Wilton Tradesman Vise

by admin on February 26, 2012

Wilton-Tradesman-Vise Wilton Tradesman Vise

The Tradesman vise is a solid and very good quality vise for the price.  It's pipe clamp jaws below the working clamp jaws make it taller than the Machinist vise.   It also sacrifices some distance in the max opening in the same jaw width to both the Machinist and Combination vises, and is not quite as beefy around the anvil area.  The newer Tradesman has powdered metal jaws and not the hardened steel jaws of the Machinist and Combination.

Wilton-logo

Need Pipe jaws, Click Here.

An interesting characteristic of the Tradesman is the interchangeable inserts that Wilton created.  The older Tradesman had an indented cavity cast  for labels that private brand customers could use to insert their logo.  The cavity was more cost effective than pouring separate castings for each customer.  You can find the emblem in various places on the sides of the Tradesman.

The emblem posted in the photo ON THE RIGHT is one of the earlier versions.

 Wilton-Tradseman-Vise

 

Wilton 11694 WILTON 4
Wilton 11694 WILTON 4" Cross Slide Drill Press Vise
$126.30
Time Remaining: 18d 7h
Buy It Now for only: $126.30
Add to watch list
Wilton 14600 6.5
Wilton 14600 6.5" Reversible Swivel Mechanics Vise
$205.26
Time Remaining: 24d 12h 24m
Buy It Now for only: $205.26
Add to watch list
Wilton 14500 4500, Multi-Purpose Mechanics Vise, Swivel Base, 5-1/2
Wilton 14500 4500, Multi-Purpose Mechanics Vise, Swivel Base, 5-1/2" Jaw Width
$163.00
Time Remaining: 25d 16h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $163.00
Add to watch list
Vintage Wilton Baby Bullet Chicago Vise 2
Vintage Wilton Baby Bullet Chicago Vise 2" Jaws With Ball Joint Base
$350.00
Time Remaining: 19h 28m
Bid now | Add to watch list

 

Technorati Tags: ,

Other Users also were searching for:

  • wilton tradesman vises
  • wilton tradesman vice
  • wilton tradesman vise weight
  • Wilton Tradesman 1750 Machinist Bench Vise
  • wilton vise 2 inch
  • wilton tradesman 1755 vise manual
  • what year was Wilton 1750 vise made
  • vise stand
  • mail mechcast.com
  • wilton 1755 bench vise
  • wilton tradesman vises parts
  • york bench vice
  • scout vise
  • wilton vice emblem
  • tradesman vs machinist vise

{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Gary lockard September 4, 2015 at 12:51 pm

Do you make A-2Jaws for Wilton Tradsman vises?

Regards,
Gary

Yes Gary I do, look here. http://www.wiltonviseparts.net/ Wilton used standard dimensions on just about 95% of their vises. Either 4″ x 3/4, 1 inch or 1-1/4 inch tall with 2-3/8 Centered bolt holes. Thanks for asking.

Reply

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: