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The Commander. Metro's Super Charge

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by metropolicity, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. vadsoom

    vadsoom Loaded Pockets

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    That's a good idea. Might have to give it a try. I'm still trying to figure out how to add a 1/8 Ferro rod and make it removable so I can use the blade to strike it...
     
  2. AK Adventurer

    AK Adventurer Ice, Ice, Tigre

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    You wanna use the file or saw to strike those thing, with the good ones you can actually put mini scortches/burns on a knife edge-- it'll dull the edge too. :)

    Too bad those ferro rods aren't magnetic... Err, wait a sec, maybe it would work; cut a pocket for it to sit in, epoxy a couple tiny magnets in it, and epoxy a metal strip to one side of the ferro rod for them to grip on, set deep enough into the scale to almost be flush and it should stay OK, with a nail notch in the end for removing it. I'd do it myself but I don't have scales on the Wave..
     
  3. metropolicity

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    What I really want to so is a design a metal end cap for the 1/8" rod. The same shape as the end cap on the wave/surge and then epoxy it on. It can be the same form factor as the pen, but a ferro rod.

    I have both the 3/16 and 1/8 rods that need some attention, but then again, a lot of things need my attention.
     
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  4. vadsoom

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    The 1/8 rods are super tight. I'm not sure they'll fit without trimming and thinning the scales a bit. I love the cap idea.
     
  5. SAKplumber
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    SAKplumber EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    The more you shave the rod the less tight it'll be, no?
     
  6. metropolicity

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    It's not tight at all. It slides around inside. It really needs and anchor.
     
  7. vadsoom

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    Hmmm. The ones I bought are super tight...
     
  8. vadsoom

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    Finally got around to swapping in Rebar plier heads into my Charge. Holy crap! Reassembly was a pain in the royal butt! I'm very impressed with the quality of the Rebar head though - big improvement. Thanks for the inspiration Metro![​IMG]
     
  9. baja820

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    ^^_nice.
     
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  10. angusW

    angusW EDC Junkie!!!

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    vadsoom, did you put a thumb stud on the se knife?
     
  11. vadsoom

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    Good catch. Yes, I did. I use the serrated blade for most of the bull work and save the other for the more delicate stuff.
     
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  12. vadsoom

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    I had some time to add the tweezers and toothpick this morning. [​IMG]
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    Again, many thanks to Metro for the inspiration. I'm going to add another slot for a pin next. Maybe after that, a removable Ferro rod.
     
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  13. metropolicity

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    GREAT craftmanship!!!

    Love it!!

    I was thinking of designing some holders for the ferro rods and allow them to be fit into the scale, another radical approach is to design a whole new scale and get it printed in stainless. The result would be pretty incredible, but pricey.
     
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  14. AK Adventurer

    AK Adventurer Ice, Ice, Tigre

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    Fabulous Work!
     
  15. vadsoom

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    Oooh, I might be in for a set if those, especially if they have slots for the pen, tweezers, toothpick and pin. Fantastic.
     
  16. deeker

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    You guys are out of control... I love it! Keep up the creative work.

    :D
     
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  17. scottandrews6

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    I'm slowly catching the bug aswel [​IMG][​IMG] got it so the file edge has enough friction to hold it in place
     
  18. scottandrews6

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    found a straight sided pen from a swiss card fits much better than the swiss champ pen shown in photo tweezers and toothpick next:D
     
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