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  Topic: Pliers, help please...
Spartan1388

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:06 pm   Subject: Pliers, help please...
I live in an apartment... I just do all my work during daylight hours...nothing before 8am and nothing after 9pm. Oregon USA pacific times

From 7am to 3pm and 5pm to 10pm (winter) I can do as much ...
  Topic: Pliers, help please...
Spartan1388

Replies: 51
Views: 11182

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:32 pm   Subject: Pliers, help please...
Cool! Thanks!

My Dremel came with the same paste and just 2 polishing pads ... My bar probably dried out like 4 years ago. Anyway, it was the cheapest kit, just 47€ I am not complaining. Wink ...
  Topic: Pliers, help please...
Spartan1388

Replies: 51
Views: 11182

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:07 am   Subject: Pliers, help please...
I used my dremel with a few reinforced cut off wheels. If you do it in the kitchen be prepared to clean up a black mess. Anyway I first cut the tips off where the teeth end. Then I back cut the outsid ...
  Topic: Pliers, help please...
Spartan1388

Replies: 51
Views: 11182

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:15 pm   Subject: Pliers, help please...
Great work there!
  Topic: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
Spartan1388

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:13 pm   Subject: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
All metals are springy.
Maybe the guys in Italy make their galvy wire more springy?
Yes, my wire is "Made in Italy". Italy is close to Greece so here I can find only Greek, Italian and Ch ...
  Topic: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
Spartan1388

Replies: 19
Views: 4444

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:49 am   Subject: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
Every time i did that i messed up my coil. XD

Anyway, you know that I use thick wires. I cannot stretch the coils that much, I am not that strong.

For small wires I use something like this:

h ...
  Topic: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
Spartan1388

Replies: 19
Views: 4444

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 1:28 am   Subject: Compound Dikes, any good ones?
Don't use these cutters.
They are just not the right tool for the job.

These cutters are designed to cut wire and things like nail head or tips in carpentry.
In maille coils you cannot use the ...
  Topic: Fetish-related maille discussion
Spartan1388

Replies: 48
Views: 6620

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:23 am   Subject: Fetish-related maille discussion


, so in layman's terms, they want to make love to the person because the fetish is present, thus they want to make love to the fetish itself.


you keep saying make love, but people who have f ...
  Topic: Fetish-related maille discussion
Spartan1388

Replies: 48
Views: 6620

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 3:24 am   Subject: Fetish-related maille discussion
Although there is no reason to worry.
As a rule of thumb, if you do not want make love to something, then you are not a fetishist.
So if you do not feel like making love to a piece of maille, you ...
  Topic: Fetish-related maille discussion
Spartan1388

Replies: 48
Views: 6620

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:01 am   Subject: Fetish-related maille discussion
ShadowPoet117:

Hey, this is a good thread anyway, made all the freaks come out. I find that to be most wonderful. There are more of us than most think. Wink

It would be facinating to see what co ...
  Topic: Photography Help!
Spartan1388

Replies: 8
Views: 3945

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:16 pm   Subject: Photography Help!
Mobile phone cameras are usually not that good for macro-photography.

If you have a digital camera in working condition, use that instead. Even an average camera should perform better at macro tha ...
  Topic: Fetish-related maille discussion
Spartan1388

Replies: 48
Views: 6620

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:00 pm   Subject: Fetish-related maille discussion
The first line of every security book should be "Never trust safety mechanisms".

Or even better: "Safety is an illusion".
  Topic: Photography Help!
Spartan1388

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:50 pm   Subject: Photography Help!
What camera? What brand and model?

Old one with film?

Mobile phone/tablet/smart-phone digital camera?

Cheap "compact" camera?

Cheap DSLR?

Entry level or above DRLR with remova ...
  Topic: butted armor Hauberk wire
Spartan1388

Replies: 23
Views: 6801

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:46 am   Subject: butted armor Hauberk wire
Konstantin the Red,
I mean that swords were a high-prestige status symbol back in the Dark Ages and beyond and still are today.
The sword is the most iconic weapon of the Middle Ages. It is the ico ...
  Topic: butted armor Hauberk wire
Spartan1388

Replies: 23
Views: 6801

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 12:47 am   Subject: butted armor Hauberk wire
True, but different pieces of maille are different concepts.

More links together work better than just a few links (too few links, and you can rip it bare handed). Links around a wooden pole act di ...
 
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