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Old 04-14-2009, 01:34 AM   #121
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Had this one made for my son.
Lucky son. That's a beautiful knife.
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Old 04-14-2009, 08:33 AM   #122
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I gotcha, I was just splainin' the reasoning for me having it on the Gubment job. It just gives us a helping hand on the job.
I definitely wouldn't want to use it in a knife fight. Give me a straight blade any day.
Well, there are many tactical reasons and times when an Auto is necessary. Agreed, but Dude there, he was asking about an auto when he is a civillian and I was letting him know there was no real benifit for one for his needs.....if his needs were a fast opener. On the other hand, a quality assisted opener is as fast as a auto and legal in most states where a auto is not.
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Old 04-14-2009, 08:34 AM   #123
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here are a few, I like the "Sharpfinger" design, Den

I think the statement "I like the Sharp Finger Design" goes without saying....
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Old 04-14-2009, 03:04 PM   #124
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picked this knife up somewhere between kashkar and hotan in china, can't remember the name of the town but there was knife shops everywhere

Apparently it's the type the Shepard's used to carry about.

It's hand made, the blade is folded in a similar fashion to the samurai swords of Japan, which is a really cool process to watch (if slightly warm when your already in the desert) the handle is inlaid stones and is engraved by hand. Also got the makers name and the date stamped into the blade. It's also really sharp, as i've just found out

Also bought my father a large stainless steel knife for the kitchen, that's still as sharp as the day i gave it to him











of course that knife never gets used, got a leatherman skeletool that i keep with me / the bike all the time.
I've been to that town! I forget the name too (it was '94) but I got two knives there. I moved and the gnomes that misplace all you stuff when you move got them, but I'm sure they will turn up someday.
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:19 PM   #125
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Got this nice little item today, damascus blade/ walnut burl scales

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Old 06-01-2009, 04:51 AM   #126
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I got this little family of Spydercos last year some time--not to use, but to collect. (Something I don't typically do.)



Ya got your Endura, your Delica, your Dragonfly, and your Ladybug.
I'm not all that crazy about white handles, it's not my thing, but I thought these were such a novelty that I had to have 'em.




Here is a Cold Steel Torpedo (which I've had for a while but never actually taken out for throwing ); a Glock 27 (.40 S&W); and a Benchmade Mini Griptilian--one of my all-time favorite pocketknives.






A Titanium "ice-pick" made by a member on EDCforums. Actually, I use it as a marlinspike when doing knotwork.


As for knives I carry on a typical daily basis, mostly those are Benchmades and Spydercos. I favor the Endura Wave, the Mini Griptilian, the Delica, the Vesuvius, the Para Military, the Military, the CoPilot. I have and sometimes carry those, but I don't have pictures of them to post right now. But I do have a picture of my current neck knife, a Benchmade TK-1 (Tether Knife). When the plastic coating on the handle wore off, it rattled in its native sheath, so I made a new one out of Kydex. Fits nice and tight, now.

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Old 06-02-2009, 06:41 AM   #127
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Got this nice little item today, damascus blade/ walnut burl scales

Details, please.
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:38 PM   #128
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crappy pic and I know I need to clean it proper

Other side of the blade


French handmade, picked up a couple when I was over quite a few years ago, neat old auto hammer he used to make them in the basement of his restaurant, he offer to let me use the hammer, I was dumb and didn't.
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Old 06-03-2009, 04:14 PM   #129
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:09 PM   #130
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II have grandpa's Randall

my grandmother bought an ivory handle Model 1 for him when he returned from WWII
they were divorced in the late 50's so I never knew really knew him, like me he became a lawyer after his service

when my uncle left for Vietnam he gave it to him

I do not know if it was ever used for a darker purpose there, I hope not

I am the only military man in my family for my generation so he gave it to me

this house burns down this is one of the first things I am grabbing


Wow, that's a fine looking Randall. I'm sure you know that apart from the personal history, it's intrisiclly valuable. If you choose to part with it, don't let it go cheap, OK.

I'm guessing that's a 5-figure knife.
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Old 06-13-2009, 12:49 AM   #131
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Not particularly unique but a helluva good tool:

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Old 06-14-2009, 11:19 AM   #132
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Here's my only collectors knife


There's a long story to how I got this and a lot of history to it.
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:43 PM   #133
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:05 PM   #134
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There's a long story to how I got this and a lot of history to it.
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Old 06-16-2009, 07:25 PM   #135
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Well you asked..

This knife was acquired during WWII by my grandfathers friend who was fighting in Europe. My grandfather was a marine fighting in the Pacific. When they got back from the war my grandfather recieved this from his friend "Buck". Buck apparently pulled it from a dead german paratrooper as it is a paratroopers knife. Whether or not he killed said trooper is unknown. The knife has carved into it "To Pete from Buck". Pete is my grandfather. Now my grandfather is sort of a hero himself after being shot twice, mainly in the battle for Saipan, he returned to the US and was placed as a Guard for FDR at his Warm Springs, GA home until FDR passed away. He was then the guard during FDR's funeral procession and can be seen in this picture

He's the one just behind the rear axle between the two motorcycles in the foreground.

A couple years ago my grandmother died and my grandfather figured he was next so he gave me the knife before he died so I would get it without too much hassle. He also told me a brief story about how he got it. He doesn't like talking about the war much which is something most soldiers from WWII seem to share. He is still alive and I would like to talk to him about it again if I get the chance.

Here's an example of one of these knives. http://www.bwmilitaria.com/items/900...randywine.html
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