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Offline Captain Zef

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2160 on: September 14, 2021, 02:54:06 pm »
I got this boy at the office today?

Its quickly becoming my favorite knife. The S45VN is really nice. The flat grind is amazing. I can even do a Spydi flick now.  :biggrin:
I am even starting to agree the hole in the blade is a superior opening method.

But i cannot pull this off as a gentlemen's carry. That's where my CRK shines.

So if i could have only one knife. My plain Jane Sebenza is still it. If i can have two knives. Its the Sebenza and the PM2. Luckily this is not North Korea so i can have many.  :laughing4:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2161 on: September 14, 2021, 04:03:25 pm »
https://www.wayofknife.com/
Happy window shopping, shopping and making yourself broke!

They do offer custom parts and customizable knives.

I may look at getting a M390 blade for one of my Ontario Rat 2 knives to replace the D2 blade
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2162 on: September 15, 2021, 01:55:16 am »
All the talk about the PM2 made me carry one again today. Also with a Lynch NW clip.



I agree a CRK is a better gentlemanís carry, more classy and less tactical looking.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2163 on: September 15, 2021, 03:41:00 am »
Old Bear arrived today
Out of the three I own all of them are made near perfect, happy with the quality and these two will be put away for if I ever need a replacement. More that I can say quality wise from my much loved Opinel collection. Every other Opinel has got some issue which is nothing big because Iíll just trow them in the kitchen utility drawer with the blade fixed opened and they get used often.

When I am not working I do like to cary the Old Bear. Canít recall who has introduced me on this thread to Old Bear but very glad He did   :thumleft:
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2164 on: September 15, 2021, 07:28:25 pm »
How much are they in Rand value?
Pass this way once!
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2165 on: September 15, 2021, 07:51:44 pm »
How much are they in Rand value?

Prices from Sharp Edge https://www.sharpedge.co.za/brands/antonini

It's where I got mine. You might find some at BnT online if they have stock. I want to import some of the ones they don't stock in SA.

I want to add a couple of carbon blades versions to my carry collection.
« Last Edit: September 15, 2021, 07:53:34 pm by mox »
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2166 on: September 15, 2021, 08:10:51 pm »
I have a carbon Opinel. While I can get it crazy sharp, I am not a big fan of the patina that a carbon blade takes on.

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2167 on: September 15, 2021, 08:27:47 pm »
I have a carbon Opinel. While I can get it crazy sharp, I am not a big fan of the patina that a carbon blade takes on.

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I agree the patina on carbon blades is not for everyone but I work my blade so that it patinas well and adds the right corrosive protection. I enjoy them as much as my stainless versions (Opinel)
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2168 on: September 15, 2021, 10:54:25 pm »
How much are they in Rand value?

Prices from Sharp Edge https://www.sharpedge.co.za/brands/antonini

It's where I got mine. You might find some at BnT online if they have stock. I want to import some of the ones they don't stock in SA.

I want to add a couple of carbon blades versions to my carry collection.

Would love me an XL olive handled Old Bear in carbon: 9306/23_LU - OLD BEARģ CLASSICAL - OLIVE
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2169 on: September 16, 2021, 02:58:46 am »
Yes I get it, the Kizer mini sheepdog may be a tad small for some folks hands but it handels well in my medium sized hands, it is like all Kizer knives come; razor sharp  :3some:
If you read some reviews you will never buy something, some guy remarked he has sent it back because of to little grip on the liner lock to unlock and so on.
In the end I had it in my hand and fell instantly in love with it.
My son and friend got the brown micarta which is really good looking and I have decided on the carbon fibre over g10 handle.
It is just such a lovely knife, each and every Kizer I own is near perfect  8) and they so not break the bank.
Obviously not an edc but more like a biltong knife, the one you take with you to a braai  :lol8:
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2170 on: September 16, 2021, 12:19:34 pm »
They are lekker braai knives Tom. Can't go wrong with a Kizer.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2171 on: September 16, 2021, 12:52:58 pm »
They are lekker braai knives Tom. Can't go wrong with a Kizer.

no laughing... :deal:

actually shy to post my kak pocket knife here...but it works for me..

el cheapo
ugly
bulky
blade needs work
etc etc

but

its scared off an ou while i was out walking
its cut through a safety belt to free a person after an accident...

no name brand  :biggrin:


 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2172 on: September 16, 2021, 12:57:00 pm »
They are lekker braai knives Tom. Can't go wrong with a Kizer.

no laughing... :deal:

actually shy to post my kak pocket knife here...but it works for me..

el cheapo
ugly
bulky
blade needs work
etc etc

but

its scared off an ou while i was out walking
its cut through a safety belt to free a person after an accident...

no name brand  :biggrin:

Nothing wrong with that knife. At least one can see the blade has seen some work and was sharpened. A lot of caracter  :thumleft:
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2173 on: September 16, 2021, 01:17:48 pm »
They are lekker braai knives Tom. Can't go wrong with a Kizer.

no laughing... :deal:

actually shy to post my kak pocket knife here...but it works for me..

el cheapo
ugly
bulky
blade needs work
etc etc

but

its scared off an ou while i was out walking
its cut through a safety belt to free a person after an accident...

no name brand  :biggrin:

If you happy and it works for you I canít fault it, but you visiting this thread probably mens you also like blades and my upgrade to something more to your liking in future right?
This exactly what this thread has sone to me, it has sparked my interest in good folders
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2174 on: September 16, 2021, 01:29:37 pm »
I used to be called Captain Slow but then i got Zef
Most people say "Be like Elon" or "Be like Bill". I say "Be like Pablo" :biggrin:
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2175 on: September 16, 2021, 01:38:46 pm »
For those interested in the Old Bears, just look at the variations you can choose from. Click on each category and see further options at the bottom.
https://www.antoniniknives.com/en/category/26/old_bear.html
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2177 on: September 16, 2021, 04:37:22 pm »
They are lekker braai knives Tom. Can't go wrong with a Kizer.

no laughing... :deal:

actually shy to post my kak pocket knife here...but it works for me..

el cheapo
ugly
bulky
blade needs work
etc etc

but

its scared off an ou while i was out walking
its cut through a safety belt to free a person after an accident...

no name brand  :biggrin:

I'd rather use a solid cheaper one to mishandle as an EDC than a quality item.
Got a whole lot that I will be getting rid of.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2178 on: September 16, 2021, 06:43:50 pm »
I've got a few more somewhere in the safe..ill haul em out on the weekend  :thumleft:
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2179 on: September 17, 2021, 03:50:03 am »
School-fees

The Buck 110 was too big for farmers edc but the 112 Ranger is perfect
I got one for my son as well and all 3 these knives came razor sharp without any flaws
Not everyones cupa tea, it is old-school
I simply love it
With that I conclude my collection this year
My blades will outlive me  :3some:
 
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