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Forum topic by redSLED posted 05-14-2013 02:33 PM 1273 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-14-2013 02:33 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vise woodworking vise woodworkers vise carpenters vise jorgensen vise

Like the title says – think this is a good, OK or pricey deal? The ad says the 4×10 Jorgensen vise is unused.

http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/tls/3770220135.html

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#1 posted 05-14-2013 02:36 PM

Seems a bit steep to me.

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#2 posted 05-14-2013 02:37 PM

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#3 posted 05-14-2013 04:49 PM

$100 is what a brand new cost me 6 years ago. Looks unused, by looking at the wood arm – still to much. Lee Valley looks better.

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#4 posted 05-14-2013 05:02 PM

I guess it all depends on how much you want/need it to be a Jorgensen

Jorgensen Rapid Acting Bench Vise, 4in x 10in Face, 12in Opening

$179.99

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#5 posted 05-14-2013 05:07 PM

The rust isn’t much of an issue. Make an offer.

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#6 posted 05-17-2013 02:20 AM

A few weeks ago I bought a 7-inch Jorgensen vise that is very similar for about $120. Look at my projects page if you want to see a photo.

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