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Show me your ZTs

Discussion in 'Knives' started by grids7, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. KODIAKman

    KODIAKman EDC Junkie

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  2. Crippletron
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    Crippletron Loaded Pockets

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  3. trickcarey

    trickcarey EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    I should have a new ZT next week; I just ordered a ZT0801BW, blackwash flipper! So excited to have a flipper back in my rotation and will post photos on receipt!
     
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  4. buckkiller

    buckkiller Loaded Pockets

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    My Cryo looking more like a baby ZT now, custom blue titanium lockbar stabilizer, went over all the hardware with 3000 grit

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  5. silverspurr

    silverspurr Loaded Pockets

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    Recently acquired a re-profiled ZT 0620CF to more of a clip/drop point/spanto, no more tanto.
    I like it better then I thought I would.
    Insanely sharp.

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  6. zactimusprime

    zactimusprime Loaded Pockets

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    My first, and only ZT (so far) with my Emerson Journeymen that I posted up on IG earlier.
    ZT0560 with the 0561 scale on it.
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    Sent from my HTC6525LVW
     
  7. gemini
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  8. silverspurr

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  9. Lightnig

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    I saw last night that KW is offering a dealer exclusive 0350 with M390 blade. Good price too IMHO.

    I would pick up one myself had I the funds available... :(
     
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  10. SunOfAtom

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    Silverspurr, I am glad to see you picked up a 0620CF. How are you liking it?

    I just added a 0566 to my small ZT collection, then ordered a custom scale for it. I'll post a new picture when the scale comes in.

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  11. Lightnig

    Lightnig Loaded Pockets

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    I am liking that ano'ed 0801.

    May I ask whom did the work?
     
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  13. SunOfAtom

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    Thanks! I actually did the anodizing myself. I had never done it before, but it is fairly simple and does not require many supplies. I used this page: http://www.instructables.com/id/Anodize-Titanium/?ALLSTEPS for inspiration, but did mine a little differently. I mixed a small bowl of solution, and dunked each scale (after disassembling the knife) into it. I had one wire off the end of a chain of 9v batteries dunked in the solution, the wire off the other end was attached directly to the scale. Once I had the color I wanted (you move up the color scale by adding voltage), I rinsed them off and then went over the flats with some 1000 grit sand paper on a flat block.

    If you decide to try it and have any questions, just let me know.
     
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    Lightnig Loaded Pockets

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    Thanks sir

    I am indeed going to tackle the project myself, just in the planning stages right now and still need to gather a few items. Understand the process perfectly and do not anticipate any issues, just want to be sure I have all my bases covered before I begin.


    Oh, and very nice results on your DIY, well done. :)
     
  15. SunOfAtom

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    Nice. Does a bronze washer replace the bearing on the new scale side, or is there a recessed metal washer for the bearing to ride on? I would not think the scale would be hard enough for the bearings, but I certainly could be wrong.
     
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  16. zephyr11

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    the bearings are on the micarta scale, for now, still looking for a metal washer that'll fit. not exactly sure where to get one.
     
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  17. gemini
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    ZT 0560BW, 0301, 0550 & strop on the table. [​IMG]


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  18. silverspurr

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    I like my 0620CF much better after the blade was re-profiled, it's now more of a Spanto, no more tanto tip.

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    Excellent anodize job, sir! Would you happen to have pictures or even better, video of your setup? Also, what solution (baking soda, TSP (trisodium phosphate), ammonium-phosphate, Borax, or etc.) did you use? Sorry for all the questions :)....... but I'm much more of a visual learner, versus text.
     
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