Are cast-iron vises secretly terrible?

Cast-iron vises are convenient and popular, but there might be some much better options.
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*Cutting*
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Blue-Handled Marples Chisels: https://amzn.to/2tVJARY
(I use these to make the DIY specialty planes, but I also like them for general work.)

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