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Forum topic by hairy posted 10-04-2011 12:20 AM 1026 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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hairy

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10-04-2011 12:20 AM

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.

-- stay thirsty my friends...


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wiswood2

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#1 posted 10-04-2011 12:27 AM

nice retro. fit.
Chuck

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#2 posted 10-04-2011 12:41 AM

Very nice.

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#3 posted 10-04-2011 12:48 AM

well done Bud!

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#4 posted 10-04-2011 01:10 AM

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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#5 posted 10-04-2011 01:23 AM

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

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#6 posted 10-04-2011 02:28 AM

Nice work, Dennis!

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#7 posted 10-04-2011 02:36 AM

very nice.

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#8 posted 10-04-2011 06:58 AM

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

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hairy

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#9 posted 10-04-2011 01:59 PM

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

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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