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Forge Steel Woodworking Vice 6" (45234)

Durable, with pre-drilled holes for attaching wood facings and countersunk holes for securing to workbench. Continuous screw mechanism for smooth operation. Jaw opening 6".

  • Grey Cast Iron with Powder-Coated Finish
  • Continuous Screw Mechanism
  • Pre-Drilled Holes

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£19.99INC VAT

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Forge Steel Woodworking Vice 6" is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 30.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bought because of reviews I wanted a small vice for a small work area and small jobs. I wish that I had not spent my money on this vice because it is of poor quality. Okay it will open and close and it will just about hold a piece of work but the amount of play in the screw and guide rods is beyond a joke! I have just replaced it and my advice is to pay a little more for a better quality vice.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Absolutely awful! I'm a joiner/carpenter & wanted something 'cheap & cheerful' for the garage workshop. Wow, this is literally such a bad product I can't believe it has any stars! I'd have better luck placing the workpiece between my knees! - mount is at an odd angle (not 90deg) to the work surface when mounted - The various components work themselves loose every time you use it, so it wobbles & falls apart mid use. I've had to tape the pieces together to stop this happening - The vice literally warps if you have the workpiece in the side of the clamp. Don't, under any circumstances buy this vice. Invest in something better like I should have!
Date published: 2017-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for money Cant be beaten on price. Does what it says it will do.Once attached to my workbench was rock solid. Would recommend to anyone
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality Looked like a good value vice for occasional DIY use but found the jaws were skew to one another. Saw this reported by another reviewer but assumed it was isolated case and took it back only to find replacement had exactly same fault. Seems there is very poor manufacturing or quality control even at this price. My advice - pay more for a quality make. Screwfix staff helpful and gave refund without hesitation.
Date published: 2017-03-24
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what size screws are recommended for securing the vice to a bench.

Asked by: kagy
Hello kagy, This vice has approximately 6mm diameter holes. Thank you for using Q & A. DC
Answered by: Dcoz
Date published: 2017-02-22

What's the height of the vice, from bench mounting surface to the to of the face plates

I.e. What's the max workbench thickness needed for this (before adjustments are needed?
Asked by: Slr1981
Hello Slr1981, We can confirm that the measurement from the top of the fixing plate to the top of the rear jaw is 85mm. And the max workbench thickness needed for this is 85mm. Thank you for using Q&A, [BH].
Answered by: yeldarb
Date published: 2017-06-16

How wide is the jaw opening?

Asked by: Mihai1
Hello Mihai1. The vice maximum opening is 15 cm/ 150 mm. Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: yeldarb
Date published: 2016-11-13

When closed whats the dimension from the rear face to the end of the protruding mechanism i.e. what width beneath the bench do you need to close the mechanism fully.

Asked by: Cometxt
Hello Cometxt. The dimension from the rear face to the end of the protruding mechanism/ threaded rods is: 61/2" or 162mm. Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: yeldarb
Date published: 2016-09-24

Is it really this heavy!?

Three and a half tonnes is a lot for a vice
Asked by: neilneil2000
Hello NeilNeil2000, I can confirm to you that the website is wrong and that the product weighs approximately 3kg Thank you for using Q&A.
Answered by: LMac
Date published: 2016-05-30
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Specification
Brand Forge Steel
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Total Product Weight 3.415 kg

Jaw opening 6" (152mm).