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Craftsman 6" Bench Vise

Item# 00951856000P | Model# 51856 | Added on May 13, 2010 |
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Get a Grip Whether you're working with wood or metal, use this 6" bench vise to keep your material right where you want it. The Instant Action screw makes it easy to open and close this vise fast, while the base swivels 180° to give you the angle you need for the job. V-grooves and a maximum 6.75" opening let you hold large pipes or up to 3 2" x 4"s, offering reliable grip for every task.

  • Instant Action screw lets you open and close the vise quickly
  • Base swivels 180° to get a good angle in tight spaces
  • V-grooves provide extra gripping strength
  • Features a maximum opening of 6.75"
  • Reversible jaw faces are serrated on one side, smooth on the other
  • Angular lock nuts and long lock nut handle for easy use
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By Theo98
October 25th, 2010
Craftsman 6" Bench Vise-Workhorse!

I've used and abused my Craftsman 6" HD Vise for the past 10 years and it has never failed me. Initially I found too much play in the opening\closing cam action, but quickly remedied that by tightening the main swivel bolt that was 2 threads loose. Since then, this vise has helped me hand threaded 2" pipe, has supported multiple large woodworking projects for construction and assembly fabrication, drill large 1\2" plate steel and hammer into submission rebar and angled steel with my shop 5# double head sledge.

I find the 6" vise has a large opening capacity, holds objects tightly and releases with ease. It isn't designed for industrial use, but then it only comes in at 10-20% of the commercial vise $$$ market! Yep, it's easily handles all of my DIY projects and has been an Outstanding supportive unit for my homeowner construction-fabrication-maintenance needs! 

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By Semper_Fi
July 18th, 2013
Bad vise

The main control arm was not straight,to make the vise level reqired bolting the vise at an angle.Lastly it was not made the the U.S.A. which was not indicated on the box it came in or on the product.

26 found this review helpful
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TYRON BENNETT
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Craftsman 6” Bench Vise!!! Used my Shop Your Way Points

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Bought the Craftsman 6” vise because the one at home didn’t have a large enough throat. Very happy with the price and quality of the vise. Had accumulated some points and were able to apply them to the purchase.

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STEVEN LUCKERT
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Very heavy

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For the price it is very nice. I would not beat on it too much but I knew that going in. I got it for $60, which is a nice value

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Joshua Diorio
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Great vise, for half the price!

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This is an excellent vise, especially for the price you're paying... I bought 2 of them. Id recommended this vise to anyone, had mine shipped to the store and picked it up in no time. It's heavy and well made.

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