HMH Standard Vise ( Clamp, Pedestal or Vise Only )


The HMH Standard vise is made from precision-machined and carefully finished stainless, tool steels and brass.  Each vise is individually hand fitted and tuned for maximum performance. The Standard is the Oldest Premium Vise made.


Durable.  Simple.  Beautiful.
The HMH Standard vise has basically been in production since 1975. This is the updated original that with improved chassis/bearing system for better collet support, better rotation, and infinite head angle adjustment.  All parts are precision-machined and carefully finished using top-quality stainless and tool steels and brass.  Each vise is individually hand fitted and tuned for maximum performance.

The Jaw System allows you to change from micro, magnum to omni. The micro jaw is one of the thinest/smalliest micro jaws available allowing you to create the smallest of flies. While the Magnum is a great saltwater jaw that ties the biggest of hooks. The Omni Jaw is the standard universal jaw tying a wide range of freshwater, bass, salmon and light saltwater hooks. ( The Magnum and the Micro are sold separately. )

If you’re looking for the finest in comfort and stability that comes with a full-size vise, not to mention dependability, speed, versatility, and tying elegance, then you can’t own a better tool for tying than the HMH Standard. Made in Maine by America’s Oldest Premium Vise Company.

  • Infinite Head Angle Adjustment
  • Longest Tying Platform for Better Tying
  • Hardened Tool Steel Jaws
  • Quick Change Jaw Feature allowing you to swap between Micro, Magnum or the Omni
  • Hand Polished Stainless Steel Chassis
  • Ultra-smooth 360º Rotary Action
  • Smooth Disc Drag Rotary Tension Adjustment
  • Large, Comfort-Grip Locking Cam Lever
  • Fast, One-Hand Operation
  • Double Spring Material Clip
  • Choice of Black Powder Coated Sculpted Pedestal Base, or C-Clamp
  • Neoprene Vise Pouch Included
  • Lifetime Guarantee by HMH

Note By Mike Hogue: The HMH is the first premium vise, I purchased when I started tying commercial flies. I’ve owned my HMH for over 30 years and it has never failed. I’ve tied thousands of flies on it. The Standard is used in many commercial fly factories as the vise of choice. Due to its straight forward design and simple lines. Rock solid, built to last a lifetime. Like a great rod or reel, this is a fantastic tool.

Additional information

Weight 18 oz
Dimensions 12 × 10 × 2 in

Brass Pedestal Base, C- Clamp, Pedestal Base, Vise Only/Long Stem, Vise Only/Short Stem


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