New Vise Has Arrived

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Big E, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. Guy Gregory

    Guy Gregory Active Member

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    Your vise, or Mingo's girl........?
     
  2. troutdopemagic

    troutdopemagic Active Member

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    That thing is crazy cool.
     
  3. Thom Collins

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    Words fail. Simply stunning.

    Hope you post a pic of the first fly you tie with it.
     
  4. (BigDave)

    (BigDave) Active Member

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    That be one nice vice....
     
  5. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    Beautiful! Can I borrow it? ;)

    Love damascus steel! Got a friend who makes knives with it...
     
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    Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    Nice! Love the Damascus steel. That should never wear. I thought I saw this vise on a couple of European forums some time back. That is just a thing of beauty.
     
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  7. S Fontinalis

    S Fontinalis Active Member

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    Ekich (?sp). Beauty. i met the man himself last winter at IFTS. He gave me the run down on his bobbin and the vise. If i had the coin, i'd drop it on one

    Congrats
     
  8. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Damascus steel! Hmmm.... the India vise makers now have something to shoot for.

    Nice looking vise!!
     
  9. Olive bugger

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    That was my thought also. Beautiful, just beautiful.
    Waaaaay out of my league. Good tying.

    Maybe I missed something over the years,
    like realizing that
    "A Pretty vice makes pretty flies!"

    That could be why my flies look like ducks.
     
  10. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    Absolutely amazing.
     
  11. riseform

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    Congratulations on the beautiful vise. Is your head spinning trying to figure out its first fly pattern?
     
  12. WonkyWapiti

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    When I saw that case I thought Oh Boy this vise is gonna be special! That is beautiful.
     
  13. FLYTYER

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    Big E, I have been studing your work for some time now ,you are a master.
    Enjoy your new toy.
     
  14. Krusty

    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    Interesting how the announcement of the vise's initial ordering and eventual arrival had an amazing resemblance to a few twitches of a popper cast deep into the lily pads. The ol lunkers couldn't resist a closer look..then a taste...and the hook sunk home.

    Fortunately, for this ol lunker (and his wallet...as well as domestic tranquility) this kind of popper is seldom found in my neck of the weeds.
     
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  15. Dottiesdad

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    Sweet mother of pearl ....