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Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request 1068

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Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« on: November 26, 2016, 02:28:21 PM »
Whew... when I first heard about titan (in a book back in the 80s) it semed so special and rare that I never thought I'd ever get my hands on a single piece of that metal.

So imagine my joy when my dad gave me a Pulsar Titanium watch about 20 years ago!
Quite a lot of Ti surrounds me now- from the wonderful Syph-Climber to my torchlights (Eos ITP and Thrunite T101), to a tritium-marker in Ti-encasing, a Keith-carabine that guards my knives, a kubotan that guards me, and even a Sebenza-copy which I'm not really proud of, but which accompanied me before I even knew who Chris Reeve or a quality knife was (Chris, one day, I promise!).

In the background there are some slabs of titan which are supposed to become a beltbuckle (someday) and turbine-blades from a Panavia Tornado.... and an F14 Tomcat ;-)

Titan... aah!

Tomcat
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« Last Edit: November 26, 2016, 02:44:29 PM by Tomcat_81 »

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Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2016, 04:10:14 AM »
:drool:

Great gear man :tu:

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Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 69,717
Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2016, 04:22:20 PM »
:drool:

Great gear man :tu:

Yes it is and badge awarded :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Congrats Tomcat :like:
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Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2016, 04:35:56 PM »
 :drink:
Jippie, THANK YOU PONCHO!!!



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Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2016, 10:09:00 PM »
... forgot one... but it's a fitting occasion ;-)

A long row of years ago I worked in a supermarket to fill my wallet during my studies. I always took shifts on Friday and Saturday afternoons and nights and had six years in a row on the 23rd and sometimes 24th of December. That gave me a nice extra which partly summed up into my very first Titanium knife - the extravaganza which is CRKT M16 01T

Spent years in my pocket (the clip is terribbly worn) until some people in the German bundestag (parliament) decided to outlaw one-hand opening and locking blades.

It's still a shame to have some of my best knives sitting at home :-[
Tomcat
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Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 69,717
Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2016, 03:13:54 AM »
... forgot one... but it's a fitting occasion ;-)

A long row of years ago I worked in a supermarket to fill my wallet during my studies. I always took shifts on Friday and Saturday afternoons and nights and had six years in a row on the 23rd and sometimes 24th of December. That gave me a nice extra which partly summed up into my very first Titanium knife - the extravaganza which is CRKT M16 01T

Spent years in my pocket (the clip is terribbly worn) until some people in the German bundestag (parliament) decided to outlaw one-hand opening and locking blades.

It's still a shame to have some of my best knives sitting at home :-[
Tomcat

Awesome knife :like: and it is a shame that it has to stay home buddy :-\
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 36,877
Re: Fifty shades of Titan - Tomcat's Titanium badge request
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2017, 10:13:50 PM »
Some nice gears there for sure, congrats.   :like:   :like:

 

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