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#12650465 - 02/27/18 08:00 PM Time to upgrade
Pot licker Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
Ok so now that we are deep into our addiction its time to upgrade our vices. Currently we have made in china(pos) vices that wont hold our jigs. What do you more advanced jig makers recomend?

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#12650537 - 02/27/18 08:37 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
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There are a lotta good choices out there, but I went with Peak. It is a good investment. If the time comes and you decide you need one that will do more then you can get your money back and up grade again. Last time I checked it was still made here in America...

Have fun...

http://www.flyfishohio.com/Vise%20Review%201/Fly_Tying_Vise_Shoot-Out.htm
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#12650552 - 02/27/18 08:48 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Ken Gaby Offline
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Registered: 05/08/07
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Loc: Belton, TX
Peak is an excellent vise and Skip48 on here is a dealer.
I went with a Griffin Odyssey.
Here's a couple sites that carry several vises
https://www.barlowstackle.com/Vises-C180.aspx
http://www.jannsnetcraft.com/fly-tying-vises/
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#12650553 - 02/27/18 08:49 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
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Loc: Longview, Tx
Another vote for the Peak vise.

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#12650689 - 02/27/18 10:05 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Pot licker Offline
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
Thanks guys, we will look into those.


Edited by Pot licker (02/27/18 10:05 PM)

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#12650915 - 02/28/18 06:41 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Mittens Offline
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Registered: 02/22/15
Posts: 54
Peak by far. I got a Peak for Christmas and I can't imagine what it's like to tie on a more expensive vise than the Peak. You won't be sorry with a Peak,if you buy a cheaper vise you will upgrade in a year or two. Skip on here sells em and his price is very hard to beat plus I think he carries all the accessories for it.

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#12651055 - 02/28/18 08:21 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Pot licker Offline
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
Thank you Mittens

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#12651271 - 02/28/18 10:03 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Skip_48 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
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Loc: Toledo Bend in Texas
If your hands and fingers are large, you probably should also look at the Renzetti Saltwater Traveler. I have one I use as my back up for my Nor-Vise and it's a fantastic vise! It's made using lots of alloy metals so it's light and strong with lots of room around the jaw!

I do sell the Peak so if you want one I can help!

Skip


Edited by Skip_48 (02/28/18 10:04 AM)
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#12651781 - 02/28/18 01:41 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Pot licker Offline
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
Thank you Skip_48

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#12653548 - 03/01/18 12:30 PM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Skip_48 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
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Loc: Toledo Bend in Texas
Originally Posted By: Pot licker
Thank you Skip_48


Your welcome!
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Peak Vise Dealer
Tying Materials, Chenille and Hackle
For Pictures of my Crystal, Nylon/Rayon or
New Age Chenille Please PM Me! Also I
have the Saltwater Neck Hackle and some
colors of Marabou plus other things!



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#12656333 - 03/03/18 07:09 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Abbott Offline
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Registered: 07/05/11
Posts: 131
I am looking too. thinking about going with the renzetti saltwater travler right now. Unless we can get a good deal on buying 3 peak vises

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#12703820 - 04/05/18 01:46 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Pot licker Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
I finally bought a new vise and im very happy with it. I went with a Wolf Indiana Atlas
It's made out of stainless steel so not even i can break it. It has tool steel jaws and holds 7/0 to 32 hook range, its an in-line rotary. Best part is its made in the USA.

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#12703907 - 04/05/18 07:22 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Pot licker]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
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You got yourself a good one, and it will last a looooooong time. Congratulations! IS it community property or? roflmao
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#12703938 - 04/05/18 07:45 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Jig Man]
Mittens Offline
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Registered: 02/22/15
Posts: 54
Nice Vise and cool looking jig ties!!! Who does that Fancy work?? You'll probable selling soon bouncy

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#12704090 - 04/05/18 09:18 AM Re: Time to upgrade [Re: Jig Man]
Pot licker Offline
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 841
Loc: SW Texas
Originally Posted By: Jig Man
You got yourself a good one, and it will last a looooooong time. Congratulations! IS it community property or? roflmao
Thanks Jig Man,and nooooooo this one is mine!

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