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Old 03-19-2013, 11:56 AM   #4411
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I've got a couple of knives from this guy:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Robins...14519488597618

He makes some pretty neat stuff and reasonably priced...

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Old 03-19-2013, 01:58 PM   #4412
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Tantos

I use to be a DIE HARD Tanto guy. I had probably twenty of them. It all started with the first gen CQC7 which was given to me by the owner of Gunsite. I carried them for ten years till I got a quality drop point folder. When I learned how much more practical a drop point, spearpoint, or Warncliff is for daily carry, I slowly got rid of all but one of my Tantos. I still love them for what they are great at but never carry one anymore for EDC.
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:24 PM   #4413
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Happy Bali Day!

These two beauties arrived yesterday. Both are hand-made by "Balibalistic":





The silver one is his "Dedicated Flipper" and is a grail knife amongst enthusiasts.

I only had time for a couple of quick pics in my office last night. I'll take some better ones later

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Old 03-19-2013, 07:48 PM   #4414
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I'd be pretty certain that he welds the high-carbon steel onto the found-object prior to forging the blade.
I was wondering, I sort of figured a horseshoe is not high carbon so would not hold an edge.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:19 PM   #4415
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Blade Shop took 10 freaking days to ship my order of 1 knife!

That is the suck.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:24 PM   #4416
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Blade Shop took 10 freaking days to ship my order of 1 knife!

That is the suck.
Same here. I ordered on the 9th and it just shipped yesterday.
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:05 PM   #4417
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Blade Shop took 10 freaking days to ship my order of 1 knife!
Me too. Ordered on the 11th and started checking the mailbox a few days later. Nothing. Just got the shipping confirmation email this morning.

Edit: Got the package yesterday, the day after I received the shipment notice. Two knives in boxes inside another box. No packing slip. No little bubble wrap to keep me occupied. Nothing but some fun little knives.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:38 PM   #4418
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Same here. I ordered on the 9th and it just shipped yesterday.
+1 I ordered on the 9th and just got a shipped notice tonight
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:43 PM   #4419
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Old 03-22-2013, 03:42 PM   #4420
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This is a Mike Spangler.


Esee izula that the girlfriend carries.


This was a gift from my mother when she was in Arizona I think. It has LCO on the blade I never really looked into it.

Also a bunch more but they are not convenient to access.
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:12 AM   #4421
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Anyone else get the "Ka-Bar Fin" from End of Retail a couple weeks back? Mine's definitely a fake, already opened a Paypal dispute.
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:08 PM   #4422
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Bubble wrap to protect the knife would have made sense. That said that is a very, very nice knife for the money.
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:11 PM   #4423
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After a little over a year of hard use, it was time to pretty up the Izula II again.



I love this little knife. I use it everyday as my work knife.

First night I got it cutting limes for my wife at a casino....




After it's fist honing.

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Old 03-23-2013, 06:19 PM   #4424
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No knife today, but I did just take delivery of a very compact tire hammer, which will let me start doing some serious work worthy of the thread, and hopefully start paying some bills.



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Old 03-24-2013, 06:17 AM   #4425
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No knife today, but I did just take delivery of a very compact tire hammer, which will let me start doing some serious work worthy of the thread, and hopefully start paying some bills.



I know that there is steel in most of the tires these days, but if you are hammering a tire into a knife you are doing it wrong...
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