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Knife Picture Thread

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by Scarecrow28, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. thank you!! i just bought it on a whim,and never learned about it!! thanks.
     
  2. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Put the finishing touches on the Benchmade:

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    Made a vertical belt sheath for the Liontribe:

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    And got my ZT 0561 in the mail (pic with my 301):

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  3. reel1

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    i've carried this sog for about 22 years. the rubber grips deteriorated, so last year i sent it to them, and they replaced them for me. 3 overseas deployments with me and still going strong
     
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  4. nursetim

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    NeverMore1701, dude! That first one is great. I've never seen a benchmade like this. Could you tell us more about it and what you've done to it? Strong work :thumbsup:.
     
  5. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    I may be wrong but, I believe it used to look like this:
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  6. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Bingo. It was a fun project, and makes a very handy little neck knife.
     
  7. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I picked it up for cheap here on GT from someone who didn't like the SOCP. When I got it, I could see why, it's a pretty terrible stock design. I didn't have a definite direction when I started on it, just dove in and started messing around.

    First I cut off the godawful ring, ground down the finger grooves that didn't quite fit my hand, and stripped the black coating off. Then I made some micarta out of a tan T-shirt and epoxied it on. I also lengthened the handle just a hair with the micarta. Not much, but enough to improve the feel a bit.

    Shaped the handle down to a pretty thin profile, ghetto jimped the blade shoulder on the spine, thoroughly dulled and rounded the spine, and very slowly cut the angle into the spine. That part took a while, as I could only do a very small bit at a time to keep the blade cool. Put a good edge on it, pressed out a kydex neck sheath, and am pretty happy with it.

    If I would have had a definite direction from the beginning it probably wouldn't have sat half-finished for several months, and some of the details might have ended up a bit cleaner, but I just wanted a project to mess around with, and it filled that role just fine, with the added bonus of turning out well enough for me.
     
  8. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I'm glad you got some use out of that thing :supergrin:

    Looks good.
     
  9. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I agree with you, it was pretty terrible in stock form, at least I can use it for something now :supergrin:
     
  10. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Did a couple more sheaths today, these I drilled for a tek-lok. Glad I found it laying around, I need to get one for each of my sheaths, they're awesome.

    Cheapo Wal-Mart special Winchester branded chinese fixed blade I've had for years, it takes a great edge, has been beat to crap, and hasn't let me down:

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    Old Camillus boot knife I got when I was 10 or so, I really wish double edged knives were legal to carry in Texas, this one is just dandy (cleaned up the curve on the sheath after I took the pic):

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  11. Clutch Cargo

    Clutch Cargo Amsterdam Haze

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    My TigerShark is one of seven and looks like this:

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  12. Gombey

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    Oh, and this is my boot knife

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    It's a Gerber.
     
  13. perado

    perado Sunburnt baldy

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    I picked up another BM 710; this time with M390...and some Cuscadi scales for it and an old 705:
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    A sweet little ProTech:
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  14. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    Carry one everyday at work ;)

    Guardian. I broke my sheath and Gerber replaced it free.
     
  15. perado

    perado Sunburnt baldy

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    And, being in some knife forums; I picked up some forum specials:
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  16. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Ah, I'm on the hunt for a nice BF edition Rift, missed the last one that came up by about 2 minutes.

    How do you like your Cuscadi scales? I'm seriously contemplating one for my ZT 301.
     
  17. perado

    perado Sunburnt baldy

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    Cuscadi does excellent work. The fit and finish are flawless. Since getting them, those two have gotten more pocket time than any others.
     
  18. Gombey

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