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  1. Mconner

    Old Belts?

    I tried re-gluing the splices with Gorilla brand super glue with no luck, I'll try some of the other ca's that I have in the shop and I'll try the cotton cloth with gorilla glue. Something has got to work. Thanks for the replies. Mike
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    Old Belts?

    Has anyone come up with a way to re-bond the joints on old belts? I have a lot (over 200) of 3M Trizact A45 belts that I got from an estate sale but they are undoubtedly old and the splices just won't hold. I've tried every adhesive that I have to try and re-bond the splices with no luck. I hate...
  3. Mconner

    To the great people of this forum.

    That's great news Bob, I wish you the best and hope all works out in your favor. It's about time something good has come your way. Mike
  4. Mconner

    A Christmas Gift for my Grandson

    Finished this one today. RWL-34 blade at HRC 60, mirror polished with Mammoth Ivory scales and red spacers. Left side carry sheath since he's a southpaw. Mike
  5. Mconner

    Update from ............................................ME!

    I was wondering where you were. I'm glad you have been working and making a little anyway. Times are tough for a lot of us but we'll get by. Better times will come. Stay in touch, Mike
  6. Mconner

    Question about Alabama damascus

    I've used quite a bit of it and have never had a problem yet. Here is one I did recently from their Random pattern. Mike
  7. Mconner

    Giveaway #2 for Elmax

    I'll take #11
  8. Mconner

    Time for another Giveaway! Stabilized Amboyna Burl Block

    I'm in and thank you for the chance. Mike
  9. Mconner

    New Elmax Super Steel Giveaway !!!

    I'm in, I'd love to see how this steel behaves. Mike
  10. Mconner

    Is it slow for you too?

    Actually it's been all that I can do lately to try and keep up. I've had more orders in the last few months than I've had in a long time but I'm not complaining. Mike
  11. Mconner

    Free Burl Every Saturday

    I'm in for the next round!!!!!!!!! Gotta get lucky someday. Thanks, Mike
  12. Mconner

    If I had the room

    I have one similar to that but on a smaller scale, uses regular hacksaw blades. It's slow but it works. Haven't used it in years. Mike
  13. Mconner

    What to do? Looking for some outside opinions.

    I just went through a similar situation, different but similar all the same. I had a customer order two knives that were variations of the same pattern. When I finished them I sent him an email and told him that they were ready. He replied that he would get back with me a settle up. A couple of...
  14. Mconner

    Post Vise

    Didn't see one but I haven't given it a good cleaning yet. Mike
  15. Mconner

    Post Vise

    I just got one too. It doesn't have a name brand on it but the jaws are clean and smooth and it locks up straight and even with no gaps between the jaws. Gave $30 for it. Mike
  16. Mconner

    smoky mountain knife works Damascus steec bars

    I haven't either Until Today!!! Luckily it was a small void and the hollow grind removed all of the material and it came out OK but it had me worried for a while.
  17. Mconner

    Free Burl Every Saturday

    I'm in again, maybe my luck will change!!!
  18. Mconner

    Cerakote Professional here.

    Welcome to the pack, I have one custom rifle that I had cerakoted and it's some tough stuff, all of my rifles will have it from now on. It's like the spray in bedliner in your pickup, well worth the cost. Mike
  19. Mconner

    What's your first name?

    Just plain ole Mike unless I was in deep butkus as a kid and then it was Michael............ Mike
  20. Mconner

    I'll be down a few days......Prayers needed

    Prayers headed east from Texas. Heal quickly. Mike
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