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The Little Knives

Discussion in 'Knives' started by Tony Sal, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Ig

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  2. jackknife

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    Whats the Japanese looking little knife on the bottom?

    It looks like a modernized Higonokami. I like it.
     
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  3. Ig

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    That's a Chinese slipjoint made by HX Outdoors. Brass handle and 3 layer blade of damascus and unknown core. Costs around $20.
     
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  4. jackknife

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    Thank you! Looks like a very effective little slicer.
     
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  5. Reidar Chr. L. Guttormsen

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    Another 3 Mora Eldris. Another more traditional grind and in ss this time. Add a picture of the whole bunch [​IMG][​IMG]

    from my S-A-M-S-U-N-G S9+ via T-A-P-A-T-A-L-K
     
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  6. Slipjoint

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    Why would would anybody laugh at a Gerber LST? That was always a great knife series (designed when Gerber was still making good gear). They're still good knives.
     
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  7. MatBlack

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    I second that opinion: LSTs are great; they are capable and inexpensive.
     
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  8. Tony Sal

    Tony Sal EDC Junkie!!!

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    I guess 6 is LOA, I ordered one and got another 3 (closed)!
    Well, 2 is 1, 1 is none
     
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  9. jackknife

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    I would third that opinion. The LST is a great knife and so easy to carry even in a t- shirt pocket. I have had one since the late 1980's, and I still carry one as a general pocket knife. And the LST line and Gerber Gator line is still made in Portland Oregon, and uses the same 420HC that Buck uses, and it gets the cryogenic treatment that is the Paul Pos heat treat.

    Theres no secret incantations to the Pos heat treat, just exacting attention to what you're doing.
     
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  10. MatBlack

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    [​IMG]
    They are very collectible.
     
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    Yeah, I'm jealous! Nice nice collection!

    I wish I had my old Magnum LST back. A friend greatly admired it, and I gifted ti to him. Only later when I went to get another, I found out that they had been discontinued.:(

    I've lost count how many LST's I've gifted off to non knife people who needed a pocket knife and didn't know it1;)
     
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    Yes, the LST magnums were neat. I can't think of any other synthetic handled knife that has a handle that is as big and comfortable as the magnum. It's sad that they got eclipsed by the tactical knife fad. I don't feel like they ever got the respect they deserved.
     
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    Thanks to MatBlack and this post, I rediscovered the LST. Inspired, I went and dug down in back of my sock drawer and found my old LST and dropped it in my pocket.

    WOW!

    In my quest for a new and 'better' knife, I had forgot what a great little EDC pocket knife this is. Light, flat, very able to forget its even there, until you need it. Breaks down cardboard boxes, cuts twine like a light saber, slices sone nice Jarlsburg cheese and some fresh baguette to put it on, opens Amazon boxes, sharpened a pencil, and whittles a toothpick with ease.

    For the last few days I made a point to carry only the Gerber LST as my knife, and tis done everything as well as it can be done. This knifer is a steal at under 20 dollars, and it would still be a good buy at 30 dollars. Made in the U.S.A. of 420HC, the same stuff Buck uses on its knives, its a very rugged and dependable little pocket knife.

    Thank you MatBlack for the wake up call!!!!!

    Its been like discovering a long lost old friend friend.
     
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    Doesn’t get more basic than this for cutting packing tape or breaking down cardboard. When someone is helping me and asks can I borrow your knife, this is what they are getting. $2 with 5spare blades.


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    Check your profile messages.
     
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    Some of my Christy knives.
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  17. Tony Sal

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    Fantastic! I really like my Mariner, even found a brass split ring on the parts drawer
     
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    Advertising Christy's, I love it!
     
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  19. Tony Sal

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    You know I do it on all the edc sites!
     
  20. Willy

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    Guess I need to get a few more. Only got these 2.
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