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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. Irish Stout

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    I'm new around here, but love knives. I'm mostly a folder guy, but just ordered my first fixed blade. I ordered an ESSE Izula. Can't wait to get it.

    From memory. 2012 purchases.

    Just got a Kershaw OD2 last night.
    Purchased a small lockback from a U.P. Michigan maker called Rapid River Knifeworks.
    Benchmade mini griptilian
    SOG Aegis Camo
     
  2. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Izula's are great knives.

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  3. Just this year I got back into knives and so far have acquired:

    - ZT 0551
    - ZT 0550 (1 of the 113 that left the factory w/ Elmax by accident)
    - ZT 0350
    - ZT 0400
    - ZT 0560
    - DPx Hest 2.0 folder
    - Bradley Kimura 2 balisong
    - Microtech Ultratech OTF D/E
    - Chris Reeve LG Sebenza
    - Chris Reeve/Wilson Combat Startac Umnumzaan
    - Spyderco Techno
    - Brous Blades Silent Soldier flipper
    - Three Sisters Forge Beast

    ....and there are still some on my short list I want to get before the year is out :supergrin:
     
  4. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Nice bunch of knives! :needspics:


    I've added a few myself, including 5 Hinderers and about 8 or 9 Sebenzas. I also just got my first CRK Ti-Lock, a William Henry, a few nice kitchen knives, a ZT560, a ZT350, another ZT200. Plus I inherited a complete set of Henckels kitchen knives.

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  5. JFrame

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    My knife-buying has slowed down considerably as I'm starting to conclude that I only have so many uses to which I can reasonably apply the knives I already have... :embarassed:

    This year's purchases were a Spydie Sage 1 (second from left) and a Perrin PPT (second from right):

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    I also got the small SOG tomahawk, if that counts...


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  6. RetailNinja

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    Picked up two Fiddleback Forge knives off of BF. A "tuxedo" Day Hiker and a Bloodwood Bushcrafter. ALMOST bought a beautiful Recluse but was able to stay strong.
     
  7. gh32

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    I just recently lost a Benchmade Osborne :crying: The last two knives I got have been a Becker BKII and a Mora Triflex. Sure to get more later though.
     
  8. Angry Fist

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  9. Officer's Match

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    That Sage is a very sweet EDC. I grab mine for "polite" occasions.
     
  10. JFrame

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    Totally agree...! :)

    Sometimes, I find that I grab it even when I can accommodate a bigger knife, just because it's so handy.


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  11. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    The newest arrival into my Sebenza collection....

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  12. nursetim

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    Anything by American Kami and I am dying for a Ken Onion 8" chefs' knife.
     
  13. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Break down and buy one, you won't regret it.

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  14. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I like that blade shape.
     
  15. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Cool scales. I Tek-Locked one of my Izula's and my 3, handy way to carry. Who built the sheath?
     
  16. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Thanks, I think I do, too. I've got one of the earlier Insingos, and the blade is a little more "Wharncliffy". I don't like that one as much, I'm going to sell it.
     
  17. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Agreed, You now have the benefits of a very strong tip and just enough belly to promote superior slicing. Nice score.
     
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  18. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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