Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

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Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby TripleF » Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:12 pm

A while back I ended up with this damaged hawbill pruner by KENT. I loved the wood from the get go.

About an hour ago I decided to well.......... ::paranoid:: tweak 'er a little...

Let me know whatchus think!

Before and after pics.....
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby edge213 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:26 pm

That's cool, it looks a lot better than the hawkbill.
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby orvet » Wed Mar 11, 2015 2:47 am

Looks good Scott! ::tu::
That is a nice knife for your next misson.
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby 313 Mike » Wed Mar 11, 2015 2:51 am

I like it Scott! Peanut butter spreader blade! Did you do that all by hand?
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby FRJ » Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:03 am

Nice honkin' azzed spear. A more all around blade.
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby TripleF » Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:39 am

313 Mike wrote:I like it Scott! Peanut butter spreader blade! Did you do that all by hand?


Yeah buddy! ::nod::

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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby 313 Mike » Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:23 pm

TripleF wrote:
313 Mike wrote:I like it Scott! Peanut butter spreader blade! Did you do that all by hand?


Yeah buddy! ::nod::


Well then that's even more impressive then! ::tu:: That blade kind of reminds me of an elephant toe blade, pretty cool. Must have take a whole heckuva lot of filing and grinding by hand to achieve that shape.
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby Joe Dirt » Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:39 pm

Very nice job, Scott! Very useable knife now. ::nod::
You would never know it used to be a hawk bill.
That jigged wood handle is still an oddity - never seen jigged wood before!

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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby TripleF » Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:52 pm

Thanks fellas. I used wire cutters to bust off the tip.....thenn a couple
Files and a sharpening stone to grind.

I call it a stub nose spear blade!

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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby royal0014 » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:36 pm

Not too shabby, looks like a tribal spear. Strap it to a stick on yer next mission ::tu::

So, why 'ya got the chive apart? Bust a bearing with all that flippin' ??
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby gino » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:57 pm

TWEEKED IT? YOU TWERKED IT I never was a big hawk bill fan I like what you did Scott
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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby TripleF » Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:41 pm

royal0014 wrote:Not too shabby, looks like a tribal spear. Strap it to a stick on yer next mission ::tu::

So, why 'ya got the chive apart? Bust a bearing with all that flippin' ??
::smirk::



LOL....scored it at a garage sale and the guy said...."it just needs to be cleaned!" He didn't tell me he rolled it around in sawdust laiden with super glue .....wth ::facepalm::

Things were going along fine until I lost a screw ::facepalm::

Sent it to Kershaw yesterday.......

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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby glennbad » Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:41 pm

Cool mod!

Like Mike said, done by hand, that's impressive. ::tu::

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Re: Remember that KENT hawkbill...I tweaked it a little

Postby TripleF » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:30 am

Thanks for the love!! Appreciated!

Took a better pic yesterday!
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