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Knives of 2012 - What have you bought, and what's on the list?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by NeverMore1701, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I'll be honest, my Blurs and Leeks (the ones in 14C28N) all hold an edge better than my Zaan. I love the knife, am not at all impressed with the steel. It seems to be on par with my CRKT Aus 8 and low end Gerber/Winchester beaters. I occasionally debate selling it at a loss, but it is a beautifully made knife.
     


  2. Travclem

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  3. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Another Leek, this one quite rare.

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    I love these little things!
     
  5. Travclem

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  6. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    I was drunk posting Friday night, anf this showed at my door today. :embarassed:


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  7. Travclem

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    My drunken escapades never turn out that good.
     
  8. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Thanks! :wavey:



    I need to drunk post there more often, that's a double lug small for $275! :cool: :supergrin:
     
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  9. backcast88

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    I have been on a Spyderco kick lately. Before that it was Benchmade. I only have my Mini Grip left and have since sold all my Benchmades. So far this year I have bough:

    Ka-Bar Dozier folder
    Spyderco Dragonfly
    Spyderco Delica 4 FFG x2
     
  10. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I've been on a Kershaw spree lately, but the Spyderco Southard is calling my name.... I'll probably wait til production catches up with demand though, maybe the price will fall to $200 or so.
     
  11. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Today's haul:

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    And after swapping the Random Leek blade into the blue smoked handle:

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  12. Travclem

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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Something I'm almost ashamed of. It's a Boker, it's AUS8, and it's really, really nice!

    Boker Burnley Kwaiken, just came out a month or so ago I believe. Great fit and finish, IKBS, very slim and comfortable, nice lines. Solid lock up, no blade play, opens fast and smooth. First thing I did when I took it out of the box was to take it apart and hit the frame with the bench grinder, exposing the blade tang to be used as a flipper. Neat little mod that takes all of five minutes, and greatly improves the usability of the knife. I'll clean it up tomorrow with some 400 grit. The blade was perfectly centered when I got it, it's just a hair off after taking it apart, but I should be able to adjust it back to center without any problems once I'm done cleaning up the frame where I modded it.

    Never thought I'd spend ninety bucks on AUS8, but it's well worth it!
     
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  15. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Me too, I was apprehensive after I ordered it, but now that it's here I'm very pleased.
     
  16. Lone_Wolfe

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    Another FrankenLeek on the exchange? :supergrin:
     
  17. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Yep, gotta keep the extra parts knives from piling up somehow, I'd be neck deep in Leeks and Blurs if I didn't get rid of 'em :rofl:
     
  18. JrFreak

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    Just picked this up... Absolutely beautiful.

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