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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1160 on: January 15, 2021, 12:43:46 pm »
I know this is going to look strange but i found these ones in my dad's gunsafe  :laughing4: :laughing4:
Looks like i've been buying many knives over the years.  :biggrin:

The big Kershaw is brand new.

The Walther i bought in Germany. Never carried it brand new.

The Victorianox is also brand new. Bought it in Switzerland.  Edit: I think my dad swopped this knife with the one i bought in Swiss sorry.  :-[
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1161 on: January 15, 2021, 01:01:11 pm »
That Walther looks sweet.

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1162 on: January 15, 2021, 01:17:37 pm »
I know this is going to look strange but i found these ones in my dad's gunsafe  :laughing4: :laughing4:
Looks like i've been buying many knives over the years.  :biggrin:

The big Kershaw is brand new.

The Walther i bought in Germany. Never carried it brand new.

The Victorianox is also brand new. Bought it in Switzerland.

Daai Suiderkruisfonds  was geskenk aan jou deur die Dankie Tannies as jy grensdiens gedoen het. Kon hom nie gekoop het nie.
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1163 on: January 15, 2021, 01:23:20 pm »
Daai Suiderkruisfonds  was geskenk aan jou deur die Dankie Tannies as jy grensdiens gedoen het. Kon hom nie gekoop het nie.

My fok. Lyk my ek was op die grens :biggrin:

Ek dink my Pa het dan my Swiss mes geswop vir daai een dis al 10 jaar terug. Sorry.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1164 on: January 15, 2021, 01:32:56 pm »
That Walther looks sweet.

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Wayne that is actually my least favorite knife. I am not a tactical knife fan. That's probably why i never carried it.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1165 on: January 15, 2021, 01:40:51 pm »
I have quite a collection.

Will have to dig it out.  My grandfather and father collected knives as well, so i have about 100 to 150 knives hidden away.

Some of them more sentimental value, as they were in daily use by my grandfather.  He sharpened a pocket knife blade until nothing was left of it, to peel his apples, of all things.

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1166 on: January 16, 2021, 06:51:36 am »
Two of my knives I will never get rid of.
These are in that small group of 5 that would be last to go.
If I could have only one itís probably the Green PM2.

Spyderco Paramilitary 2 sprint run in CTS-204P steel.
Al Mar Eagle Heavy Duty with laminated ZDP-189




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...and a somewhat reformed steel snob!  :peepwall:

I like CTS-204P too!



The PM2 is a great allrounder! I have a few backups for my backups...

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1167 on: January 17, 2021, 09:08:21 am »
In a few days i went from what are these strange looking hipster knives to this is the best knife i got. I love this Opinel. Pity i took so long to find it.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1168 on: January 17, 2021, 11:25:53 am »
My Opinel is my fishing knife. Freshwater ((trout) only, think it will rust too much in saltwater. Just a great practical knife to have.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1169 on: January 17, 2021, 03:50:29 pm »
I love my Opinels:

No 10, Carbon, modified
No 8, Carbon
No 8 Outdoor, Stainless steel, whistle, lanyard, and sawtooth section
No 7 Carbon
No 6 Carbon

And 2 old Okapis
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« Reply #1170 on: January 17, 2021, 03:52:39 pm »
In a few days i went from what are these strange looking hipster knives to this is the best knife i got. I love this Opinel. Pity i took so long to find it.

Lekker Zef. No & is a useful size..
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1171 on: January 17, 2021, 05:20:25 pm »
In a few days i went from what are these strange looking hipster knives to this is the best knife i got. I love this Opinel. Pity i took so long to find it.

Lekker Zef. No & is a useful size..


Mine is a No.7. Should have bought the No.8 but there is always tomorrow.
I used to be called Captain Slow but then i got Zef
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1172 on: January 17, 2021, 06:09:22 pm »
In a few days i went from what are these strange looking hipster knives to this is the best knife i got. I love this Opinel. Pity i took so long to find it.

Lekker Zef. No & is a useful size..


Mine is a No.7. Should have bought the No.8 but there is always tomorrow.

I know it's a 7, I pressed shift when I pressed 7 by mistake, and didn't proofread  ::)
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1173 on: January 19, 2021, 10:42:13 am »
I bought this little one to replace my missing Kershaw biltong knife.

I think i like it so far. Cuts biltong lekker.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1174 on: January 19, 2021, 10:48:11 am »
Don't add oil to the Opinel hinge, this just causes the wood to swell and make things worse.
Just use it and it will loosen with time.
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1175 on: January 25, 2021, 08:26:42 pm »
I bought this little one to replace my missing Kershaw biltong knife.

I think i like it so far. Cuts biltong lekker.

I have been looking for a decent biltong knife forever... if I may ask, where did you get this blazed from?

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1176 on: January 25, 2021, 08:53:20 pm »
I bought this little one to replace my missing Kershaw biltong knife.

I think i like it so far. Cuts biltong lekker.

I have been looking for a decent biltong knife forever... if I may ask, where did you get this blazed from?

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1177 on: January 30, 2021, 05:11:27 pm »
My favorite knife. My favorite brand in my pocket. Mini Griptillian. I helped the aging of the pocket clip a little.
Looks pretty cool.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #1178 on: January 31, 2021, 08:34:45 am »
Is dolk nie n dagger nie? Grooterige steek ding.

Ook op my wishlist. Fairbairn Sykes

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« Reply #1179 on: January 31, 2021, 12:26:21 pm »
I'd love to get hold of a Fairbairn-Sykes.It would complement my Glock and KABAR fighting knives.
'69 Model.