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by mkd
Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: spyderco sales here on the forums
Replies: 24
Views: 2963

spyderco sales here on the forums

i know there are no sales here of spyderco knives on the forum but why not? benchmade forum has a want to buy as well as a for sale thread on their site and it seems to work pretty well for it's members.why can't that be done here with some rules to follow for posting?
by mkd
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Tanto blades?
Replies: 21
Views: 6243

i have a benchmade emrson cqc7 plain edge that i got 5 yrs ago.it is a heavy strong no gimmick knife and has a plain edge blade that is honed to razor sharpness.a very good folding heavy duty utility knife!
by mkd
Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Who carries sharpening tools daily?
Replies: 48
Views: 3968

i have a gerber 8" steel that is flat sided and has a chisel point.it comes in a leather sheath and the steel slides into the pocket of the sheath from the side much like a jacknife opens and closes.i also have an ez lap diamond sharpener that is round and the sharpener is screwed into the brass han...
by mkd
Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Power is out and I'm steamed...
Replies: 17
Views: 2108

you can expect longer delays when major storms hit and power is interrupted.there has been a steady decline in labor(mostly all union)because of corporate greed and the TREND OF THE INDUSTRY management.the big guys keep getting hugh salaries at the expense of lost blue collar jobs, wages and benefit...
by mkd
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Texting driver convicted of vehicular homocide.
Replies: 122
Views: 8569

i went past home depot the other day and a guy was texting walking across the parking lot towards the front door with his small son walking behind him,he wasn't the least bit concerned of the vehicular traffic around him or his son.now what's wrong with that picture.
by mkd
Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Your first car
Replies: 68
Views: 6635

1958 chevrolet biscayne 2 dr with a 235 cu" six cylinder and a powerglide transmission with vacumn windshield wipers!
by mkd
Thu May 24, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sharpening Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1427

i use a standard stone lansky sharpening kit(the one in the green box BUT I ADDED A MEDIUM AND COURSE DIAMOND HONE) .it comes in plastic box to keep everything together and i bought the universal mount for the knife and angle guide to set on when sharpening.i also have a straup i made out of oak lat...
by mkd
Wed May 09, 2012 6:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New Shotgun!
Replies: 14
Views: 1614

wouldn't hurt yourself to much buying a cz p01 if you can find one!Image
by mkd
Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: My Dad just gave me his Dad's EDC, I'm need to know how to restore it
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

that's an old timer knife and i beleave the blades were chrome vanadium.the ones i had liked to pit and rust also.i bead blasted one and i also used gun blue to blue one .neither worked very well.
by mkd
Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Steel Toe Boots
Replies: 19
Views: 5637

spydie! if your going to be on concrete all day get a softer sole not a vibram lug made for outside wear,your ankles and feet will fare much better. get a lace up boot and high enough to at least be above the the bottom of the legs of your pants,don't want no sparks down the top of the boot.also for...
by mkd
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: got a riding mower
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

clip! that mower was a late ninetie's mower! 17 or 18 hp vertical shaft craftsman 42" deck i beleave.i would hope they done away with that blade mounting system,it did noy hold up!
by mkd
Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: got a riding mower
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

roscony! FYI! take a look at the blades in the mower deck.if they are attached to the spindle with a star shaped pattern make darn sure you don't scalp or hit anything hard with the blades.the star pattern that is on the spindle that the blade pattern matches(it's located under the blade attaching b...
by mkd
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: 2 "new" non-Spyderco folders today
Replies: 7
Views: 1199

i have more benchmades than i do spydies and all though i never really liked the shape of the lum it is one of the smoothest benchmades knives i've ever opened.for $32.00 you got a steal!
by mkd
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Another flashlight thread
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

i have never owned a c123 battery light probably because i'm old school.i do have lot's of gadgets that take different batteries and i have one tupperware box filled with batteries that goes with me 3 times a year camping and hunting.i have aaa,aa,c cell,d cell,and 9volt,plus some spare bulbs.with m...
by mkd
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Another flashlight thread
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

take a look at the zebra light products! i have the h51 which has 3 light levels and comes with a pocket clip.dependable well built light! the other light i pocket carry is the nitecore d11 which has an infinite light setting.it comes with a lanyard but no pocket clip.
by mkd
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Any Flashlight Experts Here?
Replies: 25
Views: 3934

no expert but i have 4 high performance flashlights.all are aa for convenience of battery replacement.two are single battery and two are double battery. the daily user is the nitecore d11 single aa.it has infinite setting of light from very low to a max of 145 lumin.very solid well built.i also have...
by mkd
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Fenix light question
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

fenix clip.take the flashlight to a stationary office supply store and find a mechanical pencil or pen clip for it. the diameter is 14 mm and the fennix ld 01 is the same .possably the ld01 clip should fit.email fennix and ask them directly! review of the ld 01 clip is not so good though!
by mkd
Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: ESEE knives
Replies: 101
Views: 24656

i bought my izula because it's just so darn kool !never had a neck knife and the last couple of years have bought all kinds of knives.started looking around and decided on the izula.at first i was going to para cord the handle but then i found scales that realy went well with the knife.someone recen...
by mkd
Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sig Sauer?
Replies: 47
Views: 7357

not at those prices!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! $1100 not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by mkd
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Questions about polishing compounds
Replies: 25
Views: 4445

here's the strop i made with 2 pieces of belt and an oak lath.it has the green on one side and the brown emory on the other. Image Image

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