Immediately dry the blade with a dry and soft tea towel. It asked me for a pin number so I put one in. A pinch of some sort, of you have a set of gun pin punches laying around, or go to the nearest hardware store and see what you can find as far as similar sized punches or an automatic center punch. Immediately dry the blade with a soft, dry towel. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Important: Do not immerse your knife in water since this could warp the wooden handle. I'm trying to create a xamarin forms maps project and I'm having trouble removing individual pins. Im not sure what you mean by "stippled" end, is that the opposite end of the head? With your OPINEL open, wipe the blade with a damp warm sponge and washing-up liquid. If you really want to get down to the pivoting part of the knife, where it's rustiest, you'll have to remove the pin. When I first removed mine I launched it out of the knife, loosing it in my shed. BUT, I live alone and don't need or want this pin #. Not a Youtube pro, just tryin to help you out. This guide will walk you through deleting your security PIN via several methods. If you really want to get down to the pivoting part of the knife, where it's rustiest, you'll have to remove the pin. I've seen other questions regarding this but did not see viable answers. Just grind off the head and drive the pin out with a drift punch. Rinse the blade with warm water while being careful not to soak the wooden handle. You can replace it with literally any round piece of metal, even a nail, if you then peen the ends with a hammer to lock it in place. With your OPINEL open, wipe the blade with a damp warm sponge and dish detergent. Opinel Pin Removal? I pried the ring off with the small screwdriver; Remove the Pin . Rinse your sponge in warm water and wipe the blade a second time to remove any residue. Nov 26, 2009. Lubricating the blade with cooking oil before closing the knife is recommended (this prevents oxidation). I just installed Windows 10. While you've got it apart, sand the wood inside of the pivot area a bit to loosen the action, then soak the entire wooden handle in oil to help prevent it swelling in humidity and causing the blade to stick. With your OPINEL open, wipe the blade with a damp warm sponge and washing-up liquid. Remove knives from dishwasher as soon as the cycle is finished. With your OPINEL open, run warm water on the blade and wipe with a sponge and dish detergent. This guide is for those who have forgotten your security PIN and cannot do a Google reset for some reason. Someone has asked for my code and it's nothing fancy. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You can replace it with literally any round piece of metal, even a nail, if you then peen the ends with a hammer to lock it in place. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. If you did that, you would just end up with an "Oel". Don't worry about the pin. I just want the PC to start. I then cut a nail to pin-size and replaced it. If you try to remove the PIN by just removing the TPM and PIN key protector the only means of unlocking the drive available is Numerical Password, causing you to be prompted for the recovery key at every boot. Leave the blade to dry before closing (this is not necessary for plastic handles). Important: Do not immerse your knife in water since this could warp the wooden handle; do not wash the blade by running it under water. Discussion in 'Maintenance, Tinkering & Embellishment' started by uncouth, Oct 1, 2010.