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Old 03-11-2013, 02:52 PM   #4396
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Reloading 5.7 is technically possible, but I hear it's challenging so I haven't tried it myself. Stockpiling the brass for now.

Yup, the feed lips got in the way of the bolt so had to cut them. Did that a few years ago though when pmags were like $20/each. I couldn't imagine doing that now.
i heard the 5.7 AR uppers mangle the brass...

yeah, i'm glad i stocked up 4 years ago at $14 a mag.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:05 PM   #4397
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:05 AM   #4398
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Which colour are the scales on yours? the faux ivory one?
Mine is black bolster, black scale, polished blade. I think the ivory is nice too, don't think any of the combos are bad.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:19 AM   #4399
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Nothing really fancy, but well built and great to use:

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Old 03-13-2013, 07:29 PM   #4400
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I paid $12 at the 25th ID clothing and sales for the Buck Lite back in 86.
Carried that one daily til 94ish when I paid $18 at The Fort Lewis PX for the Benchmade. Most of my high speed low drag friends carried CQC-7s. The book "Rogue Warrior" put the Emerson's on everyone's want list. I wanted one also but just couldn't see spending the $100 plus for one. Last week I finally bought my CQC-7. It's never going to see the abuse the other two have. I don't know much about knife steels but I dont think the low cost knives are made like they used to be. During the last year I've snapped a newer blade and seriously chipped another newer knife. My Buck Lite and Benchmade keep going. I'm pretty certain the CQC is not going to break or chip and i wish id bought it back in 93. Today more than ever I think you have to pay a little to get a durable knife.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #4401
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my 3 favourites . Kershaw black horse lock knife bought in 1992/1993 Gerber fixed blade a cracking knife for the money and the Browning brass and rosewood handled lock knife which is very special to me as it was my uncles who unfortunately passed away in october 2010 . He emigrated to Canada the year i was born (1968) and the Browning knife was the first thing he bought in Toronto which he later gave to me on one of the many trips i made to Canada to stay with him and his wife , think he gave it to me in 1997 . He and i were great mates over the years so im glad i have the knife which reminds me of the good times we had .

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Old 03-14-2013, 05:27 PM   #4402
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my 3 favourites . Kershaw black horse lock knife bought in 1992/1993 Gerber fixed blade a cracking knife for the money and the Browning brass and rosewood handled lock knife which is very special to me as it was my uncles who unfortunately passed away in october 2010 . He emigrated to Canada the year i was born (1968) and the Browning knife was the first thing he bought in Toronto which he later gave to me on one of the many trips i made to Canada to stay with him and his wife , think he gave it to me in 1997 . He and i were great mates over the years so im glad i have the knife which reminds me of the good times we had .

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/r...psd16a7a08.jpg

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/r...ps0cbd7823.jpg

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/r...ps628eb18a.jpg
Sleepy, sweet Browning and a good story. I don't have a Gerber but we have twin Brownings and nearly matching Kershaws (date wise).

I'll throw in a couple of other Kershaw oldies and one screw-less clip Spyderco.

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Old 03-16-2013, 09:29 PM   #4403
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I've not seen one shaped like that.
But I agree, best thing about them is all those rounded edges are very pocket friendly.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:30 PM   #4404
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Assuming the blade is short enough, that "contoured" handle would be enough to fail the new airline knife carry regs.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:52 PM   #4405
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Assuming the blade is short enough, that "contoured" handle would be enough to fail the new airline knife carry regs.
Nope, that is one of the 111mm knives, only the 58mm knives from Victorinox will meet the new regs.
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:47 PM   #4406
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I ordered one of those autos the other day... thanks to you guys.

Came across this today:

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If I weren't saving for a mortgage right now.....
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:30 PM   #4407
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I ordered one of those autos the other day... thanks to you guys.

Came across this today:

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If I weren't saving for a mortgage right now.....

Should be lucky.....
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Old 03-18-2013, 07:09 PM   #4408
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I ordered one of those autos the other day... thanks to you guys.

Came across this today:

Pearce Knives
If I weren't saving for a mortgage right now.....
WOW, cool idea! I have seen tool steel forged into shoes for race horses. Aluminum with steel cleats are more common though.
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:40 AM   #4409
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Picked up some Chinese folders this week, a Ka-Bar fin and 2 Kershaw Cryos. Too cheap to say no to, should be good additions to vehicles and whatnot.
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:54 AM   #4410
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WOW, cool idea! I have seen tool steel forged into shoes for race horses. Aluminum with steel cleats are more common though.
I'd be pretty certain that he welds the high-carbon steel onto the found-object prior to forging the blade.
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