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Whats you vise
Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:04 PM
Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:33 AM
I have a Dynaking Kingfisher that I modified to "sort-of" be a flat rotary. I took off the head, cut off the arm just before the bend, replaced head. It still gives the fly a bit of movement when rotated, obviously, but I really like it.
Posted 12 January 2013 - 11:20 PM
Here is my DynaKing KingFisher that I modified to be a "flat rotary" vise. I like it because I roll hurl, and marabou and more on my flies alot and it helps to be able to just hold the feather and rotate the fly and wind it up.
And I took a foot pad off the bottom of my guitar footswitch and it fit perfectly. Dropped a little magnet on the base to hold hooks and beads. Thanks.
Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:40 PM
renzetti for sure...
"Why cant all fish be as aggressive as saltwater fish"
Posted 05 January 2014 - 05:57 PM
Griffin vises are the best vises, y'all are just in denial...I tie from 10/0 down to 28 in mine with no issues at all, and the screw adjustable jaws are just ingenius.
Posted 05 January 2014 - 09:32 PM
I've never understood the desire to declare a "best" of anything. Maybe a feeling of (perhaps) doubt? I've owned several vises, including a Griffin Patriot. It was a good vise, but not the "best" vise. I don't even know what the criteria is for a "best" vise. An excellent vise holds the hook securely. And maybe lets you look at all sides of the tie, although I think that is a given with experience. What more to ask than that?
Posted 07 January 2014 - 10:34 AM
Posted 07 January 2014 - 05:13 PM
I just bought a Dyna-King Professional. A really awesome vise. I have been using it for a few months and has been great with everything. Tied midges down to 20 and clousers up to size 8. Holds like a champ. If you set it in a flat position it acts like a rotary. I like the versatility a lot. It is also just rock solid.
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Posted 07 January 2014 - 07:23 PM
started in high school with a cheap pressed metal vise, soon quit 13 years ago started again with a Thomson AA then quit. started back up with a kit and a cheap Indian vise, later upgraded to a hardly used Griffin Spyder that I like. the AA was good but I do like the rotary feature
Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:29 AM
I'm down to five, in alphabetical order:
And yes, I use them all.
Posted 22 January 2014 - 09:28 AM
Regal nuff said