Latest work from the skunkworks shop

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  1. Jeff Randall

    Jeff Randall ESEE Knives / Randall's Adventure & Training Staff Member

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    Now that could come in handy, what diameter rope does it accept?
     
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    The start to finish photos are super cool!
     
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    4 to 5 mm
     
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    I'LL TAKE IT !!

    I need exactly this on this scale !
     
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    Be perfect for hanging game.
     
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    That's was my 1st thought as well:D
    I will restraint from commenting on other uses my twisted mind came up with:oops:
     
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    Fantastic machining, but I am interested in the Skunk Works. Any connection to Lockhead Martint and WW2?
     
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    I'll take two.
     
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    CIA brother.........Jeff is a Spook
     
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    No connection to anything. The word simply means the freedom to design and build whatever we want, unhampered by set parameters or bureaucracy....as long as its legal.
     
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    Soooo... any chance of a Esee SkunkWorks patch?
     
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    Jeff Randall ESEE Knives / Randall's Adventure & Training Staff Member

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    Not setup to machine cloth
     
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    *wink wink*
     
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    .....Yes and helping to stand upright a dropped, fully laden, off-road bike...!! When I put mine down on a crap piece of track it is a heavy and ungainly bitch to get back upright alone, normally as it happens in the worst spot !!
     
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    Looks like a nifty lift
     
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    Progress capture has ball detent built in just below the cam pivot pin. That way you can lock it back with a simple push until you're ready to use it, unlike the Aztec or Mammut system where you have to hold the progress capture to expand the system. Very solid lockup and easy to release. Just needs the tortion spring installed (have one coming this week). Not real happy with the way it looks since it's sort of clunky looking but we will slim it down a lot once we go to a heat treated cam instead of this brass prototype.

    IMG_3725.jpg
     
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