Is it possible??

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Is it possible??

Post by thom » Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:33 am

Bill, Is it possible to bring back the original silver shine on the bolsters to this knife? How? If possible would you do it? How much would it cost?
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Re: Is it possible??

Post by sammy the blade » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:17 am

Like the grind on that blade!

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Re: Is it possible??

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:08 am

Sure. Buy a tube of Simichrome polish, or NeverDull.
Use either very sparingly- being careful to make sure all residue is wiped from between the bolsters and handles, or any other crevices.
Costs about $15 shipped.
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Re: Is it possible??

Post by Fishtail Picklock » Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:05 am

Be careful with Paul's work. That is nice. (I wanted him to make one for me, but I need to buy a car).
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Re: Is it possible??

Post by thom » Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:45 am

Fishtail Picklock wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:05 am
Be careful with Paul's work. That is nice. (I wanted him to make one for me, but I need to buy a car).
I own a couple of Burn's. You are right, I don't recommend buying a used one. I was curious if it could be made to look better. Buyer be ware.

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Re: Is it possible??

Post by Hamnjam » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:43 pm

Beautiful knife either way. A natural patina on a work of art may be better than a shiny piece? I love the grind, its very similar to my 10" campolin ram horn picklock. I wish my knives kept their shine but theres something i like about older knives in new condition with a nice aged and smooth patina. But once we polish them that new condition is gone forever no matter how shiny we make them.

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