Wilton Woodworking Vise 161137

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Forum topic by Monte posted 05-26-2011 09:15 AM 5588 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-26-2011 09:15 AM

I am building a new work bench and installing a Wilton 161137-10 wood working vise.
I bought the vise from someone who obtained several of the same model from a government workshop.
It has L shaped jaws, to clamp stock vertically or horizontally. The jaws are 7 inches by 7 inches, by 3 inches deep in both the vertical and horizontal positions. The jaws open to 9 inches. The guide bars and screw are also arranged in a L shaped pattern.
It is designed to be mounted on a 2 1/8 inch thick bench.
I weighs about 28 pounds (it was just shipped to me)
Can anyone tell me about this vise?

—Monte, Washington, DC

-- Monte, Washington, DC

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#1 posted 05-26-2011 06:15 PM

I think I was watching the same ones on E-bay! I just bought a wilton (columbian) from ebay and its very good quality old iron. I mounted mine with 3/8 lag bolts.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#2 posted 05-29-2011 02:57 AM

Photos of my Wilton 161137-10.
Any information about this vise will be appreciated.

-- Monte, Washington, DC

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