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#292340 - 05/25/19 02:02 PM Re: Conversion of Al Mar SERE knife to a 'wave' knife [Re: brandtb]
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UPDATE - The smaller screw he sent threaded into the original thumb stud. The Al Mar's thumb stud is very close to the handle. In order to prevent the 'wave' from hanging up against the handle I had to trim some material off with a Dremel tool.

The modified wave works well.

I have some .jpg images on my computer but I can't figure out how to post them here.
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#292341 - 05/25/19 02:59 PM Re: Conversion of Al Mar SERE knife to a 'wave' knife [Re: brandtb]
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I'm glad it worked out well!

You can use imgbb.com (no affiliation) to host images for posting here.

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#292361 - 05/29/19 03:29 AM Re: Conversion of Al Mar SERE knife to a 'wave' knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Trimming Snaggletooth device to allow clearance -

[img]https://ibb.co/2YQ8D6k[/img]

[img]https://ibb.co/VTZ2mZG[/img]

Final Product -

[img]https://ibb.co/V3LC2YD[/img]

[img]https://ibb.co/KNHDLC6[/img]

Well, that didn't produce a very good visual, but the links work. Best I can do, ChaosMagnet.


Edited by brandtb (05/29/19 03:41 AM)
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#292365 - 05/29/19 06:08 AM Re: Conversion of Al Mar SERE knife to a 'wave' knife [Re: brandtb]
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It seems to have done the trick! grin
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#292368 - 05/29/19 01:18 PM Re: Conversion of Al Mar SERE knife to a 'wave' knife [Re: brandtb]
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Nice! Thanks for the pics!

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