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Myke Hawke Gear

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gear, Survival Equipment & More' started by untamed, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. untamed

    untamed

    Jan 7, 2003
    The gear-a-thon continues!

    Ray Mears began it. Bear had his with Gerber. Les has his with Camillus, but I do like the other one with Helle (the Tamegami).

    Now Myke Hawke has his own line with SMKW.

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    What say you? (Goes to get chips and beer, puts his feet up. . .)
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2013
  2. KuRUpTD

    KuRUpTD

    Aug 5, 2008
    Everyone loves Myke Hawke.
     
  3. Daft Slice 1986

    Daft Slice 1986

    Jun 3, 2012
    Oooh no ...someone call Jerry, I see a talon hole.
     
  4. Daft Slice 1986

    Daft Slice 1986

    Jun 3, 2012
    Man, he is really into tantos.
     
  5. FortyTwoBlades

    FortyTwoBlades Baryonyx walkeri Dealer / Materials Provider

    Mar 8, 2008
    More like angles and straight lines. Being a survival star does not a good knife designer make. I don't see a one of those "bad boys" that I think is a good design, but they'll sell like crazy because they're "different" and have a celebrity attached to them.
     
  6. pap11y

    pap11y

    Jul 4, 2012
    I see nothing there of interest to me.
     
  7. Mike L.

    Mike L.

    Aug 19, 1999
    Sure to be big sellers....
    Wonder if they'll be available at Wally World. :barf:
     
  8. FortyTwoBlades

    FortyTwoBlades Baryonyx walkeri Dealer / Materials Provider

    Mar 8, 2008
    I see these as being aimed at the BudK crowd.
     
  9. bigghoss

    bigghoss

    Jul 27, 2011
    Pretty much my thoughts. He may have survival experience but he's not the first guy to spend a night in the wild. So I have to wonder why all of his stuff is such a radical departure from the norm. Did he figure out something that everyone else missed? But then again, maybe he did. It's not like I'm a survival expert.

    Aren't they exclusive to Bud K? Or was it SMKW? One of those I think.
     
  10. Marcelo Cantu

    Marcelo Cantu Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2003
    ..............wow..............:rolleyes:
     
  11. comoha

    comoha

    Jan 12, 2006
    I can see a lot of these knives piling up at police stations after getting pulled off of baggy pants punks.

    I'm just gonna come out and say it: I have a lot of hate for that guy. He is the worst version of Alpha-Dog male that reality TV has yet to churn out.

    Plus the dude wears two giant wristwatches.:confused:
     
  12. Hawkings

    Hawkings

    877
    Mar 31, 2006
    Well as far as survival goes, its a hardened piece of sharp steel with a handle on it. it should work very well for survival....stuff. No reason it should not do so.
    I hope the stuff sells well, he and his wife comes across as nice people on TV, and that's as close as I'll ever get to them or the knives, unless I get 1 as a present, I'd like that :)
     
  13. untamed

    untamed

    Jan 7, 2003
    I'm actually one of those who does like Myke "Say His Name 3X Fast" Hawke.

    Among all of the ex-SF-turned-TV-guys (Terry Schappert, Richard Machowicz and Cade Courtley), he's probably the smartest enough to parlay his skills into good enterprise.

    But it took all of a second for me to do a face palm to see those folding wing "guards" and scythe-like blade angles and say "What the f**k is that!?"
     
  14. panzertroop

    panzertroop Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 8, 2008
    What's with the two watches worn backwards? This guy has became a joke.
     
  15. Smokinape

    Smokinape

    Jan 21, 2011
    I like the lashable knife, I am always having trouble stabbing bears and pigs... this could really help me out...
     
  16. Bear Claw Chris Lappe

    Bear Claw Chris Lappe Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    And under phrases I never thought I'd say......"That Hellion design looks normal compared to those"..............
     
  17. matthew krissak

    matthew krissak Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 11, 2005
    Thank god for those manual flip out hand guards. In a knife fight that will totally save me.....as long as my assailant gives me the time to pull them out!
     
  18. Bear Claw Chris Lappe

    Bear Claw Chris Lappe Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    When I first saw these online, I assumed they would be like the old "swing guard" knives, and move into place with the blade.....that they are manual just makes them more goofy.................
     
  19. lightleak

    lightleak

    291
    Jun 11, 2009
    Ok, which one would you chose if you were FORCED to try/use one of them? I'd give that shovel thingy a try. Slightly surprised by where he sees a „hammer“ on it though...
     
  20. FortyTwoBlades

    FortyTwoBlades Baryonyx walkeri Dealer / Materials Provider

    Mar 8, 2008

    Exclusive to SMKW. In terms of being a radical differentiation he's just found a way to make his designs stand out. However, the total absence of curves would make certain kinds of cuts difficult.

    By the way, for those who hadn't already figured it out, the shovel, machete, and tomahawk are all made by Condor.
     

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