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tying station suggestions
Your CAD skills are impressive.  Your tying station might not actually fit the table quite the way you've drawn it.  As long as your proportions are accurate ... that looks like a VERY fun
September the new December?
This month has been very good to me. It started out with me buying new welder followed by a box of dubbing and a like new regal vise for $28.65 and now great karma. Last week a much younger co worker
Auction score?
I like to go to auctions when I have nothing else to do. 9 out of 10 times I come home empty handed. Today I scored, possibly a major score but I'm a little unsure. My first purchase was a box contain
Greetings from the Southwest!
New member here.......just started fly fishing last year but most of my fishing experience was when I was younger growing up in the Midwest. Since moving to AZ in 1988, my fishing time dwindled drast
Older Style Bobbin Question
Youtube Classic fly tyer.  He's got a lot of good info, all the Thompson vises.  He's a collector.  He had a series on Regal, but took it down.  Regal is very copyright conscious,
July Flies From the Vise
Secret pool #1 (variant: brown instead of claret hackle) From Bergman's Trout In a word Regal!
Any updates on HMH TRN?
I have purchased two TRV's.   Since my last post on the "New" TRV and I have had many hours sitting behind it tying many different type and sizes of flies. I just finished a box full of size 22 m
I don't care what it does ... $500.00 is too much money for a vise.   Don't get me wrong ... I am glad you like it.  I wouldn't, because every time I looked at it, I'd be thinking about ho
Best Regal knock-off vise ?
First let me state I presently own and love my Regal vise, which I have used for 20 years.  What I'm looking for is a cheap knock around travel vise of similar design that will likely only get us
Atlanta fly tying show
Went there today.  It was north of Atlanta, but close enough.  It was a good show, crowded which is encouraging.  A LOT of boats, a lot of tiers, kinda slow on components.  Althoug
February Flies from the Vise
Thanks Tom, It is a Regal. I keep it in the horizontal position so that the hook shank is always parallel to the desk. It helps when applying UV resins and such.
HMH TRV Edison NJ Show
I started with an LL Bean fly tying kit vise, moved up to a HMH vise (last decade or so used for #20 and small flies), and the last decade plus a Regal vise on my tying desk.   Yesterday at the N
HEY KIMO! It's here, It's here!
It's here, It's here!!! Original maybe early 90s Renzetti Presentation 4000. Pre cam lever, no ball bearings in back half of jaw. It has definitely been exposed to saltwater air - the brass would give
Dyna-King vs. Renzetti: Flagship vise comparison
I just wanted to put my two cents in:   My first vise was a china cam c-clamp in a Regal kit, I later purchases a Renzetti Traveler C-Clamp that is great if you have a place to clamp it. Last yea
Stonfo Dubbing Brush Machine
I use one and yes, you can use it for making larger dubbing brushes.  It's not a bad setup and does the job.  What's nice is the tray drops out so you can spin the material freely.  It'
Rotary functionality - Regal Revolution vs Renzetti
I'm looking for an upgrade from my Renzetti Traveler which was damaged during some travel.  Overall I've loved the rotary function of the Renzetti and am considering the Presentation 2000 for the
Regal Vice ?
For those of you who use a Regal Medallion, what head is preferred? Mostly would be tying trout flies. The standard says 1/0-22, the Midge head says 6-32. Both listed as same price.
Regal Vice
Looking for a Regal vise if someone has one they are trying to sell, I may be interested. Found one :)
Newbie from TN
New to fly fishing and fly tying. I think I would like to learn to tie flies. Have watched lots of You tube videos and have a couple books on the subject. So much to learn but have really enjoyed this
HMH TVR tying vise.....
Hi Everyone, Yes, Jon the owner of HMH said they will be at the Edison show and they will have the TRV there. I’ll give you a little background on myself since I don’t post a ton but check
Howdy from TX
Hi everyone...greetings from Southwest TX.  I'm an avid fly fisherman, backpacker and aspiring fly tyer. I just recently picked up a used Regal vise and I'm getting my feet wet with size 20-
Regal Revolution question
Thinking of pulling the trigger on a SS Regal Revolution.  Does anyone know if it comes with the bobbin holder (hanger)?  Thanks.
Regal Revolution Vise with Big Game Jaws
I'm selling my Regal Revolution with Big Game Jaws and pocket base and c-clamp. It is in excellent shape, just some wear from tying on it, mainly on top emblem. I've put a little over 2000 flies throu
Show your bench
Mine is mobile. Serves me on the water job site or when at home. Backpack stuffed to the max that sometimes I think new materials won't fit in lol. Was gonna get another vise a regal but now I have ju
Regal Brass Bobbin Cradle Question...
Ok folks I hate to even ask a stupid question but for those of you that tie on a Regal Revolution vise like myself can someone please tell me what exactly is the purpose of the extra brass fitting tha
And you thought the LAW vise was expensive.
It's been on there for months now. Someone on a UK tying forum wrote about it late last winter/early spring, and posted the link in their reply to another thread. Apparently, no one's interested enoug
Hardy Palakoma 7'2" 5wt Bamboo Rod
There is no name per se that I can see.     Aside from specs markers, there is a script that reads either "Regd Trade Mark" or less likely "Regal Trade Mark".  The hand tag also is devo
Going to spend 500.00 on a pole. Orvis or llbean brand. Opinions pls
Seeing as you dated yourself mikechell you may be interested in flaming me on vise. Current is renzeti 2000 pedestal. Buying a regal same set up. Not a pair of vise grips as you seem to be a cheap ole
Finished tying tool collection
Yes.. this is an obsession, addiction lol. Hello my name is David , I'm addicted to buying fly tying materials and tools lol Love my regal vice, my Rite bobbins 7-8 ? I tend to use Dr Slick tools , a
Let's see your fly tying travel kits!
regal travel vice, and an oversized plastic bag from hareline with whatever materials I need to tie on my lunch break for the day just thrown in the bag. LOL
Moving from beginner's vise to a rotary vise
go to your local fly shop and try each of their demo vises   good rotary vises    regal   hmh   wolf industries   griffin     good true rotary vises   renz
Regal Tube Fly Adapter
Does anyone know if Regal still makes the tube fly adapter for their vise? Also, does anyone here have experience with it? 
Best Buys for Vises
I know this is a subject open to interpretation and I'm thinking mostly of new vises.  Old Thompson As are outside the definitions for the sake of this argument; new As can be.   Vises now,
Musky fly and Regal Revolution
Big Regal fan.  I don't  have the Revolution, but have seen great reviews of it.  Congrats on a great vise.  I tie no larger than 8, and my Regal holds them great!  Down to 20
Help identify cool old Thompson vise?
Good grab!    I have both a Thompson "A" and a "B", both being clamp models. I've also tied a lot of flies on the "A", as it was the very first vise I bought many years ago. The "B" was purc
Regal- Stainless Steel Jaws
What is the advantage of the stainless steel jaws versus the traditional jaws on a regal? 
Fly Tying/Fishing show in Lancaster, PA
image.jpeg I'd like to know how you like your regal tool bar, once you get a chance to use it,thanks in advance.
Like Father Like son, (teaching my boy to tie flies)
Well I have been teaching my boy to tie for a little while now. He is four. Since last year and up until about 2 weeks ago I have always held his hand while he is holding the tools and such. I picked
Regal Vise Base
I am looking at a Regal and want to know what the base with the rounded end and item holders is called, does anyone know the answer to this.   Thank you.   Blane
Best Fly Tying Vise for the Money Reviews 2017
I have a regal stainless that I tie on and bought my 4 year old boy the travler.   He would tell you that his vice is the best out there and way better than his Daddy's. Maybe once I get some cha
Danica Vise
Our club got a discount from Griffin on their 2A vises. Best beginners vise there is. How good? I own Regal and Renzetti and still tie half my flies on a 2A.
Law Vise
Pretty much agree with all this. Had a LAW for years till I got a stupid offer that I couldn't turn down. Great vise. Still use a Regal. Stainless and Midge heads. Another great vise. Also use a Ren
Fly tying buyer's remorse
Its not really a regret. But my vise. I cant seem spending hundreds on a hook holder. I bought a nice rotary, And totally happy with it. I have to stop looking at them I guess. I keep lookin
Regal Revolution Vise...How many tie on them???
Before I begin please do not tar, feather, and burn me at he stake for asking my question.  Everyone has their own personal preference on the type of vise they tie on and I am not asking what is
Vise upgrade
I never could get around the awkward rotation feature of the Regal ( thinking Medallion). Regal stuck the handle right in the way, I have better access to rotation on my India made vise I've been usin
Regal Medallion Traditional Vise
1. they all rotate   2. stems are 6 & 9 inches long per an email from regal   check out the regal website for more info
Storage Solutions
Yea I'm ordering a pedestal vice this next weekend. Going with a Regal Medallion.
September flies from the vise
The notched jaws of any vise should help. My Regal will hold a hook in place.
Predator Vise
Thank you Mike So just to fill in. As far as me being a smart a$$ well I am a smart a$$, so.... Second I really wasn't trying to put the "other guys " down. That said though I fell that the other guy
Vise advice needed
I'm not sure what price range you are looking at however the Dyna King Kingfisher goes for around $175.00 and can hold a 7/0 hook and maybe one of the Regal vises too (not sure). 
smart lamp d20
i saw this lamp on the regal vise website   anybody using one?
How It's Made
Yeah... I did watch it again. Still looking for those freakin' groves... Watch the top of the jaws on the very last shot, You will see an indent along the mating surface. That is the edge of the
How It's Made: Regal Fly Tying Vise
Do they not see the notches that secure the hooks...? :) Thanks, I happen to have a Regal and that was cool to watch.
    lots of opinions on vises here   Well, this is a vice to some of us.    I have used several "vises" and still own a couple different ones. Much of why folks cho
Tying in the car
I used to tie a lot of flies in the car when I was a novice. My dad always said if he had to stop real fast the scissors were not going to be pretty!I used a regal vise with a pedestal
Hatches Blog Post - Regal Fly Tying Vise Review – Regal Revolution
Regal Vises have been around for along time. If you polled fly tiers on all the vises they have used, Regal would probably hold a top spot. They are dependable, timeless, and made in the USA. Check ou
Help with Vise Selection.
MINE! It's a Regal! :) No such thing as consensus on this. Read old threads and you will see...
Black crab/shrimp fly with underwater footage.
A danville was my first rotary vise and it worked great. I still use it a lot though now for saltwater jigs up to 1 oz and the jaws hold well. I also have an HMH Spartan, Regal Medallion, and a Peak.
Free Stuff
I will look into that and I am a regular visitor to Florida Sportsman, it's just that I like to know what the people have to say as well. Have almost 20 years of Florida Sportsman magazines, which
Newbie Question on which vise..................Help
To give you any advice that is in any way useful, I'd like to know a little more about you.   You're a newbie/beginner, but between "never put a hook in a vise" and "took a multi-week class at th
Debarb Pliers- Can anyone recommend a brand?
Someone cared or they wouldn't have asked for recommendations.   I've used hemostats but they have to be heavy to apply enough pressure,  In my experience.   I have a pair of NN pliers
Anyone know anything about Hooks USA or VMC hooks?
Back when I was mostly spin fishing, the VMCs on my Rapalas did a fine job.   That half-reverse is to improve hookups but can be a pain at the vise, especially for patterns where you're reorienti
Vise Building
If you're considering farming out the jaws, I'd suggest a compromise: you work out the jaws, but engineer them to accommodate some sort of liner/insert at the hook holding location.   In this cas
have been pretty buzy
Have been pretty bust at the vise. Loving these new Lively Legz. have noticed an increase in hook ups with them too. I am also really pumped about my new base for my Regal. Sometimes you have to splur
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