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Old 12-13-2012, 06:12 AM   #515
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Originally Posted by 100mpg View Post
Alrighty then. Enough about chuck norris and prime ministers.

I got my 5$ harbor freight machete and started sanding and polishing. Brand new, I think the best I could do against a zombie would be to give him a slight headache since the dam things (plural, I bought 4 to give as gifts) were so dull. But it was also ugly and dull so I thought I might as well have a shiny cheap machete instead of a dull ugly 5$ machete. right?


After sanding with 150, 220, 320, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1500 and 2000. Then I took some mothers mag wheel and aluminum polish and polished it up. Not too bad for a 5$ blade. 20 $ worth of sanding and polishing on a 5$ blade....for some reason lipstick on a pig comes to mind...But hey, its shiny and I am a shine- o-holic.

Yep, this lamp reflection is the same as the one in the first pic...really.

That's awesome!
Send me your address, you can do the same thing to mine
Remember practice makes perfect!
Really need to sharpen mine...............
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