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Old 09-05-2020, 06:31 AM
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That bulk-pak of #19 are of the newer narrow style.
Those are not the wide blades.
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Old 09-08-2020, 10:00 PM
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Just wanted to let everyone know that may be interested, Sue has another upgraded vintage #89 xacto tool set on ebay now.
It's really nice and well worth the $249.99.
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Old 09-10-2020, 11:49 AM
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I just got the small 1940's Xacto set from ebay.
The #2 knife has a shorter collet than the current one.
The "Big Honker" #6 knife is the second type with the flat collet top (not half egg-shaped).
Now I have all 3 types of the #6 handle; both big honkers and 4 of the modern ones.
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Old 09-10-2020, 04:42 PM
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The "Big Honker" #6 knife is the second type with the flat collet top (not half egg-shaped).
So you got the same "Big Honker" #6 that came in my #80 Whittlers set. At the time I felt like the odd man out when I got my #80 set because no one else that bought those sets got the flat collet top but from what I see that version doesn't seem to come up as often. I don't see as many with the flat collet top.
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Old 09-20-2020, 07:38 AM
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Pretty sure from what I have seen, the flat-collet "Big Honker" #6 handle is the rarest of all 3 types of #6 handles.
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