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Old 02-08-2013, 06:36 PM   #4261
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Holy Smokes!!!

Just googled that knife! Very nice looking and glad you enjoy it! I thought I might need one but my pocket knife budget is closer to the Opinel range.

This thread already cost me over $100 this year for that darned Blackbird SK5.




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Old 02-08-2013, 09:06 PM   #4262
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Did you say Opinel?







Rattled RTW in my cook kit.

My eating knife.
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:02 PM   #4263
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Yes, Opinel and that one looks excellent!

My latest desire/need/want/must have. That glass breaker pommel would have been handy a couple times. I know a Trooper who got a little excited and broke his hand on a window a while back. Of course I already carry a 2 dollar chipping hammer for such an occasion, just not on me.

Does anyone know if the standard plastic shielth that comes with this will hold this knife securely with the handle down and no other support?

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Old 02-08-2013, 11:16 PM   #4264
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Knife selection for us who are left-handed is a bit of work as most assisted/auto/etc knives are set-up for right-handed people. I was very excited when I discovered Spyderco knives with the big hole. My Fred Flintstone fingers do not like the thumb stud style openers. Sadly, I lost it a while back. But Mrs. Squidward got me a Ken Onion Leek; yes, it's got a thumb stud but I never use it. It's every bit as a fast as the Benchmade and ambidextrous for us 'lefties'.

Since no one can have too many knives, What other brands of knives are you 'lefties' carrying?
Another left-hander here - I got the bench made mini griptilian for that very reason. I really like the axis lock as it works well in either hand for me. Those leeks are nice too I remember trying one when I was shopping.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:14 AM   #4265
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My latest desire/need/want/must have. That glass breaker pommel would have been handy a couple times. I know a Trooper who got a little excited and broke his hand on a window a while back. Of course I already carry a 2 dollar chipping hammer for such an occasion, just not on me.

Does anyone know if the standard plastic shielth that comes with this will hold this knife securely with the handle down and no other support?


I own that very knife, and the answer is a resounding "yes".
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:43 AM   #4266
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I own that very knife, and the answer is a resounding "yes".
Agreed. I own that one as well and it's great.
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:57 AM   #4267
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My latest desire/need/want/must have. That glass breaker pommel would have been handy a couple times. I know a Trooper who got a little excited and broke his hand on a window a while back. Of course I already carry a 2 dollar chipping hammer for such an occasion, just not on me.

Does anyone know if the standard plastic shielth that comes with this will hold this knife securely with the handle down and no other support?

what the ESEE stand for!?

I have a Ka-Bar BK14 with ESEE stamped in one side!

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Old 02-09-2013, 09:32 AM   #4268
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what the ESEE stand for!?

I have a Ka-Bar BK14 with ESEE stamped in one side!

Escuela de Supervivencia (Survival School in English) Escape and Evade



The BK14 is a kind of mix of the Becker Necker (blade part) and the ESEE Izula (handle part) made under license by Ka-Bar
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:19 AM   #4269
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Escuela de Supervivencia (Survival School in English) Escape and Evade



The BK14 is a kind of mix of the Becker Necker (blade part) and the ESEE Izula (handle part) made under license by Ka-Bar
Thanks.

why are the first two worth in Spanish and last two in English?

or the whole ESEE is in Spanish
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:39 PM   #4270
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Not exactly knives, but sharp edge related.

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Old 02-09-2013, 01:42 PM   #4271
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Just googled that knife! Very nice looking and glad you enjoy it! I thought I might need one but my pocket knife budget is closer to the Opinel range.
If you hit up Amazon, they have them from $39...
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:16 PM   #4272
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No assist needed.
JUST CLICK THE PIC.

Protech Brend 2



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Old 02-09-2013, 07:49 PM   #4273
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Plane nerds. That's cool.
I'm curious about the wood that they use.



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Not exactly knives, but sharp edge related.

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Old 02-09-2013, 08:03 PM   #4274
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If you hit up Amazon, they have them from $39...
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:42 PM   #4275
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I carry a Pro tech 1321 and their warrenty is first class.
Bob,
My sons and I carry these Protechs every day and they get used.
My grandson is 10, has a Protech at his bedside.

Over the years we have had a couple of springs break so we sent them in with a $10 bill. Protech repaired them and one one the blade was getting worn so they replaced it while it was in their shop.

I lost a Brend 2 in Guatemala when I was working on my KTM along the road(left it sitting on the front fender). I like to think I made someone's day. I won't buy another black folder. The darn things like to hide.

The Protech company is no nonsense. The whole repair process happens in 5 working days.

I know they are pricey and illegal but I have never had a problem traveling with mine. Everyone is fascinated.

I don't do any thing illegal, I don't drink or smoke.
This is the cheapest model of the Brend 2

http://www.bladehq.com/item--Protech...end-Auto--3765

I carry bear spray for personal protection. I would never use a knife in a fight and consider any knife a worthless last resort for protection against humans. Knives kill people.

Used my bear spray it in a robbery fight on the highway in Russia and won, two against one. I was wearing my helmet and armored jacket and pants/boots. The men were young and poorly dressed.

Surprised them, yes I did. Sprayed them and ran for help while they cried.
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