Removing Patina

I've seen some comments about people who didn't know you could remove patina with metal polish, so here's a couple of reference pictures.

Twisty Part 2

Someone is interested in my Twisty, so here are some current pics.

Im Back

just coming back from a long unintentional hiatus.that is all im alive and well.

Raising Awareness

Cosmos "GHB"

Plan to write more in this area later on but just wanted to post some pictures of my "get home bag" as me and Rutgrr were discussing the topic of being prepared. 

Nothing to see here.

Keep Chiving on. :)


I got a new light, it seems nice so far except for the first clip breaking.

Sharp and Pointy Spike/Scribe Custom

This scribe was forged from high carbon steel by GA artist and bladesmith Carl Rechsteiner, better known as Crex. The scribe is flattened and folded over at the top to serve as a pocket clip and bears the makers mark, which is stamped while the steel is hot [and is not always centered]. They are approximately .250" in diameter and the point is very hard and sharp as it has been heat...

Carbon Fiber

Here are some pics of Carbon Fiber to show how "smooth" it is. Not easy to do and the walker pic came out a little blurry. I must be shaky.

Let me know if you guys want pictures or comparison pictures of anything you know I have.

Spyderco Kiwi 4 G-10

My Spyderco Kiwi 4 arrived on Saturday, I preorderd it back in January. 

It's nice, overall It's what I expected.  The only bummer is the 100% pinned construction. I guess no fancy scales on this guy =/

Spyderco Kiwi 4 G-10 Quick Look

Spyderco Southard TI Sculpted Clip

Check it out, got this Southard clip from eBay user blue4you2010.