Emmert Patternmaker's Vise
Type K1 version U5.

The good:
- Full size universal Patternmaker's Vise.

- Main screw, rotation, and jaw angle mechanism all present, work smoothly, and lock tightly. All 4 dogs present and slide with gentle taps.

- no cracks or visible repairs to main castings.

The (minor) known issues:
- Includes bench bracket for tilt mechanism, but missing bar and needs a new "Slot-headed Eye bolt for bench bracket" (available from CS machinery for $10 and $35, respectively).

- Casting that the handle goes through had a chunk broken off long ago. Handle obviously replaced with an iron pipe. Missing chuck of casting doesn't seem to cause any functional issues.

The mounting plate seems to have some minor interference to the back jaw that limits the vise to pivoting up only about 10 degrees. It pivots smoothly to this point. Looks like an original part to me. So either the pivot pins were bent slightly in it's life or it never had the right clearance. Either way, it should be fixable by bending the pins or filing down the slight interference.

- Some minimal rust on the jaw faces, but nothing that won't clean up.




Selling for $700 with local pickup in Issaquah, WA, or $900 plus actual shipping costs. Or make me an offer.

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