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    Happy birthday, Wouter!

    Happy birthday, Wouter!
  2. Space pens mark 45th anniversary of first moon landing

    http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-071114a-apollo11-fisher-space-pen.html

    Fisher's Special Edition 45th Anniversary Astronaut Space Pen, which retails for $88, features a blue titanium nitride...
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    Nice. Reckon I have a John Bowie meself. Some...

    Nice. Reckon I have a John Bowie meself. Some folks also respect the institutions that allow them to live peaceably and amicabily.
  4. depends on the environment. For example, If you...

    depends on the environment. For example, If you are looking to sharpen an axe, and you have a couple of bricks nearby, rub those bricks together to ensure flatness and it is fairly easy to sharpen...
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    From Bladeforums: ...

    From Bladeforums:

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/981726-How-durable-is-titanium-carbo-nitride-(Cryo-question)
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    I suspect it would be like other titanium...

    I suspect it would be like other titanium coatings, using some form of electrolytic process, should be bonded pretty tightly to the blade and to itself. Not sure about resistance specifically to...
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    Mike J, Well-stated as always. One of my best...

    Mike J,
    Well-stated as always. One of my best friends went to Kuwait as a Patriot Missile Commander (MOS 14E) and before he deployed, I offered him either a Manix2 or a Spyderhawk SE Salt. He...
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    If you have had bad experiences with liner lock...

    If you have had bad experiences with liner lock knives and would like a good one, acquire a Military. Locks up like a bank vault, nice weight to length ratio, cuts and cuts and cuts and the size is...
  9. My Gabon ebony-handled MT-05, Spyderhawk SE, or...

    My Gabon ebony-handled MT-05, Spyderhawk SE, or M4 Manix2 or Mili.
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    Just saw a Spyderco in the latest episode in...

    Just saw a Spyderco in the latest episode in Hannibal. Will Graham uses it in a dream sequence. Can't say for sure, but it looked like an Endura to me.
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    seems a powdercote job on the Schempp rock,...

    seems a powdercote job on the Schempp rock, either in house or third party should be plausible. Would likely be far easier for a third party. If I were set up for it, I'd do it, but I'm still working...
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    What Jazz said. If you do get such a blade stuck,...

    What Jazz said. If you do get such a blade stuck, and it has a 50/50 choil you can reach, stick a finger in that choil and carefully wiggle/pull to get it out. Do not apply a lot of force because the...
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    probably just low supply at the moment. I love my...

    probably just low supply at the moment. I love my Cara-Cara2 and just found it again recently. It's very high on the list of great knives that won't make me cry very much if I break them. ;)
  14. "If I had knives for the purposes of hurting...

    "If I had knives for the purposes of hurting people, you'd know, because I would save that kind of brutality for rude people and cryptofascists. Fortunately, I do not have them for that purpose, but...
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    I mostly just script (Bourne Shell) but that has...

    I mostly just script (Bourne Shell) but that has been enough to handle all my needs as a sysadmin. Looking to learn something I can make use of going forward. Considering soke variant of C, or...
  16. Likewise, David. Unfortunately, I have had to use...

    Likewise, David. Unfortunately, I have had to use IE for work often.

    Windows 7 has a simple toggle under the control panel-programs and features area, you can toggle IE to not exist at all, at...
  17. I usually try to say something nice but give a...

    I usually try to say something nice but give a logical reason to carry the pricier, more reliable and better-performing blades that I carry. Byrds and value folders are a less painful way to get into...
  18. Good to see you around, Joe. I'm currently...

    Good to see you around, Joe. I'm currently working on physical therapy for my leg and back - I wish I'd had help on this stuff, but it wasn't meant to be so I'm handling it on my own.
  19. In the Terminator timeline, humans try to snuff...

    In the Terminator timeline, humans try to snuff out Skynet on judgment day right before the mass nuclear strike. No mention is made of diplomacy or negotiation.

    I like the Asimov vision, with the...
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    I really want to try that LW S110V M2. Might have...

    I really want to try that LW S110V M2. Might have to go to a BST board or similar for one.
  21. Also dig Ed's suggestions, which I suspect are...

    Also dig Ed's suggestions, which I suspect are backed by many experienced cuts. ;)
  22. Okay, the method I use on finger cuts that keep...

    Okay, the method I use on finger cuts that keep bleeding is this:

    1. Wrap finger with a piece ofnstring/dental floss tight enough to stop bleeding.
    2. Qickly clean and disinfect. Soap/water, then...
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    Welcome, and nice knife choices.

    Welcome, and nice knife choices.
  24. The USPS uses FedEx for air mail, and FedEx uses...

    The USPS uses FedEx for air mail, and FedEx uses the USPS for endpoint delivery in places that FedEx does not drive to. Just FYI.

    Agreed the insolvency is mostly political BS. The USPS is not...
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    Love those scales!

    Love those scales!
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