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Balisong Pins

Postby glowingthehero » Wed May 10, 2017 8:07 pm

So I dropped my trainer today while flipping it and a pin fell out and got lost. Does anyone know if it's possible to switch press fit pins for screws and if so how much that would cost. It isn't a very expensive trainer being only $10 on amazon but it is the only trainer i currently own. (a link to the trainer) https://www.amazon.com/Amarey-Butterfly ... s=balisong

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Re: Balisong Pins

Postby wazu013 » Wed May 10, 2017 9:14 pm

It's possible but for a $10 trainer it may not be cost effective. See if you can find what you need here.
http://usaknifemaker.com/folding-knife- ... -offs.html
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Re: Balisong Pins

Postby glowingthehero » Wed May 10, 2017 9:50 pm

Yeah if I find pins but they are over the price of the knife itself I'll just pick up a bear and sons trainer. Thanks for the help.

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Re: Balisong Pins

Postby wazu013 » Wed May 10, 2017 11:32 pm

glowingthehero wrote:Yeah if I find pins but they are over the price of the knife itself I'll just pick up a bear and sons trainer. Thanks for the help.

That sounds like a better idea :)
By the way,welcome to the TalkBlade forum 8)
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Re: Balisong Pins

Postby glowingthehero » Tue May 16, 2017 2:03 pm

Thanks for the welcome. A funny thing happened a couple days after I posted this, The other pin snapped inside the trainer and the OTHER handle fell off. This was the opposite of what I thought was going to happen the handle I was worried about is still on strong.


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