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Old 07-26-2007, 11:45 AM
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Old 07-26-2007, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by randydupree View Post
its funny how often vise's come up on this site.
i have several that i use daily and i'm always laughing at my friends when they buy a NEW harbor freight vise.
i call them boat anchors.
well,a few years ago at a swap meet an old guy had 2 vise's on his table,real american made old 6'' vise's,i bought them both for 40 bucks.
they were real nice,not all beat up but they do need paint if you want them to look like harbor freight junk.
i have offered these vises to my friends at fair prices (without paint) and not one of them will buy them,but they go to HF and get a new red one..
i just don't get it.
One thing I've noticed about the Chinko (HF included) vises is that they use BONDO to hide the porous castings. And the paint is not very solvent-friendly... Not to mention the jaws are often loose and/or mis-aligned...

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