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

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  1. Travclem

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    2012:
    -CRK Umnumzaan
    -Benchmade Adamas
    -Benchmade Contego
    -Spyderco Chinook II
    -Spyderco Paramilitary II
    -Spyderco Manix II XL
    -ZT0560
    -Several others that I can't remember

    Wishlist:
    Les George VECP 2.0
    ZT0600

    My SBR/suppressor project has really cut into my knife budget.
     

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  2. NeverMore1701

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  3. syntaxerrorsix

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    I suppose I can take the 176 off my list and add this.

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    Hopefully it can satisfy my boot knife backup requirement for the time being :supergrin:
     
  4. Travclem

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    Be careful carrying it in this state. TX has pretty sorry knife laws.
     
  5. NeverMore1701

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    Not planning on carrying it, just a project.

    And yeah, our knife laws are freaking retarded. San Antonio really takes the cake though :upeyes:
     
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  6. NeverMore1701

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    Well, what is it?
     
  7. Travclem

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    :rofl:I know.
     
  8. NeverMore1701

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    A week long San Antonio trip a few years back is what let me justify a Spyderco Kumo, as I didn't (and still don't) have any non locking folders :supergrin:
     
  9. syntaxerrorsix

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    Nothing fancy. It's the Cold Steel Counter Tac II.

    The big allure for me using it as a boot knife is the weight, size and strength. It's got a full tang and related tests shows it to be an outstanding piercer.

    The BM176 just wasn't going to do it. I may still give the BM175 a try.
     
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  10. Travclem

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    Rat RC-3 in SA for me.
     
  11. NeverMore1701

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    Add a CRKT SPEW to the list. As much as I like my Minimalist I couldn't pass up it's big brother for $30.
     
  12. I have picked up a few Mcustas, a Cold Steel Counter Tac II, a few Infidels and a Piranha Excalibur. I will try to get some pics up this weekend.

    I really like the Counter Tac II. It is razor sharp and lightweight. The sheath isn't the best but it clips on and off ok. I use my blades as a CCW backup last ditch defensive tool, not edc cutters. I will probably pick up a full size Counter Tac and maybe a Tai Pan for kicks :)

    edit: Oh, I also need to pick up a DMT system and figure out how to maintain the edges on all of these things!

    edit for pic:

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    The Piranha is my favorite btw. It is SOLID and fires HARD. It
    does have more blade play than a Benchmade however. The Adamas and AFO2 were offered for a price I couldn't turn down.
     
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    My selection of the CT2 is purely for defensive purposes. It will not be used for utilitarian purposes.
     
    #33 syntaxerrorsix, Jun 28, 2012
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  14. Dresden

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    Recently bought a scrapyard 511... let the waiting begin.
     
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  15. NeverMore1701

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    Made a decent amount of unexpected cash tonight, so a BM 940 may be in my near future :supergrin:

    Not sure if I want the bare or black blade. I like bare blades, but don't have any black ones. Hmm.
     
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    The SPEW (and it's little brother, the Minimalist):

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    I think it's a great little knife at ~$30, but they could have come up with a better name :upeyes:
     
  17. So far I bought, zt200,350,750,talonII,para mil 2 camo,para mil 2 blk g10 handles, skyline,leek not sure if I forgot anything.

    And I have coming a ZT 780 in aug.
     
  18. This year I've bought:

    Benchmade Ritter mini griptilian
    Benchmade Triage
    Benchmade Contego
    Leatherman Wave
    Leatherman Skeletool CX
    Leatherman Skeletool (regular version)
    Leatherman Blast
    Leatherman ES4 Squirt
    Spyderco Delica ZDP -189, fully serrated
    Emerson Commander

    Probably some more I forgot.

    I found all the Leatherman's except the squirt on clearance for great prices, only reason I bought so many.
     
  19. NeverMore1701

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    Added a red smoke Kershaw Leek today. Technically it's for my wife, but I like it too...

    :whistling:


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  20. syntaxerrorsix

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    What are the scales made of on those?
     

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