New Steel Day...

Discussion in 'Blades' started by Andy the Aussie, Apr 24, 2019.


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  1. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Monkey+++ Founding Member

    .....a record journey...5 days from Ohio to my PO Box in Sydney.. !!

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  2. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey

    Terävä Skrama, carbon steel
    Price 60.99 - 87.99 USD
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    10 Days from Finland.
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  3. snake6264

    snake6264 Combat flip flop douchebag

    Ahhhhhh I love Knife Porn
     
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  4. Thunder5Ranch

    Thunder5Ranch Monkey+++

    Hard to beat a good pocket knife :)

    my pocket knife.
     
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  5. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    I like it! At almost 17", it's no mini but it looks like it'd be a very functional camp.field knife that doubles as a short sword in a pinch. Really like the pommel hole and blade hole. Wonder what the handle material feels like. Looks to be a good replacement for my Cold Steel Recon Tanto.

    Did you pick one up HK? If so, a review would be great.
     
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  6. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey

    Steel: Carbon steel 80CrV2, 59 HRC
    Terävä Skrama, carbon steel
    It is more handy than most large knives.
    The handle is a texture that allows a good grip, kinda pebbly but nothing aggressive.
    The handle is designed along with the blade to enable you to choke up on it for close in fine work to make very fine shavings for fire starting or fine carvings.
    A basic flexible plastic sheath can be purchased as well as an outer Cloth Nylon cover for the plastic sheath that has a belt loop.
    The knife comes in stainless and carbon steel. I purchased the stainless as the knife stays with a ranch 4 wheeler and is often wet.

    I would purchase this again it meets certain needs.
     
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  7. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Great, thanks for the info. I'm seriously considering picking one up along with the 110mm puuko they make. Seems like very fair pricing for the knives in carbon steel with leather sheaths.
     
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  8. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Monkey+++ Founding Member

    A couple of pics I took while The Main Monkey was down....

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  10. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Monkey+++ Founding Member

    1095 is a GREAT steel and the heat treatment Rowen give the ESEE blades is second to none (it rings the last drop of usability out of 1095. If you understand it’s limitations you will have a blade that gives you years of service !!! I also have a bunch of ESEE knives !!! The new line being introduced now is in S35V with optional contoured scales. The 1095 is not being discontinued either.
     
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  11. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Love my ESEE 5 too. It's a beast. I actually think the 3 is better size wise, but I wouldn't trade my 5 for a 3. I'll just have to add a 3 for utility sake! :whistle:
     
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  13. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    How long does your new steel stay pristine? Nothing like a dirty little steel princess.
     
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    ...it's my excuse anyway... ;) [IMG] [IMG]
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    An ESEE... [IMG] and a Busse... [IMG]
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