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    Kitman22

    Your Watch,torch,knife combo (pics pls)

    Thread Starter: Kitman22

    Hi guys, Well I was taking some pics of some of my gear when I came across the idea for what could be a great thread full with lots of eye candy for us all to see :D How about a thread full of pic of three of our most fav things here on BB? so... what is your wrist watch, torch & knife EDC...

    Last Post By: gregs656 Yesterday, 08:08 PM Go to last post
    mikew

    Bohler 1.2513, 135WCrV4

    Thread Starter: mikew

    Does anyone have experience of this steel type? I believe it was made in the 1970's and is now discontinued. The description from the seller is 'a low alloy steel with 1.35 % carbon and some tungsten, chromium and vanadium'. With some searching I've found this spec: C: 1.30-1.40, SI:...

    Last Post By: AndreasH Yesterday, 10:34 AM Go to last post
    TheEnemyWithin

    Resources Required

    Thread Starter: TheEnemyWithin

    Good Morning, I'm going to be having a go at making a knife. Ill be using and old file for my first couple to hope to progress onto some 440 as I get into it. I'm a time served mechanical engineer by trade (although moved into management years ago so I'm a little rusty!) so I do have half an idea....

    Last Post By: TheEnemyWithin Yesterday, 06:37 PM Go to last post
    mikew

    Simple carbon steel?

    Thread Starter: mikew

    I'm looking for a very simple carbon steel. I want something that will sharpen very easily and take the finest edge possible. No need for high levels of wear resistance or toughness. Ideally available in excess of 6mm thick bars. Any ideas?

    Last Post By: Ren Today, 02:02 AM Go to last post
    Hexagrapher

    Your favourite stoves/cooksets & any stovey news?

    Thread Starter: Hexagrapher

    Hello folks, After looking forward to it all week, I didn't get out today so no stoving. So I thought that it would maybe get some fresh interest going in this topic again if we discussed our favourite stoves or cookset and, if possible, maybe showed a pic or two of them. I've no pictures at...

    Last Post By: Hexagrapher Yesterday, 11:05 PM Go to last post
    Nice65

    Lidl curry stuff.

    Thread Starter: Nice65

    Comes vac packed at 99p a pack. Choices were Dal Tadka, Aloo Sag, Paneer Butter Masala, and Chana Masala. Just neads heating, ingredients are all good. Hunk of bread, or some fried meat, and you have a simple, filling meal. I'm tempted to get some more, the dates run out August 2017.

    Last Post By: rd6743 Yesterday, 07:52 PM Go to last post
    PanosEv

    First Chef knife

    Thread Starter: PanosEv

    Hello everyone, take a look at my first chef knife I finished yesterday. Specs: Elmax steel 61hrc 4mm thick, 325mm lenght and 245 grams weight Kirinite lava flow handle, laser etched logo Satin finish spine and mirror polished bevels

    Last Post By: PanosEv Yesterday, 09:13 PM Go to last post
    JonathanD

    Blue Anodised SPITS - Tumbled

    Thread Starter: JonathanD

    Big fan of Mike's tumbled SPITS as it removes the sharp edges, and, well, looks good. Sadly Spyderco have discontinued the plain titanium SPITS in favour of the blue anodised version. Not too keen on that myself as the finish doesn't seem to hold up well at all even after a day or so of use. ...

    Last Post By: 8steve88 Today, 08:09 AM Go to last post
    Ostap

    Ostap Hel - Custom Titanium Band

    Thread Starter: Ostap

    Hi, Recently I've made my first band on my lathe. Material is polished and anodized titanium Ti-6Al-4V (grade 5). What do you think? :)

    Last Post By: 8steve88 Today, 08:03 AM Go to last post
    skotteknive

    Spalted Birch

    Thread Starter: skotteknive

    Just finished this one. Stabilized spalted Birch, fossil Whale bone and tin inlay. The blade is by P.O. From BB. A dark Brown coloured sheath. Hope you like it

    Last Post By: skotteknive Yesterday, 04:45 PM Go to last post
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