what clamp is the best

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  1. notcatchingfish

    notcatchingfish New Member

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    hey everyone,

    I'm new to fly tying, i brought a beginners kits off a friend. it came with an clamp. it's a cheap clamp and i'm looking to buy a new one does anyone have any suggestions on company's that i should take a look at. i don't need a 450 dollars clamp i'm still a beginner.

    thank you for the help
     
  2. jimmyjoe

    jimmyjoe Member

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    A clamp or a vise? The vise holds the hook, the clamp holds the vise.
     
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    notcatchingfish New Member

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    vise, and clamp. i'm looking for one that has an base to it
     
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    jimmyjoe Member

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    Depends on your budget. Everyone has their favorite. Spend less than 100 on an Danvise, don't know if Danvise has a base, close to 300 for a Nor-vise. google flytying vises, check out article by Hans Wellerman. lots of articles to choose. Griffin has decent vices, according to some, at low prices compared to others.
     
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    thanks jimmyjoe that help alot
     
  6. Eric-WD

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    a good basic vise is a Griffin 1a or 2 A if you want rotary try the Danvise, you will have to buy the base separately


    Eric
     
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    I bought a Griffin Montana Pro II kit to get me started. Vise and basic tools for $128 plus shipping. Very happy with it so far, just gotta find more time to enjoy it.

    www.griffinenterprisesinc.com/vises.html
     
  8. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    The Danvise is pretty sweet, for a cheaper vise. Mine has a clamp base and I don't recall if there was a version w/ a pedestal base or not. Decent full rotary vise, although I want to save up for a Norvise and probably sell the Danvise that I have.
     
  9. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Here you go:

    http://www.mwflytying.com/tools/danica_vises.html
     
  10. Big E

    Big E Moderator Staff Member

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    For a cheap vice I would get a Renzetti Traveler
     
  11. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    The Danvise takes an odd diameter pedestal should you want one. I found one for my danvise on ebay for about 25 bucks. The clamp on the danvise held my vise to the desk very well.
     
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