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Glock feild knife set.

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by boze2043, Nov 3, 2006.

  1. boze2043

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    I just picked these up today at the Glock factory. I ordered them a week ago but could not wait any longer for them to ship so I called and they said I could come and pick them up. They gave me a bunch of cool free stuff. I got 6 Glock stickers, 2 key chains, 2 ink pens, 2 folders, 2 shirt pins, Glock 2006 buyers guide, Glock patch and a +2 magazine base that I wanted to buy but they just gave it to me.
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  2. bushjumper

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    you must have ordered one of each? I thought about picking one up but with a blade that long i prefer more steel so that you can use it for chopping. Not a significant step up from a kabar for me to take the plunge.

    I think I will buy the glock shovel though.anyone used the saw on it? how well does it work?
     

  3. meshmdz

    meshmdz OBAMA 2012

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    sorry man, but the AUS6 blade steel, is what it looks like, is a cheap steel. the knives looks great. But dont expect it to be a swamp rat.
     
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    They look ok, but what good are they? It' not like you can carry one everyday like a good pocket knife.

    I don't mean to be a wet blanket.
     
  5. stevetexas

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    I love Glock Pistols. The Glock knife has limited use in the field.

    The knife is NOT AUS6 or any other Stain-less steel. It is some kind of tool steel. It will rust and take a chemical blue finish very well. It is tough.

    The knife is great for stabbing, digging and prying....and beer bottle opening, however it is Poor at cutting.

    The blade geometry is such that it is impossible to get an edge that is acute enough to cut well. I ruined one trying to reprofile it enough to get an acceptable cutting edge. I failed.

    The knife performs within its design parameters, it is not a general purpose knife.

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  6. boze2043

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    I bought them because I like Glocks and I had money to burn. Not to mention that my LEO cost saved me a bunch of money. I only spent $133.56 for all 6 and got a bunch of free stuff while I was there. The knife use to be called a root knife for digging up roots to eat in the bush now they call it a field knife. I have better quality knifes but these serve there intended purpose.
     
  7. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I like my 2. They are in the GHB's in the cars. Nice grab. THey don't cut superbly, but they perform a decent job at hte price PLUS are made from Glock plastic.
     
  8. boze2043

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    I had heard they were made from the same polymer but wasn't 100% sure that is true.

    What is a GHB?
     
  9. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Get
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    Water, clothing, gun, ammo, supplies (SUPPLIES! - I love that joke) for me to get home from 20-40 miles away. I currently live 15 miles from home. At some point, I should toss and old pair of sneakers in there in case I'm walking and have inappropriate footwear on.
     
  10. 97guns

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    i picked one up at a gunshow for $18 with no tax but a $8 entrance fee. i just got it because i like glocks and the price was decent. its been my truck knife.
     
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    WTF? I currently live at home.
     
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    I'd like to have one to them Glock shove things, now that would come in handy.

    Like shoveling you're self out of the sand or snow, getting rid of a dead body, digging a place to go to the bathroom, or a place to hide. Now that would be something useful.

    A knife, well maybe, but only if the price was right, I'd get one.
     
  13. steven andrews

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    It doesn't. Seriously - it's terrible.

    I'm not sure - it may have been designed to saw through snow to make snow holes, but it certainly doesn't work on wood.
     
  14. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    ROTFL!!! I meant WORK 15 miles from home.

    Actually, I found out that most auto accidents occur within 10 miles of home, so I live 15 miles away to be safer. ;)
     
  15. Revvie

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    I never heard of the root knife designation. It has always been called "field knife". It´s for chopping, prying and digging. sharpening it is fobidden in the Austrian army (at least for recruits).

    We have bushes, but no bush here... oh wait, you didn´t mean G.W Bush, did you? ;)
     
  16. meshmdz

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  17. boze2043

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    Glock referred to the knife as a root knife in an advertisement a while back. I thought it was strange that they called it that. I might still have it. I'll see if I can find it and post it here.
     
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    meshmdz OBAMA 2012

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    ROOT????:dancingbanana:
     
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    Hmmm... the glock knives are called FM78 and FM 81 /with the saw).

    FM stands for FeldMesser (field knife). I never heard of root knife before.