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New member wants to fix an Imperial push button

Started this discussion. Last reply by D ale Oct 21. 11 Replies

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D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"Brad, You might try posting your pic & question on this forum. It is specifically for knife repair. D ale"
Oct 21
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"Brad, . Your knife will date to between 1935 & 1957.  1935 being when Imperial began using shell knives. 1957 being when the switchblade law went into effect. . It's valuable based on its being an auto of that era. I've no simple…"
Oct 3
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"Brad, Take a look @ the ends of the knife .. both ends. Is there a tab bent over from the tab & into the frame ? Re: pic I have seen where a member of another forum completely removed the shell scales & covered ea side completely with wood.…"
Oct 3
Brad Kimball replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"What would you suggest and where do I find it?? Thanks"
Oct 3
Brad Kimball replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
Oct 3
Jan Carter replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"Brad, If I were going to work the scale, I would replace both scales and get rid of the cracked ice celluloid all together.  Being an unstable material it would be best to go with something else"
Oct 3
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Sep 29
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
" Brad Kimball . !!! .. You've a nice old auto .. !!! . My (personal) suggestion is to leave as is. Often .. more damage is done during attempts to repair than left "as is".  If I do come across a possible replacement method…"
Sep 29
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"I believe you have what is known as a "shell knife". I'm not aware of any source for the "cracked ice" covering. You might try googling a bit ..but.. I already did some & didn't find anything readily available. I…"
Sep 28
Brad Kimball replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"Thanks. Works great. Blade wobbles a bit and cracked ice on one side needs replaced? Can i buy handle material ?"
Sep 28
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
Sep 28
D ale replied to Brad Kimball's discussion New member wants to fix an Imperial push button
"What is meant by "tune-up" ? If it involves the sear pin or the locking notch .. welding is likely involved. If "peeking" is occurring .. probably worn sear pin or locking notch or combination of both .. see above. Broken springs…"
Sep 28
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