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Russell Roosevelt Passed Journeyman Performance Test

#1 User is offline   Dan Cassidy 

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 03:57 PM

Russell Roosevelt passed his Journeyman Performance Test today at the Great Smoky Mountain Hammer-In in Clyde, NC.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 04:48 PM

Congratulations Russell!

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 06:59 PM

Congratulations, can't wait till it's me. :D
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Posted 10 March 2012 - 07:43 PM

Congratulations Russell! I look forward to the Blade Show.
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Posted 10 March 2012 - 09:32 PM

Congratulations Russel, way to go. I look forward to seeing your knives. Blade this year??
Well done.
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Posted 10 March 2012 - 09:56 PM

Where's that darn thumbs-up smiley?! Good going. What are your plans for your presentation knives.
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Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:34 AM

Hello Dan, Brian, Jonathan, Lin, Brion, Phil

Thanks! for the Congratulations!
The help and encouragement from many of you is very much appreciated, Thank you!

PS. Jonathan I'm looking foward to the day you do your Performance Test!

Thanks Again Guys!
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Posted 13 March 2012 - 03:59 AM

Great job Russell! One thing that hasn't been mentioned is the blade didn't chip or crack at all and only a hint of stress lines across the bend. It looks almost it was made with a big bend in it! You really nailed the HT!
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Posted 13 March 2012 - 05:21 AM

Congratulations Russell!!!
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Posted 13 March 2012 - 06:52 PM

Congratulations Russell! Fun stuff isn't it?

Now for the five... (or six) ;)

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