Wilton 63302 6″ Shop Vise Review

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If you’re seeking out a bench vise that features a large anvil work surface then the Wilton Bench Vise might be a perfect choice. Featuring a large anvil, you can hammer out metal and other materials with ease. No fighting for space with your vise. Once attached to your work surface via bolts, the vise can also be spun around 120-degrees on it’s swivel base so that you can attack your project from the most comfortable angle.

We appreciate that Wilton continues to forge its products from strengthened steel for longer-lasting durability. This bench vise does feature a permanent design that must be attached to work surfaces using metal bolts, all of which makes it one of the most durable on our Best Bench Vise list.

Why We Like It – Wilton 63302 6″ Shop Vise

Wilton delivers with an anvil work surface that is large enough to hammer out a variety of projects, while still providing a solid machine steel vise.

Pros
  • Jaw size up to 6-inches
  • Opening Capacity 6-inches
  • Clamp force of up to 30,000 PSI
Cons
  • Requires permanent installation
  • Covered in grease on arrival.

Performance

Capable of 30,00 psi iron grip the heavy duty castings gives an extended life regardless of how heavy or frequent your work and will even allow you to work with pipes unlike the Heavy Duty Forged 360 Swivel Locking Desktop. The 6 inch jaw width gives more flexibility and obviously the ability to work on larger projects.

Design

An improved design over the Wilton 11104 Bench 4 Inch Opening as the wilton shop vises includes serrated top jaws and pipe jaws handle for all pipe sizes. An iron body built for heavy duty work regardless of your wor handling pipe or doing general duty. The throat depth makes holding the more awkward things easier than with the Irwin Tools Clamp Vise 226303.

Value

With the Wilton 63302 6″ Shop Vise’s lifetime warranty you can easily replace the piece unlike with the Yost Vises 445 Utility Combination. With such a high price it’s not too big of a surprise the Wilton 63302 6″ Shop Vise comes with free shipping.

Wilton 63302 6″ Shop Vise Wrap Up

It may be a costly vise but it’s great value for the money with the added size and functions of this vice do make it a good choice for anyone who might need to use it, whether you’re a smith, farmer, or just a hobbyist. After wiping it down, cleaning it up and applying some protective silicone grease to replace the anti-rust coat that came on the product.

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