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by mbnjknifemaker
Thu Mar 16, 2023 12:04 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: 17cm Latama "wasp" flat guard
Replies: 25
Views: 2936

Re: 17cm Latama "wasp" flat guard

That little Latama is beautiful. I had one that I let get away from me when I was raising money to buy a gas forge. I don't kick myself, exactly, because I want every knife and understand I can't have them, at least not at the same time. But I sure do miss it.
by mbnjknifemaker
Wed Mar 15, 2023 10:47 pm
Forum: Balisong knives
Topic: Everyone's first Balisong?
Replies: 157
Views: 147160

Re: Everyone's first Balisong?

It's hard to say, my first balisong was either a Pakistani all steel 5 inch bought at a flea market, or one of those Hackman copies you could buy at K-Mart for $3. I remember with the Hackman copy I took a spring from a clothespin, straightened it out and heated one end then jammed it into the plast...
by mbnjknifemaker
Mon Feb 27, 2023 4:58 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: alphabetized list of Switchblades in Films
Replies: 63
Views: 9900

Re: alphabetized list of Switchblades in Films

Hello everyone I wanted to post this a few days earlier, was doing it when a large tulip poplar fell onto my house and ripped out lines, so if this a double post I apologize. I'd like to add to the knives in movies list the following: THE INCREDIBLE TWO HEADED TRANSPLANT 1971 At the 1hr 4min to 1hr ...
by mbnjknifemaker
Sat Feb 11, 2023 6:52 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Custom Made Switchblade F/S
Replies: 7
Views: 836

Re: Custom Made Switchblade F/S

I watched a repair video on Youtube fixing a similar knife. The coilspring looked like it had been taken from an old windup alarm clock, and the firing mechanism was the Flylock design, but so simple! On the button side, hidden under a hollow bolster was a disc of metal about quarter inch thick, hel...