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Are record vices still made?

Are record vices still made?

Vices based on his design are still made today. WC Toles, an American inventor, patents a new QR mechanism and launches the first home grown USA quick release vise of note.

Where are record vices made?

Record vises were made by The Record Tools Factory, Sheffield in the UK and they manufactured vises between 1909 to 2000.

What size is a record number 3 vice?

Technical Details

Manufacturer ‎AutoMotion Factors Limited
Product Dimensions ‎36.8 x 19.2 x 18.8 cm; 500 Grams
Item model number ‎3
Size ‎100mm
Material ‎Cast Iron, Iron

How big is a record no1 vice?

Mechanics Vices – Heavy Duty Features: The Mechanics’ vice is the most commonly used vice in the IRWIN® Record® range. A full line of replacement parts are available. 3″/75mm jaw width. Weight: 5.4KG.

What happened to record vises?

In the US they still have the Jorgensen 41012 Woodworkers Vise that has been around for decades and is fairly priced at around $150. Because Record sold off its tooling and production here in the UK ceased, Irwin Record vises are no longer produced in the UK but on another continent.

Are Irwin vices any good?

The Bottom Line. The Irwin Multi-Purpose Vise is very attractive for about $95 as long as you keep in mind its light-duty design intent. It’s a great fit for a DIYer’s shop or garage and has some potential for Pros that don’t need 2 tons or more (literally) of clamping force.

What size is a record no 2 vice?

Product Details

Brand Record
Jaw Width 3 1/2″
Jaw Opening 3 1/2″
Throat Depth 2 1/4″
Condition Used

How are vises measured?

Vises are typically available in 4, 5, 6 & 8″ sizes. These sizes refer to the width of the jaws. The larger and heavier the object to be held the larger the vise required. As a general rule of thumb, the maximum throat depth is typically proportionate to the jaw width.

How big is a number 2 vice?

How much does a record vice weigh?

Please contact the store to check condition and availability before travelling….Technical specification.

Jaw Width 100 mm
Weight 15.0 kg
Colour Blue

What Colour are record vices?

A traditional ultra high quality synthetic coach and machinery enamel the corre ct colour blue for most Record workshop vice’s. Is used in preference to normal commercially available enamels for decorative work of the highest standard.

What happened to record tools?

Record Tools are still today a market leader. to John Rabone and Sons in October 1932. They found some products were not in their interest to manufacture, so on the 10th October 1934 C & J Hampton had taken over the manufacturing rights to hand planes, spoke-shaves, brass plumb bobs (1405) and beech mitre boxes (568).

Who makes a good vice?

Best Bench Vise: Reviews

  • Yost LV-4 Home Vise.
  • HFS Heavy Duty Bench Vise.
  • TEKTON 4-Inch Swivel Bench Vise.
  • Wilton 11106 Wilton Bench Vise.
  • Forward DT08125A 5-Inch Heavy Duty Bench Vise.
  • Olympia Tool Bench Vise.
  • Yost Tools Bench Vise Tool.
  • IRWIN Tools Multi-Purpose Bench Vise.

What size is a record 52 vice?

23.15 x 9.76 x 8.66 inches
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Brand Record
Item Dimensions LxWxH 23.15 x 9.76 x 8.66 inches
Item Weight 37.59 Pounds

What should I look for when buying a bench vice?

While selecting a bench vise, you have to check its throat depth – this is the distance from the top side of the jaw to the top of the slide below the jaw. Larger throat depths mean you can hold larger workpieces. Bench vises have varying jaw widths. For larger objects, you need bench vises that have bigger jaw widths.

How do I choose a good bench vise?

How To Select The Best Bench Vise

  1. Jaw Width. The jaw width is the size of the jaws in inches.
  2. Throat Depth. The throat depth will let you know the available space between the jaws.
  3. Jaw Opening.
  4. Rotation Angle.
  5. Bench Vise Materials.
  6. Mount Type.
  7. Size.
  8. Other Features.

What size is a record number 2 vice?

What blue is record tools?

‘Record Blue’ is actually a British Standard colour (BS110, I believe). It was also known as Roundel Blue around WWII time, as that was the colour of the blue in the RAF roundel. Stokes Paint in Sheffield certainly do sell it, as I bought some from them about a month ago for just the same purpose.

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