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hairy

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926 days ago

3 and 1/2” blade length. All it needed was a little love. New handles and some filing and honing and it’s back in the game. I’m liking it!

The new handles are different than the old. The originals were drilled through with the tang curled over to hold it on. The new ones are like file handles, step drilled and pressed on.

-- brown shoes don't make it...


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wiswood2

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#1 posted 926 days ago

nice retro. fit.
Chuck

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WayneC

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#2 posted 926 days ago

Very nice.

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#3 posted 926 days ago

well done Bud!

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#4 posted 926 days ago

looking good ….....but hopefully you used epoxy too
othervice it wont hold up to the job …...they need a counterhold to stay in place
and bending the end around is a good strong hold

Dennis

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 926 days ago

Looks good, Hairy! Dennis might be right about the epoxy, though.

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#6 posted 926 days ago

Nice work, Dennis!

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#7 posted 926 days ago

very nice.

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#8 posted 926 days ago

This is one of my favorite tools….........

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hairy

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#9 posted 926 days ago

Thanx, fellas! I considered epoxy. It’s an option I’ll leave open for now.

-- brown shoes don't make it...

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