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Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Bill DeShivs » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:23 pm

3Knives.com now has bayonet blade Leverlettos.
They look great!
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby sammy the blade » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:42 pm

Just wondering how hard they would be to sharpen? They do look cool though!
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby natcherly » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:05 pm

The original style blade to me has much greater utility than any bayo blade. What's next, dagger and Kriss?

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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Bill DeShivs » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:21 pm

I agree- but variety is the spice of life.
Kris Leverlettos were made years ago, BTW.
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby natcherly » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:14 pm

Bill DeShivs wrote:I agree- but variety is the spice of life.
Kris Leverlettos were made years ago, BTW.

Yes, and I have a Kris! I bought it over 11 years ago and forgot I had that blade grind.

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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Peteymcsweety » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:22 pm

Just ordered one it will be here tomorrow....

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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Peteymcsweety » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:40 pm

Just got my leverletto in and it beautiful however some times when I open it it only opens half way I tried oil but still does it anyone know why this would happen ?? It's brand new from a reputable seller any help would be deeply appreciated

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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby john » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:08 pm

Try pressing the lever quickly and firmly. Sometimes an average pressing of the lever doesn’t release the blade quickly enough for the spring to push the blade to the full open and lock position.
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby JulesVane » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:48 pm

Peteymcsweety wrote:Just got my leverletto in and it beautiful however some times when I open it it only opens half way I tried oil but still does it anyone know why this would happen ?? It's brand new from a reputable seller any help would be deeply appreciated

You got the brand new Bayo Leverletto from a "reputable seller"? I hadn't realized they hit the States for sale yet they're still so new. I'm surprised it would have any issues and I hope it works out for you.
...just beware...the Asians are already counterfeiting the bayo like white on rice https://www.ebay.com/itm/Italy-Style-Si ... :rk:1:pf:0
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Beautiful-Akc- ... rk:38:pf:0
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Bill DeShivs » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:28 pm

Remove the oil from the blade pivot, as best as you can.
Lube the blade tang-where it rubs on the backspring, with a tiny dab of lithium automotive grease.
One side of the kickspring is probably rubbing the liner. Put a tiny drop of oil there.
Open the knife with the tip (not the fleshy part) of your thumb, while holding the knife firmly.
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Peteymcsweety » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:23 pm

Thank you bill

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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby sammy the blade » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:13 pm

How is the edge on the bayonet blade?
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Bill DeShivs » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:20 pm

The edge is reasonable. It can be sharpened.
Of course, the blade is ground thicker than the standard model- but it's not like the bayonet stilettos.
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Re: Bayonet Leverlettos

Postby Peteymcsweety » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:51 pm

http://imgur.com/gallery/0Ht6ePd this is the leverletto I got in the other day


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