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Forum topic by Beeguy posted 01-12-2011 11:42 PM 5451 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-12-2011 11:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vise

A number of years ago I bought a vise that moved in two directions which allowed good access to the workpeice regardless of the size or shape. I bought it primarily for working on gunstocks for black powder rifles the type used in the 18th and early 19 centuries. I bought it from a guy from Ohio where they were made. I really like this vice. I expect my vise to outlive me by a lot. I recommended this vise to a few folks but they have not been available for a number of years. There is a similar one being made by ShopFox but it did not have the same base that allowed the additional rotation.

I see that Garret-Wade Tools is now selling a similar vise although this one is imported. I was wondering if anyone had purchased this version and if they liked it so I can pass it on to those still looking for one.

http://www.garrettwade.com/garrett-wades-unique-ultimate-versatile-vise/p/05R10.10/

-- Ron, Kutztown, PA "The reward is in the journey."


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#1 posted 12-18-2011 01:01 PM

Almost a year since this subject posted- I came across this googling the same thing. Maybe this will help others who may be looking if you have resolved this already…

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Versa-Vise/162496443787972

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#2 posted 12-18-2011 03:29 PM

This does look like a very versatile vise. I appreciate your posting this because I was not aware of this model. Thanks

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#3 posted 12-18-2011 08:07 PM

Sometimes called a Parrot vise.

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 08:13 PM

Thanks for sharing.

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