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What is a tripod stand?

         
         
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  A tripod stand, sometimes known as a tristand, is a portable work stand used to mount a pipe vice.  

A tripod stand, sometimes known as a tristand, is a portable work stand used to mount a pipe vice.

 
         
  Tripod stands can be used with both chain pipe vices and hinged pipe vices.  

Tripod stands can be used with both chain pipe vices and hinged pipe vices. 

 
         
  The stand allows the vice to be located on any worksite. As the user does not need to keep returning to the workshop, this saves them time and money.  

The stand allows the vice to be located on any worksite.

 

As the user does not need to keep returning to the workshop, this saves them time and money.

 
         
  Many tripod stands have an integral tray that is very useful for holding additional tools used with a pipe vice, such as a pipe cutter or lubricating oil.  

Many tripod stands have an integral tray that is very useful for holding additional tools used with a pipe vice, such as a pipe cutter or lubricating oil. 

 
         
  The folding design of the tristand means that it is easy to store and transport.  

The folding design of the tristand means that it is easy to store and transport. 

 
         
  If you are working on a particularly long length of pipe, it is advised that you use an additional pipe rest alongside your tripod stand to support the rear end of the pipe. This will ensure that the weight of the pipe is distributed evenly and will prevent the stand from tipping over.  

If you are working on a particularly long length of pipe, it is advised that you use an additional pipe rest alongside your tripod stand to support the rear end of the pipe.

 

This will ensure that the weight of the pipe is distributed evenly and will prevent the stand from tipping over.