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#1 mvalbano

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 02:59 PM

Hi Everyone,

 

I was wondering if anyone on the forum owns or has experience with the Marc Petitjean Swiss vise? Specifically I'm looking for information on the hook holding power especially in the bigger sizes. In my brief hands on with a friends, bigger streamer hooks and even long shank dry fly hooks were slipping in the jaws under moderate pressure and I was wondering if any owners out there had the same experience? I know its rated for hook sizes 9/0 - 32. Any info would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Michael 



#2 Mogup

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 08:55 PM

Nice looking vise. Too many parts for me though.

#3 fishinguy

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 07:30 AM

I believe there's a guy here who ties allot of Pike flies that uses the Swiss master and seems to love it. I'm blanking on his name though.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 07:40 AM

Tried doing a search, couldn't find a thread about it. Adam mentions his vise here. He's the one tying all the big pike flies with one. http://www.flytyingf...l=&fromsearch=1

#5 mvalbano

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 02:14 PM

Thank you so much!

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 03:10 PM

Yes Adam got one last year. He would be a good one to ask.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 05:48 PM

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Mustad Signature Series Tarpon 6/0

The jaws are NOT as intuitively user friendly and tenacious as a Law or Jvise but will hold plenty tight enough to tie...

to bend, NOT so much...

The Swiss is a bit complicated with curious "subtleties" but thoughtfully designed and built well...

After all, it's the Swiss Army Knife of vises...


slightly handicapped moderately decorated military aviator veteran with issues...


#8 mvalbano

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 08:33 PM

Thanks Pete! I hope your enjoying your new home! Hope to see you at the symposium or fly fishing show this year.

Mike