Without a doubt, this vise will hold hooks as securely as vises costing three or four times as much. Features: Easy and positive adjustment to hook sizes from the tiny 24's to giant 6/0's. Positive control of pressure to hooks which eliminates hook breakage. This vise is easily converted to right or left hand tiers. The jaws may be set to any angle. Front or rear tension mode. The 3/8" stem breaks down for easy portability.