TECO mill vise?

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TECO mill vise?

Post by Richard_W » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:41 pm

Has anyone used one of these vises? I have never even heard of them, but a 6" vise with a 9" opening is a nice feature.

http://www.use-enco.com/CGI/INSRIT?PART ... PP308-0101

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Re: TECO mill vise?

Post by GlennW » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:44 pm

Seems like they used to be Parlec a while back.
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Re: TECO mill vise?

Post by EdK » Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:07 am

Glenn is correct, Parlec was bought by Teco.
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Re: TECO mill vise?

Post by TomB » Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:31 am

I use the Parlec vise all the time. Except for the name sign, it looks identical to the picture you showed. There is a bit more 'raise up when tightening' than I would like but its nowhere near as bad as demonstrated by some other enco vices that I own. I've never used the expensive, well known name brand so I can't compare it to that one.

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Re: TECO mill vise?

Post by tailshaft56 » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:32 pm

Get a Kurt when it's on sale. Bought one and never looked back. Just my 2 cents.
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Re: TECO mill vise?

Post by Rex » Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:32 pm

I ordered a 4" import anglelock vise from enco.
What i got was not an anglelock, so I sent it back.

Found a 5" Kurt used on ebay for $180 shipped.
Cleaned and painted, happiness ensued.

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