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Marc Petitjean Vise

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#1 Houndog


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Posted 12 February 2009 - 05:54 PM

I have tried a couple of Marc Petitjean's tools and have been impressed with the quality and ingenuity of his design.

Does anyone here own, or tried using one of his vises?

Any comments?

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:12 PM

Any comments?

At those prices, I think I'll take a pass.

Now if I were to win the lotto.............. or my last name was Madoff

#3 day5


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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:38 PM

From what I hear they take a lill bit of time to get set up but the quality is top notch.
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Posted 13 February 2009 - 05:15 AM

a couple of years ago i was at a fly fishing show and watched a tyer take about 20 minutes trying to set one up. i finally left. too much work for me and the price is too much for my blood.

excellent craftsmanship!

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 12:10 PM

I have been using the vise for over a year. I love it! It was very easy to set up but Marc gave me a demo
on all the features. Easy to adjust as needed for different hook sizes. Very easy to keep true rotary for different sizes hooks.
Takes about 10 seconds or less for hook size adjustment or rotary adjustment. Very high quality. Fred

#6 Houndog


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Posted 13 February 2009 - 05:34 PM

Thanks for the comments, when I upgrade this one will be on the short list.