile.

The versatility also interests me, as we have both skis and a board to service. Does it look like it would cope with both?


I don’t own a snowboard so I can’t test if it’s stable enough (especially doing the edges) but I don’t see why it won’t work if you take care.
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I'm interested... where do you buy it?

Seems pricey for what it is. I wonder how long they have a patent for...
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Would it be possible to saw a slot out of these and save €97?

https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/chairs-stools-benches/bathroom-stools-benches/f%C3%B6rsiktig-childrens-stool-white-green-art-60248418/
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Looks a neat design, perfect for going on an existing workbench/table. Pricey, yes, but that's only like everything in Norway ;o)
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For less money:

https://www.thepisteoffice.com/index.php/the-piste-office-store/vices-benches-retainers/kunzmann-profi-3-piece-ski-vice-detail.html
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ringingmaster wrote:
For less money:

https://www.thepisteoffice.com/index.php/the-piste-office-store/vices-benches-retainers/kunzmann-profi-3-piece-ski-vice-detail.html

Thanks, but we don't have anywhere to attach vices.
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For even less money

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@geoffers, looks nice but why angled and not just vertical?
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why angled and not just vertical?

I think I saw a similar design on the web somewhere, and it's actually a bit easier to sharpen the edges this way ...

More pics here, with refinements to stop the ski moving when scraping etc
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