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Old 2 July 2013, 18:21
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Awesome knife. Leopardprey needs a leopard spotted knife! ; )
Sorry I missed this before. Thank you, Its a popular piece. It inspired a customer to send us a custom Mark Terrel cleaver, he painted his own pattern on it for us to etch. I'll try to post pics of the process.
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Old 2 July 2013, 18:24
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Once done, use it to trim your fingernails! Jesus, son....
LOL, I was shooting for the "pocket bowie" concept, its actually a lot of knife in a small package.
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Old 2 July 2013, 23:02
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LOL, I was shooting for the "pocket bowie" concept, its actually a lot of knife in a small package.
I think he was being serious. Those are some long fingernails dude.
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Old 2 July 2013, 23:10
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I think he was being serious. Those are some long fingernails dude.
Ahhh My nails grow so fast you can nearly watch them grow so I use it to my advantage, they sort of work like curb feelers/early warning system to keep my fingers off the grinder.

I have to trim them at least 3 times a week, always have.
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Old 2 July 2013, 23:23
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Ahhh My nails grow so fast you can nearly watch them grow so I use it to my advantage, they sort of work like curb feelers/early warning system to keep my fingers off the grinder.

I have to trim them at least 3 times a week, always have.
You should post this in the "Useless Superpower" thread.


Nice knife btw.
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Old 3 July 2013, 00:25
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Nice knife indeed. That pattern is definitely appealing.

If you don't mind my asking - how much did the Damascus steel set you back? I know all of the custom-made Damascus slashy, pokey finger nail trimmy thingies out there, which are not made by some poor slave labourer in Pakistan- will cost you more than a pretty penny.
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Old 3 July 2013, 02:25
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Nice knife indeed. That pattern is definitely appealing.

If you don't mind my asking - how much did the Damascus steel set you back? I know all of the custom-made Damascus slashy, pokey finger nail trimmy thingies out there, which are not made by some poor slave labourer in Pakistan- will cost you more than a pretty penny.
Yep, its expensive alright...12 bucks per square inch at 1/8” thick .

For a comparison I can buy a 2" wide x 12" long x 1/8” thick billet of D2 for 10.00.

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Old 12 July 2013, 22:05
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My 8yr anniversary gift from the wifey
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Old 13 July 2013, 01:10
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Good looking collection!
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Old 16 July 2013, 18:31
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I just bought my second Camillus USA ATS34 CUDA with partially serrated tanto 3 7/8 " blade, sweet knife. I can flick it open faster than using the slider button. I'll post pics when I get some. I picked it up for $140.00 which is cool because I have seen then sell for $400.00.
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Old 28 August 2013, 06:36
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Just finished this up.

The Card Shark in D-2.
10 1/4" overall with a 5 3/4 blade.
G10 Chocolate scales with brass pins.
I wanted to make it as concealable as possible for a big knife.

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Old 28 August 2013, 08:47
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Very smooth work; I'm envious.
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Old 29 August 2013, 09:03
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Another sweet-looking blade, Karma. It looks very low-profile, for sure.

... You should make a blade with the overall profile of a Tomcat's nose section, given a gray coating and call it the well - Tomcat... Or the Tomblade?
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Old 29 August 2013, 10:27
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Another sweet-looking blade, Karma. It looks very low-profile, for sure.

... You should make a blade with the overall profile of a Tomcat's nose section, given a gray coating and call it the well - Tomcat... Or the Tomblade?
Thank you.

That's a great idea! I've been toying with a concept for a knife I wanted to call "Ally Cat". I might just have to design a Tomcat instead though! That will have to be one wicked knife to live up to the name.
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Old 30 August 2013, 23:53
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I got this Randall earlier this month. I've wanted one for 30 years, just never took the plunge. Nice paperweight!
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Old 31 August 2013, 06:10
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I've coveted a Randall #1 for almost fifty years; but settled for my Ka-Bars, instead.
VERY nice acquisition.
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Old 31 August 2013, 11:51
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Did you slog through the waiting list direct from Randall or did you pick it up on the secondary market?


Fantastic looking knife.
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Old 31 August 2013, 12:06
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eBayed it. Took a couple of weeks to find that hilt in nickel, but then just a regular auction--price was okay, too.

There is a lot out there in the reseller (dealer) market, way more than you'd know about without looking into it. Nordic Knives in Solvang, CA is a good place to look.
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Old 31 August 2013, 13:59
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Murph,

That model 14? is sweet.

I had a model 15 that I carried around the world. Cut open fuel barrels and even chopped a gerber in half with it.

Well done.
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Old 31 August 2013, 18:59
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Yep, that is a model #14 with a #1 hilt in Nickel. Very nice! That is the #14 configuration I have been wanting to get! LIke that you went with the traditional 0-1 tool steel.

I also have a model #15 for many year - though not used much, though been getting close to getting a Model 14, 1 - 7 inch, model 16 Divers model and a 25 -6 inch.
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