Ganzo took a crap.

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Ganzo took a crap.

Post by bigfatross » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:37 pm

Hello Bill and the Gang,
My EDC. Ganzo finally took a crap on me. I have to say I got my moneys worth out of this knife and hate to toss it in the junk drawer in the kitchen.
Does any one know where I can get the coil spring spring for it? Also I'm sure there are a multitude of springs to choose from, any tips on what to look for while choosing the spring?
Thanks in advance.
BFR

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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by Bill DeShivs » Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:35 pm

www.knifekits.com has lots of springs. They probably can advise you.
I have never replaced a spring in a Ganzo.
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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by whippersnapper » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:02 pm

It should be easy enough to take apart and measure the diameter and thickness to get the correct one.

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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by sammy the blade » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:49 pm

If you can't find a spring and want a replacement Ganzo I probably have one. I had to replace a button spring in a Ganzo and it was pita!

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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by TRYKER » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:30 pm

ALSO, when replaceing make sure the end that goes thru the hole in the blade does not come above it, if it does grind it off so it's flush.
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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by bigfatross » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:58 am

OK Guys,
THANK YOU for all the help and suggestions.

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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by Fishtail Picklock » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:36 am

I'm believe that Knifeworks (formerly Blade Play) has replacement springs for the Boker Kalashnikov knives. Perhaps these could be used.
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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by STAGNUT » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:14 pm

I've replaced mine. Wasn't that hard. Pretty sure I have another spring. I gave my Ganzo to friend so can't match up the spring I have.
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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by john » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:18 pm

Hi BFR,
I’m just curious how many months or years was it before you’re knife broke down? I have two, but I don’t use them as an EDC. Both are working just fine.
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Re: Ganzo took a crap.

Post by STAGNUT » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:04 pm

Hey John it was a about a week. Pretty easy to swap out.
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