Friday, June 26, 2020

DIY - TwoSun TS66-G10 glow in the dark mod and more

TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
A decent flipper got even better! :)

I decided to do the following modifications:
- filling up the left side pocket clip  slot on the handle with epoxy and glow in the dark pigment mix;
- rounding the pointy corner of the lock-bar;
- rounding the edges of the G10 handle scales.

You can buy the TwoSun TS66-G10 on Aliexpress: ***HERE*** 
More TwoSun knives & folders: ***HERE*** 

Details:
Blade length: 3.7" (94 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.145" (3.7 mm)
Blade steel: Sandvik 14C28N
Open length: 8.42" (214 mm)
Closed length: 4.68" (119 mm)
Weight: 4.86 oz  (138 g)
Handle: G10 with skeletonized steel liners
Handle thickness: 0.637" (16.2 mm)
Lock: liner-lock
Pivot: ceramic ball bearings
Carry: right or left hand tip up 
Screws: T8

Pocket clip slot for left side carry: 
Before:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
After:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
GITD:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Before:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
After:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
GITD:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

The corner of the lock-bar:
Before:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
After:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

The modification process
1. The lock-bar

Taking apart the knife 
(all you need is a Torx T8 driver):
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Can you spot the detent ramp on the blade tang
for the smooth closing action? :)
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Markin the corner of the lock-bar:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
In the vice with an ice cream stick as masking: :)
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Dremel:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Diamond file:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Sandpaper:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
and the result:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

2. The handle scales
Light processing with sandpapers:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

3. The pocket clip slot
I'm not a big fan of empty slots on the handle.
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Glow in the dark! :)
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Mixing with epoxy:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
It's working! :)
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
After sanding:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

More random pics:
Before:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
After:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod
Nice deep carrry pocket clip:
TwoSun TS66-G10 GITD mod

Friday, June 19, 2020

SUMMER SALE on Aliexpress with New Knives (District9, TwoSun, Kizer, Green Thorn, ZT, CH Knives etc.)

Check out the latest knife - watch - flashlight deals!
(15th June - 21st June)
Keep an eye on my updates on this page! :)

Have a look at my EDC combos: ***HERE***
and my favourites in 2019: ***HERE***

Because of a stupid rule of Aliexpress the sellers are forced to photoshop
the locking mechanism, the "blood grooves" and switches (OTFs) on the folders.

Have a look at my recommended
knife stores on Aliexpress:


Kizer Stores: ***HERE*** and ***HERE***
Tangram Store: ***HERE***
TwoSun Cutlery Store: ***HERE***
KUBEY Store: ***HERE***
Kevin John J&Y EDC Store: ***HERE***
FENGFUQIANG FENG's Store: ***HERE***
Kesiwo Outdoor Tools Factory Store: ***HERE***
Celebr knives Store***HERE***
LOVOCOO Store: ***HERE***
NIGHTHAWK Knives Store: ***HERE***
Dicoria Knives: ***HERE***
Ben's Knives Shop: ***HERE***
John Knives Factory Shop: ***HERE***
Eafengrow Top1 Store: ***HERE***
Y-Start Industrial Trading Store: ***HERE***
XS-Knife Store: ***HERE***
GANZO Online Store: ***HERE***
SANRENMU Online Store: ***HERE***
SANRENMU Store: ***HERE***
HX OUTDOORS Official Store: ***HERE***
JUFULE Stores: ***HERE*** and ***HERE***
Fat Dragon Store: ***HERE***
CN Knives Store: ***HERE***

Bear Claw Flying Shark titanium frame-lock kickstop flipper
with S35VN blade and ball bearings.
Amazing flipping action, video: HERE 
Bear Claw Flying Shark titanium frame-lock kickstop flipper
Bear Claw Flying Shark titanium frame-lock kickstop flipper
You can buy the Bear Claw kickstop flipper
***HERE*** or ***HERE***

Another winner from Petrified Fish!
Petrified Fish PF919 liner-lock flippers
with D2 blade and ceramic ball bearings
in 12 color - blade finish variations:
Petrified Fish PF919
Petrified Fish PF919
Petrified Fish PF919
Attention to details:
 nicely rounded & chamfered edges:
Petrified Fish PF919
You can buy the Petrified Fish PF919: ***HERE***

Huge, light weight & awesome at a good price! :)
Green Thorn F111 3D liner-lock flipper
with 4.33" (111 mm) D2 blade, alu handle,
titanium pocket clip and ball bearings:
Green Thorn Shirogorov F111 3D aluminium
Green Thorn Shirogorov F111 3D aluminium
Green Thorn Shirogorov F111 3D aluminium
You can buy the GT F111 3D alu:
Brother 1509BL traditional back-lock pocket knife
with VG10 blade and G10 handle:

 
You can buy the Brother 1509BL on Aliexpress***HERE***

Brother 1502G traditional back-lock pocket knife

with 440C blade and G10 handle with red liners:

You can buy the Brother 1502G***HERE***

Brother F007 

camping - hunting - bushcraft fixed blade knife
with D2 blade and micarta handle:
You can buy the Brother F007***HERE***

Benchmade 15080 Crooked River
 clones with wood or black G10 handle:

You can buy the BM Crooked River***HERE***


Benchmade 530 Pardue
 ultra light clones in blue & orange:
You can buy the BM 530 on Aliexpress***HERE***

District 9 Battle titanium frame-lock flipper
with M390 blade and ball bearings:

You can buy the District9 Battle on Aliexpress***HERE***

Dicoria Macaw - Infinite Parrot frame-lock flippers
with titanium / zirconium handle, M390 blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the Infinite Parrot
***HERE*** or ***HERE***

NOC S08 titanium frame-lock flippers
with M390 blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the NOC S08***HERE***


Maxace - Midnight Cat Studio Zircon MCZ01
titanium frame-lock folders
with CPM S110V blade, zirconium timascos / marble CF inserts
and ceramic ball bearings:
You can buy the Midnight Cat Studio Zircon

Green Thorn Lee Kickstop 110 titanium frame-lock flipper
with 4.33" (110 mm) M390 blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the GT Lee Kickstop:

TwoSun TS224  titanium frame-lock flipper
with S90V blade, CF handle insert
and ceramic ball bearings:
You can buy the TwoSun TS224***HERE***

TwoSun TS237  titanium frame-lock flipper
with 14C28N blade, CF handle insert
and ceramic ball bearings:
You can buy the TwoSun TS237***HERE***

TwoSun TS246 Rattle Snake design slip joint folders
with Damascus blade and bone or snake wood handle:
 
You can buy the TwoSun TS246

CH Knives CH3515S slip joint flipper
with M390 blade, titanium - CF handle:

 
You can buy the CH3515S on Aliexpress***HERE*** 

Kizer Assassin titanium frame-lock flipper
with S35VN blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the Kizer Assassin***HERE***


Kizer Genie titanium frame-lock flipper
with S35VN blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the Kizer Genie***HERE***

Kanedeii P60 titanium frame-lock flipper
with S35VN blade and ball bearings:
You can buy the Kanedeii P60***HERE***

Zero Tolerance ZT 0920 titanium frame-lock copy
with ball bearings:
You can buy the ZT 0920 on Aliexpress:
***HERE*** or ***HERE*** or ***HERE*** 

Watch deals:
The best Steel Dive diver's watch deals: ***HERE***

SteelDive Seiko 6105 "Willard" homage in bronze
with Seiko NH35 movement, sapphire crystal and ceramic bezel:
You can buy the SteelDive 6105 bronze***HERE*** 



SteelDive Seiko Tuna homage in bronze
with Seiko NH35 movement, sapphire crystal and 300m WR:
You can buy the SteelDive Tuna bronze***HERE*** 

Cadisen "Royal Oak" 
with Seiko NH35A movement
and 10 ATM / 100m water resistance in 2 colors:
You can buy the Cadisen "Royal Oak"***HERE***

Pagani Design PD-1651 Submariner homage 
with Seiko NH35A movement, sapphire crystal,
ceramic bezel, screw down crown and 
10 ATM / 100m water resistance in 2 colors:

You can buy the Pagani PD-1651:
***HERE*** or ***HERE***

Super value! 
Pagani Design PD-1639 Submariner homage 
with Seiko NH35A movement, sapphire crystal,
ceramic bezel, screw down crown, solid endlinks and 
10 ATM / 100m water resistance in 5 colors:
You can buy the Pagani Design Submariner***HERE***

San Martin Offical Store: ***HERE***
STEELDIVE Watch Store: ***HERE***
Proxima & HIMQ Watch Store: ***HERE***
STARKING Official Watch Store: ***HERE***
More watch deals collected: ***HERE***


Pimp your G-Shock!
Plenty of mod, replacement parts for modding - customizing your Casio.

Camouflage steel case and strap for DW5600, 5610,
GW5000, DW5035 etc.***HERE*** or ***HERE***

Aluminum Alloy Watch Case For Casio G-shock
 DW-5600 GW5000 DW-5000/5025/5030 GWX-5600:

Stainless Steels case & strap for Casio G-shock DW-5600,
GW-5600, DW5000/5035, GW-M5610: ***HERE*** or ***HERE***

Stainless Steels case & strap for Casio G-shock GA-2100:
***HERE*** or ***HERE***


Bull bars for GWG-1000: ***HERE***

Plastic watch band strap for Casio G-Shock
 DW-6900/DW9600/DW5600/GW-M5610: ***HERE***

Flashlight deals:

Sofirn SP32A V2.0 18650 / CR123A flaslight
with Cree XPL2 1300 lm emitter:
You can buy the Sofirn SP32A V2.0***HERE***

Nitecore: ***HERE***
JetBeam: ***HERE***
KLARUS: ***HERE***
IMALENT: ***HERE***
Convoy: ***HERE***
Astrolux: ***HERE***