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by Bill DeShivs
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Ask Vagrant
Topic: Where do I get brass pins?
Replies: 7
Views: 88

Re: Where do I get brass pins?

You'll have to measure the pin you want to replace.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Hubertus leverlock only opens 2/3's of the way
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Hubertus leverlock only opens 2/3's of the way

The kickspring is probably moving forward out of it's slot in the backspring. It needs to be reseated. If you don't do this, you can break the backspring-ruining the knife. While Quick release is good stuff, most lever locks work better with a little lithium automotive grease applied to the blade ta...
by Bill DeShivs
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Flaking?
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Flaking?

Sometimes, but that is usually caused by blade pivot holes not being drilled straight.
by Bill DeShivs
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Flaking?
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Flaking?

Horn should be dried like wood.
Regardless-like wood- it can lose/absorb moisture and can warp, shrink, or move.
by Bill DeShivs
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Flaking?
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Flaking?

Yep- super glue. Maybe thin the horn from the bottom if the button is pushing it up.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Flaking?
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Flaking?

I can disassemble the knife stabilize the scale where it's moving/cracking, and open the hole a little.
Or - you can leave it alone.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: 6" Omega Shell Wrap
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: 6" Omega Shell Wrap

There were no shell wraps on the knife, and it was very worn.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: 6" Omega Shell Wrap
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: 6" Omega Shell Wrap

Thank you.
This one was a lot of work.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: EdgeCo. Knife?
Replies: 17
Views: 717

Re: EdgeCo. Knife?

Made by Massaro in Maniago, Italy.
by Bill DeShivs
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Coricama 8”
Replies: 14
Views: 1125

Re: Coricama 8”

Good enough reason!
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: What sharpener to use for my Campolin Zero?
Replies: 1
Views: 1650

Re: What sharpener to use for my Campolin Zero?

I use whetsones and diamond hones.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Who makes the best modern stilettos ?
Replies: 35
Views: 3496

Re: Who makes the best modern stilettos ?

You read what you want to see! The email says they were not aware of the counterfeit, and asked you to send a picture- and you take this to mean they said it's genuine? Wow!
Your knife is a counterfeit. I am an authorized repair center for AKC knives.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Is there such thing as
Replies: 9
Views: 1504

Re: Is there such thing as

Most people don't know what a flatguard is.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Who makes the best modern stilettos ?
Replies: 35
Views: 3496

Re: Who makes the best modern stilettos ?

I do know about that!