Can't wait to get my Black Option 5 scales, ordered 2 sets, haven't heard anything yet though. already paid also back on the 27th.....
I emailed asking about cheaper shipping to canada. No reply so far, and that was a week ago!
I really did not let the knife sit long and washed and oiled it right away. still it looks just a little cloudy. i plan to keep using this one and keep it oiled. i will post pics if it gets a nice patina.
Is anyone oiling these? If so, what do you use, mineral oil?
I got called yesterday for credit card information. She said that the recent batch of orders were shipping out.
My order arrived yesterday. I am impressed with the scales. I have installed a pair of Blue and Earth Brown on my K390 mules. They look great. I'll try to get some pictures posted later.
Only issue I had is the 3rd pair of scales I ordered was the Ranger Green. They got the color right but sent me the wrong type. I requested the thin versions of all three scales. Oh well. I can now try out the other option as well. Not the biggest fan of the Ranger Green color but the blue and brown are pretty sharp looking. Particularly the earth brown.
Overall, if I get any more mule's, I will likely order some more scales from Halpern.
Just got a call from Halpern Titanium to verify my order and get payment method, and address and they said the order will be out as soon as they have finished up with the other confirmations! Looking forward to them, they were quite a lot cheaper than I expected as well!
Scales arrived this afternoon. Here's the plain vanilla black ones (thin) with the ebony scales I'm working on now.
Scales Review Blog. Below are a couple pics from that blog post showing the before/after of the oil treatment on the orange...
Hope that helps some.
Salimoneous, your pictures are remarkable. Can plain mineral oil achieve the same result, do you need special oils? Also, do you need to immerse the handle in the oils for a certain time for the oils to be absorbed? Thanks.
Got mine today, they fit great. :spyder: :cool:
Got mine, fit is perfect. It's very slightly undersized, but only a few thousands of an inch so it doesn't hang over the edge anywhere. No sharp corners or anything.
This thin knife, with the "number 5" thin grips, is extremly nice in the hand.