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    TNZ Customs????


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    There's a seller on the auction site that goes by TNZ Customs...anybody have an opinion on them???
    Seems like they have some pretty good knives and don't cost too much.
    Thoughts?
    Opinions?
    thanks

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    TNZ is only a marketer/importer. Like so many others on the Bay.

    All imported from a third world country. Looks like decent quality, at a rock bottom price.

    Not what 95% of the members of this forum are interested in, because of the anonymous nature of the builds, and the lower quality, but I won't say they are invalid.

    Not for me.

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    I knew they weren't as high a quality as some makers on here.
    But they seem like a pretty good bargain for a user knife.

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    Hello to everybody.
    Does anyone know which third world country? Appreciate any info, curious.
    Thanks for lookin, and all the best,

    Cornbread

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    I sent him an email and asked which country they are from. NO answer. I'm betting Pakistan! Made out of nails and whatever else they could melt down at the time.

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    My 14 y/o son wanted one of these so we got him one. I took it out of the box and before I let him even see it I sent it back.
    Very aesthetically pleasing hunk of dog doo-doo.

    Crap steel, horrible build. sharp edges, (not the blade) and a dink in the blade because there was no blade stop. the blade hit the back spacer when you closed it.

    Unless you are just looking for a total waste of time.. I say forget about it!

    J.

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    I bought a handful of these knives from a guy who was looking for some cash. I just wanted to give him a donation to help him out, but he didn't want to accept, but offered to "sell" me the knives. They're complete trash. Beautiful to look at from arms length, but uneven, rough, sharp edges, dull bladed, uneven everything, loose, sloppy, etc. Just name any degrading word you can think of and it will most likely fit. I threw them all away.

    Shawn
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