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Jimmy. last won the day on September 21 2018

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  1. produces some heat yes, unless your taking chunks out of the blades you only needs to be very light on the belts (robert sorby has a great attachment for knives!) your just getting a micro burr at the end (use a decent headlamp to get good visibility on what your doing). It comes off the belt with a mirror finish (most belt sanders people use don't use low enough grit and your basically polishing the blade after the first quick pass). I have a bunch of bone handle butter knives i have sharpened up and they are deadly and my hand is totally bald from shaving hairs off with it. My process is to get a burr showing on one side, turn over and do the same to the other. do that 3 times. use buff wheel to remove burr. this gives a finish 98% of people are happy with. and its quick to do. Your passes should be very quick, your taking very little material off. I can do a knife on the belt sander from 600 grit, 1200 grit, 3000 grit, 5000 grit, and finish off on a wheel in about 10 minutes. If it needs to be like a wood plane i would then go and run it over a 4000 grit wet stone, 8000 wet stone, and then finish with a strop. takes under 5 minutes to do a set of surgical scissors. Right equipment makes it heaps easier, I am teaching others in my office to also do it and after 1hr of teaching they confident to throw their expensive knives sets into the mix and do it themselves.
  2. I use one of two items/ procedures when doing all the surgical knifes, osteotomes etc. a robert sorby pro edge ( easy to use, and gets a good result) which has been modified to run backwards or forwards - followed by a 8000 grit wet stone and a strop for the top notch stuff. or a quick going over as its not too bad, use a scotch brite wheel on a reserve spinning grinder. then polish off the bur with the buff wheel. (easiest way by far to keep them sharp) way to test knives is through a bit of paper and should be an easy clean slice, and for chisels etc should be able to take layers of finger nail off.
  3. seems like a crazy amount of work? is there nothing off the shelf similiar?
  4. where are you getting your paint for these from banga? very interesting idea to make your own (or even adding colours to existing lures)
  5. Jimmy.

    Goolwa Cockles

    Dave if you need some before then let me know, I have a few bags in my freezer you gave me last time left! I will be keen to go down, found minimal advantage over driving along the beach compared to by the kiosk though.
  6. What I am getting from this is... My chances of being bitten are higher since I know you...
  7. Wont make it out Friday now but good luck out there!
  8. Wait until it hits all those rich boaties who moor in glenelg and north haven area get the shits on when fined for being on deck at dusk and needing to wear life jackets. It will change then.
  9. depends on the collection point. usually a day or so is max for fresh water collected locally due to the added nutrients etc. I used to have a marine fish tank and unless used that day it had a lot of dead microbes etc in there and raised the phosphates and nitrates alot
  10. running a natural resource such as salmon down to make cat food is beyond stupid.
  11. very jealous of your score! couldnt goto a less deserving shit stirrer we will have to christen them soon mate
  12. cast out. jag hits water count to 3 (Mississippi) wind in slack drop again for count of 2. give 2 short sharp tugs on the rod upwards. wind in slack drop again for count of 2. give 2 short sharp tugs on the rod upwards. wind in slack Repeat
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