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    Poll: I'm carrying a stream light c4 one AAA penlight....

    I'm carrying a stream light c4 one AAA penlight. it's as bright is I need it to be.
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    privilege
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    20002It's here, and sharp as heck. It is smooth...

    20002It's here, and sharp as heck. It is smooth and locks up tight. Now I have even less hair on my arm.:D:spyder:
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    Definitely, good info, but, in my experience, from years of metalworking and heat treating, the first test can be pressing down any deformities on the opposite side. And testing, on the edge, would...
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    Ordered a new Delica, today.

    I agonized over which knife to get, and I, finally, decided on a green Delica. I'll put some pics up when it gets here.:spyder:
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    ouch.

    ouch.
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    Poll: I've been seriously considering the Tasman Salt,...

    I've been seriously considering the Tasman Salt, as the hawkblade would prove very useful for day to day tasks.
  8. Thread: D2

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    D-2 is an almost 'stainless' tool steel...

    D-2 is an almost 'stainless' tool steel manufactured by most manufacturers around the world. I was in manufacturing for 35 years, and we used d-2 steel for much of our work. I was in charge of...
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    I stabbed myself with my Ladybug, today, but not...

    I stabbed myself with my Ladybug, today, but not deep, at all. just a bit to let me open my eyes, and breathe a sigh.
    I had cut my thumb, very badly, several years ago, once with a Buck, and once...
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    I got a VG-10 foliage green Ladybug, from Amazon,...

    I got a VG-10 foliage green Ladybug, from Amazon, today, and it is very very sharp, but I'm thinking of the Ladybug salt hawkbill, too. It has a SE, and I think it will be just the ticket to open...
  11. Thread: New Ladybug 3

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    New Ladybug 3

    I got a package from Amazon, this evening. In it was a Spyderco Green Foliage Ladybug 3, and a Kershaw Asset. Both knives were exceedingly sharp and very tight, with just a smidgen of side play in...
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    I haven't decided, for sure yet, whether my next...

    I haven't decided, for sure yet, whether my next will be a Delica or Endura, but it will most likely be orange.
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    Well, actually, two, when my ladybug shows up....

    Well, actually, two, when my ladybug shows up. It's well on the way. I've also got two Kershaws, two Cases, four Bucks, two Gerbers, and two Gerber multi-tools and a Schrade Sharp finger. I have...
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    That is what sold me, on it.

    That is what sold me, on it.
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    WOW! My Sharpmaker came, in the mail, today. I...

    WOW! My Sharpmaker came, in the mail, today. I watched the youtube videos, by Sal, as I was touching up my knife blades. It did a fantastic job, and I fully expect it to get better each time I use...
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    That would only be one knife.

    That would only be one knife.
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    Gibbs, Tony, Ziva, McGee, Ducky, Abby, Mike,...

    Gibbs, Tony, Ziva, McGee, Ducky, Abby, Mike, Leon, Tobias. Rule #9
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    Thanks for the advice. I have a sharpie for...

    Thanks for the advice. I have a sharpie for marking the edge of the blade. Will probably get the UF stones, next month. I also have an 8x loupe for my aging eyes.
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    I bought this at Home Depot and carry it in my...

    I bought this at Home Depot and carry it in my Maxpedition mini pocket organizer for EDC. Works great on everything, so far.
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    I just got an email that my Sharpmaker shipped,...

    I just got an email that my Sharpmaker shipped, today. Boy, that's fast.
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    Ordered Sharpmaker

    After much research and deliberation, I ordered a Sharpmaker today. I'm anxious to get it and test it out for effectiveness. I must say, the instructions, on youtube, by Sal, are some of the best...
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    I've been touching up my Persistence at ~40. I...

    I've been touching up my Persistence at ~40. I used the sharpie, on the blade, and saw that only the very tip of the edge that sharpened up, but it worked as a nice micro bevel. I haven't used it...
  23. Thread: OT:Smokers

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    For about 30 years, I smoked cigarettes, cigars,...

    For about 30 years, I smoked cigarettes, cigars, a pipe, chewed tobacco, snuff, bit between cheek and gum, and sniffed it. I then quit in the summer of 1991, cold turkey. Haven't done any of that...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    Onionman, how long have you had your Tasman? What...

    Onionman, how long have you had your Tasman? What do you think of it?
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