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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    That is a beautiful design. Please send me a link..thanks.
  2. QuickMule

    QuickMule Half-fast Adventurer

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    Oops - haven't been following the thread for a while so I missed the question - sorry.

    It's holding up way better than I thought it would, I originally bought it as a dressy pocket knife to wear on those rare occasions that require a suit, but wound up carrying it a lot, seeing as how it attaches quite nicely to the other end of my pocketwatch chain. I recently noticed a couple of minor scratches in the finish near the very tip, and I only noticed those while doing some fine cutting under a magnifying glass - otherwise not a mark on it after over a year of use. Of course I don't hammer on it with wrenches or use it as a prybar or anything like that.
  3. DirtyOldMan

    DirtyOldMan Long timer

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    Cool Knife
    Cool story
    cool song
    cool songwriter
    altogether f'n cool
  4. snoid

    snoid 100% Okie

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    yup.

    that's what i did when dad died. went straight to fetch that old buck stockman he carried every day.
  5. r1150r

    r1150r Out standing in my field

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    Dad's 86 and going strong. He served in the Navy during WW II and spent most of his time on a sub tender. Dad was a mechanic. He made the Bowie knife while serving. The front and rear bolster's were made from the aluminimum of a japanese zero prop nut. The smaller knife is a WC Davis.

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  6. Barnstormer

    Barnstormer Polar Bear Wrangler

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    I made this Pukko from a kit a while ago. Came out pretty well, gave it to a friend.

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  7. mnnden

    mnnden Been here awhile

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    here are a few, I like the "Sharpfinger" design, Den
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  8. bombsquad

    bombsquad Been here awhile

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    Here are a few knives and tools I used working for the Gubment and still use on occasional blasting jobs.


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  9. Dano 407

    Dano 407 One Man Wolfpack

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    I want the government job that allows me to carry an auto Benchmade. Unfortunately, a felony is frowned upon in California classrooms, so I have to make due with a manual.

    Nice kit.
  10. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    :wave

    see sig line
  11. rc mad

    rc mad Physycotic gecko

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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 :lol3

    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 :doh

    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 :clap

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    of course that knife never gets used, got a leatherman skeletool that i keep with me / the bike all the time.
  12. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Auto openers are not as fast as a good one hand opener if you practice at all.
  13. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Christopher is a true artist...beautiful work that! So, Smithy....appropriate if it's you Christopher!
  14. bombsquad

    bombsquad Been here awhile

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    True; but in a 70 lb bomb suit in which you can't rotate your helmet down and barely clap your hands, you need all the help you can get.
    It ain't fer shankin' tangos; just a tool for cutting.
  15. swingset

    swingset Got the knack.

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    :clap

    I'm pretty sure auto's being illegal have never saved a single person from being stabbed. Hell, in prison (possibly the most controlled environment in this nation) stabbings are rampant.
  16. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    But the guy asking about an auto wasn't law enforcement, or he could own and possess one. I was refering to him asking about an auto since he can't carry one in his class he teaches. In Cali of course.
  17. bombsquad

    bombsquad Been here awhile

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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.
  18. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    Yup, that's me. On hiatus for a while, while I'm pursuing a Masters this year. No time for orders... but I got a couple things of my own in-work, that I make snail-pace progress on in the apartment. Thanks for the compliments.
  19. Dano 407

    Dano 407 One Man Wolfpack

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    That is why I have one of these:

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    Its a bit large, so I usually carry a Benchmade, but it cuts bailing twine just fine. I dont need any more letters in my personnel file.
    I owned an automatic Benchmade Spike, and this is, indeed, faster.:wink:
  20. Ruskie

    Ruskie Banned

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