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  1. What Do You Have In The Mail Right Now?

    by , 09-27-2016 at 12:02 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by pofo View Post
    My first SR, a OPINEL Garant hollow ground, 6/8th, nose has a spanish point. French made. It is being shipped La Poste and should arrive this coming Friday. The seller stated, "shave ready", honed and stropped. Fingers crossed.
    These are for my 1990 Corrado Tony.
    I have some KY coil overs on her currently, but do not like the ride on curves or washboards.
    The sports will lower me 1.5" in the front and 1.3" on the rear over stock, which will still be ok ...
  2. off topic anonymous

    by , 06-02-2016 at 11:33 PM
    No excuses for driving into the trailer
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  3. Straightening A Bent Or Warped Tang

    by , 06-03-2015 at 03:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by engine46 View Post
    I acquired an old Wade & Butcher blade quite some time ago & it was one of the ones that didn't even say Sheffield on it, it was that old. I was so happy to get that blade but upon further inspection, I noticed the tang was bent so I put it on the anvil part of my vise & gave it a very light "love" tap to straighten it out like I did on another blade another time. This time I wasn't so lucky & the blade broke! I was so disappointed since it was a very old Wade & Butcher
  4. Cleaned Up My Otto Deutsch Hans With My Dremel, Maas Polish & Mothers Chrome Polish

    by , 02-21-2015 at 12:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by engine46 View Post
    Here is how I cleaned up my Otto Deutsch Hans I recently got off eBay. The first pic is what it looked like when I first got it. As you can see the scales looked black & were filthy.
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    I took it to my kitchen sink where I did the work to it. I did it here so when the blade got warm, I just turned the faucet on & cooled the blade, wiped it off with a dry rag & started polishing again. You can also do this with a glass of water nearby. I usually

    Updated 02-21-2015 at 01:14 PM by engine46

  5. How I Make Duck Scales 4

    by , 07-01-2014 at 04:50 AM
    Continue to the other side:
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    Now here is where it gets TRICKY!

    Go UP in sandpaper grit and continue to sand. I use 400 to 600 or even 1200 depending on how close I am getting to the final shape.

    REMEMBER if you go too far you have to start over again!

    It is pretty easy to take off wood but not so much to add it! J

    Sand a few strokes then test fit.

    Sand, test, sand, ...

    Updated 07-01-2014 at 07:12 AM by Chevhead

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