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09-29-2012 10:04 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vertias pm-v11

Yup, I bought a Pm-V11 Chisel today… Actually, I bought the 3/8” chisel…

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#1 posted 09-29-2012 10:09 PM

Thanks…. :)

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#2 posted 09-29-2012 10:15 PM

Thanks what :P?

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#3 posted 09-29-2012 10:17 PM

Thanks for the business!

Cheers,

Rob

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#4 posted 09-29-2012 10:19 PM

OOps..
The MAN was watching !!!!

;-)

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#5 posted 09-30-2012 12:10 AM

Oh.. Lol… Rob, Can you send me a Lee Valley coupon? :)

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#6 posted 09-30-2012 01:15 AM

Nice! I was reading up some more on the PM-V11 steel… man, that stuff sounds like the cat’s meow. Let us know how you like the chisel.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#7 posted 09-30-2012 01:33 AM

Damn I pretty much just bought the complete set of o1 chisels and then these went on sale. I wonder if I could exchange them and pay the difference.

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#8 posted 09-30-2012 01:53 AM

Its a great chisel…

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#9 posted 09-30-2012 02:14 AM

It actually feels really good in the hand, and WAY more comfy than my japense chisel… It also hones pretty easily.

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#10 posted 09-30-2012 02:20 AM

It looks like the chisel comes with a micro-bevel already honed. Do they specify the angle? I assume the main bevel is 25 deg and micro is like 27?

Edit: nvm, just checked the LV site:

”The 1/4” and 3/8” chisels have 30° primary bevels; the others are 25°. All have 2° microbevels, and require only final honing before use.”

-- John, BC, Canada

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#11 posted 09-30-2012 12:10 PM

The 3/8” has a 32 degree bevel… :P

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#12 posted 09-30-2012 03:30 PM

BerBer5985 – Put the O1 set on Ebay and not only might you get full pop back on them, you can often get more (people in England are happy to pay N. American retail on Veritas products as this already represents a savings for them) and then just buy the new PMV11 chisels. You will save Rob’s company from having a set of chisels they can’t sell now because they are not new anymore. While Lee Valley’s return policy is very liberal, this is not something that is a warranty issue so they don’t really deserve to eat it because you didn’t wait for the new ones to come out. One day such generosity by stand up companies like LV might come to an end if we all take advantage of it too frivolously…

That said, if they are brand new in the package and never opened and honed, well that’s another story completely. I have had a the chance to test the PMV11 chisels out and I must say they are superb! You would not be disappointed with them. If I didn’t already have a wicked set of chisels, these would be in my shop, and they still might be soon as every time I go into my local Lee Valley store, it seems harder and harder to, as my wife says, “just walk away…” Haha

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#13 posted 09-30-2012 04:44 PM

enjoy!

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#14 posted 09-30-2012 05:58 PM

Rob,

If and/or when you guys make a set of mortise chisels with PM-V11,
I will be a buyer.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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#15 posted 09-30-2012 06:22 PM

The 3/8” has a 32 degree bevel… :P

Alexandre, it’s not clear if you’re referring to the main bevel…? If you’re talking about the microbevel, then that’s exactly correct per the quoted text from the LV site in my previous post.

-- John, BC, Canada

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