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Show Me Your SAK (Swiss Army Knife) Mods! [Pictures Encouraged]

Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself & Gear Modifications' started by Kilgore99, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. Kilgore99

    Kilgore99 Loaded Pockets

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    As the title says, I want to see what mods you have done to your SAK. It could range from handles to a totally different tool setup. Please post pictures if you can!

    Thanks!:img_tag_smiley:
     
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  2. Tegan's Dad
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    Just tried this over the weekend on a classic. I'm going to try the same mod on my Rambler once I crack a few more pen caps. I want to try a structural glue (like jbweld) to hold the clip in place better too.

    I removed the clip from a standard uniball pen, and ground off the "teeth" on the side of the portion stuck in the cap. Just used a small Dremel grinding stone.
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    Here's a closeup of the ground-down clip...
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    I then used some super-glue to slip the short side in to the tweezer slot on a classic.
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    Here it is in my Skinth SP...
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    I need to get some jbweld to hold in in a little better than the super glue. I don't quite trust it as much with super glue, but wanted to practice on a classic before I try the rambler. I didn't get a shot of the clip before grinding, but I didn't have to take much off. Very cheap mod, but effective at making it very easy to extract from the front slot on the Skinth!

    My only other thought would be grinding a little more off the rounded portion of the clip, just above where the short thin part went in the tweezer slot. That would make the SAK ride a little higher on the clip, and give about 1mm more length for the clip surface to hold contact in the slot. You can see it a little in the third picture.
     
  3. rickinFL

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    ^^^ Not fair to let RickinFL and Syph play. The rest of us might as well take our ball and go home. ; )
     
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    I'll play anyway.
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  6. MWDP

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    Here are some of my favorites from the ones I made scales for:

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  7. Sully021

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    Newbie question MWDP. What do you use to fix those scales? Superglue, epoxy?
     
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  8. MWDP

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    You can use epoxy, I avoid it because it gets very messy. I use a Bison adhesive for wood, plastic and metal. Clamp it in a vice for a few hours and it's solid
     
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    what type of machine screws are being used to put ALOX handles back on? Where do I find the pocket clips everyone seems to be using?
     
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  11. Cody_2ZZ

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    These are some seriously beautiful knives. Great thread!
     
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    My personal mod for my EDC. The only thing that has changed is the scales. I will update the photo soon ;)
     
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  13. Kilgore99

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    Had some great posts so far! Keep 'em coming!
     
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    We all enjoy seeing examples from the many talented artisans on EDCF. BUT please remember that offers to buy or offers to sell in the open forum are expressly prohibited by forum Rule 11.

    If your post says something like "Anybody know somebody who would make me some moonglow scales?" or "I can do that if you provide me with the moonglow material," it will be removed.

    Thanks for adhering to the rules.
     
  16. faca

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    all beauties.
    Always I have wanted to mod my VicĀ“s with this torx scresws, where I can get them with low shipping cost to Spain
     
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    I love the universal wrench tool :p
     
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  18. Glofindel

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    Almost finish
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    Nice work as usual.

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