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  • Wilton Mechanic's vise

    I found this at the dump and couldn't keep myself from bringing it home. I already have more vises than I need, so it's up for grabs.
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    5" jaws, 6" opening. Non-swivel. Screw & nut are in good shape:

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    It needs a screw retainer:
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    There's a chip out of the anvil. The jaws are there, but it does need new ones. I removed them just to be sure it was possible. The top edges behind the jaws are beat up, can't imagine how & why they did that:
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    Free for shipping: $21 UPS ground

  • #2
    wow!
    I can't believe you don't have more offers than vises.
    Somebody quick, give it a good home.

    Steve

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    • #3
      Thats a real nice vise. Should clean up sweet... JR
      My old yahoo group. Bridgeport Mill Group

      https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/...port_mill/info

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      • #4
        Ya, I have one I salvaged out of the garbage 20 years ago. It'll make a decent vise for someone. I'd ask for it, but I don't need 2. hate to see this go unclaimed!
        I cut it off twice; it's still too short
        Oregon, USA

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        • #5
          I put my hat in for this vice. I'd love to have it. Thanks again.

          Best Regards,
          Bob

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          • #6
            It's taken.

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            • #7
              man, that's a nice dump you go to!

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              • #8
                Just a follow-up note on the UPS shipping. The vise was shipped in a box 8 x 8 x 16 & weighed 40 lbs (!). UPS has a "Simple Rate" which is based on the _size_ only (up to 50 lbs). This was the "Large" size ( up to 1076 cu in) & cost $21. Regular (not Priority) at the USPS would have been $98 - almost 5X!

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                • #9
                  that's a good deal and good on you Bob.

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