As you can see, this old guy came to me in a pretty sorry state. It’s a Wilton 9400 which means it’s a machinist vise with 4″ wide jaws. The handle had a huge, ugly ball welded to it, the swivel locks were missing the handles, the jaws were worn and the owner had stripped… [Read More]
Green with envy! Snap On 1740.
I had a vise listed for sale on Craigslist a while back, and one day a nice gentleman called asking about it, but it wasn’t exactly what he was looking for. We chatted for a few minutes and it turns out I had exactly the vise he was looking for, a Wilton 1760 Tradesman. We… [Read More]
Chas. Parker 975
From time to time I’ll put an ad up on Craigslist titled something like “WTB U.S. made vises” or similar, and it’s worked out pretty well. I get a lot of notes and calls about vises I’m not interested in, but I try to be polite when I let them know that, and usually offer… [Read More]