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Old 04-07-2012, 10:04 AM   #3421
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They ran out of Golocks about 16 months ago.

where is the new blade, did I miss it?
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:29 AM   #3422
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That Golok has a nice narrow flat grind (or possibly a convex grind). The Condor Golok I bought last year has -- and I'm not exaggerating -- about a 40* flat bevel grind. It's really, really a fat edge. I'm considering regrinding it to be a more standard 25*.
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:20 PM   #3423
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where is the new blade, did I miss it?
Derrick has them.
http://www.knivesshipfree.com/index.php?cPath=465_588

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Old 04-08-2012, 08:10 AM   #3424
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Derrick has them.
http://www.knivesshipfree.com/index.php?cPath=465_588

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Was looking for dw's new smithy blade, or is that due 2015?
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:22 AM   #3425
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Was looking for dw's new smithy blade, or is that due 2015?
Sorry...I don't know what that is.

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Old 04-08-2012, 03:22 PM   #3426
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Was looking for dw's new smithy blade, or is that due 2015?



Actually, I'd be out finishing it this weekend, but I cut my thumb, and it's an important thumb for finishing what's left.


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Old 04-08-2012, 03:42 PM   #3427
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Actually, I'd be out finishing it this weekend, but I cut my thumb, and it's an important thumb for finishing what's left.


Better you thumb then your hole finger
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #3428
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Actually, I'd be out finishing it this weekend, but I cut my thumb, and it's an important thumb for finishing what's left.


Ouch be are careful . <---- get it
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:57 PM   #3429
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:39 PM   #3430
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Yeah, pulled a regular EG there... left distal tip, my thumbnail stopped it or else it might have gone down to the bone. One in the kitchen that apparently needs sharpening, 'cause a measly nail shouldn't slow it down with that much force behind it.

I guess even "expert knife handlers" have a bad day now and again, I usually cut myself in the shop, not opening a heavy plastic bag.
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:14 PM   #3431
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You know that old carpenters joke - cool
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:29 AM   #3432
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:39 AM   #3433
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Actually, I'd be out finishing it this weekend, but I cut my thumb, and it's an important thumb for finishing what's left.


I hate it when I do that.

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Old 04-10-2012, 02:34 AM   #3434
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This is the first or second Mora knife I bought. I've had it 4 years at least, I whittled down the pommel to fit in the new sheaths(with another mora, of course), hammered it into a tree and stood on it, just 'cause, have banged it into numerous steel pieces over the years, and that fucker is sharp as sharp gets. Yes, I regularly resharpen it, (about every other week, based on use, matteroffact)

they are great, useful, knives. I'll always have four or five of them around for 'real' work.

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Old 04-10-2012, 07:34 AM   #3435
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Best little blade for the buck, imho. I own 2.
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