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This cool little foot pedal operated vise came up for sale a few miles away from me.




I'm just trying to decide if it has enough potential uses to make it worth anywhere near the $200 the guy is asking.  I can see it being very handy for straightening a blade during forging, but I'm struggling to come up with a whole lot else.  Thoughts?

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Yup, popular among blacksmiths, but I can't see too much use for it in blade work.




WHEW!!!  If I could only know now what I "thought" I knew back then....................


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2 hours ago, Alan Longmire said:

I can see it for twisting small hooks in a production shop, due to the time saving aspect.

That was one of my thoughts, but standing on one foot and not being able to move around, nixed that idea

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Do you have to stay on the foot pedal to have it hold or is there a cam locking it in place?

RIP Bear....be free!


as always

peace and love




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