Titanium Fetish?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by newcastlefan, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    first the cane
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    now this

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    I'm really liking this more than steel. Not sure what to do with the new thing though. Probably just have it.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    I have a titanium Roven Dino watch and a CRKT titanium folder.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    What did the cane set you back?
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    I have titanium in my left knee. :ucoffee:
     
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    $350 for 37oz of tapered bar stock

    the first few i found wanted > $2k so when i found someone willing to make it for under a grand i jumped at it.
     
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  6. newcastlefan

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    does it set off metal detectors? i haven't flown yet this year so i'm wondering if i will have to make arrangements.
     
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    my ortho surgeon saw the cane and was surprised at how heavy it is. i explained the difference between billet and surgical Ti. Everyone is surprised at how heavy it is; makes a great thump noise on subway car floors.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    yes it does.

    I have to go thru the thingy that looks like a transporter.
     
  9. newcastlefan

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    damn. now i'll have to get a personal check through.
     
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    Out here, you do jail time for brass knuckles.
     
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    You had a titanium cane made?
     
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    Good thing they're titanium.
     
  13. newcastlefan

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    yeah i have to lean on the cane when i use stairs now. the tubular aluminum ones bend so i went on the net looking for a stronger cane that wouldn't weigh a ton to carry. titanium will not bend or flex and its not as heavy as iron or brass.
     
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    here they confiscate them if you have them on the street, but paperweights and metal art are ok. i have lots of metal art items.
     
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    Why don't you get the HurryCane?
     
  16. newcastlefan

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    those things are tubular aluminum. my left knee is not strong enough to climb stairs alone yet so i need something to push down on. the tubes bend from that. That tubular stuff is not weight bearing.
     
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    @garypagetwo would have hit you twice in the jaw and thrice in the gut before you could even swing that at him.
     
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    if i stumbled in on him when he wasn't servicing some wheelchair-bound geriatric dick, maybe, but what are the odds of us meeting the 10 minutes of the day that he is between johns?
     
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    because its no fun firing 50 rounds if the targets can hear you?