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Forum topic by GuyK posted 03-15-2012 01:58 AM 1241 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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GuyK

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03-15-2012 01:58 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question vise

I need vises for my work bench and would like know what you have and use before I make my purchase. I am looking at a end vise and front vise. TIA.

-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org


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#1 posted 03-15-2012 02:37 AM

The Veritas vises are of great quality and not too expensive. I have two on my bench which you can see here:

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/59460

A lot of people like their twin screw vise, which I would have purchased, but it was a little out of my price range.

If you have a larger budget, definitely check out the hardware made by Benchcrafted:

http://benchcrafted.com/

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 03-15-2012 02:46 AM

http://pic3.picturetrail.com/VOL12/1104763/7297605/95066292.jpg

Emmert vises rock. Pricey though.

The above mentioned are great as well.

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#3 posted 03-15-2012 02:57 AM

FWW just had a face vice review in a workbench special edition. They had the Shopfox 9” rated as best value. $90 from grizzly.com best overall was Jorgensen at $165. These were ready to install types. In hardware only they had LN chain drive as best @ $285 and best value for LV for $140. Just an FYI, good luck.

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#4 posted 03-15-2012 05:38 AM

Thanks for the good information

-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org

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