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by echo2
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Cant wait for the BATFE to send back paperwork....
Replies: 13
Views: 1967

Re: Cant wait for the BATFE to send back paperwork....

Time to do the happy dance.....

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My form 4 cleared.....I'm going to pick it up this weekend....:)

Sparrow SS suppressor....

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by echo2
Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

Confucius wrote:That's pretty darned slick looking...
Thanks
by echo2
Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

first try....

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by echo2
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

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by echo2
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

Yup....HF....Cheap...yet effective.
by echo2
Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

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Another piece of the puzzle....

Also got a heat gun.....and dug out my scroll saw.
by echo2
Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

I think I can run the nuts down before it cools....especially if I weld handles to them.

If not....I can make some DEEP, deep well sockets....and use 2 electric impacts. That's the benefit to owning a fabrication shop...:)
by echo2
Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

williaty wrote:Where did you get the metal platen with the ribs in it?
The pedal....or the compression plates?

The pedal is made from a piece of diamond plate....and the compression plates I made from C12x10.5 channel iron and 1" flat bar.
by echo2
Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Re: Press for making Kydex toys...

wing nuts will be made tomorrow....
by echo2
Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Press for making Kydex toys...
Replies: 17
Views: 2453

Press for making Kydex toys...

Waiting on foam....and a ratchet wrench for the bolts.... http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y484/echo26c/press1.jpg The pedal lifts it up about 5" and allows it to swing out of the way..... http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y484/echo26c/press2.jpg The nuts will tighten down and have about 3" of ...
by echo2
Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6915
Views: 439027

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

matches....lots of them....

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by echo2
Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Bored at shop today....BK7 handles.
Replies: 1
Views: 1107

Bored at shop today....BK7 handles.

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They feel good....much better than before.
by echo2
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6915
Views: 439027

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

Got this today at the gun show....the guy was walking in....$50....:).... http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y484/echo26c/vest.jpg Went to the gun show to meet up with a buddy....He's a vendor....called and said he had a project piece I could have.... http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y484/echo26...
by echo2
Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6915
Views: 439027

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

12 tubes of tooth paste... 5 sticks of deodorant... 4 double packs of floss... 4 12 pks ivory soap... 6 double pks of tooth brushes... 6 bottles mouthwash... 12 boxes fem-care products... 6 rubbing alcohol... 2 H2O2... 3 boxes Q-tips... Ordered... 2 cases 96ct each TP... 1 case 6 ct of 1/2 gallon ha...
by echo2
Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6915
Views: 439027

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

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Just arrived yesterday.....:)
by echo2
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6

It's the same finish on the GI Issue KBars....Mine still looks good.....and it's been going for 20 yrs +
by echo2
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6

Didn't like the powder coat that was on it....to rough.
by echo2
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6

Started off by pulling the handles....

Sprayed it about 4 times with paint stripper to cut powder coat....

Sand blasted....

Heated solution to 170F....

Submersed knife.....bubbles....

Bubbles stop.....

Pull and rinse....

Dry....

Oil liberally.....

Reassemble....
by echo2
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Parkerizing my Ontario RD6
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Parkerizing my Ontario RD6

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by echo2
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: Cast Iron Skillets for Everyday Use and Beyond.
Replies: 138
Views: 36896

Re: Cast Iron Skillets for Everyday Use and Beyond.

Spoon cradle....

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Ones at shop waiting refinishing....

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by echo2
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: ZS Hot or Not: Firearms edition (PICS AND LINKS ONLY)
Replies: 2975
Views: 960686

Re: ZS Hot or Not: Firearms edition (PICS AND LINKS ONLY)

Very nice....

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