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General Tools 93 Adjustable Pin Vise

General Tools 93 Adjustable Pin Vise

General Tools 93 Adjustable Pin Vise
$ 14.02

Score By Feature

Based on 333 ratings
Durability
9.31
Accuracy
8.71
Value for money
7.98

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Product Description

Electronic assembling, tool making, model making, hobby making, and model making can be performed with pin vices
Has a grip large enough to hold small tools such as drills, wires, files, reamers, and deburrers that are difficult to hold at the same time
It includes an ergonomic, smooth, hardened steel 3-jaw chuck system and a sturdy plastic handle while the drill pin vise has three jaws that can be locked without a key
Our Adjustable Pin Vise is one of the most powerful pin vises in our line of tools and is suitable for both commercial and home uses.
It can easily be tucked away in a tool box or pocket because of its small size

Questions & Answers

Is this tool able to hold a small tool. Can I firmly grasp a circle of 025" in diameter?

The #60 drill will fit very securely, but it's not a universal grip. There will be more tightening of the jaws, but I can't find anything like that. To try, enter 025 into the box. As a result, it may not be such a decisive advantage when working with something so small as a pin vise. It is larger and heavier than the collet type vise that I have.

What is the largest drill bit that will fit this?

No alphabetically sized bits were tried. I have only tried 21/64".

Could anyone please let me know if this is the right tool for installing RCA jacks. Would you mind telling me what the outside diameter of 328" is? The system will grab a 21/64 , I see someone has posted this. ?

A hobbyist's tool, it is designed to work with thin, sharp bits and small drill Despite my efforts, the drill bit would not accept a 17/64" This should be helpful, I hope. We hope you have a safe, healthy and happy New Year! We bid the year 2020 adieu!

The pin vise measures how big it is in total?

A little over six inches long, with a diameter of about one and one quarter inches. You can use it for a while until it fills your hand.

Selected User Reviews For General Tools 93 Adjustable Pin Vise

As far as I was concerned, I knew what to expect! My item arrived promptly, and I believed it to be the one I My previous experience with one of these units at work a few years ago told me it wasn't the best on the market, but I was confident that for home use it would be adequate
3/5

As I expected, the chuck was twisted on so tightly, and after a number of attempts to loosen it by hand, I finally had to dab the area with penetrating oil before using it as a lubricant. A night spent in bed. My first attempt did not work, so I removed the handle and placed it in a cushioned vise, then took channel locks to the chuck, finally allowing the jaws to release. The Starrett quality is not there, I guarantee it! It was sort of sad to have to endure this experience, since over the years, I've used a number of General tools and never had any issues. If I had known she was going to do this, I would have just ponied up- I highly recommend investing in a Shaviv pin vise as it is far superior to anything else you could find. The price you pay is what you get, I guess.

Nathalia Knight
Nathalia Knight
| Oct 21, 2020
I wish the jaw was constructed with more care, but it is exactly what I wanted
4/5

A perfect fit for my needs, the size, weight, and functionality of the vice exceeded my expectations. It was important for me to have a pin vice with a big handle so I could tighten down the smallest drill bit. There is one small complaint and that is that my copy does not always line up or engage correctly on the first try, which is why I only gave it 4 stars. There are times when one of the three jaws lags behind, and I have to work the jaw assembly open and closed a few times to get it lined it is annoying and happens quite frequently on mine. One of these days I'll take the jaw apart and give it a good rub down with some emery cloth to remove whatever burr or tool mark is affecting how the jaw moves.

The handle is made of a tough black PU plastic that feels good to hold. is nicely knurled, and the jaws themselves close quickly. I am glad I have it, but it will need some TLC before it is perfect. I'm looking forward to receiving it in July. My chuck got drowned in CRC contact cleaner because I had some time to spare. There were a lot of schmoos, which I found to be surprising but The burr that has been there has definitely been worn away by the years. As shown by the metallic glint on the schmoo. With a light lube with 3 in 1 oil, the action is now much better. There's no easy way to do it. The machine isn't the most enjoyable to use. It's fine, though, that now when I do, I've got a slight smirk just shy of a smile.

Bryce Pierce
Bryce Pierce
| Feb 26, 2021
My heavy duty pin vise is the best out of all that I have
5/5

I had a wide range of pin vise tools, and when I realized that the vise it self was long gone, I decided to get this. Between 0 to 1. Up to 25" of The first time I looked at this vise, I was loath to spend more than $10 for just a stand-alone vise, but I took a chance since this was the only one that had the right size range. Now that I have received the vise, I wouldn't hesitate to spend more than I did because it is a well-made heavy duty spring loaded precision 3 jaw vise that will do almost anything you could possibly need from a hand tool of this type. Several of my model building tools can be found in that package, including saw blades, tiny bits, and so on. It should be constructed in a way that will allow it to stand the test of time! If you have any questions, do not.

Luna Wolfe
Luna Wolfe
| Nov 12, 2020
If you're looking for a SOILID pin, this one is the one for you
5/5

Despite its large size, this pin vise has a tight enough fit for even the smallest part and is large enough not to slip in your hand. During the use of this vise, you can fully control the part you are working on while it is held. The weight of the vise is also pleasant to handle. My favorite part is the last line.

Nylah Hartman
Nylah Hartman
| Feb 14, 2021
The design is good, but the system does not work
3/5

device is accurately depicted in the picture, so this is a good thing. There's also a large chuck on it, and it has a good deal of solidity. The poor machining of the chuck is what I dislike about it. My jaws do not retract when I run the handle down a bit to unlock the chuck, so I have to bang the handle to open them. A countersink is required to debur holes in aluminum, so I wanted it to do that. There is poor machined quality to the jaws, and they do not hold the countersink shaft tightly enough to prevent slipping. There is a tendency for the jaws to turn in the clockwise direction rather than hold firmly. If the shaft of the countersink is tightened up, the shaft will be crooked. If this is your application, then this tool can't be recommended as it doesn't have a collet to support the tool firmly and accurately while you deburr the holes by hand. No luck yet but if this is your application, I can't recommend it.

Adrian HOUGHTON
Adrian HOUGHTON
| Jan 15, 2021
A little bit of work is needed
3/5

This means that the jaws don't line up squarely, making it difficult to center a round bit, especially when it comes to There are times when one jaw will roll off axis a little so that it holds by its side instead of by the edge of its jaw. This is less common on the larger bits, but even so is The issue would largely resolve itself if there were even the slightest amount of chamfer break on the clamping jaw edge. While it is quite heavy for its size, its weight makes it hard to use when working with In summary, this is capable of holding drill bits a little larger than 1/4" all the way down to the tiniest.

Jeremias Bush
Jeremias Bush
| Aug 30, 2020
The utility and value of this product are excellent
5/5

This means that either the product has improved significantly since a few negative reviews have appeared or I didn't carelessly disassemble it (for curiosity) As soon as they become available, I will order more Visitors to my shop and friends can purchase gifts from me.

Malaysia Petty
Malaysia Petty
| Sep 10, 2020
I'm doing well- A pin vise with larger bit sizes is only built
3/5

I strongly recommend- I tried to build a pin vise out of wood that is rugged and built to last. My only complaint would be that it was not applicable to my specific usage. I was working with very small, fine-tuned pins Drilling that is detailed. Due to the size of the pin vise, it isn't a good tool for drilling small holes below 3 mm in diameter. Neither the top nor the bottom of the vise have an add-in chuck In general, vice clamps are designed to be one size fits all A removable chuck is more than often found on smaller pin vises, but it is not always the same size. In this case, drilling bits from 3mm down are difficult to align exactly, resulting in inaccurate drilling. A slight wobble is visible in the rotation of small bits. The vise is large, durable, and can be used for drilling above 3mm in a rough way, and if you are not working with high precision projects, it should be good for quite a while.

Maia NORTH
Maia NORTH
| Aug 08, 2020

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