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what's on your knife wishlist?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by Travclem, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    My current short list includes:

    High end
    -Lionsteel SR-1 Ti
    -RJ Martin Q36
    -Hinderer Gen4 XM-18 spanto flipper
    -Chris Reeve Umnumzaan in S30V (obtained)
    -Les George VECP folder

    Mid level
    -Benchmade Adamas (obtained)
    -Spyderco Vallotton
    -Benchmade 42
    -ZT0600

    ETA: Benchmade Contigo (obtained)

    I'm sure there's more, what are you guys looking for?
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2012
  2. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Benchmade Bedlam
    Benchmade Rukus (if I could find one)
    Benchmade Adamas
    ZT 0561
    Bailey San Mai recurve.
    Bailey W2 deferentially tempered recurve.
     

  3. JK-linux

    JK-linux

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  4. nursetim

    nursetim

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    Anything by American Kami
    Bob Lum tanto fixed blade.
    Spyderco warrior
    Bark river golok
    Daniel Winkler tomahawk
     
  5. chriztt

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    Currently looking to acquire a Chris Reeve Large Regular Sebenza.
     
  6. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I'm waiting on my Orange Spyderco PM2.

    Other than that I'm may pick up another Kukri.

    Nothing out there right now I'm really excited about. I'd like to get an example of the IKBS I'm just not sure which knife.
     
  7. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    I am always looking for another Randall.
     
  8. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    The RJ Martin is by far the best bearing knife that I have ever handled, though the price more than reflects it.
     
  9. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    Randall makes some of the best knives out there, just not quite my style.
     
  10. Batesmotel

    Batesmotel

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    A Randall and another Bagwell.
     
  11. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I like the looks Q36 and the fact that it's a flipper. The pocket clip kills it though. Looks like someone slapped on some scrap metal from the shop floor.

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  12. RetailNinja

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    This.

    On the fence:

    BM 710
    BM 275
    Busse Team Gemini Light Brigade
     
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  14. RRTX2007

    RRTX2007

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    Something in m390. I really want to check out that steel first hand.

    I have to sharpen my work knives about once a week. This should be ideal.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyU6p7UlQ-c"]BM 710-1 M390 Steel Cutting Test - Cardboard - YouTube[/ame]


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  15. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    I'd like to give m390 and Cpm M4 a try. I don't have much use for Zdp189 because of its brittleness, it does hold an edge for a long time though.


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  16. RRTX2007

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    Seems like i tried to locate something in M4 once. All I could locate was a fixed blade custom and the price wasn't, shall we say, reasonable lol.

    Maybe spyderco makes something in m4, can't recall, but that's some pricey steel!

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  17. valvestem

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    Leatherman Rebar when it comes out.
     
  18. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    The Benchmade LFTI and the Spyderco Gayle Bradley M4 and there are a fes spyderco sprints.
     
  19. Alchemy1

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    Spanto Flipper Hinderer
    DLC Kershaw Tilt
     
  20. Kromedome

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    Maybe a couple more of the Glock knives for when the boys are older. I beat the crap out of mine when we go camping and I'd like them to learn the many uses of a camp knife. I'll probably go cheap for their first camp knife though and keep the Glocks(or something like them) around for when they are a bit more responsible. For myself, I like the looks of Grayman knives but they're very pricey in these parts and I think I could get something just as good for less money.