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by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Seconds Sale 2020
Replies: 138
Views: 5141

Re: Seconds Sale 2020

I will meet you all at Christchurch Airport...

I will be wearing the "Sal for President," tee-shirt...
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Seconds Sale 2020
Replies: 138
Views: 5141

Re: Seconds Sale 2020

You do know that NZ is probably the best place in the world right now to have the SECONDS SALE? :)
by Stuart Ackerman
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderwrench owners club
Replies: 134
Views: 11115

Re: Spyderwrench owners club

Last look... :D
SR 6.jpg
by Stuart Ackerman
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: How about a folding Whale Rescue? Aka a safety tipped Spyderhawk? Rescuehawk?
Replies: 21
Views: 388

Re: How about a folding Whale Rescue? Aka a safety tipped Spyderhawk? Rescuehawk?

I started working on converting a Whale Rescue to a folder, but life got it the way. :(
When I get time, I will have a look again.

The Grade 1 Titanium liners and Micarta scales are rough shaped already, and somewhere in my workshop.
by Stuart Ackerman
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderwrench owners club
Replies: 134
Views: 11115

Re: Spyderwrench owners club

Maybe I should put my first Gen 440C PE up on Ebay? :D :eek:
by Stuart Ackerman
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Long-term pakkawood scale use?
Replies: 14
Views: 423

Re: Long-term pakkawood scale use?

Oiling a Pakkawood scale is like oiling a resin and foam surfboard... Oil will not penetrate the surface, but it will look like it. Polishing with a fine abrasive like Autosol etc will make it gleam again after hard use. Pakkawood is a phenolic resin and layers of a good medium dense wood. Plywood.....
by Stuart Ackerman
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Early Spyderco's, Help Please!
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: Early Spyderco's, Help Please!

That Mariner was just like mine. No shackle hole.

It is the second one down.
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Military service...Past, Present, Future???
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Military service...Past, Present, Future???

BTW, I feel that a good 4 inch fixed blade with a syntheitc handle of some sort, would have done me fine... :)
Steel type is irrelevant, but there are better stainless steels now, compared to when I served.
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Military service...Past, Present, Future???
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Military service...Past, Present, Future???

Partly, but more the Serrata, as per extended edge holding and ease of sharpening, like a flat pebble or rock for example.
by Stuart Ackerman
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Military service...Past, Present, Future???
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Military service...Past, Present, Future???

OH62
it would be a pleasure, Sir!
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Military service...Past, Present, Future???
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Military service...Past, Present, Future???

South African Army...Rhodesian Army...
Another Time, Another Place...
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: War memoir recommendations, please.
Replies: 28
Views: 2276

Re: War memoir recommendations, please.

About Face by David Hackworth is prob the best book on human conflict ever written.

I have some correspondance between the Colonel and myself somewhwere.
Salut!
by Stuart Ackerman
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Book on metallurgy and knifemaking by Larrin Thomas
Replies: 106
Views: 6050

Re: Book on metallurgy and knifemaking by Larrin Thomas

I will get my son in LA to order it for me, as shipping to NZ is silly.
by Stuart Ackerman
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Knife monogamy is a satisfying yet boring life
Replies: 31
Views: 2109

Re: Knife monogamy is a satisfying yet boring life

Due to circumstances, I am selling off most of my knives, so maybe a monogamy of sorts will educate me a tad? :)
by Stuart Ackerman
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Hollow Grinds
Replies: 35
Views: 2274

Re: Hollow Grinds

The Yojimbo 2 has an excellent example of a hollow grind...
by Stuart Ackerman
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Affordable fixed blade (AFK)
Replies: 81
Views: 5359

Re: Affordable fixed blade (AFK)

What about the one I sent you a while back, Sal?
Butterscotch G10 scales...etc
by Stuart Ackerman
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Mosquito Sprint
Replies: 48
Views: 3784

Re: Spyderco Mosquito Sprint

I am thinking of buying some Ladybugs and doing a few for friends, just because... :)
by Stuart Ackerman
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Affordable fixed blade (AFK)
Replies: 81
Views: 5359

Re: Affordable fixed blade (AFK)

Pancake...do a sketch, even if it is rough... :)
by Stuart Ackerman
Sun May 31, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Is SV30 Good for Cutting Coaxial Cables?
Replies: 37
Views: 2304

Re: Is SV30 Good for Cutting Coaxial Cables?

As said before, right tool for the right job.

In an emergency, anything goes of course, but be prepared to see some edge damage somewhere along the line.
by Stuart Ackerman
Thu May 28, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Behold my long awaited perfect plain edge Spydie
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Behold my long awaited perfect plain edge Spydie

This profile is growing on me...

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