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hawkeyefxr

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I bought this vice just before the first lock down. The vice is a monster to say the least with a 12 inch opening and huge jaw plates. The quick release is missing and the half nut is held in place by a hand carved bit of wood. It works perfectly but i want put back to its normal.
I an going to try and make a quick release mechanism as i can't find any spares anywhere.
Can someone tell me the original colour of this vice and what type of paint is used.
I will be selling it after as it's to big for my shed, i would just like to give it another life as it is real beauty.
 

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don't see a picture of 'this vice' -- woodworking I assume?

Rededa were made in Sheffield from about 1930s to 1970s (?).

original colour red of course (a bright post-box red).

alternative to making a QR would be to salvage one from a similar sized, but otherwise broken (eg cracked casting) Record, Woden or Parkinson ( Rdeda did patent at least two alternative types of QR but their QR vices were mostly the same as the others (patented by Parkinson 1880).
 

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PIcture attached.
This is not mine but it is the same, plus condition. Like mine the quick release is missing though that should be put right this afternoon. I can also see that i need Red paint, just got to find some now.
 

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