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A friend of mine asked me to look at this thread
My background is like Glenns; I am a knife repairman and customizer. Because of our common...
Did you take the knives apart and now are having problems getting them back together or you trying to make knives from parts?
Larry, looking at the second picture in your first post, the lines of the steel and the brass are straight as they were from the factory. It seems...
I never met Tom in person, but we exchanged many emails about Camillus and spent many hours on the phone. Tom was a wealth of knowledge about...
I agree Michael, a botched attempt at spinning the center pin.
It appears the spinner walked on the pin and the guy didn’t catch it in...
That is so sad to see!
OK Phil, Liquid Heat Treat Capabilities is a new term to me.
Probably 440. Phil may know for certain.
Here is an older hawkbill pruner. I am pretty sure it predates 1946.
The second pic shows the Sword Brand tang stamp.
The third pic shows the...
Here are a couple pics of a Camillus fixed blade in my collection.
This is how the knife arrived. I have not cleaned it.
Here is an older one, made for the Canadian Navy circa WW I.
The tang stamp reads:
Thanks for the email Ishrub.
I made that post nearly 3 years ago & today I have no idea what I was thinking of. Half the time I cant remember if...
It is interesting that the 440 STAINLESS etch is on the blade and the tang stamp has the SCHRADE+ tang stamp.
I guess if anyone had any doubts...
Nice score Cal! :thumbup:
The ebay ad says, about 3&1/4 closed.
An odd size for Schrade, but the did use it in the 58OT, but no punch, no...
It is hard to go wrong with either an 897 or an LB5.
If I had to choose one or the other, I think I would choose the 897.
Thanks Sven, I appreciate the complement!
It is always nice when someone appreciates your work. :encouragement:
Jim made reference to the...
The oversized holes are actually caused by the pin spinners used to form the head on the brass pins.
Phil might be able to speak more to this...
LOL LOL Well said Larry! :thumbup:
I buy 194OT to customize. They are very popular with my customers.
I usually pay between $40-$45 each for new ones in the box.
I would love to...
Thanks guys for your kind words, they are really most humbling.
I am glad that something that brings me so much pleasure (working on knives)...