Show Your Patina!

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby 013 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:30 am

I'm diggin' all of you guys' patina pics. 👊😏👍
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:29 pm

I agree!!
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Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Enactive » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:11 pm

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:34 pm

Looking nice!!
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby KnOeFz » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:47 am

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Hard to see, but my Mantra has a nice dark natural developed patina, esp the part near the Spyderhole.
Testing out my new folding cup from Sea to Summit.
Works great, no taste, feels stable when drinking.

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:53 pm

That picture is so relaxing!
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Enactive » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:54 pm

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:08 pm

Nice!!
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Cambertree » Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:48 am

Enactive wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:54 pm
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Very cool!

Here’s a progress pic of one of the stalwart users of my knife accumulation, the late, great GB1:

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Woodpuppy » Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:07 am

Nice! The more I see of the GB 1&2, the more I think I could overlook the country of origin...
:spyder: My other blade is a Kelly Perfect :spyder:

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Enactive » Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:53 pm

Cambertree wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:48 am
Enactive wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:54 pm
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Very cool!

Here’s a progress pic of one of the stalwart users of my knife accumulation, the late, great GB1:

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That's a classic to keep around! The GB1 has more appeal to me than the 2.

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Cambertree » Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:06 pm

Woodpuppy wrote:
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Nice! The more I see of the GB 1&2, the more I think I could overlook the country of origin...
Thanks! Oh, you don't buy Taichung knives? I guess that makes it easier to narrow down your prospective knife choices. :)

It's a great knife for sure, so solid feeling with those thick, stout liners, slick action, and a really nice hollow grind and swedge on the blade.
Enactive wrote: That's a classic to keep around! The GB1 has more appeal to me than the 2.
Yes, I like the 50/50 choil on the GB1 better than the GB2 design too. As a user, I kind of think of it as a heavy duty Stretch. :)

(Btw, the 'local colour' props in the pic are a chunk of raw iron from an old volcanic blast field in Western Victoria, and a frond of Antarctic Tree Fern from the local forests, sitting on my benchstone lapping plates. The volcanic iron projectile is strongly magnetic.)

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Holland » Tue May 12, 2020 10:38 am

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Re: Show Your Patina!

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Hot vinegar dipped Maxamet, HCl dipped clip.

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby 79bolo » Sat May 23, 2020 5:18 am

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby VooDooChild » Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:22 am

Scrubbed off this forced bubble pattern I was trying to do and decided to let a natural patina form.
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... "The edge is a ghost"...

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:43 pm

It looks good!
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt


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