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ChuckV

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813 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: record vise

I’d been looking for an under-bench-mounted vise for a long while. Last week, a CL posting caught my eye. A man was selling two Record vises, models 52D and 52ED. I went to look at them and bought both for a total of $90.

As far as I can tell, the two models are the same except for the location of the “MADE IN ENGLAND” stamp on the front.

The vises are in perfect working condition. The dogs and the thumbscrews that lock the dogs are there. The quick releases work fine.

Here are some photos of how they look right now before I do any cleanup.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson


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cabmaker

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#1 posted 813 days ago

You did good on that one. They are sorta contagious arent they ?

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Dave

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#2 posted 813 days ago

A very nice set you have there. I am jealous, and happy for you.

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#3 posted 813 days ago

Great score. Let me know if you need anthing for cleaning them up.

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Roger

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#4 posted 812 days ago

Oh yea! These look gr8

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#5 posted 812 days ago

I’ve got a copy and I really like it. Good score!

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#6 posted 812 days ago

excellent find, congrats!

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#7 posted 812 days ago

I have the ED model as well, and I think there was something different from the D, but without going to the shop to check, I don’t remember!

Seems to me the ED is the newer version.

Great score…I have a few of various sizes lying around, cannot seem to leave them alone at auction sales. Similar vice maybe…

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