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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Chris Evans
Hi Stefan, Have a look at post #7 in...

Hi Stefan,

Have a look at post #7 in http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22371&highlight=movediza

Cheers
Chris
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,468
Posted By Chris Evans
I say fairly recently. Cheers Chris

I say fairly recently.



Cheers
Chris
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
Hi Ian, Thanks for sharing that interesting...

Hi Ian,

Thanks for sharing that interesting information - All I can say is that we have come some way way from those days.....

Cheers
Chris
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
Chromium in small quantities increases the...

Chromium in small quantities increases the hardenability of the steel and what this means in practical terms is that a low thermal shock oil quench suffices, reducing the chances of cracks and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
Maybe, but chances are against it. The inside...

Maybe, but chances are against it. The inside surfaces of the crack become oxidized and are unlikely to weld shut, unless a flux is introduced.

The practice of recycling used leaf springs is not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
I very much doubt that the iron ores used to make...

I very much doubt that the iron ores used to make bloomery iron would have contained the alloying elements required by the 5160 standard.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
Ian, Leaf springs have been made from a variety...

Ian,

Leaf springs have been made from a variety of steels, not just 5160. Over the years I have seen mentioned 9260, L6 and the higher carbon content 10xx series including 1095.

So we must not make...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
5160? This website lists a number of equivalent...

5160?

This website lists a number of equivalent standards, among which is EN - 60Cr3

http://www.zknives.com/knives/steels/steelgraph.php?nm=5160&dlm=AISI&ss=1

Ian: Thank you for publishing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Chris Evans
Hi Folks, An overview of...

Hi Folks,

An overview of 5160:https://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=6743

A good article on how to best heat treat 5160: https://knifesteelnerds.com/2019/04/01/how-to-heat-treat-5160/

And...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,249
Posted By Chris Evans
If you do a search for "Eberle Elmo"...

If you do a search for "Eberle Elmo" you'll get a number of hits for knives on sale, so those two brand names are linked in some way. One such hit took me to Brazil, so there's a clue perhaps...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,249
Posted By Chris Evans
This makers brand corresponds to...

This makers brand corresponds to "Trompeta" and from what I could find out it was marketed by the Argentine firm Eberle. Here's a link in Spanish to the history of the maker and I have found an...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Chris Evans
Fernando, Thank you. Cheers Chris

Fernando,

Thank you.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By Chris Evans
Hi Everybody, May 2020 bring all of you all the...

Hi Everybody,

May 2020 bring all of you all the very best in life and may you all continue to make the excellent posts that have made this forum renown.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By Chris Evans
Hi, Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a...

Hi,

Wishing everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 20th October 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Evans
I think that "Pioneer" or...

I think that "Pioneer" or "Sapper" are the closest English equivalents.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 19th October 2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Fits the looks of a...

Fits the looks of a "Sevillana"!

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Not to mention the huge number of 20th century...

Not to mention the huge number of 20th century souvenir navajas made in Albacete and Santa Cruz De Mudela bearing the ubiquitous inscription of "TOLEDO"



I doubt if there would be enough verifiable...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Thanks for that, and I do have a copy. This is...

Thanks for that, and I do have a copy.

This is what we may call a coffee table book, with 237 photographs of single and groups of fine collectable navajas sorted by origin of locality, mostly from...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Hi, Fernando made an excellent commentary on...

Hi,

Fernando made an excellent commentary on Forton's works and the only meaningful thing that I can add is that until we know exactly which of his many works on this subject is being objected to...
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Will be interesting to see what they have to say...

Will be interesting to see what they have to say - The more information, the better.



As good as Google Translate! :D

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Interesting. Which of the two of Forton's books...

Interesting. Which of the two of Forton's books referred to was your source criticizing?



Any specific examples?

As a generalization, antique Spanish folding knives are very difficult to identify...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Thank you for that clarification. Cheers Chris

Thank you for that clarification.

Cheers
Chris
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
Yours is French, made for the Spanish market in...

Yours is French, made for the Spanish market in the late 19th century. See pg 149 of Forton's `Navajas Antiguas, Las Mejores Piezas de Coleccion'.

Edit: Had a bit more time to look in my library and...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
The overall shape of the knife corresponds most...

The overall shape of the knife corresponds most closely to those of Sevilla. For reference see Forton's `Navajas Antiguas, Las Mejores Piezas de Coleccion'.

Catalan navajas generally have a...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,353
Posted By Chris Evans
It is Spanish, probably mid 19th century, but it...

It is Spanish, probably mid 19th century, but it would be good to have a detailed pic of the engraving on the blade.

Cheers
Chris
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