‘proud To Serve My God And Country’ – Opinion – The Evening Tribune – Hornell, Ny

Lansky Sharpeners Partners with World-Renowned Knifemaker Mikkel Willumsen

(The aircraft in front of the Glenn E. Curtis Museum on Route 54 South of Hammondsport is a Dakota) At dusk, we packed our gear with extra ammunition, an M-1 rifle, machine gun belts or bazooka rounds, grenades, water canteens, bayonets, trench knives, two days of rations, shovels and main chutes, he explained quietly. The gear each trooper carried weighed almost 90 pounds. Around midnight, We boarded the C-47 with a little help up the steps to our seats and the take-off. The flight at about 5,000 feet took almost four hours on metal folding benches as comfortable as concrete footlockers. Men were mostly quiet with some occasionally humming the paratrooper anthem Gory, gory what a hell of a way to die, the traditional gallows-humor combat veterans use when confronted with potential mortality. The pilot eventually toggled on the green light indicating the approaching drop zone.
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Ask the Builder: Hanging wallpaper – Spokesman.com – Aug. 17, 2014

Get a special short-bristle wallpaper smoothing brush. Some hangers prefer to use a plastic smoothing tool, but I feel rookie hangers can push out too much adhesive by pressing too hard with these tools. Go with the brush tostart.
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By partnering together, well be able to open up a larger community of knife aficionados to Mikkels designs without them having to spend top dollar for one of his handmade custom knives. The partnership between Lansky and Willumsen resulted in producing three knives for 2014. The Responder X9 features a 12C27 Sandvik steel blade with G10 handles and full stainless steel liner lock and hardware. Made with rugged military use in mind, the Responder X9 was designed to perform in the harshest conditions and then come back for more. The World Legal was designed specifically to meet most international knife-carrying laws and standards. Featuring a ballistic glass-filled nylon handle, four-way ambidextrous pocket clip carry and a 440C stainless blade, this well-balanced blade packs a lot of features for its small size. The Responder is an affordable, compact, EDC (Every Day Carry) version of the Responder X9.
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