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Bessey 5" Multipurpose Vise

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Review by thewoodworker01 posted 625 days ago 2816 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Bessey 5" Multipurpose Vise Bessey 5" Multipurpose Vise Bessey 5" Multipurpose Vise Click the pictures to enlarge them

Recently I bought a vise for my workshop and I knew I wanted big one!!! I found the Bessey 5” multipurpose vise at Lowes. It is very well made. For me it will do just about everything that I need it to. I have read other reviews saying that they managed to snap the vise in half! How do you do that? It is a vise. I mean what were you holding in it? A 429 Boss engine, you shouldn’t be holding engines in, now I don’t know what they were doing but still.

There is a little big of slop in the base for pivoting it. It will pivot a whole 360 degrees. And it will also pivot the main head also 360 degrees to swap the jaws. (Look in the pictures) Very handy if you do anything with shafting, pipes.

I highly recommend this vise!!

I have a review of it on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYk0vLOfRg0

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".




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#1 posted 625 days ago

Sounds like a great buy

-- Norman

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#2 posted 624 days ago

Once Again , your video doesn’t work…nice looking vice though : )

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#3 posted 238 days ago

Hey thewoodworker01, I’m wondering how your vise is still holding up, since I’m considering buying the same vise from Lowe’s. Thanks.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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#4 posted 238 days ago

Finally got to watch your video. How is the vise holding up ? How much did you pay for it ?
thanks.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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