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by KI7NAI
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 11/15/18 & 3/14/19 - Edged Implements I & II
Replies: 38
Views: 3253

Re: OAUSA Net - Edged Implements - November 15, 2018

In the last 2 decades Powder Metals have grown popular, with improvements in manufacturing processes the cost has dropped considerably and superior alloys have been developed. At this point anybody who is a knife enthusiast most likely owns one or several knives with a powder metal blade. http://for...
by KI7NAI
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 11/15/18 & 3/14/19 - Edged Implements I & II
Replies: 38
Views: 3253

Re: OAUSA Net - Edged Implements - November 15, 2018

Hardness and toughness Hardness refers to a material's ability to resist deformation, in the knife industry (as well as any other metal working industry) hardness is measured using a rockwell hardness tester, a special tool that uses a diamond tool of a specific geometry that is forced into the meta...
by KI7NAI
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - February 15, 2018 - Footwear for the Outdoors
Replies: 19
Views: 2429

Re: OAUSA Net - February 15, 2018 - Footwear for the Outdoors

Best way to tie boot laces, this double knot stays secure and is easy to untie.

https://www.fieggen.com/shoelace/secureknot.htm
by KI7NAI
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - February 8, 2018 - 5 Minute Destinations
Replies: 18
Views: 3968

Re: OAUSA Net - February 8, 2018 - 5 Minute Destinations

wilapa bay.jpg Wilapa Bay is located on the southern washington coast just north of the columbia river. In the middle of the bay is Long Island, a designated wildlife refuge. While motorized water craft are allowed in the bay, it is prohibited to approach the island except by non-motorized water cr...
by KI7NAI
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - November 30, 2017 - Water Sports
Replies: 15
Views: 1155

Re: OAUSA Net - November 30, 2017 - Water Sports

Multi-day float trips boat types When considering a multi day float trip there are a lot of factors that have to be considered, often the choice of boat determines the location for the trip, the season, what gear to pack, and how it will be packed. photo 1.JPG Kayaks Kayaks are quick on the water, e...
by KI7NAI
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements
Replies: 22
Views: 1394

Re: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements

I apologize to anybody who didn't have an opportunity to ask questions or comment during last night's net, I had a lot of material and unfortunately didn't have time to get through everything. Talking to Dave I'll probably be a somewhat regular guest on the net when topics come up that may include e...
by KI7NAI
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements
Replies: 22
Views: 1394

Re: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements

Assisted opening vs automatic An assisted opening knife differs from an automatic because the blade is held closed by spring tension, to open the knife the spring tension must be overcome by hand before the opening mechanism assists the blade opening. An automatic always has spring tension opening t...
by KI7NAI
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements
Replies: 22
Views: 1394

Re: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements

Lock mechanisms
Liner Lock
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Liner Lock
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Frame Lock
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Frame Lock
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Lock Back
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Lock Back
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Axis Lock
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Axis Lock
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Pushbutton Lock
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Pushbutton Lock
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by KI7NAI
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements
Replies: 22
Views: 1394

Re: OAUSA Net - September 14, 2017 - Edged Implements

handle materials
  1. steel
    Leek.jpg
    Kershaw Leek with steel handle
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  2. titanium
    Lionsteel SR1.jpg
    Lionsteel SR1 with Titanium Handle
    Lionsteel SR1.jpg (49.55 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  3. aluminum
    Swiss Army Classic.jpg
    Swiss Army Classic with Aluminum Handle
    Swiss Army Classic.jpg (76.69 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  4. G10
    Spyderco Tenacious.jpg
    Spyderco Tenacious with G10 handle
    Spyderco Tenacious.jpg (63.71 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  5. carbon fiber
    Zero Tolerance 0770.jpg
    Zero Tolerance 0770 with carbon fiber handle
    Zero Tolerance 0770.jpg (55.2 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  6. Micarta
    Esse Izula.jpg
    Esse Izula with aftermarket Micarta handle
    Esse Izula.jpg (71.54 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  7. FRN
    Benchmade Griptillian.jpg
    Benchmade Griptillian with FRN handle
    Benchmade Griptillian.jpg (32.97 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  8. wood
    lock back.jpg
    Buck 110 with wood handle
    lock back.jpg (23.25 KiB) Viewed 635 times
  9. bone
    Case Peanut.jpg
    Case Peanut with bone handle
    Case Peanut.jpg (15.14 KiB) Viewed 635 times

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