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  1. Cyrano

    Curtiss SwayTac LNIB

    This beauty has never been used, carried, nor sharpened. She is in like-new condition. The blade is CTS-XHP; the handles are titanium. The slipjoint lock is the best I've ever seen, with a positive half-stop. She will be shipped to your door (CONUS only) for $340 F&F (or $360 G&S) to...
  2. Cyrano

    Personal ergos: Canis yes, Swayback no

    What follows is intended to represent only my personal reaction to the ergonomic design of these two knives. Canis: I've had mixed feelings about the compression lock. While it has many functional advantages, in some cases I've found it to pinch the flesh of my right-hand index finger upon...
  3. Cyrano

    REMOVED - New Curtiss SwayTac

    REMOVED - Curtiss Knives SwayTac Slipjoint folder, CTS-XHP Wharncliffe blade, stonewashed Ti handle. Purchased new from dealer in March 2020; never carried, used, or sharpened. Includes Curtiss' original storage pouch.
  4. Cyrano

    Spartan Harsey Dagger LNIB, SOLD

    It's yours! Your payment has been received. It will ship tomorrow.
  5. Cyrano

    Spartan Harsey Dagger LNIB, SOLD

    Never used, carried, or sharpened -- in factory condition, with original box. This is a dealer exclusive version with blasted blade finish and black handle scales: Shipped TYD PayPal ***SOLD*** The first "I'll take it" posted here gets it, contingent on prompt payment to...
  6. Cyrano

    Winkler belt knife LNIB *** SOLD ***

    Thanks for the kind words. Shiny blades + matte black handles = big technical challenge for photography. Having a light tent helps a lot.
  7. Cyrano

    Winkler belt knife LNIB *** SOLD ***

    Dhamma: It's yours! Paypal sent via pm.
  8. Cyrano

    Taliwhacker #101 - 2nd owner, never used/carried/sharpened

    Satin SR 101, black Res-C handle, serial # 101: $575 TYD CONUS only, PP G&S @ https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/dancephotog
  9. Cyrano

    Winkler belt knife LNIB *** SOLD ***

    This knife is unused and in factory condition. It is made from 80CRV2 carbon steel with a non-glare Caswell finish, and has super-grippy rubber handle scales. It comes with Winkler's outstanding leather sheath. I'll ship it to your door (CONUS only) for SOLD:
  10. Cyrano

    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    This microscope lends itself to focus stacking. It has this feature built-in, but I prefer to DIY using 3rd-party software. Here's a relatively clean region of an edge, with just a few bits of burr, seen edge-on: This region has much more burr:
  11. Cyrano

    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    I'm using the AM7915MZT.
  12. Cyrano

    Barmaley's Aggregated Questions Thread

    I've been very pleased with my Dino-Lite, and with the service I get from their US distributor. Be aware that even with a great microscope, getting good images of a burr is not easy. Lighting is critical; even tiny differences in direction can cause details to be hidden or to be revealed. This...
  13. Cyrano

    Recommendation? Online source for Diamond or CBN stropping compound?

    I've had excellent experiences with sharpeningsupplies.com.
  14. Cyrano

    Puukko - 80CrV2 and birch bark(sold)

    I'll take it.
  15. Cyrano

    Winkler Madumi LNIB SOLD

    Yes, both knives are still available.
  16. Cyrano

    Thinning the edge on a Winkler Belt knife and a Worksharp

    The WSKO/BGA system is fantastic at what it does, but it cannot put an acute bevel on thick blade stock. Please see here.
  17. Cyrano

    Uncovsky knives - Dark series

    Gorgeous! What is the weight of these knives?
  18. Cyrano

    Birch bark Dagger (SOLD)

    Payment sent.
  19. Cyrano

    Birch bark Dagger (SOLD)

    I'll take it!
  20. Cyrano

    Winkler Madumi LNIB SOLD

    Winkler Madumi: SOLD This knife is unused and in perfect factory condition. It is made from 80CRV2 carbon steel with a non-glare Caswell finish, and has super-grippy rubber handle scales. It comes with Winkler's outstanding leather sheath. I'll ship it to your door (CONUS only) for SOLD.
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