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Spirit Pocket Clip project 8534

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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2007, 03:20:04 AM »
I like it too, but I fear you may have a weakened clip there that may bend easily at the two screw holes.  I hope I'm not right.

Now you've got me worried.....

.....tomorrow I'm going to drill and tap a block of steel and screw the clip to it. I'll do a little stress testing first before I drill any holes in the Spirit.

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #31 on: January 13, 2007, 03:58:35 AM »
Sorry, it just looks really thin next to the screw holes now.  Let us know how the test goes.

Tom
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #32 on: February 18, 2007, 07:11:08 PM »
J-sews,
Just wondering how this worked out for you?

mike

Common sense ..... so rare, it's virtually a super power.
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2007, 07:33:35 PM »
J-sews,
Just wondering how this worked out for you?

mike

Uh-oh, busted!

I.....uh...um.....haven't done a darn thing on this project since I last posted a month ago. I took all the components in to the shop, then got busy with another project. (One that was leftover from last summer!) Time to get busy and git 'er done I guess!


Bob's motto:  Never put off until tomorrow that which can be put off until the day after tomorrow.   ;)
« Last Edit: February 20, 2007, 06:09:29 AM by J-sews »

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2007, 07:35:59 PM »
I like the motto. :)

mike

Common sense ..... so rare, it's virtually a super power.
Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,213 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2007, 07:50:08 PM »
So we will be waiting till Spring? :P

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #36 on: February 18, 2007, 07:53:33 PM »
So we will be waiting till Spring? :P

Def

Of 2008. ;)

mike

Common sense ..... so rare, it's virtually a super power.
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #37 on: February 18, 2007, 09:56:28 PM »
Ugh! These "motivational" digs are starting to feel painful. You guys must have been taking lessons from my wife!   :D

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2007, 05:59:53 AM »
Speaking of pocket clips, Does anybody here do mods on SAKs?  I really want to clip a tinker but I just dont want to destroy a good knife if I dont know what I am getting into.  I have my own ideas on how to do it but then again I am unsure of my engineering skills.
Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,213 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2007, 11:48:38 AM »
There are lots of SAK modding articles at www.sosakonline.com for your perusal.  Also, Roger (SwissBianco) has designed a pocket clip for SAKs that Victorinox is considering producing, so you may wish to ask him if he has any suggestions.

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #40 on: February 20, 2007, 09:13:49 PM »
That would be great if Victorinox produced a model with a pocket clip.  I e-mailed victorinox a while back giving my input.  I guess if they get enough suggestions they will go through with it.  Personally, I think that the pocket clip adds more utility to the multitool or SAK.  You can clip it onto anything.  A SAK clipped to my shorts could come in handy when I am riding my mountain bike.  It allows for a possible quick repair if needed, a task that usually could not be accomplished with a clipped "tactical folder."   
Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,213 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #41 on: February 20, 2007, 09:39:07 PM »
No, but with a good tactical folder you could stab the bike if it attacked you.

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #42 on: February 20, 2007, 11:10:58 PM »
Yeah, I could stab the bike.  However, with the blade being of one of the harder steels it would probaly break thus compounding my losses.  :)   
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #43 on: March 07, 2007, 03:19:11 AM »
HAH! You all thought I was never gonna do it, didn't you!   O0

Link: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php?topic=858.new

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
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Re: Spirit Pocket Clip project
« Reply #44 on: March 07, 2007, 04:57:35 AM »
I usually have more words to reply with but as of right now although I want to say WOW!, my mouth is still full of foam. :)

 

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