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by kwackster
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Corona Virus Global updates
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Corona Virus Global updates

https://trends.gab.com/coronavirus

I posted the link because the website it refers to has been a useful & trustworthy source of news to me for a few years now, much more so than the main stream media in my country is, so i thought i'd share it with my fellow forum members here.
by kwackster
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: General discussion on blades
Topic: Homemade scales for knife
Replies: 10
Views: 1557

Re: Homemade scales for knife

That large cutout right at the ricasso doesn't help to inspire confidence in the knife.
Hopefully the extended wooden slabs help a bit to strengthen/stiffen that area.
by kwackster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Professional kitchen knives
Topic: Show your Paper Wheel edges
Replies: 39
Views: 10756

Re: Show your Paper Wheel edges

User LH Sebenza Micarta with it's blade made from Devin Thomas stainless basketweave damascus (AEB-L and 304) Reprofiled & sharpened the old slightly convex edge with it's apex @ ~40 degrees inclusive into a new slightly convex edge with an apex @ ~30 degrees inclusive on a Paper Wheel with 15 micro...
by kwackster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: General discussion on blades
Topic: Sharpening on wet & dry SiC paper
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Re: Sharpening on wet & dry SiC paper

Spyderco Stretch laminated blade with HAP40 core @ 63-64 HRC and an edge measuring between 25-30 degrees inclusive from the same owner as the A1 Pro in my first post. The old & a bit pitted apex was removed on a Chinese 3000 grit diamond plate to create a very narrow and continuous light reflection ...
by kwackster
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General discussion on blades
Topic: Sharpening on wet & dry SiC paper
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Sharpening on wet & dry SiC paper

User Fallkniven A1 Pro in CoS stainless steel @ ~60 HRC from an experienced Dutch hunter, with it's apex at ~30 degrees inclusive. The factory edge reflected light from slow wear, no dents or chips, and the owner wanted the new edge to have a somewhat toothy apex. Pulled the edge a few times very li...
by kwackster
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

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by kwackster
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:34 pm
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Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

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by kwackster
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:15 pm
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Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

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by kwackster
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:34 pm
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Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

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by kwackster
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:35 am
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Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

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by kwackster
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

Re: It begins

It looks like the Virginia governor wants to play hardball: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/12/virginia-governor-ramps-up-states-prison-budget-to-assist-in-gun-control-enforcement/ I wonder if the persons tasked with the actual gun grabbing are willing to lay down their lives for their politic...
by kwackster
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas To All
Replies: 16
Views: 1524

Re: Merry Christmas To All

Merry Christmas guys :-)
by kwackster
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: It begins
Replies: 13
Views: 1475

It begins

Was having my morning coffee while reading the news on https://trends.gab.com/ , and saw this link:

https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/it- ... onal-laws/