"No apology necessary, Tobias. It doesn't matter. I am out of here anyhow. A close friend told me about this posted reply you made and that is the only reason I came back. I don't belong here and my time would be better spent building…"
"I think I have to stop following this thread and maybe leave this site entirely before I lose my sense of humor. You folks really should shut the computers down and head to the coast. It doesn't matter where. Any port from DownEast Maine to Key…"
"I have been using D-2 for over 40 years. Love it! Have used it to build stamping dies, knives, and spinners for copper tubing. Yes it is hard to sharpen. Diamond sharpeners help. I prefer to draw it a little farther to about Rc55 as it seems to hold…"
"Maybe one has to rely on practicality rather than the writings of one person and ask themselves what sounds right. Why would a sailor on a tall ship carry a knife which would require both hands to open while clinging to a high spar? Who uses the…"
"That is a good design indeed. I can see the place of folders as a backup and for tinkering. When I was younger, every man carried a folder for odds and ends or for whittling as a hobby. The whole tradition of the bullnose blade, I am told is from…"
"Living on the Midcoast of Maine with several friends who are schooner bums, I find this article interesting. I never knew there was a desire for folding rig knives as all I have known carry straight blades with sturdy spikes. Thank you."
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