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Poll: Rotary or not?

Rotary Vise ot not?

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#16 FishyboY

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 10:11 AM

Renzetti Traveler! official True Rotary! and then before that i had a terra rotary... both make it very easy to see all parts of a fly. and i often find myself using the rotary function on trout flies. The rotary function is great if you are thinking of tying streamers or saltwater patterns.
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#17 agn54

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 10:16 AM

I tie on a Danvise. It works well but it does get cramped behind the hook, especially since I tie pretty much all saltwater.

#18 smallieFanatic

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 12:06 PM

What's the hook range on a Danvise?
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#19 chrismartin

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:58 PM

Started on a cheap "kit" vise... wore it out in about 6 months. Upgraded to the Renzetti Apprentice. The Jaws rotated, but not along the axis of the hook. Have since upgraded to the Renzetti Traveler... true rotary and a truly great vise. Have found true rotary to be a real asset to tying. It doesn't make me a better tier, but it does make me more efficient and certain techniques more easy.

#20 FishyboY

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 02:00 PM

QUOTE (chrismartin @ Apr 1 2010, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Have since upgraded to the Renzetti Traveler... true rotary and a truly great vise. Have found true rotary to be a real asset to tying. It doesn't make me a better tier, but it does make me more efficient and certain techniques more easy.


yes i agree with that statement! headbang.gif
same here!
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#21 utyer

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 06:59 PM

True rotary vises for me. Dynaking Sidewinder, and a Nor-vise. 90+% of the time I use the Nor-vise. I spin dubbing on it, and use the rotary function to wind materials onto the fly. I wouldn't want to go back to a non-rotary vise, Looks like your responses are about 90% rotary.
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#22 TOM PRUETT

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 07:08 PM

Renzetti i think a cam 3000
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#23 Flytyer14

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 03:45 PM

I still have my kit vise and i'm looking to get a rotary. So i was just wondering if I should stay with a fixed vise...I love rotarys though
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#24 smallieFanatic

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 05:11 PM

Have you ever used one?

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#25 Flytyer14

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 05:27 PM

Once, They are really nice! But I can't afford the one I'm looking at yet...I'll post pics of it when i save enough. Not that anyone cares...just i'll be excited
-Mark Varga

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I specialize in tying Classic Salmon Flies as well as some of the more generic trout patterns.

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#26 smallieFanatic

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 06:28 PM

It's always fun to get new stuff. I for one would like to see pictures of your new toy when you get it wink.gif
“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
~Archimedes

Darwinism seems to have become a politically protected sacred cow, and I've never seen a sacred cow I haven't wanted to roast - the fact that you are not supposed to criticize it is just too irresistible to me.
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#27 Flytyer14

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 08:05 PM

Thanks!
-Mark Varga

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I specialize in tying Classic Salmon Flies as well as some of the more generic trout patterns.

If anyone has a question or is in need of any materials, I can try to point you in the right direction.

#28 Green Acres

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 09:38 AM

"true Rotary" all the way

#29 FishyboY

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 12:52 PM

QUOTE (Flytyer14 @ Apr 2 2010, 04:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I still have my kit vise and i'm looking to get a rotary. So i was just wondering if I should stay with a fixed vise...I love rotarys though


what rotary vise are you looking at. I know there are several ones you can get that don't cost much. There is the terra but i had horrible results with that one. And i forget the other one off the top of my head but i think jan or brian used to tie on it.
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#30 smallieFanatic

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 01:29 PM

Perhaps you are thinking of the Griffin Spider vise. Retails for eighty-five dollars. Not exactly cheap but not super expensive either. Never tied on the thing, however I have heard favorable reports on it.
“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
~Archimedes

Darwinism seems to have become a politically protected sacred cow, and I've never seen a sacred cow I haven't wanted to roast - the fact that you are not supposed to criticize it is just too irresistible to me.
-Angus Menuge


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