FB05, 1 week review...

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FB05, 1 week review...

Postby vampyrewolf » Thu Jun 26, 2003 12:00 am

OK, guess I've had long enough to give an indepth view on this high preformance matter seperator...



Handle: still want a choil on it! The handle is quite comfy for long term use. made supper(pizza) with it on sunday, cut everything with it.



Blade/Edge: 1 week, and still shaves in single pass... they did it right!(yet again). I've been using the softer of our 3 cutting boards, but it still does a job on edges. Even carved the roast we had on saturday(carefully as to not hit the fork). Using it at work and home in the kitchen, just clean & oil when I get home. I like the belly in the kitchen. Makes a great size for moving chopped food into a pan.



Sheath: still don't like it. payday is tomorrow, and it's going off to eric. have it all back in just under 2 weeks if all goes well.



Overall: well worth the factory price. Might grab a spare of this and toss it in my gear. Then if I somehow manage to break one in the bush, I'll have a spare.



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Postby sal » Sat Jun 28, 2003 6:54 am

Thanx Wolf. Appreciate. "Break one in the bush"? If you manage to break one, I'd like to see it.

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Postby vampyrewolf » Sat Jun 28, 2003 11:38 am

Sal> quick question: what does the fb05 have for a tang? Wondering if it's possible to have a custom maker put on something like a stag or wood handle on it. Just think the little more weight in the rear would be nice.

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Postby sal » Sat Jun 28, 2003 5:36 pm

The tang goes about half way through the handle. I imagine a custom handle could be applied. It would be a "mutha" to form.

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Postby vampyrewolf » Sat Jun 28, 2003 5:51 pm

Thinking it would have to be 2 slabs, with a milled(or chisled) pocket for the tang. J&B weld and J&W "pins"(holes drilled both slabs, filled with epoxy and pressed together).

Be a bit of sanding to get it fitting the same sheath(or a custom job done after to solve that problem)... would also get a custom fit for the user's hand.

think the main problem would be getting the FRN handle off. Think I read somewhere a guy took the handle off his endura, got a new respect for the material.

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Postby CKE » Sat Jun 28, 2003 6:55 pm

Patrick> read somewhere on BF that a guy did a Perrin handle. If I remember correctly he had a terrible time getting the factory handle off. Thought you might like the heads up. Take Care!

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Postby sal » Sat Jun 28, 2003 7:50 pm

We've been using the same method and materials to make Morans, Perrins and Temperances. We've NEVER had a problem with any handle. One guy melted the kraton with a very strong solvent once....didn't affect the FRN.

Bring your lunch.

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Postby vampyrewolf » Sat Jun 28, 2003 8:47 pm

http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showt ... did=211632

fb04 has been mod'ed already...

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Postby sam the man.. » Sun Jun 29, 2003 10:16 am

AWES<img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>ME review dude! <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby chinook » Sun Jun 29, 2003 10:56 am

Here is a pic of a Spydie Moran that someone customed a handle to. Don't remember the pic's source.

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Postby sam the man.. » Sun Jun 29, 2003 11:02 am

W<img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>W! Nice work!

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