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Lucky me
Congratulations on obtaining a new vice. I've noticed, over the years, that my hand on a 'Thompson' style vice is slightly positioned differently than on my Renzetti rotary. I like being able to posit
How to Clean My Renzetti Master Vise
It was shiny aluminum. Now it's all turned.   how has it turned? a little corroded? post a picture!   have you tried wiping it down with a soft dry cloth?   my 25+ year old traveler is
new vice
Take your "college savings" and buy the Renzetti Master Vise and be done having to chose! Then again, You'll probably want to use common sense and disregard my advise.  There really isn't a simp
Interested in Starting Out
I have a vise identical to that one, while it's not a Griffin, Regal or Renzetti, it's not that bad for a starter vise. Come with three different sets of jaws for different sizes of hooks, or at least
Left/ right handed vices???
The hook adjustment screw when on the far side of the jaws is only a slight inconvenience and does not degrade the function of the vise. The rotating handle on the renzetti traveler is not a ratchetin
Regal, Dyna King, HMH, Anvil Apex/atlas.
I second what Utyer says. The regal will hold smaller hooks... my regal has been seeing more bench time then my renzetti or norvise. Though I am going through alot of streamers recently. Anyways t
Vise for arthritic hands
I have the Renzetti traveler and a Regal. I really can't comment on how easy or difficult the Renzetti is to operate as I do not think I have arthritic hands to date.   However the Regal uses a '
Rite bobbin with uni-thread
I recently upgraded from a cheap dr slick Eco bobbin to a standard rite bobbin. I really like using it with utc thread, and it is not bad with danville, however, when I use a spool of uni, the tension
Hello from south AL
Welcome to the forum! You've picked a great place to learn about all things fly tying...and even fly fishing.   As far as getting a kit, if you want to tie, I recommend getting a decent rotary vi
Renzetti master vise
HI   Here is the link to e-bay for Renzetti Master Vise:   http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Renzetti-Master-Vise-/251503352662?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a8ec49b56     Good luck
Vise?
You get what you pay for. The HMH utyer mentioned would be great! Personally, I'm a Renzetti Traveler fan.   Good luck!
Newbie from Utah
Hello gang! My name is Holly and I am from Utah. I am relatively new to fly tying and have been fly fishing for a few years. And I am completely obsessed with all things fly fishing! I have my dad to
New base on Renzetti Traveler?
....wonder if someone made an error and gave you the "Presentation" pedestal???     Enjoy your upgraded version!
Collectible Fly Tying Vices
[quote name="JSzymczyk" post="586101" timestamp="1396215660"]not to redirect the thread, but look up Byron Haugh on FAOL,  he used to be a member here too but haven't seen him in ages.... he's co
FLYTYING vise for large hooks?? (REGAL)
I recently got the Renzetti saltwater traveler. Size 4 to 8/0 advertised which covers all my needs however it will hold much smaller hooks too. And I didn't have to take out a second mortgage for it.
expensive vices
I had a renzetti traveler for about 15 years,decided to upgrade to the renzetti 2000,renzetti's are worth every penny they cost.Sold the traveler on ebay for 110.00,i originally paid 125.00 for it.
Newbie that is left handed and his son is right handed
I am left handed and the only tool that I had problems with were many of the original whip finishers but the Materelli whip finisher is trully ambidexterious. There are many knock offs of this whip fi
Regal Medalion vs. Dyna King Barracuda
I can only address the Regal.  All I can say about it is I am happy with it and don't need a trade.  I also have a renzetti traveler, a griffin and a few old thompsons but the regal is used
interested in getting a new vise
renzetti traveler
How Important is a Hair Stacker?
Renzetti Vise just put a video up on YouTube which highlights their R-Evolution line of Hair Stackers.  If bigger is better they have come up with two that meet that requirement.   http://ww
Good Deal On Al & Gretchen Beatty Rotary Fly Tying Book
Renzetti has a pretty good video on using rotary vises on their webpage.  It's free, best part. Narration is dreary with that upward voice of the lecturer at the end of most sentences.   I'm
Tools and toys
I'm re learning this skill and need some advise on basic tools and all the toys to tie with. I see some real nice tools from drslick and several high end companies but what are the solid quality, reas
Fly Tying Theory
I have a Universal II vise that I have used for close to 30 years. I love these vise and found no reason to change, especially for jig tying.  I can tie flies on this but have recently ordered a
Small Portable vises?
  pretty light   holds a hook just fine   adapts to a pedestal when you need it to   inexpensive   extremely portable   doesnt take much room   or   magnavise
Beginner Vise
We got my son the Bass Pro knockoff of the Regal and he loves it.  When I got my actual Regal i offered him my Renzetti but he wouldnt give up the knock off so my youngest is using the Renzetti.
Fly Tying Bench JayWirth
I have my bench set up for production jig tying. This has been great for jigs and the occasional bucktail streamer (sill with my Universal II 30+ years). I have been getting much more serious into fly
Danvise jaws
mybadhabit, The Danvise is a great entry level vise and the jaws hold up fairly well but hook placement is critical.  They aren't very forgiving.  Check out this video on the Renzetti YouTub
J vise
I would like hear comments from anyone who owns or has used a J vise. I am a semi pro tier, actually a guide who ties just for client use,. My current vise is a Renzetti Persentation and I have brok
I bought a Nor-Vice today
One more thing I would like to add to rotary tying. I can save a lot of materials too. Copper and lead wire, tinsel all can be but on a material bobbin and spun on the fly instead of cutting off
Dyna-King Professional vs HMH Standard Vise
I don't have a DK, but I've got the HMH standard and a Spartan, and if I had it to do over, I'd only get the HMH Spartan, which is cheaper and will do anything a Standard will do. The jaws are the sam
Free Stuff
I got it a couple of years ago on eBay to see if I would like a Regal.  Loved it!  I've had a Peak, and still have a Renzetti Clouser and Nor-Vise with all the goodies but, I always come bac
vises - "clearance at the rear of the hook"
JS, I tied on cheaper vises for years before I bought a Renzetti traveler. On the old non-rotary vises I could get my left hand in behind the smaller flies and control the materials or pull back hackl
Peak rotary vise vs. Rensetti Traveler vise
Renzetti Saltwater Traveler sounds like a better fit for your tying, but the Peak would work as well.  I personally prefer tying on the Renzetti versus the Peak, but that is a subjective judgemen
vice package recommendation
All the Griffin vises feature two piece jaws, and for a hundred dollars less, you can get their Montana Pro II kit.  OR get the Odyessy Cam Spider for $115.  This is their entry level rotati
new vise
Hi all,,well I got a renzetti traveler for Christmas,,,neat little thing,,ive tied for more than 30 years and never used a rotary vise,,,should be fun to play with,,,,,,,have a great weekend,,,B
Anyone polish their vise?
I have a Regal Medallion, black finish. A couple of times a year, I wipe a VERY thin coat of light oil all over the jaws and stem. More of a maintenance thing, but it does brighten it up quite a bit.
help selecting vise
a lot of my tying friends have the peak vise I tried it and it will replace my renzetti traveler vise which has 10yrsof use after buying it used. there area lot of nice vises out there rich mc
WTB A USED VISE
I have a Griffin Spider, clamp on base. Just retired it after getting a Renzetti two weeks ago. $60.00 shipped in the U.S.
Fly Tying travel case suggestions?
The Renzeti vise storage kit fits the description and is about $40.00...amazing what can be crammed in there...   http://www.ezflyfish.com/renstorbag.html     PT/TB That's the old origi
dyna king jaws
Vise jaws do not last forever, and if you tie a lot you will wear them out.  The Renzetti will be no different, although if you wore out the cross hatching in the Dyna-King jaws in just two year,
Renzetti Master or 4000?
I am thinking about purchasing a Renzetti Presentation 4000 or Master Vise.  I would like input from owners of these vises.  Do you think the master is worth the extra money over the 4000?&#
dyna king trekker
i have had the pleasure of using and owning both of them.i do prefer the jaws and the way the trekker operate as compared to the renzetti.note this is only my preference and you will need to draw your
Antlered tying tools holder
I too would like to see it with tools. Very nice. Is the brass tubing that goes all the way through or is it shell casing with solid bottoms? What is the aluminum one for? Nice holder. I picked up 7/1
Newbe- Left hand or right & what vice
There are two differences.   The first is that some vices like a Renzetti have right and left handed models so not every vice will work for a lefty. Make sure that when you buy a vise that it wor
my travel vice build
Great vise!,my travel vise  is a Renzetti Traveler I have had it for many years.
Which $150 vise would you buy
i would buy the renzetti traveller, sometimes on sale for around that, usually about 40 smackos more. Can't beat it.
Should I Upgrade My Vise?
i have a renzetti traveler. i used the rotary function when i first got the vise in the late 80's. now i just dont bother using the rotary function and find i stll can wrap a hackle without it. nothin
I want to get my daughter a vise for christmas.
She is 8 and and is beginning to tie, she really cant get the jaws tight in my beat up old sunrise (thompson knockoff) that i was teaching her on. I was thinking one of three vises. Hmh spartan o
Hello from central PA
Had to introduce myself today because I am so excited that I just tied my first fly on my brand new Griffin Mongoose the mailman delivered to my doorstep. I wish I could say I have been fishing and ty
Jaw Types
renzetti cam style jaws. they just work (for me)
beginners vice
I would want a rotary vise. Something like a Peak, the Renzetti cost a bit more but works the same. I have had my Renzetti almost 39 years  and I still use it on the road. I have a Dyana-King on
RBF: 2014 ICRBE
This a very early and incomplete list. Within a couple months, we'll have 45 to 50 exhibitors filling nearly 100 booths. But as of 8/30/13, these folks are on board:American Tackle Angler's Roost Arc
Newbie here with fist post and first flies.
Flies look good.   Get yourself a bodkin and a head cement jar and fill it with the Sally Hansens.  
WD40
Sorry I've been off the grid for a bit doing some fishing up north. I agree with all the above, nice easy pattern you can tie them really small and fish them well behind a dry or nymph.    S
Any tips on working epoxy?
Utyer, I've got to respectively dissagree about the turner for UV. As you correctly state, the resin sets in seconds when hit with the light however, before you hit it with the light, you have to make
Flying with Tying Stuff
Went to the Nov Intl Fly Tying Symposium a few years ago.  TSA really did a number on my Renzetti Presentation on the way back. Took me a week to get it properly adjusted again. I had just put it
Rude Fly Shop
I had a recent expierence at a shop just a couple weeks ago. I went in to look at some vises with the intent of buying one if I liked it and the price was right. I knew they carried renzetti and regal
hi Jamal here
Hi. I just the bought the Renzetti Master Deluxe fly vise. It is marvellous. I also the Renzetti Traveller and the Apex vise. Fill free to ask about the vise. my email is techbts#hotmail.com
The Nor-vice (feed back please)
I've had mine since Christmas. I love it. I also have a Dyna king and a renzetti and i never use them. This is like a lathe. It's amazing. Jeremy
renzetti vise annoyance - seeking a hack
I always assumed Renzetti made the vise like this on purpose so you could have the option of either a one-way ratchet or do it yourself two way rotation. Maybe I'm wrong. Like phg, I use to have a tra
renzetti vise annoyance - seeking a hack
Firstly, I like my renzetti rotary vise, w/ one exception: their style of having the vertical post of the far end only engage the shaft in one direction. see attached photo, the "post" I mean being t
Is this the Ultimate Vise?
That is a cool looking vise no doubt.  As for how much one spends on a vise if it is worth it depends on how you look at it, especially as an investment.  How many people a few years ago wer
New Rotary Vise, Accessories too?
[attachment=41430:Renzetti-Material-Clip-X8006.jpg]i think this is a better shot of the renzetti clipstill not sure its worth 9.95the other photo i posted is from the renzetti site and it sure does lo
jvice
 Now the little rubber band that holds the Renzetti jaws together...that's an issue!   hardly an issue for the hundreds or so tyers using the renzetti vises   i have one of the earliest
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