Originally Posted By: Trav
Thats a good old vise! I would grease the threads, wire brush it down and rub it with oil. Good for another 75 years.
I don't know if i would clean it up much with a wire brush. There is something about the patina that is there from your grandfather. I might wipe it down with a light oil and lube it well all over but if it were my grandfathers vise i would not wire brush it.
Originally Posted By: JHZR2
Absolutely, and potentially great-great grandpa's vise as well.
Originally Posted By: morris
that is NOT just ANY vice. thats grandpas vice!!!!! it is worth WAY more than ANY other vice. i have one like that. that was my dads vice.