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Acronyms and Terminology

Discussion in 'FAQs + How To' started by Lunal_Tic, Jun 30, 2006.

  1. Chuck Norris Light

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    What is TAD?
    I CFI! (cannot find it)
     
  2. gibbsrule9
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    Triple Aught Design
     
  3. Chuck Norris Light

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    Thanks, mate.
     
  4. SilverRain

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    Thanks! This was very helpful for me. :)
     
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    For a Swede this was very helpful, IKYN... ;)
     
  6. Renegador

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    Maybe add in Knife Blade Shape: Leaf- Spyderco design
     
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    TEOTWAWKI = the end of the world as we know it (sorry if posted yet , i just learned it...)
     
  8. Rasthor

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    Also Law Enforcement Armed Forces.
     
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    I forgot this thread existed.

    Wasn't the Leaf a Sumerian pattern? I would have to look it up.

    It could be confusing because leaf shaped blades are still made in the old double edge format. They are just not common.
     
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    I am fairly certain you are correct that they are the originators of that design, albeit with their swords. I do not know of any other common manufacturers who use the design, despite how sleek it is (IMHO).

    It really is a shame that it has lost popularity... Outside of Spyderco of course.
     
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    Here ya go. This was 2009 production, I think I sold one of the last ones produced.

    CLX037.jpg

    Here is a WW2 Smatchet. A bit of British work.

    smatchet.jpg
     
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    Oh dear me... Those are pretty.
    Now that I think of it, the leaf-blade is more commonly employed in throwing knives now. Forgot about that

    But those 2 are gorgeous. Wish I had that one on top!
     
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    Will somebody be kind enough to tell me what TLC stands for? As in "this knife needs some TLC"
    I dont recall seeing it in the list
    TIA
     
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    True love and care.. I think..
     
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    Tender Loving Care;)
     
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    Well, it all makes sense now. Thank you guys
     
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    Excellent thread and information. Thanks!
     
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    In the BST, what does OBO mean please ?
     
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    OBO = or best offer...?
     
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    SNAFU

    If it wasn't in there; it are now.
    Something about that leaf design, not sure what.

    Look it up.