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by Citizen H
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Sandvik Axe
Replies: 10
Views: 971

Re: Sandvik Axe

The only axe I have as decoration is a 15/16th century side axe. It would probably be ok to use and part of me actually wants to give it a go but the other part of me would be gutted if anything went wrong. I have some axes that need sharpening or hafting and one roofing hammer/axe which I leant ou...
by Citizen H
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Sandvik Axe
Replies: 10
Views: 971

Re: Sandvik Axe

I've got more axes than anyone really needs too but wouldn't turn down another . My wife has given up commenting on it now . :D Ive had a fella help out with loveless bolts, his name is Ben Orford, hes an artisan Knife Maker and on his youtube page, How to sharpen an axe with Ben Orford, he has som...
by Citizen H
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Sandvik Axe
Replies: 10
Views: 971

Re: Sandvik Axe

At an event a few years ago an old chap I'd met a few times brought along some tools for me. There were a couple of wooden planes and a sandvik axe that looked like someone had used it to chop conrete . Funnily enough the handle was broken so perhaps that's there weak point. However, once my friend...
by Citizen H
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Sandvik Axe
Replies: 10
Views: 971

Sandvik Axe

Anyone know anything about Sandvik axes? any good? this much I know.... the handles are completely wrong grain orientation .... proberbly why they painted the lower half black to hide this?
by Citizen H
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: allotment first aid kit
Replies: 9
Views: 1608

Re: allotment first aid kit

petrol bush cutters with ninja star discs sounds interesting may have to take another look at this allotment lark, :lol:
by Citizen H
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP

I did take a photo of each boot side by side as a comparison, they weigh about the same, but the build quality of the German boots is second to none, there is also a UK company that can resole them for £25, not that I'm expecting them to wear out any time soon. I will get one of the soles once my c...
by Citizen H
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP

I did take a photo of each boot side by side as a comparison, they weigh about the same, but the build quality of the German boots is second to none, there is also a UK company that can resole them for £25, not that I'm expecting them to wear out any time soon. I will get one of the soles once my ca...
by Citizen H
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 871

mixed emotions, DMS hig legs RIP

Just letting out some emotional stuff (they say its good for your health) these are a pair of DMS High legs that I got from my brother, ive had them for 30 years now :( it came to pass that I've clung to them for this length of time as I do have a strong attachment to them and memories of how I came...
by Citizen H
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: allotment first aid kit
Replies: 9
Views: 1608

Re: allotment first aid kit

eeerrrrmmmmm? so where about is this allotment? Mosul, Al-Qaim, Hawijah ?

wow its certainly getting tough out there :lol:
by Citizen H
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New from Berkshire
Replies: 13
Views: 1607

Re: New from Berkshire

Proverbs2712 wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:18 pm
I'm in West Berkshire. What about you?
I'm near a place called Binfield , Rgds "H"