AGA 13" Batwing Problem

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texans123
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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by texans123 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:09 am

Bill DeShivs wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:41 pm
Open the knife to a 45 degree angle. Peen each side with a very small hammer and light taps.
Peen first side-test
peen second side- test
repeat as necessary
Do not bend the guards.
Thanks Bill - will give this a try. :)

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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by Fishtail Picklock » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:22 am

You could do it in the "Bat room".
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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by Hamnjam » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:59 am

My dream knife! I hope you were able to get it working as great as it looks. One thing for sure is worth whatever effort it takes to fix it. I am a complete novice, but with a work of art this amazing i would email mr. Campolin and ask him to fix it professionally at any cost. No way would i file or permanently alter this knife myself in anyway. While i totally understand your frustration i would feel so lucky to have your problem, haha. You have one of the worlds true treasures for sure, its worth every dollar to fix right.

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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by Bill DeShivs » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:30 am

Actually, the knife was made by Mr. Pascotto for Mr. Campolin.
It can be fixed correctly here, rather than risking sending it back to Italy.
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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by texans123 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:18 pm

Hamnjam, glad you like the knife. Thanks.

Bill, I tried to peen it as you suggested and the problem still occurs. So it will most likely be heading your way for a repair in the future.

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Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Post by Hamnjam » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:31 pm

Man i hope youre able to get this fixed, this is what my grail piece is. I cant wait to own one just like it. It will break my heart if theres anything wrong when i finally buy one. Everything about your knife looks amazing and its worth the effort to fix it right. Congrats on owning one of the finest knives ever made.

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