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  1. Thread: Corrosion

    by Jason F
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    It is possible that the wooden slats inside the...

    It is possible that the wooden slats inside the steel scabbard are rotting or at least trapping moisture. This happened to an Infantry sword in a humid region of Canada and the rust that grew in...
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    i plan to experiment with both products on some...

    i plan to experiment with both products on some knives, bayonets and high carbon tool steel.
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    The wood slats are inside and in very good shape....

    The wood slats are inside and in very good shape. The Evapo-Rust was neutralized with clean cold water and air dried out. I intend to coat the inside with silver paint which is how some of the...
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    I have to echo Will's thoughts on this. Your...

    I have to echo Will's thoughts on this. Your sword is in remarkable condition already and you are just a few hours of hand polishing from having a great heirloom to display. I would NOT send it...
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    I think the Evapo Rust is awesome but Canadian...

    I think the Evapo Rust is awesome but Canadian Tire and Part Source both stopped carrying it.
    http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m48/Jay_Forth/R%20side%20after.jpg
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    1895p with earlier blade clean up

    Hello,
    My latest "clean up and return to parade" project is ready for some before and after photos although final polishing is not complete.
    It is an 1895 pattern hilt with an earlier blade marked...
  7. Great info on the grip construction. Please post...

    Great info on the grip construction. Please post more pics of your disassembly and restoration process.
    Cheers,
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    Much like Will, I buy swords in neglected relic...

    Much like Will, I buy swords in neglected relic condition, gently clean them and re-sell them. My normal rate is twice what I paid, unless I didn't buy it as low as I wanted, then I can only set a...
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    To revive a very old, and my only thread, I would...

    To revive a very old, and my only thread, I would like to tell you the rest of the story on my EdwardVII p1897 Infantry sword.
    To be honest, it sat unchanged from the above photos until this past...
  10. I believe I see a Canadian C1 bayonet in that lot...

    I believe I see a Canadian C1 bayonet in that lot as well below the No4 spike bayonet.
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    I believe the RSM's sword was a cica 1970 William...

    I believe the RSM's sword was a cica 1970 William Scully retailed piece. The scabbard is undamaged, still on display as it is engraved with past RSM's. The blade tip was broken off while stabbing...
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    There is no marking opposite the proof slug and...

    There is no marking opposite the proof slug and none on the scabbard. I believe W. Scully retailed Eickhorn swords. On a side note, Eickhorn produces our current bayonets.
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    Thanks for the quick reply. I had thught it may...

    Thanks for the quick reply. I had thught it may have come from William Scully like so much of our accoutrements did and I purchased it out of Quebec. Our RSM is without a sword at the moment, his...
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    My Edward VII p1897

    Hello Gentlemen, I would like to share with you the only sword in my Armoury. (I collect firearms) I know little about it except it is of the 1897 pattern and bears King Edward VII cipher. The...
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