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#6432227 - 08/30/16 08:06 PM My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy!
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One of my close friends has been making knives for a few years now. He, and I, are into the utilitarian type devices in life, function over fashion, but dig stuff that not only is 100% usable but looks tits, too! I explained to him an EDC I'd like, told him the pertinent details, & I asked him to make it for me a few months ago and I'd buy it from him. Well, my 40th birthday was yesterday and he surprised me with this, which was exactly how I wanted it!!! It's an EDC made from heat treated Cpm S35VN with Micarta handle, a fire starter/striker that's removable and a Tech lock (sp?). I really dig it. Yes, the pics suck. Yall's thoughts?




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#6432262 - 08/30/16 08:28 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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That is really nice.

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#6432281 - 08/30/16 08:41 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: Just Nate]
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Originally Posted By: Just Nate
That is really nice.


X2....Good friend....I like the function over fashion approach to life too... cheers
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#6432321 - 08/30/16 09:03 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: Just Nate
That is really nice.


X2....Good friend....I like the function over fashion approach to life too... cheers

Yes he is! I know next to nothing about knives. I just told him a black blade, Micarta handle & kydex sheath & he knocked it out of the park!
He's also a firefighter & he has another firefighter making his handles right now. They just came up w/a special handle material that'll be a big hit among FF's (I don't know if he'd want me saying any more than that until he starts selling them). I'm glad y'all like it as I'm really impressed w/it.
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#6432360 - 08/30/16 09:24 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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Aweaome gift
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#6432495 - 08/30/16 11:12 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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Very nice up

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#6433410 - 08/31/16 04:26 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: 2Beez]
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Originally Posted By: 2Beez
Very nice up
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#6434173 - 09/01/16 08:09 AM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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I like it

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#6434175 - 09/01/16 08:09 AM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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Does he have a website

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#6434275 - 09/01/16 09:15 AM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Does he have a website

He does not. He's a full time firefighter and makes knives as his second job. If you PM me your email address I'm sure he could send pics of knives he has ready to go along with prices.
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#6441943 - 09/07/16 10:48 AM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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That is a nice utilitarian design with clean grinds and overall great execution. I love the natural canvas micarta and looks like micarta pins and tube also.
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#6443752 - 09/08/16 12:51 PM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: Misfire]
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Originally Posted By: Misfire
That is a nice utilitarian design with clean grinds and overall great execution. I love the natural canvas micarta and looks like micarta pins and tube also.

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#6546050 - 11/16/16 08:40 AM Re: My Birthday Gift.......From My Knife Maker Buddy! [Re: LFD2037]
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Nice
cheers

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