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Carbon Fiber LM Wave Holster

Discussion in 'Other Carrying Devices' started by metropolicity, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. metropolicity

    metropolicity Loaded Pockets

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    Hey guys! Been a while since I've posted anything, been very busy learning a new skill...CNC!

    Here is my latest creation, a holster for my most carried LM Wave. Using the natural strength and stiffness of carbon fiber, I made a holster that grips the sides of the MT but still lets go when I pull up on it. This is the 3rd generation of it and so far it works great!

    I originally had silver screws on it, but after I machined some new blade safety posts (that prevent the blades from accidentally open), I was able to heat blue them to a nice dark shade so I decided to go with black screws. I have some more carbon fiber coming in some thinner thicknesses, I should be able to reduce the over all thickness by 2-3 mm.

    Anyways...

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  2. CalicoSalsa

    CalicoSalsa Uber Prepared

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    Wow that's incredibly creative, well done!
     
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  3. Damiano

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    Beautiful realization and concept. Is durable carbon fiber as spring? Please send some pics to Adam Savage.
     
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  4. masofnos

    masofnos EDC Junkie!!!

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    Looks great! a bit of adam savage inspiration? :p
     
  5. C.Boland93
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    Still drowning in my own drool at this Eric…


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  6. metropolicity

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    I actually had thought of this design before Adam posted his aluminum one, just never had the means to make it (until now). Regardless, when I get the right thicknesses of Cf in, I'll make one and send one to him.


    Thanks!

    Again....I've been making multitool sheaths for a LONG time now :D


    Here, have my hanky haha.
     
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  7. Damiano

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    CF is a long lasting spring or with the time goes bad?

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  8. metropolicity

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    Yes, when used in a resin based board Carbon Fiber is a very strong and durable spring.
     
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  9. Damiano

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    Thank you

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  10. 0dBm

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    Well done.
     
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  11. KeyeEl

    KeyeEl EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Looks great! Does it come in a Victorinox Swisstool Spirit flavor? :D
     
  12. metropolicity

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    nope, double nope :p
     
  13. thekapow

    thekapow EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Great work! Love the design :)! As always great innovation (btw black screws > shiny screws)
     
  14. RTedder2

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    Nice work!
     
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    My favored phrase for this is "Rad as f***." Very, very cool.
     
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    Brilliant. Ever think about combining this with your skinths?
     
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    That is incredible


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  18. AK Adventurer

    AK Adventurer Ice, Ice, Tigre

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    Too Freaking COOL!

    Love it Metro!
    Ya taught me something too... I never knew CF could be flexible like that, let alone springy..
     
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  19. chaosmagnet
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    Do want!
     
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    This is AWESOME!!