Random shop pictures

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Bill DeShivs wrote: Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:31 am A Latama display knife came in for a new spring.
That is one big knife!
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These pictures are great ! Keep em coming Bill !
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3 custom Leverlettos.
Mini, standard and 1.5x.
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I like the etching on the standard one,nice work Bill.
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Really cool knives. I love the Maltese and the 1.5. What is length of the 1.5, 12" ??? Keep um coming.
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I believe it was about 11.5".
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Above the Ivory handle Sheffield humpback there are the pieces of a large flatguard. What size is that one? And how common is it for the guards to be pinned to the liners like that?
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Some have a pin through the top guards to prevent the backspring being raised too high.
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That was to prevent the bounce back too far thing? I saw a JPL that someone did that to.

Was it original to the old flatguard or was that something someone put in later?
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It was original. Just to keep ham-handed Americans from bending the backspring too far.
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I'm being harassed by Orangboy via private email, telling me that no stilettos were made with the pin through the top guards. I can assure you that some were, as I have seen them and worked on them. The one in the picture was originally made that way.
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Here's a double bladed Hubertus shell puller conversion that I did.
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man is that baby thick,nice.
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ALL really cool Bill...following along.
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Customer wanted a new duplicate of his favorite Tonerini slip joint.
I rebuilt the Tonerini and duplicated it.
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Customer found his grand dad's old KaBar pocketknife.
He wanted it restored.
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