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    Case Copperhead - SOLD

    PM received and PP sent. Thanks, David! Andrew
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    Case Copperhead - SOLD

    David, I'll take it. I think I have your correct PP address but would you please PM it to me to be sure? Thanks, Andrew
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    Question about Leather Knife Slips

    One thing I've noticed is that a slip with a square cut bottom stays upright in my front right jeans or shorts pocket much better than a slip with a rounded bottom. Sadly, the vast majority of slips seem to have the rounded bottoms. Andrew
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    Edge Pro Sharpening Tips, Mistakes, and Lessons Learned

    Great thread with lots of helpful information. Thanks, Miso. Andrew
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    RIP Tony Bose

    What a huge loss to the knife world. Tony's designs were always distinctive and always beautiful. Nice bio here: Tony Bose, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall of Fame® Inductee, Passes Away - BLADE Magazine Sincere condolences to his family. Andrew
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    Thanks for testing with the Kershaw. Very helpful.
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    Thanks for the offer and if you have time, I'd be curious to know if the stone will reach the edge of either at 15 degrees without bumping into the clamp. But I've also gotten an update from a nice gent at Work Sharp who was kind enough to do a little checking. He tells me that on a small Old...
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    Well done on the Spydie, and great pics. I have many traditionals and I sharpen them to 15 degrees per side. The problem with many clamp type sharpeners is that, at 15 degrees and with the typical narrow blades of a trad, the stones don't make contact with the blade. Rather, they'll hit the...
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    Thanks for the report. I'm curious about small knives with narrow blades---traditionals, SAKs, etc. Is a 15 degree angle possible with those? Andrew
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    maximus, hope you'll post your thoughts once you give it a good test. Andrew
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    New from Worksharp: Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener

    Anybody got their hands on one yet? Looks like it has some nice features and the price alone will get some attention. Andrew
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    10 Years And A Chance To Win

    13 for me---believe it or not, it's long been my lucky number. Thanks for the generous giveaway, Rick, and congratulations on the 10 year anniversary. Your contributions to the forum have been tremendous and we're lucky to have you. Here's to the next 10 years! Andrew
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    Odd lot.--Price Drops!

    As per our PMs, I'll take: 8 AG Russell Modern Barlow. PP sent! Thanks, Andrew
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    Sad news

    I am very sorry at Berk's passing. We were friends for over 35 years in a different arena---the Travis County Courthouse. We had both been prosecutors in early days and later criminal defense lawyers. In more recent years we got to be better friends due to our mutual interest in knives. While I...
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    Who on BFs do you recommend for sharpening service?

    I second Josh at Razor Edge Knives. His work is incredible. Andrew
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    The New Work Sharp “Angle Set” Sharpener: Review & Sharpmaker Comparison

    dazzleaj, thanks for your posts. I likewise have found the fine diamond on the Angle Set handy when the Sharpmaker brown ceramics aren't quite enough. And the Angle Set really is a great value for the money. Andrew
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    AFAustin’s 8th Annual "Going to the Dogs" Sale (Part 8)---Donations Made!

    Thank you, everyone, for all the posts and kind remarks. It's no wonder that I've made a lot of good friends here---so many folks who love both knives and dogs! I appreciate you all, and tonight Rosalinda and I will toast both you and the pups! Andrew
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    AFAustin’s 8th Annual "Going to the Dogs" Sale (Part 8)---Donations Made!

    Friends, My 8th Annual “Going to the Dogs” benefit sale is a now a wrap! This was the longest one ever---we started way back on June 8th with Part 1 here...
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    AFAustin’s 8th Annual "Going to the Dogs" Sale (Part 6) (Price Drops!)

    9) Case Half Whittler #6208 in Red Jigged Bone is now SOLD. PP received. Thanks, Rick. And thanks for kicking in extra to cover the PP fees---very kind of you! I'll get this one on its way to you tomorrow with a t/n. Thanks for helping the pups! Andrew
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    AFAustin’s 8th Annual "Going to the Dogs" Sale (Part 6) (Price Drops!)

    9) Case Half Whittler #6208 in Red Jigged Bone is SPF to StubbyThumbnail. Rick, that's odd about the email but I've sent you a PM. Thanks, Andrew
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