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Big Chris Sold My Knife...

Discussion in 'Big Chris Custom Knives' started by Mrs. Big Chris, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Mrs. Big Chris

    Mrs. Big Chris Moderator Moderator

    113
    Nov 21, 2012
    A few months ago, I designed a knife for Big Chris. It was ridiculously thick (.275) S7. It was about as long as it was thick. One day, Chris had a customer to the house. The customer loved my knife. Chris is now in the process of finishing my knife for said customer. I guess it is back to the drawing board for me.
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  2. Fancier

    Fancier Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2012
    Congratulations? ;)
    Next time the handle needs lots of glitter, that should slow down the customers.
    Keep us posted, I'd love to see what you come up with for a replacement.
     
  3. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    I thought that was the one getting the glitter handle.
    Such is the life of a knife maker's wife. Oh well, on to the next version.
     
  4. foofie

    foofie

    589
    Sep 25, 2011
    I think that means you have now been promoted to Vice President over design and ergonomics!
    Considering you still hold veto power, Chairwoman may be closer to reality:D
     
  5. Big Chris

    Big Chris SAHD/Knifemaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 1, 2010
    It's true, I sold it.
    What she did not say is that the customer is a local LEO, specifically on the SWAT Team, and he was wanting the knife to wear on his duty belt.
    I was told they do not have a lot of room to spare so it needed to be something small but durable.
    He picked that one up off the bench and immediately wanted it.
    I do not make small knives like that so it was very rare to have it setting out at all.
    Hopefully he will like it, his friends and other LEO's will like it, and I will be able to make many more small EDC knives like it.
     
  6. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    Chris, there is a neat idea for 2017, make a series of smaller belt knives for the LEO, first responders, or our troops.
     
  7. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    That's a sweet looking knife.
     
  8. Big Chris

    Big Chris SAHD/Knifemaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 1, 2010
    I made a pattern of it.
    Although I am not a fan of small knives like that I know there is a market for them.
    When thing clear up a little around here I will do some more of them.
    My idea is to be small and robust.
    3/16" thick and able to stab, pry, and wedge without too much concern of breaking.
     
  9. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    Any new considerations on theses smaller knives, if things calmed down after the holidays?
     

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