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Offline heinzz

Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2320 on: October 09, 2021, 11:00:36 am »
Sure this knife thing os some sort of a disease but I got my fix with the Buck Ranger 112 and my EDC on the Sitivien 102 and 103
I have finally found what is working for me

Maybe a disease, but I received a folder today that I bought on looks, a bit disapointed, looks good on photos and think it will do a job, but feels not worth it.
Think CIVIVI should do away with the nice pouch and free cap and focus on the knife

Sorry to hear, which one did you get?
I know the Elementum is rather popular.
I havent had a Civivi to date in hand yet but the one featured here with the copper flakes scales and Damascus steel blade is doing it for me on the pictures.
Not cheap at $100 for me but thinking about it.

Chinese manufacturer that has only impressed me this far is Kizer, especially with the Dukes and the mini Sheepdog.
I havent told anybody at work they are Chinese folders and the guys would not bother to google since they are Benchmade diehards but all of them were very impressed by these knives.
Yet the ‘plain Jane’ came and stole the show in the ‘working class’ folders dor me in the form of something I have never even heard of before and that is Citivien.
Pity we all are spread out so far, would have been nice to have a ‘knife and Tomahawk’ bash where everyone could have  showed their blades

Tom, the CIVIVI Imperium C2106C
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2321 on: October 09, 2021, 12:16:15 pm »
My CRK travels in a Civivi pouch :biggrin:
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 #2322 on: October 09, 2021, 12:18:34 pm »
@heinzz We knives are supposed to be Civivi with better materials. Maybe check that out. Or stick to Kizer.
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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 #2323 on: October 09, 2021, 01:04:52 pm »
@heinzz We knives are supposed to be Civivi with better materials. Maybe check that out. Or stick to Kizer.
Jip will do. The Kizer was twice the price of the CIVIVI and it is all in the material.

But as I said previously I am done now. I am not a collector.
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2324 on: October 12, 2021, 08:33:47 am »
No knife - About a knife

Ontario Rat 1 bites  :lol8:

I did not even feel it or realize - Until the project was full of blood. Surgical sharp!
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2325 on: October 13, 2021, 08:56:23 am »
No man, I have an old rusted panga that will cut deeper than that.  I've even had a better cut from an angle grinder, and everybody knows that that is a blunt instrument
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2326 on: October 13, 2021, 09:01:10 am »
No man, I have an old rusted panga that will cut deeper than that.  I've even had a better cut from an angle grinder, and everybody knows that that is a blunt instrument

 :imaposer: Showoff  :useless:
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2327 on: Yesterday at 08:23:24 am »
I recently came across a few YT videos where people made mini tool kits for their multitools. That was very interesting, and unsurprisingly it cost me some money to slap something together for myself...  8)

This is the result.

Leatherman Surge
LM flat bits (most common ones)
LM bit extender
One Wiha double sided bit (Philips #1 and #2 - for use in bit extender)
AAA LED flashlight
Surge's metal/diamond file in plastic sheath
Extra metal saw blade (to use with the Surge's T-shank adapter)
Teng Tools 1/4 inch bit ratchet (can drive bits directly or via extender)

The pouch has a tiny bit of unused space. It is tempting to stuff more in there, but I prefer not to overload it. It is a small general purpose kit to grab when the need arise.









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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2328 on: Yesterday at 08:44:02 am »
I like that set up  :thumleft:1
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2329 on: Yesterday at 11:56:00 am »
I spoke too soon... I did manage to cram more stuff in....  :lol8:

The Wiha double-sided bits are superior to the LM 2D bits, and they work as a drop-in equivalent in the bit LM extender and ratchet. So I replaced the LM bit set with a Wiha set.



I think these bit sets have been discontinued, but I could still find a few online.


I kept one flat bit in the Surge bit driver.



Thicker, but still fits.



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