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    Spyderco Forum Registered User Jazz's Avatar
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    Wow Ted, really looks nice. How tight can you get the pivot without wrecking the wood?
    - best wishes, Jazz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jazz View Post
    Wow Ted, really looks nice. How tight can you get the pivot without wrecking the wood?
    Good question, Jazz. I tweaked it several different ways this afternoon as I was trying to get it fine-tuned. Right now it is tight enough to give it a good action without being so loose it is unsafe - but it definitely lacks the "snap" action that the G10 UKPKs have. I am going to order some larger diameter phosphor bronze washers and try them out. This will give a larger bearing surface between the blade and the relatively soft wood. This knife is going to be an EDC for me - but not a "hard use knife" (I hate that term! ) I'll probably end up fiddling around with it over time.

    I'm really loving the light weight and how it slips into my pocket. The wood also feels silky smooth and warm to the touch. Nothing like natural materials...

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    That is terrific looking woodwork as we have come to expect from you Ted.
    My 's:
    Native, Manix 2 (BD1,154CM,S30V,M4,XHP,S110V,Cruwear), Delica 4 (White,Red,Brown,Blue,BRG,G-10), Spyderhawk, D'fly (H1,G-10,SB), Police3, Volpe, Military (S30V,XHP,D2,M390,BG42,440V,Cruwear), Superleafs, Forager, D2 Para, Kopas, Kiwis, Caly (JR's,3,3.5), Para2 (XHP,204P), Stretch (SS,FRN's,CF), Rescues, Dyad Jr, Pingos, Southard, AIR, Jess Horns, Forum N5, Lil Matriarch, Barong, Superhawk, Chinook II, ATR, SPY-DK, Captain, Ti UKPK, Mules

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    Quote Originally Posted by phillipsted View Post
    Good question, Jazz. I tweaked it several different ways this afternoon as I was trying to get it fine-tuned. Right now it is tight enough to give it a good action without being so loose it is unsafe - but it definitely lacks the "snap" action that the G10 UKPKs have. I am going to order some larger diameter phosphor bronze washers and try them out. This will give a larger bearing surface between the blade and the relatively soft wood. This knife is going to be an EDC for me - but not a "hard use knife" (I hate that term! ) I'll probably end up fiddling around with it over time.

    I'm really loving the light weight and how it slips into my pocket. The wood also feels silky smooth and warm to the touch. Nothing like natural materials...

    TedP
    I'd love to see it after you put them on, and hear your opinion. I've though of this mod, but wondered about that. Thanks for sharing your awesome work.
    - best wishes, Jazz.

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    Completely smoothed out the edges of my Caly 3 CF ZDP 189's handle. Then I stonewashed the blade and thinned the edge. Oh, momma, is it nice to feel, and I love how the blade looks now - the 420 J2 scratches if you look at it (the reason I stonewashed it) and the ZDP really resists scratches, so the effect is awesome. I highly recommend this mod...







    Thanks for lookin'.
    - best wishes, Jazz.

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    The urge to do this was irresistible . Regrind and a 16,000 grit Shapton glass edge
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    Jazz that Caly looks great I may do that to mine.

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    Jazz, I love the stonewash as well as the edge finishing. I have often wanted to try that because I suspected the ZDP's resistance would be as you discovered it. What grit(s) did you use on the CF scales?
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    Native, Manix 2 (BD1,154CM,S30V,M4,XHP,S110V,Cruwear), Delica 4 (White,Red,Brown,Blue,BRG,G-10), Spyderhawk, D'fly (H1,G-10,SB), Police3, Volpe, Military (S30V,XHP,D2,M390,BG42,440V,Cruwear), Superleafs, Forager, D2 Para, Kopas, Kiwis, Caly (JR's,3,3.5), Para2 (XHP,204P), Stretch (SS,FRN's,CF), Rescues, Dyad Jr, Pingos, Southard, AIR, Jess Horns, Forum N5, Lil Matriarch, Barong, Superhawk, Chinook II, ATR, SPY-DK, Captain, Ti UKPK, Mules

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    Travis, that regrind looks sweet. Have you attempted and high-hollows yet?
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    Native, Manix 2 (BD1,154CM,S30V,M4,XHP,S110V,Cruwear), Delica 4 (White,Red,Brown,Blue,BRG,G-10), Spyderhawk, D'fly (H1,G-10,SB), Police3, Volpe, Military (S30V,XHP,D2,M390,BG42,440V,Cruwear), Superleafs, Forager, D2 Para, Kopas, Kiwis, Caly (JR's,3,3.5), Para2 (XHP,204P), Stretch (SS,FRN's,CF), Rescues, Dyad Jr, Pingos, Southard, AIR, Jess Horns, Forum N5, Lil Matriarch, Barong, Superhawk, Chinook II, ATR, SPY-DK, Captain, Ti UKPK, Mules

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    Travis - Looks like a slicer!

    Landon - Might be my favorite mod yet. It surprised me. I used first 400, then 600 under running water. Didn't want it too shiny. I can't believe how good it feels now. Maybe I need the 3.5 to match.
    - best wishes, Jazz.

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    Dave - I recommend it. You'll be glad you did.
    - best wishes, Jazz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xceptnl View Post
    Travis, that regrind looks sweet. Have you attempted and high-hollows yet?
    Don't have a large contact wheel :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by razorsharp View Post
    Don't have a large contact wheel :/
    I have also heard a 36" radius or 42" radius platen can work.
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    awesome regrind travis!
    Phil Wilson Smoke Creek s110v, SouthFork, Gayle Bradley, Chaparral 1, Chaparral 2, Native 5, Para2, Para1 SE, Caly 3, Dragonfly 2, Dragonfly 2, Delica 4, Ladybug 3


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    Quote Originally Posted by xceptnl View Post
    I have also heard a 36" radius or 42" radius platen can work.
    Hmm, Never thought about those.

    Im'a stick to Flat grinding. Some day I will make a grinder with a 12-20" contact wheel
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    Pingo mods


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    Quote Originally Posted by razorsharp View Post
    Don't have a large contact wheel :/
    If you're at all familiar with Michael Morris, it looks like in his shop he literally made a giant wheel out of wood and uses it for his hollow grinds. Here's a series of videos of him making a custom knife out of a file (all his knives are made from files) and in the second video at 2:15 he stops his grinder and you can clearly see the wheel is just a big round piece of wood.

    I can only embed one video so I did the one showing his wheel.

    Part 1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DupWsV-iiys

    Part 2


    Part 3
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvdViLhNuT8

    I've been through emails talking with him about having one made, I just haven't pulled the trigger yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grejs76 View Post
    Hopefully at some point this knife comes out in G10 with no liners...then it'll be really easy to duplicate those corners. It's a little tougher with FRN. Looks good though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil D View Post
    Hopefully at some point this knife comes out in G10 with no liners...then it'll be really easy to duplicate those corners. It's a little tougher with FRN. Looks good though.
    Thanks.

    At Some point. I'm going to make Some G10 scales in this shape. As Said. Work in progress.

    Mikael.

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    Delica with the Stridica heel mod... green canvas Micarta ...

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