Got a nice knife? Let's see it.

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

  1. hyperboarder

    hyperboarder Potato Farmer

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    Good guess, a bit out of my budget :).

    On the plus side, there are a few of his design from the same series, though not nearly as fancy, on Amazon in the $40 range. Anyone have one? Liking the look of this one.
  2. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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    Well, I cheated a bit. I own three of DR's knives and have a deposit on a fourth to be delivered this summer :wink:

    The Meyerco doesn't list the blade steel anywhere - never a good thing (likely 420J2)

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  3. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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  4. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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  5. tslewisz

    tslewisz Long timer

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    I like those fixed blades. Especially the Kabar one up. I'll have to follow up on that.
  6. Nytelyte

    Nytelyte Somewhere about

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    As art in titanium its very pretty.
    As a tool? I agree with you.
    I carry a spyderco rescue (that I bought from an inmate) daily. And have an Izula3 on its way for my new backpacking knife because of YFF's in this thread. :lol3
    But the blade on that thing is brilliant.
  7. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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    Just took this photo last night. This is LionSteel's "TiSpine". The handle is milled from a solid piece of titanium. Impressive!

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  8. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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  9. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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    Funny story: I bought that knife when I was in the army. When I got out I was working in a bar and carried it in my messenger bag since I would come home late with gobs of cash on me. I was also doing contract legal research and had to go to the courthouse library to get something. Of course walking through the scanner I got busted for having a knife on me--an illegal knife. He asked where I got it, why I was there etc. Told me to go do what I had to do and see him when I was done. When I got back about 15 minutes later he handed me the knife back and told me to never carry it in the courthouse again. Its resided in my nightstand ever since.
  10. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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    Ka-Bar are nice, but if you want a RAZOR sharp fixed blade I'd go with Knifes of Alaska. You can shave with there factory sharp! :thumb
  11. tslewisz

    tslewisz Long timer

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    Thanks. I don't think I would care for the finger grooves in the one posted, but I see from their web site that they offer others that don't have them. I also see that they like D2 and S30V at 59-61RC and an 18-20 degree bevel. I'm sure they're crazy sharp out of the box, but it makes me wonder how tough they are. The Kabar is 1095, tried and true.

    I see you put your pics of the Kabar up on Amazon. Well done. User photos are so much better for a shopper. :thumb
  12. SgtDuster

    SgtDuster Long timer

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    OK, now THIS is a gorgeous piece of art AND knife.


    May I ask how much this kind of thing costs?
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    FTW!!1!:deal:freaky
  14. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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    Thanks!

    I agree, it is a beautiful and very well made knife. The cost was typical for this level of quality at €290 (around $400US)
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    Want.


  16. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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    Here is another photo from the same sitting. Think I like this one a little better:

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  17. hyperboarder

    hyperboarder Potato Farmer

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    Had some eBay bucks about to expire so I picked up a BK11. Provided this is good, I'll be getting the BK2 and BK9 as well. Unless someone thinks the Ontario RTAK II is worth the extra $20 and change. On the fence on that one.
  18. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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    Unless you REALLY need a bottle opener I'd go with the BK14.

    I bought the BK2 and return it the same day, the knife is HEAVY and IMO unnecessary thick.
    Bought instead the BK17 (the BK16 had a drop point like the BK2), for me those are just perfect. in size and weight. Oh, and the shield is also SO MUCH better than the BK2.

    Also had the BK7, no complains there, but the knife was just to big for me.. Otherwise beautiful knife.

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  19. Roadracer_Al

    Roadracer_Al louder, louder, louder!

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    Becker sure gets a lot of love over on knifeforumns.com. I'm on the fence about the designs - they all look a little "tubby" to my eye.
  20. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE Been here awhile

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    Here is another of A.T. Barr's Cape Fear model. This time with Devin Thomas' stainless damascus and a titanium framelock handle.

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