Reply To: Record vise backlash Welcome! › Forums › General Woodworking Discussions › Tools and Tool Maintenance/Restoration › Record vise backlash › Reply To: Record vise backlash 25 March 2022 at 8:37 am #753631 DarrenParticipant Hi, Is the handle standing proud of the front face at all? if it is, that might explain the slack as that would need to be pulled in before the vice jaws pull in. You can address that by taking the split pin off of the end cap (the thing that holds the two bars together at the far back of the vice) and packing it out with washers. Don’t overdo it though. Darren.