I'm selling my brand new Benchcrafted Glide C vise. Why you ask? I can't open a couple of the drawers because they hit the handwheel (1/2" overlap - no way to adjust things). Consequently, I will be installing a Classic vise instead. My mistake is your opportunity.
Here's what you get for $200 (includes shipping - US only)
I also have a paper copy of the instructions and a tap for the flange bolt holes
What is not included: the leg vise chop, the crisscross
The hole that runs thru the leg is the problem. In order to move the vise, I'd need to drill a new 1-1/4" hole and then the larger hole for the acetal bushing. I just missed the 8" diameter when I was designing the cabinet. If the cabinet was 40" long rather than 41" long none of this would be a problem. I sized the cabinet using a 7-1/2" wide chop, thinking the handwheel was that size. Basically, I designed myself into a corner with no outs.
I get it in your scenario but I think I would prefer the wheel on the BC stuff but for the Hovarter stuff I think the classic style is a win, either style would be. However, with that said I think the classic hardware for BC looks great and the drawer fronts will match it better than the wheel in my honest opinion.
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