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10 Pcs 7mm Dia Taper Shaped Nose Abrasive Grinding Head
10 Pcs 7mm Dia Taper Shaped Nose Abrasive Grinding Head
Offered by sourcingmap
Price: 3.43

5.0 out of 5 stars Abrasive tools.........., 15 Feb 2013
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10 Pcs 7mm Dia Taper Shaped Nose Abrasive Grinding Head.
These tools are abrasive pieces embedded in rubber and work very well finishing and preparing for polishing.
I would like to see a better indication of grit size in the description - these give a finish equal to about 180 grit.
They let you know if you are putting too much pressure on the work by a burning rubber smell :)
They last quite well, obviously if you abuse them they will just melt, I've put about 2 hours on one just gently polishing a steel blade that had been neglected and was rusty. It looks like another 2 hours will be no problem. The gentler you are the better they work.
They are a bit out of balance when used in a Dremel at about 20,000 rpm but balance out as you use them.


25/32" Head 15/64" Shank Cylindrical Sponge Abrasive Mounted Point
25/32" Head 15/64" Shank Cylindrical Sponge Abrasive Mounted Point
Offered by sourcingmap
Price: 1.74

5.0 out of 5 stars Abrasive.................., 15 Feb 2013
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25/32" Head 15/64" Shank Cylindrical Sponge Abrasive Mounted Point.
My fault entirely, I thought the shank size was equal to about 3mm for use in my Dremel but in actual fact it's more like 6mm, I should have converted the size better.
It looks as though this would have worked nicely though. the other tools that I ordered from sourcingmap are very good and excellent value for money.


Lansky Professional Sharpening System
Lansky Professional Sharpening System
Offered by Millertag Shop
Price: 45.30

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lansky Professional Sharpening System..............., 14 Feb 2013
Lansky Professional Sharpening System, it's a great product that does exactly what it says it will do.
With this system I've sharpened everything from a 3/4" penknife blade to a 15" Cutlass blade.

What it does is allows you to sharpen to an angle repeat-ably, and that is important for keeping a knife sharp.
You need no special knowledge and it comes with all the instructions. There's always YouTube for a wealth of videos on Lanskys.

Start with the coarsest hone and choose your angle (it's all explained) then go up through the grits to the finest.
I'd recommend a Super Sapphire Polishing Hone for a polished edge and they now make a Lansky Sharpener's Leather Stropping Hone to strop your final finish to scalpel like sharpness. You don't need them but they are there if you want the very best edge. There are diamond hones to get the edge faster but I always finish with the sapphire hone.

The one thing that isn't included and I think is vital if you haven't access to a vice is a Lansky Pedestal Mount it makes the process of sharpening a lot more comfortable, I've got mine stuck on a cutting board and it is stable enough to sharpen long blades. If you are feeling like spending a bit more on a clamp then Lansky Super C Clamp. would be a nice addition.

I've got a lot of money invested in my system and still want more, it's a damned good system that you can add to over time to build YOUR sharpening system.

The makers, Lansky, are quick to reply to emails as well - always a good thing.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product............, 14 Feb 2013
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I have bought these syringes and needles not for insulin but for oiling.
Precision oiler from 6.50 for a very cheap and very nasty precision oiler that was filled with some dodgy looking oil and it didn't work, up to 28 for a precision oiler, get real!!!
These syringes are great - less than 30p each - and if the oil I'm using eats up the seal I'll SAFELY bin it and use another.


Fiskars 121121 X5 Camping Axe
Fiskars 121121 X5 Camping Axe
Offered by Plumbing Supermarket
Price: 33.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality........., 10 Feb 2013
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I bought this axe as an alternative to using a large knife for processing kindling and light chopping.
It will never be as useful as a "full size" axe or hatchet but for general camping duties and battoning it works really well, the extra weight helps when splitting along the grain. Use it with the shaft parallel to the wood that you're chopping for safety.
The axe is a high quality product and quality seldom comes cheap.
It was sharp when delivered and comes with a good Cordura cover/belt loop that holds the axe securely and covers the sharp edge. Just as well as I gave mine a good sharpening, the edge lasts well and now is as sharp as I like, it shaves feather sticks with no problem at all.
So, a high quality camping/light duty axe but not cheap. It will last a long time with the proper maintenance, a good sharpening and a wipe with an oily rag occasionally. :)


American 550 Paracord IMPERIAL RED 4mm 100ft
American 550 Paracord IMPERIAL RED 4mm 100ft
Offered by Wild Elk
Price: 7.75

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 550 Paracord IMPERIAL RED, 9 Feb 2013
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550 Paracord 4mm Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft / 30m IMPERIAL RED.
As with all paracord that I've had from Wild Elk, not the cheapest but top quality.


Brimal Pan Slot Stainless Screws M3 X 16mm (50 Pack) (HW152)
Brimal Pan Slot Stainless Screws M3 X 16mm (50 Pack) (HW152)
Offered by Brimal Components
Price: 2.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Brimal Pan Slot Stainless Screws M3 X 16mm, 9 Feb 2013
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Brimal Pan Slot Stainless Screws M3 X 16mm (50 Pack) (HW152) ordered for some jigs that I'm making.
They fit.


550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Chocolate
550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Chocolate
Offered by Wild Elk
Price: 7.75

5.0 out of 5 stars 550 Paracord Chocolate, 9 Feb 2013
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550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Royal Marine USA Made.
All paracord that i have ordered from Wild Elk has been the highest quality and this Chocolate colour is no exception.


550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Royal Marine
550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Royal Marine
Offered by Wild Elk
Price: 7.75

5.0 out of 5 stars 550 ParacordRoyall Marine, 9 Feb 2013
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550 Paracord Type III Commercial 7 Strand 100ft Royal Marine USA Made.
All paracord that i have ordered from Wild Elk has been the highest quality and this Royal Marine is no exception.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Nuts again............, 9 Feb 2013
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These were ordered to help lock a nut on M3 studding. they work and are better than using 2 nuts to lock.
fast delivery as on all items ordered from Graphskill.


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