If you're looking for simplicity, durability and quality this is the vise for you. The Apex is a great beginners vise and also great for fly tying classes due to its durability. It is MADE IN AMERICA out of stainless steel and tool steel jaws. It has a lifetime warranty you wont need it but maybe your great grandkids will. This package comes with a pedestal base, a C clamp base, a material clip and you can add an optional bobbin cradle.