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    Weird. Blackwood behaves like all of the other rosewoods for me. The brittleness of ebony is why i replaced it with blackwood in the first place.

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    I use blackwood all the time, and i love it. I prefer it over ebony as it is substantially more stable. I like the new handles Marko.

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    Thanks, Mike -


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    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    Thanks, Mike -
    thought you was coming to see me
    I haven't lived the life I wanted, just the lives I needed too at the time.

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    I was, but would come empty-handed. More about it soon.


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    no worries, I forgot the bottle anyway.lol have a great year Marko.
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    Marko, just curious - what are your thoughts on using a synthetic material for the bolster, such as G10 or micarta, instead of wood to avoid th eissue of the exposed end grain? Cheers! mpp
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    I have always used natural materials and would like to keep it this way for as long as I can obtain them. Nothing against synthetics, just personal preference for natural materials.


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    Marko, I like your new hand but I also like your classic handle very much!! Do you consider use marble/brown horn, musk-ox horn or ivory ferrule ??
    Charles ***[All statements I made here only my personal opinion and nothing more!]*** & Please bare with me for my crappy English!!

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    No elephant ivory, any horn (including musk horn) if can be procured or supplied, other ivories (tusks) unless from endangered species.

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