Originally Posted by boomslang
3. Peak Rotary vise: I hear that a lot of people use this vise. Is it too bulky and heavy around the jaw? Also, what is the build quality and what are the durability issues with this vise. How would you compare it with the Blackfoot or the Atlas.
I have been tying on the Peak rotary for a while now and find it bulletproof and built like a tank. I hope that I never drop the thing on my foot. I have large hands and found it tough tying small patterns (<20) on the std jaws. However Peak makes / sells 'midge' jaws for the vise and since installing those, I have not had any issues.
The vise is easy to adjust and grips very nicely. The fit and finish is quite good (for its price bracket).