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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1340 on: March 13, 2021, 03:02:05 pm »
Bought my first folder in 8 months - but it was worth the wait

Beutiful blade, never knew they were USA made.
Seems to be very popular

Probably the biggest folder seller in the US
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« Reply #1341 on: March 13, 2021, 06:15:34 pm »
Bought my first folder in 8 months - but it was worth the wait

Beutiful blade, never knew they were USA made.
Seems to be very popular

Probably the biggest folder seller in the US

Never knew, they got a huge factory I see on the website.
Here where I work the guys only carry Benchmade and Buck.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1342 on: March 13, 2021, 07:34:25 pm »
Bought my first folder in 8 months - but it was worth the wait

Beutiful blade, never knew they were USA made.
Seems to be very popular

Probably the biggest folder seller in the US

Never knew, they got a huge factory I see on the website.
Here where I work the guys only carry Benchmade and Buck.

Benchmade vs Zero Tolerance vs Spyderco -
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1343 on: March 14, 2021, 01:47:23 am »
My latest..

Lekker Sheepdog. How do you like it?
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1344 on: March 14, 2021, 11:07:33 am »
The Kizer is a big blade, not for everyday use, where the Honey badger a nice working knife, I love the blade designs marvelous.. The buck i have not tried/tested yet
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1345 on: March 14, 2021, 02:19:37 pm »
As soon as i land in the USA i will get me a mini sheepdog for EDC. Can't wait.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1346 on: March 14, 2021, 02:34:16 pm »
As soon as i land in the USA i will get me a mini sheepdog for EDC. Can't wait.
Cool, just bear in mind that the mini is really tiny.
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« Reply #1347 on: March 14, 2021, 04:33:47 pm »
As soon as i land in the USA i will get me a mini sheepdog for EDC. Can't wait.
Cool, just bear in mind that the mini is really tiny.

If only they had a medium size with a 3inch blade, the mini is just too tiny.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1348 on: March 14, 2021, 04:50:00 pm »
I want to wear it to the office. As far as i know Michigan has a below 3 inch rule for pocket knives.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1349 on: March 14, 2021, 04:58:11 pm »
I want to wear it to the office. As far as i know Michigan has a below 3 inch rule for pocket knives.

https://www.knifeguy.co.za/collections/new-arrivals/products/kershaw-bracket-framelock-a-o-k3345

Won't this work - I think the blade should be under three inches
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1350 on: March 14, 2021, 05:11:14 pm »
I want to wear it to the office. As far as i know Michigan has a below 3 inch rule for pocket knives.

https://www.knifeguy.co.za/collections/new-arrivals/products/kershaw-bracket-framelock-a-o-k3345

Won't this work - I think the blade should be under three inches

That blade is far over 3 inches hehe
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1351 on: March 14, 2021, 05:17:35 pm »
I want to wear it to the office. As far as i know Michigan has a below 3 inch rule for pocket knives.

https://www.knifeguy.co.za/collections/new-arrivals/products/kershaw-bracket-framelock-a-o-k3345

Won't this work - I think the blade should be under three inches


Sorry CZ - my maths disappoint it seems
That blade is far over 3 inches hehe
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1355 on: March 14, 2021, 07:26:12 pm »
We are also limited in blade length here in KS so I am currently having a look at 3inch or a tad shorter folders.
Never had Spiderco before and thought to source one.
Dont want to pay more that a 100usd, maybe 120usd because it will solely be a working knive.
I often have to cut cable ties, ropes, webbing and tarps.
My Opinel works but I don't like the locking mechanism not that bit of a give when you use a bit more force while cutting thick webbing. It looks like the soil and I often need to keep looking for it only to find it right in front of me.
So I may look at a bright coloured handle as well.
Like said, this is not a knife you feel sorry for but a working knive.
Learherman I solely use for the pliers and tools and less often for the blade which is more like a backup since it is a bit awkward with the leatherman handles closed back.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1356 on: March 14, 2021, 10:08:05 pm »
We are also limited in blade length here in KS so I am currently having a look at 3inch or a tad shorter folders.
Never had Spiderco before and thought to source one.
Dont want to pay more that a 100usd, maybe 120usd because it will solely be a working knive.
I often have to cut cable ties, ropes, webbing and tarps.
My Opinel works but I don't like the locking mechanism not that bit of a give when you use a bit more force while cutting thick webbing. It looks like the soil and I often need to keep looking for it only to find it right in front of me.
So I may look at a bright coloured handle as well.
Like said, this is not a knife you feel sorry for but a working knive.
Learherman I solely use for the pliers and tools and less often for the blade which is more like a backup since it is a bit awkward with the leatherman handles closed back.


Hier is hy Tom

https://www.knifecenter.com/item/SP223PBK/spyderco-para-3-lightweight-folding-knife-cts-bd1n-satin-plain-blade-black-frn-handles-paramilitary-3

of as jy daai budget bietjie kan stretch.

https://www.knifecenter.com/item/SP223GP/spyderco-c223gp-para-3-folding-knife-s30v-satin-plain-blade-black-g10-handles-paramilitary-3

Ek gaan die onderste een ook koop saam met die sheepdog. Ekt klaar die huiswerk gedoen.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1359 on: March 15, 2021, 01:23:35 am »
Ok order placed, my first Spyderco. Excited  :lol8: