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    JEBar
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    earlier today I used our Ultra Gun Vice for the first time .... it took me a few minutes to figure out how to make fine adjustments needed to hold a long gun perfectly level .... I no longer have any concerns as to its strength and confirms how it provides a very stable platform
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    our local firearms dealer has an old (probably homemade) wooden rest that he was using back in the early 70's when I first met him .... he uses the heck out of it .... using ours during cleaning a firearm will be a new experience .... it is easy to envision it making the process easier and quicker

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  • shooter51
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    I have 2 of the "old school" models ($49.00) I use them a bunch, one travels to the range with me. I usually clean long guns at the range. lots of "show and tell" and face time with my customers. No issues with slipping or getting loose. The new ones, that I have seen and used, are much more adjustable but do not seem to resist movement and slipping as well.
    I have seen shotguns dropped, out of the newer style rest, while polishing barrels. My old one, will hold just the barrel set . with greater stability, than the whole gun in the open condition. The newer ones work much better for the AR class, in the open position. I prefer to clean the AR upper and lower separately and not drip solvent into the open lower, the old style makes that easy and secure, but that's just me.

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  • JEBar
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    Originally posted by avvidclif View Post
    I have this version of it http://www.cabelas.com/product/Tipto...ise/742475.uts And it's not worth the powder it would take to blow it up. Just too flimsy.
    I was considering that one .... I was concerned with some reports in user evaluations about it being flimsy so I kept looking .... the one I ended up ordering did cost $20 more but so far it seems to be worth it

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  • avvidclif
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    I have this version of it http://www.cabelas.com/product/Tipto...ise/742475.uts And it's not worth the powder it would take to blow it up. Just too flimsy.

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  • Wiley Coyote
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    It will handle anything you're going to use it for. A buddy's got one & I've used it once just for leveling a scope. Like you, I'm impressed with it. Unlike, you I won't have to buy one of my own.

    Off topic: It's good to see you back. Hope your success continues.

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    Tipton Ultra Gun Vise


    not long ago I took a friend's advice and went to our local Cabela's where I took a close look at a Tipton Ultra Gun Vise ....https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1 .... frankly, I'm very happy to be able to say I did ....prior to doing so, my main concern was the impression that it was light weight and somewhat flimsy .... my first impression is that it is much sturdier than I anticipated .... in fact its design and metal reinforcement make it surprisingly sturdy .... I ordered one a few days ago and it arrived today..... it does have a central support that seems to be built for use with AR type rifles ..... I doubt I will use it very much ..... my main anticipated uses are for mounting scopes, some cleaning, and some light gunsmithing .... the first scope I plan to mount will be on our Henry 45-70, that should tell the tell as to how well it handles heavy long guns
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