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#352880 12/10/2021 02:44 AM
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I, like most of y'all, collect Third Reich era militaria, especially edged weapons. I am a Retired/Disabled US Army Vet. For the last five years I have been repairing/restoring all types of German edged pieces, most especially the Luftwaffe Gravity knives. I have probably repaired over 60 gravity knives in the last couple years. Since original parts are far and few between, I make my own repair parts for these gravitas. I will try and start a new thread in the next day or two and share some photos of my work if anyone is interested. Have a great day my friends.

One Gijoe #352881 12/10/2021 04:04 AM
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Welcome to the forum. I would love to see some of your work wink


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One Gijoe #352882 12/10/2021 03:31 PM
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Hello

Welcome to GD!

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One Gijoe #352883 12/10/2021 03:36 PM
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Yes, Welcome.

Broken gravity knives are hard to fix, I am told, so we are looking for ward to your photos.

Dave

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1GIjoe,,, welcome... Thats great to hear. Would also love to see your work.. I have a postwar one in parts and can't even figure out how to get together!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Gaspar, email me a photo of what you have and I'll see if anything is missing and tell you how it goes back together, o I would be glad to do it for you.

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Here are a couple of shots of some worked I've done for different guys. A gravity knife and a RLB that came out really decent compared to what I started with. Enjoy.

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One Gijoe #352888 12/10/2021 09:56 PM
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Nice work wink


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Thanks Vern

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Hello

Very interesting!

Maybe put it in restoration,conservation forum!

That way members will see it!


Try the repair a gravity knive title!

Repair of !!!!

Many topics you could cover!

Tell members what you do! Why you started and some background!


What breaks on knives? Repair of items! Very interesting!



PVON

One Gijoe #352895 12/11/2021 02:27 AM
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Done deal. I made a post titled Repair and Restoration Work. I added 5 photos and will try and add more tomorrow.

One Gijoe #353167 01/11/2022 11:06 AM
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Not so easy to repair Gravity knives ...

congrats to you = S+

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Correct, Seppi,

Gijoe - you open for business ?


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