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Discussion in 'DIY Gear & Mods' started by thefrank, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. thefrank

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    Production knives are cool but they can look so much better with a bit of customization! Let's see some modded knives, whether it's self-made or by a professional!

    This is my Fox Anso Zero. I acid/stonewashed the blade myself and got the cool OD micarta scales from Cuscadi.

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    Boker War Toad, acid/stonewashed blade with custom G10 scale from MJL Bladeworx

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    Cold Steel Tuff Lite Mini and Boker Tech-Tool City 2, both after acid/stonewash treatment. I used ferric chloride for these instead of hydrochloric acid. The acid wash seems to get darker this way but less scratch resistant.

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    My photography skills will NEVER compare to THOSE ^^^^^^, but here is my Kershaw Skyline. These scales were made for me by Radek Donat , DNT3 scales. He is in the Czech Republic.

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    i´m so in love with all this copper goodness :):rolleyes:
     
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    Looks really great!! This type of pattern is perfect for copper, it creates a nice contrast between the patina and the the more exposed parts!
     
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    Did this scale out of curly maple awhile back. Nothing spectacular but it was fun.

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    Another shot of my Fox Anso Zero. For me this is really one the coolest knife designs out there! Too bad Fox Knives/Boker dropped the ball with these FRN scales. Maybe they wanted to make sure that custom scale makers stay in business! :p

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    @Antithetik is the one with the photography skills.
     
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    I decided to polish the scales on my Boker Exskelibur knife. I never did like the dull look of the CF and now it looks like I think it should from the factory.

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    And after sanding from 600 grit all the way up to 5000 grit.

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    hey guys!
    have seen a lot of modded knives all around the planet; clips, etching, scales and more ...
    here a some of mine:

    the CRKT squid with etched scale

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    the Boker Plus Chad Los Banos Subcom VG-10 Titan with blue anodized Ti scales

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    boker nano with etched blade and copper scale
    i got this scale from the same guy as @Hi-Up Lineman got his (read above)

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    the Tom Anderson Mini Raze with carved bone scales

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    Still one of my favourite mods, even though today I'd make it better :p

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    Stonewashed blade and clip with etched in logo.
    Carbon fiber scales with removed lanyard hole (lanyard fixed on a pin held in the liner's lanyard hole).
    Dual thumb stud made into one side only to prevent the left side from catching the pocket's seam.

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    Deep etching test on a Sanrenmu 710.

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    wow!
    did you used stickers?
    those lines look perfect!
     
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    a mod i did, sanrenmu with acid etched scales, also took out the black from the clip

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    another acid etched knife

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