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#1 Dustin Stephens

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Posted 19 October 2016 - 05:11 PM

So a friend of mine gave me some what I think is .093??? kydex, my questions are, 1 do the setters for the eyelets that look like handheld hole punchers work well, and 2 would you recommend the 6-9 or the 6-10 eyelets?  Ive seen the setters go from like 12 bucks for the handheld ones all the way to 35 bucks for the hammer type.  I just dont want to spend the 35 if the 12 will work. Thanks in advance


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#2 Robert D.

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 01:17 PM

I use the hammer type setter for mine. And I will say this. 

It was cheap, I think i paid 5 dollars for it. And it does work. 

however, one thing I do not like about it, is that if you dont have the two pieces perfectly lined up, you can set the eyelet wrong, and warp it, and then it looks like crap and is a pain to remove to do over. 



#3 Dustin Stephens

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 04:12 PM

Yeah, thats what I was worried about, I think Im going with the ones they sell on knifekits.com.  They have a holder for the dies and I will use my bench vise for even pressure


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