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by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Shop work pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 3157

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by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Shop work pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 3157

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by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Shop work pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 3157

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by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Shop work pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 3157

Re: Shop work pictures

I just resized a few. Most of the pictures are rather boring. I seldom take pictures of the actual repair processes. Lots of pics of shell pullers, Leverlettos, and stilettos.
by Bill DeShivs
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Shop work pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 3157

Re: Shop work pictures

VERY, lately!
I'll try to post some soon. I have to resize them one at a time. It's a PITA.
by Bill DeShivs
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: Edge Company Gravity Knife no box
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Edge Company Gravity Knife no box

Strangely, the later Anton Wingen, Solingen versions of this knife were exactly the same as the Asian versions. My guess is that Wingen changed their production to Asia, and after that versions were sold without the Wingen "Othello" markings. Earlier Wingens had nickel plated handles and were availa...
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: G. Grafrath Springers
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: G. Grafrath Springers

The older German knives are such fine pieces of workmanship.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Re-Scale ?
Replies: 17
Views: 315

Re: Re-Scale ?

It is a plug.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Re-Scale ?
Replies: 17
Views: 315

Re: Re-Scale ?

The dot is flush with the scales, isn't it?
by Bill DeShivs
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Deforum with Bill DeShivs
Topic: Re-Scale ?
Replies: 17
Views: 315

Re: Re-Scale ?

Absolutely original scales and red dot. This is one of the Coricama-supplied Latamas.
by Bill DeShivs
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Is Angelo Campolin ending the big stiletto business? Bill has an idea!!
Replies: 6
Views: 291

Re: Is Angelo Campolin ending the big stiletto business?

Falcon knives has very few employees. When they make knives, they do them in batches. Perhaps they have been doing batches of other knives.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Toys this week,..
Replies: 13
Views: 283

Re: New Toys this week,..

Very nice.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: ROBT. KLAAS
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: ROBT. KLAAS

Yes- there was a piece of trash metal under the stamping die.
After Knifeshop ran out of these they sold the Italian-made versions marked "Kissing Cranes."
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: ROBT. KLAAS
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: ROBT. KLAAS

Jim,
That's just a bad stamping- not a hardness testing mark.
I checked 5 of my Klaas knives. None of them have anything like that.
A hardness testing mark would be a very small, distinct round mark.
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: ROBT. KLAAS
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: ROBT. KLAAS

Very nice knives.