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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #560 on: February 14, 2020, 10:47:52 am »
Knife for the day
Lionsteel ROK ARB M390

Damn.....that is a beaut.

Where do I find one and what should I be looking at cost wise?

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #561 on: February 14, 2020, 11:29:39 am »
Ek staan verstom oor waar die fred al trek en ook die belangstelling en versamelings wat mense het.Ek het regtig nie geweet daar bestaan soveel verskillende soorte en make knipmesse. Ek leer elke dag deur hier te lees. :thumleft:
Ek lÍ plat op my rug by die lees van sommige messe se pryse!!! Duidelik is mes bymekaar maak nie vir die armes!! :eek7:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #562 on: February 14, 2020, 12:37:29 pm »
Ek staan verstom oor waar die fred al trek en ook die belangstelling en versamelings wat mense het.Ek het regtig nie geweet daar bestaan soveel verskillende soorte en make knipmesse. Ek leer elke dag deur hier te lees. :thumleft:
Ek lÍ plat op my rug by die lees van sommige messe se pryse!!! Duidelik is mes bymekaar maak nie vir die armes!! :eek7:

Chris - Daar is puik messe vir R500 en daar is ook duur messe.

Die Bestech reeks waarvan ek gepraat het sny net so goed soos 'R5000 mes, en die staal is fantasties
Ek dink dit is baie interesanter om vir jouself 'n plafon te stel wat enige mes se koopprys aanbetref. Om dan jou tyd te vat en die beste vir jou plafon prys te koop is moer lekker.
Dit help ook nie jy betaal duur vir 'n mes wat jy nooit gaan gebruik nie.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #563 on: February 14, 2020, 02:32:27 pm »

My EDCs
Came as a set.
Xmas pressie from vroulief.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #564 on: February 14, 2020, 04:49:47 pm »

My EDCs
Came as a set.
Xmas pressie from vroulief.

That c33 is a great little knife..
Nee wat vlekkelose ek kuier op my lekkerste tussen die rokers,dronkgatte,vloekers,hoere en ander sondaars  :imaposer:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #565 on: February 14, 2020, 05:52:17 pm »

My EDCs
Came as a set.
Xmas pressie from vroulief.

Treasure her, and your knives too.  8)
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #566 on: February 14, 2020, 06:15:46 pm »
@Hardy de Kock dalk kan jy bietjie meer lig op ou messe werp wat my oorlede pa nagelaat het. Ek onthou spesifiek die ou Puma, wat deel van sy bakkie cubieŽl was :sip:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #567 on: February 14, 2020, 06:26:56 pm »
@Hardy de Kock dalk kan jy bietjie meer lig op ou messe werp wat my oorlede pa nagelaat het. Ek onthou spesifiek die ou Puma, wat deel van sy bakkie cubieŽl was :sip:

Briv - Die Original Bowie en die White Hunter is twee ICON messe van Puma. Hulle maak vandag nog daardie messe op dieselfde manier is in jou Pa se tyd. Hulle gebruik ongelukkig nie meer dieselfde kwaliteit leer as toe nie.
Daar was onlangs 'n Hunting knife poll wereldwyd, waar die White Hunter so ver gewen het as die "Best Hunting knife ever made" dit is nie eers waar nie.
Moet nooit die messe verkoop nie. Kry iemand wat die werk verstaan om die skedes en die messe vir jou mooi te restoureer.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #568 on: February 14, 2020, 06:58:28 pm »
 :drif: Puma!
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #569 on: February 14, 2020, 06:59:47 pm »
One of today's pocket companion. Needs some TLC.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #570 on: February 14, 2020, 07:42:18 pm »
Nice original Puma's in one of the last posts. You need to hold onto those knives - worth a pretty penny...  Made in Germany since 1956.

I made the mistake of going past my local gun & knife shop in Botha's Hill here in KZN and found a pretty nice affordable folder for less than 600 ZAR. Verry happy with it so far.
Tekut Tiburon - 12C27 Sandvik steel - 96mm blade and feels nice in my hands. Large folder - pointy blade - nice shape in the hand and easy to sharpen vlymskerp. My recently
acquired Puma WH will get moved on as my focus is also more on EDC.

 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #571 on: February 14, 2020, 07:49:38 pm »
That Tekut really looks nice

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #572 on: February 14, 2020, 07:59:52 pm »
Nice original Puma's in one of the last posts. You need to hold onto those knives - worth a pretty penny...  Made in Germany since 1956.

I made the mistake of going past my local gun & knife shop in Botha's Hill here in KZN and found a pretty nice affordable folder for less than 600 ZAR. Verry happy with it so far.
Tekut Tiburon - 12C27 Sandvik steel - 96mm blade and feels nice in my hands. Large folder - pointy blade - nice shape in the hand and easy to sharpen vlymskerp. My recently
acquired Puma WH will get moved on as my focus is also more on EDC.

Moved on? - I will take it or swop with folders zacapa (Not sure f I understood your comment correctly)
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #573 on: February 14, 2020, 08:02:59 pm »
Nice original Puma's in one of the last posts. You need to hold onto those knives - worth a pretty penny...  Made in Germany since 1956.

I made the mistake of going past my local gun & knife shop in Botha's Hill here in KZN and found a pretty nice affordable folder for less than 600 ZAR. Verry happy with it so far.
Tekut Tiburon - 12C27 Sandvik steel - 96mm blade and feels nice in my hands. Large folder - pointy blade - nice shape in the hand and easy to sharpen vlymskerp. My recently
acquired Puma WH will get moved on as my focus is also more on EDC.

Nice looking folder - I like the "uphill" thumb rest behind the spine.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #574 on: February 14, 2020, 08:05:16 pm »
Nice original Puma's in one of the last posts. You need to hold onto those knives - worth a pretty penny...  Made in Germany since 1956.

I made the mistake of going past my local gun & knife shop in Botha's Hill here in KZN and found a pretty nice affordable folder for less than 600 ZAR. Verry happy with it so far.
Tekut Tiburon - 12C27 Sandvik steel - 96mm blade and feels nice in my hands. Large folder - pointy blade - nice shape in the hand and easy to sharpen vlymskerp. My recently
acquired Puma WH will get moved on as my focus is also more on EDC.

@ChrisL  - This is what I meant. Great knives does not have to cost an arm and a leg.

Nice looking folder - I like the "uphill" thumb rest behind the spine.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #575 on: February 15, 2020, 03:30:12 pm »
Eric Els Knife Art
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #576 on: February 15, 2020, 03:55:53 pm »
 :o :drif: :drif: wow
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #577 on: February 15, 2020, 04:56:48 pm »
:o :drif: :drif: wow

Double wow. Those knife cases make them even more desirable.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #578 on: February 15, 2020, 07:26:06 pm »
I will still get a Damascus Blade knife one day. I think they are stunning.

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