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by texans123
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Edwin Jay
Replies: 22
Views: 981

Re: Edwin Jay

A beauty!
by texans123
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Edwin Jay
Replies: 22
Views: 981

Re: Edwin Jay

That's very nice! Have a pic of the back scale? How does it fire?
by texans123
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: What's your fav non Italian auto?
Replies: 43
Views: 7468

Re: What's your fav non Italian auto?

Jay Blade wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:41 pm
texans123 wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:34 pm
Nice knives all. Really like my Buck 112 conversion.
I love my Buck 112 conversion as well, probably my favorite!!
Agree, rock solid conversion and great knife!
by texans123
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: 11" Kris by JTK
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: 11" Kris by JTK

Wow that is one beauty of a knife. Love the Camel bone. :shock:
by texans123
Sat May 30, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: AGA 13" Batwing Problem
Replies: 31
Views: 7066

Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

I think the light filing of the liners around the front bolsters, on my knife at least, was really key. Once I did this the results greatly improved, so I kept working on this area.
by texans123
Sat May 30, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: AGA 13" Batwing Problem
Replies: 31
Views: 7066

Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Hi Gents - Re-read this thread and spent some time working on the Batwing the last couple of days. Steps taken as follows: 1. Carefully tightened the guards. One guard nice and tight, other guard still has a bit of play, but overall better. 2. As Bill suggested, lightly filed the liners around the f...
by texans123
Thu May 28, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: 9” swinguard conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 787

Re: 9” swinguard conversion

Very nice!
by texans123
Mon May 25, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: 13" AGA picklocks circa 2003
Replies: 10
Views: 717

Re: 13" AGA picklocks circa 2003

Very nice. Your dark horn is very similar to mine. French tip is also very nice. I too still have COA letters. The factory pics are great!
by texans123
Sun May 24, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: AGA 13" Batwing Problem
Replies: 31
Views: 7066

Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Img_8627 in texans123's third post is what I call "scissoring". (If he had linked the photo instead of attaching it, I could have used it here to make my response more clear.) In any case, I don't buy Bill's response exactly as he stated it. The problem is the guards acting differently on opening i...
by texans123
Sun May 24, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: AGA 13" Batwing Problem
Replies: 31
Views: 7066

Re: AGA 13" Batwing Problem

Texans, I have three of these knives and two of them have this same problem occasionally. I have one that has almost no play in the guards when opened. It's the one that opens perfectly. The other two have some play or slack in the guards when opened and they occasionally hang up like yours. But, n...
by texans123
Fri May 22, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New from AGA
Replies: 16
Views: 1297

Re: New from AGA

Nice looking knife.
by texans123
Thu May 14, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: Royal
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Royal

Great looking and interesting picklock :D
by texans123
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Anyone heard of Oreste Dibone
Replies: 25
Views: 2519

Re: Anyone heard of Oreste Dibone

Here are a few DiBon small ones I have. The little picklocks are amazing in every way.

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by texans123
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: BÖKER
Replies: 15
Views: 1543

Re: BÖKER

Great knives all. Find the blade markings interesting. I believe Alemania is Spanish for Germany.
by texans123
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: Walt's Custom Pick Lock
Replies: 7
Views: 825

Re: Walt's Custom Pick Lock

A beauty :shock: