865-DI, 6-1/2" Multi-Purpose Reversible Combination Vise, Swivel Base

6-1/2" Multi-Purpose Reversible Combination Vise, Swivel Base

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Product Description

  • Constructed in Heavy Duty 65,000 P.S.I. Ductile Iron
  • Machined "T" Bar for Precision Fit
  • Expandable Versatile Vise by Reversing Front Jaw, Two (2) Options
  • Large Dual Anvils, (1) Upper, (1) Lower
  • Lower Anvil Converts to Product Support Shelf when Reversing Front Jaw
  • Replaceable Hardened Steel Top Jaws: Serrated and Reversible to Smooth
  • Replaceable Hardened Steel Serrated Pipe Jaws
  • Removable / Replaceable Pipe Jaws are Designed to Grip Pipe Securely
  • Swivel Base Securely Mounts to Work Bench (4 - Bolts by Others)
  • Interlocking Swivel Base 360 degree Motion Equipped with (2) Lockdowns
  • Continuous Rolled Main Screw Thread
  • Balled Screw Handle Supplied with Safety Rubber Washers

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Price: $457.00


Additional Information

Model # 865-DI
Item # 11865
Jaw Width (nominal inches) 6.5"
Jaw Opening (nominal inches) 7" (Reversed = 11")
Throat Depth (nominal inches) 4" (Reversed = 3")
Min Pipe Capacity (nominal inches) .125"
Max Pipe Capacity (nominal inches) 3.5"
Base Swivel
Material Ductile Iron
Packaging Dimensions 22" x 9.5" x 13.5"
Shipping Weight (lbs) 49
Warranty Download
Vise - Isometric Download
Vise - Layout Download
Base Print Download
Serrated Machinist Jaws N/A
Serrated Pipe Jaws N/A
Owner's Manual Download
  1. Time will tell but so far very happy with purchase Review by Randall Rowe

    This seems to be a quality, well built product. Time will tell but so far very happy with purchase. (Posted on 7/30/2015)

  2. Five Stars Review by P.K.

    Solid well made vise (Posted on 7/22/2015)

  3. Five Stars Review by Chris Roberts

    The perfect vice (Posted on 7/5/2015)

  4. Well built and good features Review by bad_taters

    I bought this after ordering and returning a Wilton 14600 which is Wiltons version of this vise.I sent the Wilton back mainly because the pipe jaws had no actual teeth,the casting was so poor the teeth were rounded and smooth like a pencil viewed from the side.Right out of the box the difference in quality was obvious.The casting is smoother and the pipe jaws are steel and replaceable and actually have gripping teeth.Side to side play is almost non existent at about .016 compared to about .070 on the Wilton.Also the Yost has notched main jaws for holding small tubing or bolts as small as 1/4 inch.Finally,the Yost is stronger and made with 65,000 psi Ductile iron versus 30,000 psi for the Wilton.The main screw has "0" play.The Wilton has a couple things going for it that Yost does not.The Wilton (on the casting only) has a lifetime warranty and also the base swivel has teeth to help keep the base from moving.But the jump in quality was well worth the extra $60 for the Yost. (Posted on 7/5/2015)

  5. Great Vise Review by Carl

    It works fine . (Posted on 6/19/2015)

  6. Yost 865DI 6.5" Multi Purpose Reversible Combination Vise Swivel Base Review by Happy Guy

    I just got a great new work bench from sears for Christmas. It even came with a stainless steel top. So, now I wanted a bench vise to finish it off. I picked this on because I work in Afghanistan as a mechanic with the US Army and, its what they have in our shop. We have not been gentle with the vise. I have seen pipe bent in it and broken bolts removed from rusty equipment while clamped in the vise. It is very strong and, very reliable. We hammer on it and hammer things that are clamped in it. We have a larger 8" model. I bought the 6 1/2". In my opinion this is one of the better vises on the market today. I don't know the Army to invest into cheep stuff. And, I believe this vise will probably last me for ever! (Posted on 5/24/2015)

  7. rcm Review by good vice

    Researched alot of vises and liked this one the best. MADE IN THE USA. Didn't need a super heavy duty vise for what I use it for so the price was right for me. Fast delivery. No problems there. Haven't had it long but so far it works great. Parts are nice and tight and move smoothly. I'd recommend. (Posted on 5/23/2015)

  8. Recluse Review by Strong well made American vise

    Excellent vise. The fit / finish and operation rival vises more than three times the cost. The two anvil surfaces and reversibility add greatly to the utility of this tool. I don't believe you will find an American made vise in this class for a better price. (Posted on 5/23/2015)

  9. Strong well made American vise Review by Recluse

    Excellent vise. The fit / finish and operation rival vises more than three times the cost. The two anvil surfaces and reversibility add greatly to the utility of this tool. I don't believe you will find an American made vise in this class for a better price. (Posted on 4/28/2015)

  10. Michelle King Review by Five Stars

    My husband is very happy with this. (Posted on 4/28/2015)

  11. Bill A. Review by Five Stars

    Very nice made in USA vise. (Posted on 4/10/2015)

  12. Five Stars Review by RICK

    perfect as expected (Posted on 1/29/2015)

  13. chris Review by Four Stars,

    Solid vise. Made in USA. (Posted on 1/2/2015)

  14. Extreme Clamping Pressure Review by Grease Monkey

    Bought this vise about 8 months ago and what a dream come true. Beats the crap out of competitors junk! Really like the replaceable hardened steel serrated jaws. My old vise had cast in place pipe jaws and when worn out I had to throw away the vise. (2) pounding surfaces are an added bonus! Thanks Yost for a quality product! (Posted on 10/16/2014)

  15. Vise is better than expected Review by Tony_55

    fast delivery. Vise is better than expected. (Posted on 9/3/2014)

  16. Sturdy and well-built Review by T. Araya

    Haven't had a chance to use it much yet but when bolting it to my worktable my first impression was that this is quite a sturdy chunk of iron! The action is firm and smooth and the extra flat surface on the back jaw is a great feature. If you need a workbench vise with extra strength and durability over the cheaper stuff, hard to beat this one. (Posted on 6/15/2014)

  17. this will last me forever Review by Ryan

    I was looking for a good vise made in the USA with wide jaws that was cast at 60,000 psi or higher. This vise fit the bill quite well and seems to be the best value. This vise is more than enough to suit my needs and it will last forever. The only problem is that my current workbench is not worthy of this vise, so I will have to build a better one. OH WELL! (Posted on 6/6/2014)

  18. This vise kicks but!!! Review by anthony burgess

    I was in the hunt for a quality high strength vise and this vise being made with 65,000 ductile iron is the one. 6 1/2 inch jaws with opening width over 10 inches this thing can handle anything I throw at it and I am so glad that researched and found this vise. Customer service is marvelous I requested the bolt pattern prior to receiving the device so I could build my welding table and Ryan Nelis from customer service sent me the pattern over email instantly, can't beat that! Although I've only had this vise for a short time now I can see many successful projects completed with the help of this quality piece of equipment. If you only want to buy a vise one time get this one, it has more than enough ability to handle most jobs. (Posted on 1/25/2014)

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