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Posted 4/20/2017 3:24 PM (#859004)
Subject: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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So who is making there own knock-off Kraemer Brothers Revolution bucktails? I have made about a half dozen so far and they look great and run awesome. With all due respect the price of the originals is just comical. There is less actual material involved than a standard double bladed bucktail.
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Posted 4/20/2017 5:05 PM (#859022 - in reply to #859004)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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Location: MN
Where are you getting the blade? Or are you cutting them out yourself?
pklingen
Posted 4/20/2017 5:33 PM (#859024 - in reply to #859004)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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Location: NE Ohio
^^^^^^^^^ YEP, the blade is the only problem.
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Posted 4/20/2017 6:16 PM (#859031 - in reply to #859022)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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Just cutting them out myself nothing fancy at all and with hand tools. Luckily I am not needing to make 100s of them.
Musky_Mo16
Posted 4/20/2017 8:28 PM (#859055 - in reply to #859031)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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Location: Apparently where the Muskie aren't
What material are you using to make the blade? Also could you post some pics of your work because I'm intrested in making my own aswell. Thanks!
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Posted 4/20/2017 8:36 PM (#859057 - in reply to #859055)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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I haven't drills the hole in this blade yet or bent it but I think you get the idea. The tape is 3M reflective DOT from Amazon.



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Posted 4/20/2017 8:42 PM (#859061 - in reply to #859057)
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Here are a couple complete versions.



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Posted 4/20/2017 8:48 PM (#859064 - in reply to #859061)
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jkslayer135
Posted 4/21/2017 11:34 AM (#859115 - in reply to #859004)
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So what material did you make the blades out of? Spring steel?
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Posted 4/21/2017 12:03 PM (#859116 - in reply to #859115)
Subject: Re: Knock-off KB Revolution bucktails




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After a quick impatient search I settled on a stainless steel kick plate. I am sure something cheaper and better exists but that's what i went with.
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