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#11 (permalink)      3/16/2016 3:05:25 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Needs work is one I've almost bought since it came out. I agree there's some real nice Kershaws, CRKT Gerber etc. I think Kershaw is probably the best quality bang for the buck on the market.
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#12 (permalink)      3/16/2016 3:07:44 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Have you tried a Kershaw Tilt Nym? Another that I waffled on and never bought.
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#13 (permalink)      3/16/2016 3:12:29 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Yes I have a Tilt (somewhere). I'm not a huge fan of tantos so it doesn't get used often, but I like the ergonomics, which are very much akin to the Asset.
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I keep meaning to snag a couple of the Kershaw Emerson knives. I'm a big fan of Emerson, and they're one of the few premium off the shelf brands really worth the money, but I think Kershaw can do the designs justice. That said, the Emerson flipper will always be beaten by an assisted or auto for me - or the Kershaw ripcord. Not really a very practical knife, more of a magic trick, but I do enjoy fiddling with mine......and the knife :-)
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A very underated Kershaw is their drop forged boot knife, that mysteriously comes with a weird shoulder harness. Not pretty, but in case of a nuclear apocalypse, it would survive along with cockroaches, scorpions, and Twinkies.

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Nymzavril wrote:

Yes I have a Tilt (somewhere). I'm not a huge fan of tantos so it doesn't get used often, but I like the ergonomics, which are very much akin to the Asset.

I'm not a tanto fan either. I have an Emerson (somewhere) for the same reason.

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I used the Emerson a lot. The wave works great from a tool belt. The Tanto though, it's near impossible to use it and keep it intact. An Endura wave fills that spot now.
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#18 (permalink)      3/16/2016 4:07:18 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Marcin Slysz SpydieChef.



I was waiting for this one since about 2 years ago last year, the prototype looked a bit better (longer blade, better looking handle).


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Nymzavril wrote:

A very underated Kershaw is their drop forged boot knife, that mysteriously comes with a weird shoulder harness. Not pretty, but in case of a nuclear apocalypse, it would survive along with cockroaches, scorpions, and Twinkies.



I have this knife somewhere in my car.

With Luther's fedora and Nym's cigarette...
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I picked it up cheap on eBay (when eBay still allowed knife sales in the UK), purely because I was bored. When I received it, I was decidedly 'meh' about it, as the quality seemed off. However, once I put a decent edge on it and handled it a little, I began to appreciate how damned solid a one piece drop forged knife is, and how practical it is for 'professional use'. I've always loved my SOG Pentagon (the first gen with the needle tip) as a modern day FS commando knife, but if I were in the forces and in need of a decent sentry silencer, I think the Kershaw would be better, if only it had more convenient carry options such as molle compatibility. The very slender grip puts me in mind of the FS a great deal, and the blade profile is more practical than either a needle tip or swedge. Damn if that thing doesn't take and hold an edge as well.

I know Spyderco have set their stall out with the eye thumb opener, but I kinda wish they'd do some assisted openers. I had that weird auto they made for a while, but traded it, as it was just a bit of a gimmick. I wish I'd held onto my original Spyderfly though, as the first series (saboz, sandoz? Something like that) are fetching silly money with collectors. Anyhoo, a matriarch with assist would be a really useful self defence or last ditch blade. The Civ doesn't really need it, as the huge blade makes opening it pretty instinctive. I don't see why the trademark thumb hole can't be integrated with assist, but hey - what do I know?

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Oh, and as I've restated many times before, and will do again: best knife ever made by Spyderco? The fully serated meerkat. I love the ghost lock, and that little thing fits my hand like it was tailor made. I once had to tow a truck out of the mud with my old Navara crew cab, and the rope was so wet and badly knotted (not by me) that cutting it was the only option. I pull out the Meerkat, and the guy laughs and unfolds this huge lock knife, and pushes me aside "you need something a bit bigger for a 1" tow rope mate". I let him hack at it for a minute, and then sliced the thing cleanly with one stroke, much to his amazement. Awesome little knife.
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