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Offline El Zeffo

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2500 on: November 24, 2021, 11:31:44 am »
Damn that Hamilton strap looks sweet too.

Good eye! I've been looking at those Barton silicone straps on Amazon...  :thumleft:

#fynbrag  :imaposer:

Ja i got a couple of those straps. They are top quality.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2501 on: November 24, 2021, 11:53:08 am »
The Elementum's are great little knives. Very well made and the hollow grind makes it a fantastic slicer. The D2 steel is great but it is not stainless. Some dont like the pocket clip but on the flipper  version it does not really cause a hotspot.

This one has been abused somewhat and ended up in a industrial waste grease trap with all sorts of chemical and oils for a week until the trap was cleaned out. The micarta is discolored(was brown) and there is some swelling at the back of the knife on the scales. Cleaned it up and put it back together ind its fully functional.
For the price tag  it is great value for money.
There is also the buttonlock version that is slightly bigger and then the mini.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2021, 12:03:22 pm by mox »
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2502 on: November 24, 2021, 12:40:18 pm »
There are more knife reports than Ride reports on this forum these days  :imaposer:

You guys have some nice knives .

I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2503 on: November 24, 2021, 12:47:20 pm »
I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife

No he is wearing a Hamilton watch with a Hamilton strap. :biggrin:

The braid thingies are called lanyards.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2504 on: November 24, 2021, 01:10:28 pm »
There are more knife reports than Ride reports on this forum these days  :imaposer:

You guys have some nice knives .

I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife

For leather I would recommend the hangman's noose type lanyard. I have tried doing a snake knot lanyard with leather before and it didn't come out well. The hangman's noose is really easy to do...
« Last Edit: November 24, 2021, 01:12:56 pm by OkkieR »
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2505 on: November 24, 2021, 01:11:36 pm »
There are more knife reports than Ride reports on this forum these days  :imaposer:

You guys have some nice knives .

I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife



There are some good tutorials on different styles on YT
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2506 on: November 24, 2021, 02:53:18 pm »
Condition on this R450.00 very second hand cleaver (see bottom pic of blade on purchase) has progressed to point where it now offers some reasonable kitchen utility ...as  Billy the Bong suggested.. apples we may be able to cope with  :biggrin:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2507 on: November 24, 2021, 09:14:41 pm »
Its an apples destroyer.  Very nice
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2508 on: November 24, 2021, 09:39:47 pm »
There are more knife reports than Ride reports on this forum these days  :imaposer:

You guys have some nice knives .

I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2509 on: November 25, 2021, 06:29:22 am »
I have a question though, the little braided "String" or leather that is sometimes attached, is that called a Hamilton Strap?
Does anyone know how to braid them? I have a nice piece of leather that I would like to put onto my Pocket Knife

No he is wearing a Hamilton watch with a Hamilton strap. :biggrin:

The braid thingies are called lanyards.

 :eek7: :imaposer:  Dont I feel stoopid now  :deal:
Lanyard is a broad term, so didnt think of that one
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2510 on: November 25, 2021, 06:43:29 am »
What's the purpose of the lanyard?
Ek sal laaik van n prentjie hier sit, maar is te f0kken onnosel...
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2511 on: November 25, 2021, 07:06:17 am »
What's the purpose of the lanyard?
For some it is to increase purchase(grip) on the smaller knives, aiding in retrieval from pockets or to secure a knife in hand on.


I have a some on a couple of knives but really they do nothing for me.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2512 on: November 25, 2021, 07:44:01 am »
What's the purpose of the lanyard?

For me, it's just a way of expressing my individuality...

Some people might use it to assist in getting the knife from their pocket quicker for self defense purposes.

 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2513 on: November 25, 2021, 08:30:01 am »
Hi guys,

Selling this little Kershaw Copper Natrix if anyone might be interested.

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=263777.0
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2514 on: November 25, 2021, 09:41:17 am »
I am thinking about ordering one of these. Seems like a bargain at R2000.

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2515 on: November 26, 2021, 11:22:03 am »
Cleaver art.  :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2516 on: November 28, 2021, 12:12:20 pm »
Some of my knives
 
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2517 on: November 28, 2021, 02:17:16 pm »
Wow very nice.
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 #2519 on: November 28, 2021, 06:25:35 pm »
Got enough Spyderco's bud :imaposer:

CRKT CEO on order. . . :lamer:
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