Got a nice knife? Let's see it.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Sniper X, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    The story behind it is supposed to be it is designed to create the hardest wound shape to fix in the filed. Thereby making the stuckee bleed out super quick. Oh, and I THINK the whole thing is titanium.
  2. DakarNick

    DakarNick Swabee

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    Edit: The blade is titanium, handle is aluminum :evil I emailed some Colorado retailers on pricing. I'll let you know how many arms and legs they cost :eek1
  3. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    I seem to remember it was a grand or so.
  4. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    They make an all stainless one for $750.00, I believe the Ti one is now about $1400.00.
  5. davsato

    davsato Been here awhile

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    someone has gone to a lot of thought designing that to slide in and out as easy as possible. a design icon, but somehow i dont think you'll find it in IKEA!
  6. RogueClimber

    RogueClimber "Tacticool"

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    You either need to move more or less often :D
  7. DakarNick

    DakarNick Swabee

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    $800 :evil
  8. JBADV

    JBADV searching for sanity

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    Any love for Surefire knives ?
  9. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    The all Ti one is way over that, probably about 1200, the stainless one is 800.
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    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    They are re branded something else so no since the brand they actually are sells for 40% less.
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    DakarNick Swabee

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    Which brand? Microtech has only that Titanium/Aluminum version for $800.
  12. JBADV

    JBADV searching for sanity

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    Info or link ?
    That is not what I read about their knives.
  13. Sniper X

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    It may be different now but a while ago I was watching reviews on those on YT and a seller told about who made them and on another knife related site, they were saying it was correct. Call SMKW and ask them if they are made by SureFire or someone else. They will kno9w for sure now. The thing I will add is everyone on the knife boards says they like their SF knife, but say it is overpriced for what you get since there are many other brands out there who specifically make knives and are better for the money. Pretty much everyone who reviews them says they were over priced but haven't had a problem.
  14. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    I received a Buck Strider Tarani as a gift... What a beautiful, functional, solid knife... It is absolutely solid and the quality is amazing...
    I need to find the cable for my camera rather than have you suffer with cell phone pics... I hope to get that found soon.

    One of the best knifes I have owned... love it... and it is this threads fault.

    Particularly this video...

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    Mine is the combo blade with the partial serrations. I would have preferred the one in the video but I am delighted to own this one.

    I can't get over how fast it opens, how smooth it transitions and how solid it locks open...
  15. Rev

    Rev Asshole

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    had a marine give me this one as a tip
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    and these are whats in my immediate reach

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    i have the whole Razel line from CRKT
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    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    I had one of those that Steve Teranni gave me. I loved it but a Marine buddy wanted it so I gave it to him.
  17. Fire Escape

    Fire Escape Long timer

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    I got a hold of a Timberline SpecWar some years ago. It was suposedly (like every other big knife) a contender to be a Seal Knife but wasn't chosen.
    The thing that I can't figure out is the reason for the way the sheath was put together. A little net surfing revealed that I am not alone, there were mentions of not many still having the original 'harness' because they got chopped off.

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    I can (mostly) understand the 'belthanger' part, by unclipping a fastex buckle and velcro tab, the knife and sheath can be removed from the belt without unthreading the 'hanger' from the belt. The leg straps are not nearly long enough for my fat thighs but were probably fine for a real warrior. It is the way that the rest of the attachment of nylon to kydex is made that 'baffles' me.

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    The 2" webbing drops from the fastex buckle, goes inside the back of the sheath (against the blade - anti rattle?), comes out half way down, passes under the 'tip' of the sheath to the front, inserts into a slot in the third layer of kydex (which seems to be there only for attachment purposes), comes back out 1 1/4" up, inserts into another slot (still going up the front) and comes out another 1 1/4" up where it rolls over and goes back down to where it velcros around the sheath.
    Clear as mud, right?
    The velcro'd band that passes around the sheath will slide up and down between the leg strap tabs easily, if you work all the webbing through the slots so that the velcro is tight against the upper tabs and it no longer slides, then the whole sheath and knife drop enough that the snap retainer strap (there is also an integral knife retainer in the sheath) is above the top of the handle so it doesn't work anymore.

    I'd welcome the knowledge of how this is all supposed to work. Someone put a lot of effort into designing it but ..... why?


    Bruce
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    wannaklr Long timer

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    Happy National Knife Day!

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