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by daniel0663
Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: Spudfiles member map
Replies: 70
Views: 11075

Yup, i'm up in Auckland, North Shore.
by daniel0663
Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

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how do you do such a nice bevel on the blade!?
Belt grinder .. :wink:
by daniel0663
Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

Finally... finals are over, had some time to spare ... Steel is W2, tempered to 58 HRC. Laminated some denim w/epoxy, and went crazy with the belt grinder :D added some brass like you said Jake :P It's based on the template i drew, but i went with a more "traditional" handle style. http://i1238.phot...
by daniel0663
Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

That looks great Jake, handle looks really comfortable ...

I started on the hidden tang like you suggested .. it will be my first attempt.
Wish me luck :D

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by daniel0663
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:52 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

Simple pics would be awesome :D
by daniel0663
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

But 64hrc with those grinding angles?? I like lean slicers :D however, i would of preferred 60-61 HRC One thing i've noticed with this file steel - considerably harder to sharpen compared to other high carbon steel i've used (O1, Elmax, Calmax and AEBL) which have been generally HT to 59-60 HRC. It...
by daniel0663
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Knife Thread
Replies: 821
Views: 65379

Wow Jake! great knife ... I've been viewing your work for quite some time now *lurking* and thought i would have ago myself using a old carbon steel file. (W2 i think it was?) with Norplex Micarta handles and 1/4" aluminium pins. It has been heat treated and tempered to 64 HRC .. which is annoying t...
by daniel0663
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: custom suppressor for small calibres
Replies: 95
Views: 16881

Great stuff JSR!

I actually brought one recently, i have the 'silenced' version with the extended barrel.

One downside is the trigger, it's a bloody heavy pull. I'm guessing the magazine rotation design is to blame ....
by daniel0663
Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: my first pneumatic gun
Replies: 6
Views: 1388

That thing looks super ghetto!!
.... well it is his first pnuematic .... :roll:

Nice first pnuematic, all those brass fittings must be heavy though?
by daniel0663
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Ammo & Parts
Topic: Getting rid of epoxy
Replies: 18
Views: 1871

Acetone would work.
by daniel0663
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Let's talk about college!
Replies: 36
Views: 2302

Mathematic with algebra includes calculus. Which will lead to Level 3 calculus next year. Mechanical engineering is useless for me....... Had to drop stats and modeling on day one, due to the fact we were not allowed to have two mathematics this year. (academic dean could of told us an early heads u...
by daniel0663
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Let's talk about college!
Replies: 36
Views: 2302

Thanks for that, i knew about the point system for entry. But didn't relise how high the requirements were ... The guaranteed admission score for the BE(Hons) in 2012 is 240 Seems like i will need to pass most of my internal/externals with Merit or Excellence to meet the point requirements. I'm curr...
by daniel0663
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Let's talk about college!
Replies: 36
Views: 2302

school authorities and what I thought (and still think) to be unreasonable rules enforced by the school (we have compulsory uniform which is fine but other rules like having to be clean shaven all the time, not allowed to have hair deemed to be 'scruffy' or 'unorthodox', not allowed to wear t-shirt...
by daniel0663
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:49 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: "Offtopic-posts-topic" NSFW
Replies: 6630
Views: 331474

I was playing with some homemade fireworks in the New Years, Mate of mine made couple of mexican polumnas with reasonable amounts of flash powder (would of estimated around 7-8grams) inside plastic bottles. the report/shock waves from 20m+ was quite an experience compared to commercial pyrotechnics....
by daniel0663
Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: "Offtopic-posts-topic" NSFW
Replies: 6630
Views: 331474

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