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  1. Les Voorhies

    Suggestions on where to direct our efforts

    I'm up for it.... if Peter can make it, team me up with him.
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    Simplex

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    Model 10F

    At the request of a customer I finally got around to making the model 10 into a flipper.
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    Model 9

    Model 9 with polished titanium pivot rings, liners and pocket clip, CTS-XHP blade and blue twill G10.
  5. Les Voorhies

    Simplex flipper

    I finished this today and decided I needed to get back to taking some better photos, it's not great but it's better than the cell phone pics I've been doing lately :)
  6. Les Voorhies

    Final photos for Blade

    So it will be 10 knives, I gave up on trying to save the 11th yesterday. I still don't know what I'm calling the new prototype's, I'll have to make up my mind soon because I need to print info cards for them.
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    Blade show info and preview

    I'm officially back at knifemaking full time, I will not have a table this year but Jon Ukman (Ebosshoss) has graciously allowed me to sell my knives at his table (16B). For dealers, I'll have 5 or 6 knives available on Thursday and early friday, I'll be at the galleria by 3:30 or 4:00, you can...
  8. Les Voorhies

    VFD problem

    Thanks for the clarification :) Surprisingly I can solder but otherwise this job is way over my head, I'm going to buy another identical drive and send this one in for repair, then keep it for a spare. Thanks for the help everyone.
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    VFD problem

    Hmmm, I was looking at the QBT or the STVN, but the GBT and the BLT look suspicious too.... :D I'm sorry man, I have no clue what an SCR, IGBT or DVM are.
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    VFD problem

    I don't know if it's the motor, because it oscillated back and forth (like it can't make up its mind to go forward or reverse) I assumed it was the VFD, it is a KB and I've found a replacement but I haven't pulled the trigger on it yet (wouldn't ship until tomorrow anyway). I was talking to Jim...
  11. Les Voorhies

    VFD problem

    Single phase input at 220v 3 phase output
  12. Les Voorhies

    VFD problem

    Not belt tension, it does the same thing with the belt off.
  13. Les Voorhies

    VFD problem

    I have a KMG with the 2HP variable speed, it was running fine the 1st half of the day but a little while ago when I turned it on it sounded and felt wrong, it kind of vibrated. I shut it off and looked ofr the source of the vibration, couldn't find anything so I turned it back on and it just...
  14. Les Voorhies

    2nd Annual Hammer and Folder In 4, 5 2012

    !@#!#!!!! You guys are killing me! I'm stuck at work until 10 :(
  15. Les Voorhies

    Small and extra small model 13's available 11/19/11

    The small has a 2.5", .110"thick S30V blade, 3.375" closed, 3/16 hardened pivot w/IKBS. The extra small has a 2", .110"thick S30V blade, 2.8" closed, 1/8" hardened pivot w/IKBS. Both have .090" titanium frames with ty-dye anodized overlays. Neither one has a pocket clip because they just...
  16. Les Voorhies

    USAknifemaker.com/KnifeDogs Hammer in Pictures...

    Cool, I haven't seen it yet but I realized today that I didn't even let you know it was on the way, and I sent it to the shop instead of your home so I just thought I'd check :)
  17. Les Voorhies

    CPM 154 or Elmax?

    I haven't compared the two in side by side cutting but I think the Elmax should out perform the 154. Don't get me wrong, the CPM154 is an excellent steel, I used it for years, but things are changing now that steel companies are paying some attention to cutlery.
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    USAknifemaker.com/KnifeDogs Hammer in Pictures...

    Boss, did the knife make it to you?
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