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Poll: Rotary or not?

Rotary Vise ot not?

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#166 Evans1

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 02:15 PM

Peak

#167 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 03:23 PM

I bought a DanVise from Al and Gretchen Beaty at the Northwest Fly Tying Expo in March.  I have a set of micro jaws that fit in the DanVise for 18 and smaller hooks.  I also bought the long jaw set for tying big flies.


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#168 flytyer62

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 08:40 PM

My main vice is women oh wrong thread!!!

 

seriously, I have a couple of vises I do most of my tying on. I have a regal clamped to my tying bench in a permanent fashion. It sees about 85% of my tying. It is about 10 years old and had a good 100 -150 dozen flies tied on it a year. I try to be as careful as possible with the jaws and have been lucky to not have any chips in them yet. most of the flies I tie on it range from 22-4. For larger flies I have a Renzetti presentation 4000 that I use for those. Most of the shops I tie for are pretty much fresh water trout shops so most of the flies I tie on it are for personal use or for a friend who is off for pike, bass or saltwater. When I tie at a shop ro show I use a old Renzetti Traveler that I have had since 1996. it is old and beat but it still functions great. I am looking into another regal with a pedestal base for travel. The one thing I will say is at first I used the rotary on the Renzetti for putting on materials but have found that I can put the materials on much smoother with my hands. I do rotate the vise to tie in materials as was suggested above. The Regal does rotate not "true" but I can rotate the fly around and it fits my purpose.

 

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#169 djtrout

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 05:44 PM

Renzetti Trraveler, pedestal.


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#170 Copcheck

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:44 PM

Danvise suites my needs, I have no complaints.


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#171 126lineman

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:15 AM

Started on a Noll kit vise. Moved on to a Thompson model A, which I used for many years and still have. I now tie on a NorVise copy that I built myself.



#172 Strat64

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 06:44 PM

Have an AK Best, Regal and Peak, all rotary.  The Peak is the only "true rotary" I use.  The Peak is my travel vise, the AK is my main.



#173 Flyfish007

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 01:22 PM

Renzetti Traveler here



#174 singletrack

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 06:09 PM

DK Pro.  It is so simple.  Really like the how it functions.


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#175 mojokayak

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:41 PM

Rotary

#176 #1 Troutfisherman

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Posted 22 May 2016 - 05:34 AM

I use a Renzetti Traveler…..does a great job….good vise



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Posted 15 July 2016 - 10:42 AM

Just upgraded to the Dynaking Barracuda Ultimate Indexer. I think my vice purchases are over. Great vice. Does everything.