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by me2cyclops
Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Im an electrician and a knife newbie: Reccomend me a knife!
Replies: 30
Views: 5399

I'm an electrician of about 20 yeas exp now and would say a plain edge drop point or wharncliff shape will work very well and be much easier to keep sharp. but I never strip wire with the point , always peel it like an apple.
ffg delica or kiwi are what I'm carrying now.
by me2cyclops
Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Maxpedition sale at HowesKnifeShop
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

I have a black sitka that I carry everyday, it's amazing the abuse they will take and still look new
by me2cyclops
Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Forums Sprint Run?
Replies: 153
Views: 13896

blue jigged bone damascus bolstered manbug :)
by me2cyclops
Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Questions about polishing compounds
Replies: 25
Views: 4091

black = emory
then brown =tripoli
then green =stainless (iforget what the name is)
then red=rouge
then white diamond .... then blue diamond.....then ren wax ..........
by me2cyclops
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Good beginner motorcycle?
Replies: 16
Views: 5107

I recommend a ninja 250 I had one as a daily driver for 5 years cheap, cheap parts, reliable, 75mpg, 5 gallon tank and the absolute easiest bike I've ever been on I had 5 friends borrow it to take the driving test (all of them owned much bigger more$$ bikes) light enough that in the mountains the bi...
by me2cyclops
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Whats your favorite knife brand other than Spyderco
Replies: 126
Views: 28971

leatherman charge Ti on my belt daily for the past 6 years pst prior to that
by me2cyclops
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: regrinding service needed
Replies: 14
Views: 1469

thanks I'll check out krein
by me2cyclops
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: regrinding service needed
Replies: 14
Views: 1469

regrinding service needed

I have a ss delica on the way and would like a full flat grind (should be an option :rolleyes: )
who is a reputable grinder for this sort?
by me2cyclops
Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Rotary tool type
Replies: 11
Views: 2288

+1 for fordom I have used one daily for many years with no problems the torque and smooth bearings are FAR better than the ever cheapening dremel take your problem one apart and you will see where the bearings have heated and distorted the plastic, after that happens the bearings can get canted and ...
by me2cyclops
Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Who gave away a Spydie over the holidays?
Replies: 54
Views: 5909

I gave these 6 away
gotta order one for me now :)
by me2cyclops
Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Carving titanium - help?
Replies: 12
Views: 3555

hss is better than carbide ,
keep tools VERY sharp,
slow speeds heavy feeds
if you let the tool rub and not cut it will work harden and be like cutting glass
I've been making ti wedding rings for ~5 years
by me2cyclops
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Spyderco Picture Gallery
Topic: engraved presents
Replies: 10
Views: 2035

thanks I use chisels
these have an average of around 8 hours in cutting and at least that long drawing the designs, doesn't sound like much until you figure between work wife and kids I only get about 2 hours a day to work on engraving
by me2cyclops
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco Picture Gallery
Topic: engraved presents
Replies: 10
Views: 2035

engraved presents

a few I finished up for gifts
honeybee
grasshopper
kiwi3

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