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« Reply #2520 on: November 28, 2021, 09:18:05 pm »
@shark_za are you mates with Sal ?
 

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« Reply #2521 on: November 28, 2021, 11:57:44 pm »
So easy to put a razor sharp edge on the Old Bear and Opinel’s
 

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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2522 on: November 29, 2021, 09:54:07 am »
I probably have another 10 more Spydercos, those get used a lot and are lying all over the show.

How about some Buck?

 
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« Reply #2523 on: November 29, 2021, 09:57:58 am »
Like these...

My BFOK is my main braai knife, the orange Military.
The ZDP-189 Manbug was always on my 1190's keys.
 
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« Reply #2524 on: November 29, 2021, 04:18:54 pm »
Very nice collection.
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« Reply #2525 on: December 01, 2021, 11:58:05 am »
That Knife Guy got me again with his Swart Vrydag stuff :xxbah:
 

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« Reply #2526 on: December 01, 2021, 12:04:57 pm »
Damn nice!! I thought you were “done”, and especially with Civivi?

Thoughts on the knife?
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« Reply #2527 on: December 01, 2021, 12:20:56 pm »
Damn nice!! I thought you were “done”, and especially with Civivi?

Thoughts on the knife?

Now I am done. The quality touch and feel on this Elementum is much better than on my Imperium. A little bigger than I expected.

So thanks to your rave about the Elementum I have one now. :peepwall:
 

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« Reply #2528 on: December 01, 2021, 12:23:48 pm »
Congratulations  :biggrin:
 

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« Reply #2529 on: December 01, 2021, 12:25:07 pm »
Damn nice!! I thought you were “done”, and especially with Civivi?

Thoughts on the knife?

Now I am done. The quality touch and feel on this Elementum is much better than on my Imperium. A little bigger than I expected.

So thanks to your rave about the Elementum I have one now. :peepwall:

Haha only a pleasure!  :biggrin: I also still need to get a button lock Elementum. Will wait for a special to come along.
The "normal" seems quite small, but it's very usable depending on what you need it for. My knives are usually cutting biltong and boxes, so I'm not a hard user I guess.
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« Reply #2530 on: December 02, 2021, 06:50:42 pm »





So my grail knife arrived today and all I can say is WOW!!! Photos can’t possibly do it justice, and the way it feels in the hand, the smoothness of the action, the fit & finish and also the size. It’s simply ridiculous.
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« Reply #2531 on: December 03, 2021, 09:58:19 am »


So my grail knife arrived today and all I can say is WOW!!! Photos can’t possibly do it justice, and the way it feels in the hand, the smoothness of the action, the fit & finish and also the size. It’s simply ridiculous.
That is a piece of art :thumleft:
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« Reply #2532 on: December 03, 2021, 10:15:57 am »
Thanks, they say you should never meet your heroes, but in this case, it didn't fail to impress.  :thumleft:
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« Reply #2533 on: December 03, 2021, 12:25:43 pm »
This came with the Mamba. Kansept Kryo Mini in S35VN and titanium.
Amazing little knife, the action, etc. is seriously good. I'd say it's maybe a step above Kizer, not quite Reate, but really really good.
Unlike the Civivi Elementum this knife actually feels small, so I wouldn't mind the full-sized version.
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2534 on: December 03, 2021, 01:14:42 pm »
Ok.. Two new acquisitions..

Old Bear with walnut handle. The smell of that walnut drives me insane...

And an Enlan Bat-hawk in Damascus..


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« Reply #2535 on: December 03, 2021, 01:26:15 pm »
This is what happens when the wife buys a Christmas present. I got a brief look and fondle and then will only see it on Christmas day again.
May the best of your today be the worst of your tomorrow.
 
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« Reply #2536 on: December 03, 2021, 01:38:42 pm »
Very nice. Ek gaan nerens sonder my Piranha cleaver.
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« Reply #2537 on: December 04, 2021, 04:06:16 am »
Sharpening day!

Reprofiled the two CF Spydies, and sharpened the rest. Diamonds cut even CPM-M4 and K390 like butter. So much easier than the stock Edge Pro waterstones.




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« Reply #2538 on: December 04, 2021, 04:38:21 am »
Sharpening day!

Reprofiled the two CF Spydies, and sharpened the rest. Diamonds cut even CPM-M4 and K390 like butter. So much easier than the stock Edge Pro waterstones.


Nice one  :thumleft:

I've been looking at this sharpening system to replace the KME I sold....

The only thing that is holding me back on pulling the trigger is the fact that it appears that you need to remove your knife from the clamp to turn it over?
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2539 on: December 04, 2021, 04:54:33 am »
Sharpening day!

Reprofiled the two CF Spydies, and sharpened the rest. Diamonds cut even CPM-M4 and K390 like butter. So much easier than the stock Edge Pro waterstones.

The only thing that is holding me back on pulling the trigger is the fact that it appears that you need to remove your knife from the clamp to turn it over?

That is what drew me to the Edge Pro years ago (after my frustrations with an old Lansky clamp-based system). The EP has no clamps that wiggle or move.That also means you can easily sharpen long blades like Chefs knives by sliding them along the platform. I've installed two optional neodymium magnets at the bottom of the platform, to hold a blade in place rather well.
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