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Hello and a Question

Discussion in 'Edged Tools' started by WealdenWoodsman, Nov 5, 2017.

  1. WealdenWoodsman

    WealdenWoodsman Forager

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    Hello all,

    I am a new member to the forum and thought I would introduce myself. My name is Cameron and I work in the forestry industry, a profession which allows me to spend most of my days in the great outdoors. I have had a passion for bushcraft and wild camping for as long as I can remember and practice as often as I can.

    Another hobby of mine is collecting old tools, in this respect I was wondering if someone could help me with a particular conundrum? I recently purchased a really nice Gilpins 3lb Side Axe, on the head it has an addition stamp of M.T.S. It looks like it was done in the factory rather than post-production so to me would rule out someones initials. I was wondering if it could be something to do with the railways? Haven't a clue really so any help with this would be great.

    Look forward to getting to know you all!

    All the best,
    Cameron
     
  2. 5teep

    5teep Full Member

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    Hello and not a clue sorry :)

    Try posting a picture just in case? if nothing else an image of a sharp thing is always welcome.
     
  3. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Hello and welcome to the forum Cameron :)

    A picture would help immensely but if you have no luck here and you're on Facebook there's a group called Axe Junkies dedicated to axes of all types. I'm sure someone there should be able to help you :cool:
     
  4. Dreadhead

    Dreadhead Bushcrafter through and through

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    can't help with the axe but welcome aboard :)
     
  5. fenix

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    Hi Cameron and welcome to the forum. I am in Kent as well, over near Tonbridge.
     
  6. WealdenWoodsman

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    Thank you all for your warm welcome.:)

    Here's a picture, really stumped!

    [​IMG]
     
  7. crosslandkelly

    crosslandkelly A somewhat settled

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    Hi Cameron, welcome and enjoy.
    As said before, a photo will help.
     
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    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    Hello and welcome!
     
  9. WealdenWoodsman

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    Cheers guys! Having problems posting the image? Followed the instructions on the how to page but no joy.

    Hope it shows up in this link: https://www.flickr.com/cameraroll
     
  10. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    All that link does is take me to my personal Flikr account.

    Have a look at the instructions here about how to post pics from Flikr and see if that works for you.

    The other thing to bear in mind is until you get to a post count of 10 your pics won't appear straight away until they're approved by a mod first. Once you get past 10 then they appear automatically.
     
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    Yeah I tried using the URL as per the instructions but no luck. Will try again later on.
     
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    Have tried to post image again but it said I need to wait for it to be checked.
     
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    WealdenWoodsman?

    I have looked at the code for your photo, and I can't see why it's not loading.
    I'll flag it for Admin and we'll hope one of them can suss it out.

    cheers,
    Toddy
     
  16. WealdenWoodsman

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    Brilliant, thank you very much!
     
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    It looks like you've tried to link to your main page rather than a single image Cameron

    Click on Photostream rather than Camera Roll

    Click on the photo you want to use, it'll open a new page, then click the share button, bottom right, looks like an upswept arrow
    Choose BB Code then whichever size you want from the drop down, copy the blue highlighted text straight into the thread on here.

    If you're on the mobile version of flickr I think some of the copying features might not be as visible
     
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    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Nope, you're still not doing it right.

    Try following the instructions below

     
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    [​IMG][/url]SIDE AXE by wealdenwoodsman, on Flickr[/IMG]

    Thanks! Bit too complicated for a simply woody but got there in the end!
     

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