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I'm a vise junkie and it was love at first sight for me.  If I didn't already own a Standard and a Spartan and a Renzetti Pro, I'd buy one in a heartbeat.  Under no allusions that it would m
Vice problems
Absolutely.  A common problem for all vises if you tie enough.  Took me quite a while to wear out a pair of jaws on a Renzetti Traveler for example, but I know commercial tiers who go throug
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
Question for any familiar with Renzetti
This is supposedly a Renzetti Presentation 4000. I know that the original Renzetti came out in 88 (I think), so maybe this is a very old one. I have Googled for awhile and I'm not seeing any pictures
Promising weather report
With this cold weather coming in I've dragged in some apple wood I've been drying for a couple  of years and am turning out Christmas gifts on my lathe for next year. I've got my kerosene heater
Bobbin Review
I have a mixture, rite, renzetti, griffin, nor-vise, and a few others. Like them all.
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
Time to fix a stupid choice!
Hey Everyone - A little over 4 years ago I moved from Montana to Oklahoma for work.   All in all, we like OKC, but obviously miss the rivers and the mountains.   During the move pr
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'
Fly Tying Kits - Recommendations?
Cody,   My advice is to focus on just the flies you intend to fish with and buy materials just for those to start out then expand from there.  A kit is not the way to go in my opinion. 
Renzetti Traveler Vice Jaws Composition
I have a traveler vise. I replaced the jaws once due to an accidental breaking. Wasnt a big deal. They did not appear to be machined metal. My vise was knocked off the table by a house sitter. Ca
Remnzetti Traveler - Small & Curved Hook Advice
Anyone else struggle with acessing small & curved hook flies on Renzetti Traveler?[snip] Would midge jaws on the Traveler help solve that?Never really had a problem with hooks down to #24 on the s
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
HMH TVR tying vise.....
I have been tying on my TRV for a few days, here is what I dont like. The stem is too short The base is too small and lacks a flat top to lay tools materials on. The jaws are too short, they need to b
HMH Rotary vise
Its available as of Friday.  Got an invite to call for one of the first 100 on Friday, from Jon at HMH, but I won't be ordering one.  The price isn't stellar compared to say the Renzetti Mas
Regal Revolution question
I don't know the answer to your question....  but they have a phone number as well as an email address on their web site.  If I was to speculate I'd say that you have to shell out extra for
Thompson vise and base
  Came across this old Thompson vise and pedestal base that I forgot I even had. I've been using mt Renzetti for the past 20 yrs and forgot I even had this one tucked away. The base is a nice 3
Looking for an advanced fly tying book
I've used a Renzetti for years, but there are many fine vises.  I've been lusting for a Snowbee, but my wife has told me not to even think about it.  Yes, dear, ...
What the heck are these?
I had a set when I first started tying, they came from Herter's.  Your fingers can do the same job.  They might still be useful for pushing back spun or stacked deer hair when you tie off
Regal Brass Bobbin Cradle Question...
Beat me to it. I have two Renzetti, Traveler and Standard, and they both came with the stop similar to what Flytire has there. I am always torn between using the bobbin cradle on some ties and am tryi
Anvil Atlas Full Review
Yeah I have my hooks move sometimes also.  Generally though after some playing with it I can get them to sit ok, just takes a bit of work.   Same thing with mine, it will probably last till
tiny fly questions
Sandan, sorry for late comeback. All I ever use is a length of white poly yarn. On the average yarn I segment 3 pieces out of it. I take one of those pieces I cut about 2" long or so and loop it aroun
New Rod Building Stuff for Sale
Rod Blanks:   Lamiglas:  PFW 84 2ML                  PF 78 3/4                  PT 69 3/4   
And you thought the LAW vise was expensive.
My Renzetti can do about anything the HMH can but I know my Toyota is no match to the Aston.
Ordering Tying Materials
I have to agree with supporting the local fly shop.  That's always my first choice.  But as we all know, no one store has everything you need...and that includes the online stores.  You
book find
I know this wasn't on your mind but you could sell those on different sites...not this one any more since you told what you paid...for $10 to $15 a book, maybe more if condition is good and you check
LAW vise
Here's a great vise at a good price, $400.00. (Not affiliated.)   Kimo
Finished tying tool collection
I have more tools than carter has pills, including a Renzetti traveler 8 pairs of scissors 3 tye rite bobbins, several ceramic bobbins of different price ranges, two bodkins a Materalli style Whip fin
Let's see your fly tying travel kits!
Usually take this with on business trips.  Maxpedition Organizer with a Renzetti Apprentice vise.     Holds a selection of TSA approved tools, magnifier glasses, container for the fini
Emergency caddy
Thanks for posting. My old Renzetti foam block tool holder is now approx. $20 retail. Scrap wood and drill press, nice. Regards, FK
Moving from beginner's vise to a rotary vise
I would say that the #1 vise used by demonstration fly tyers at the Badger Fly Fishers Spring Conclave and the Wisconsin State TU Banquet are Renzettis. Most will have a Renzetti Traveller which is wh
aplicator bottle
I use a Renzetti applicator bottle. Unscrew it and leave the top on the bottle. There is a cone shaped flexible plastic seal that sits on the bottle lip that seals the bottle while you tie so it limit
Best Buys for Vises
my money went to a renzetti traveler way back in 1989.   why fix what isnt broke :)
I am also a vice junkie,,, have several of each brand,,, Renzetti, Dyna-King, Norvise and HMH.   Having tried the J-Vise and LAW design at friends,,, I find them rather uncomfortable to use. Bein
Renzetti Master Vise Rotary Parachute Attachment?
Here is my old Renzetti Master serial no. 305 with attachment no. X8008.   Found it in a box of accessories.   Regards, FK Thanks for,selling me your old Renzetti gallows attachment. It's ce
Renzetti Cam Traveler Pedestal Base
I bought a new (to me) vice and three is just more than I need.    Renzetti Cam Traveler (Right Handed) $sold Shipped  The vice works just fine.  The jaws are good with no issues.
Help identify cool old Thompson vise?
I'm really enjoying tying on this vise. I came along as rotary vises were beginning to be 'the vise to have' and not since my first cheap tying-kit Sunrise vise have I tied on a non-rotary vise. It ma
Traveling tying kit
I have a tool box that is just one big compartment.  The renzetti tool caddy is key, I can just load it up and set it in the bottom.  Then I grab whatever materials I need for a night of tyi
mckenzie bright light magnifier combo
I happen to have one and love it. Fits nicely onto my Renzetti and is basically universal for any vice. If you are  in the USA,  you can get one thru Anglers Workshop in Illinois. See their
are jurassic vises catching on
This is my jurassic vise that will handle anything my Renzetti can't and certainly didn't break the bank. True T-Rex jaws as well.      
Best Fly Tying Vise for the Money Reviews 2017
Funny review.  They don't review all models, just a select few, then comment that the Renzetti's only con is its old technology!  In the sport of fly fishing where the reel is the simplest y
Danica Vise
Look for a used Renzetti Traveler,, many are available close to $100.   Well proven design with all metal components.   Regards, FK
BWO/March Brown Swap
i have tied on a renzetti traveller vise since the first came out in the late 1980's but i seldom use the rotary function anymore   so the bodies were wrapped in touching turns using the overhand
New HMH Vise
I want one now! Anyone want to buy my Renzetti Master???? If HMH release this Vise there is a good chance that LAW values will drop dramatically. They are so far overpriced it's not true!
Dubbing Loop
yes i do know what i'm doing but most dubbing will tend to loosen up after 1-3 wraps forward and must be retightened on the thread before continuing to wrap forward (watch a davie mcphail video and
Time to retire ...
I've got the renzetti bobbins, have had them for years no issue other than cost.
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
Squirrel skin
That's nice Johnny. Did u use any synthetics in that fly ? Thanks...   sorry for the long answer;  I met Dave Whitlock over 30 years ago at a fishing show in the Worcester (now DCU cente
Law vise copy
Friken huge High-Five to Piker20. Thank you brother. I noticed on the PRO VISE site they say, and I quote, "This IS the worlds best vise",(it should say copied from the worlds best vise) "Made by For
December Flies from the Vise
    Nice shrimp! What vice is that?   Thanks. It's a Renzetti Traveler 2300. A bit pricey, but worth every penny i think
New Tier Christmas gift
In? Newish to both the forum and a recent return to tying after many years out. Currently have a small stock of material. 4 kinds of hooks and way too much big yarn and far too much dyed deer. Two co
Good Bye EP etc.
The last fly fishing show if you want to call it that at Renzetti's plant I met an older guy that was tying a real nice mullet fly. He gave it to me and explained it was done with wig hair which he al
Pettijean tools
  You are right, it does work perfectly. The paint scraper is just a hack. Mahalo, Kimo James, I also noticed that you stacked the CDC with the "lon
Vise upgrade
clearly an older renzetti style (thumb screw vs cam lever) knockoff. but if it holds a hook securely thats all that counts
Predator Vise
Just scored a  Renzetti Special Edition SW Master Vise for $460.00(less than WS) that has only held a half dozen hooks. I'll stick with what I have. The only vise that would tempt me would be a C
good video(s) for beginner on rotary vise
Hi.  I'm new to the forum.  I'm new to fly tying.  Well not really.  I did tie 1 fly in the past when I took a fly fishing class at Orvis in Vermont.  We learned how to tie a
Bobbin Cradle Help Needed
I have misplaced the part of my bobbin cradle that fits on the vise stem and holds the cradle itself in place. It's just a small metal block that has a hole through it for the vise stem and a smaller
I've used a Renzetti Traveler for almost 20 years and it's been everything I've ever wanted in a vise. Having said that, vises choice can be very subjective; if you can, get to a fly shop and try som
Griffin Odyssey Spider Fly Tying Vise
  I sold my Renzetti traveller and  I now avoid "O" ring at the clamp.   so then you go out and buy an griffin vise that has an o-rings to control the rotary tension. now youll hav
Over it
Didn't happen to me but to one of my buddies while teaching a class.   The first thing he tells you to do while teaching is crush the barb. He didn't. Since he ties on a Renzetti he wanted to sho
Quality Tools
I totally agree that you don't have to spend a lot of money on tools . . . unless you WANT to.  It's the difference between "need" and "want" and that is a very personal choice.  When I star
Renzetti . . . absolutely! But which one?
Back in 1984-6 (I think) I bought a Renzetti vice from one of my favorite fly shop in Charlotte, NC.  No box . . . I was just told it was a Renzetti.  I honestly had never heard of a Renzett
Anvil Apex - great customer service
It's a good thing it wasn't a Renzetti;)     We have met with the Wolff people who now produce the vises, and they do an excellent job.  The Apex is my go to midge vise.
Skill Builder Series Round 4; Classic Dry Flies
Guys, I have misplaced the little metal block that holds my bobbin cradle to the stem of my vise. It's a Renzetti Traveler vise, but the stem is 3/8 inch which is standard. I checked and Renzetti want
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