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18" Keffeler Sword (K18), AKA The KOD Piece

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Nathan the Machinist, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Lorien

    Lorien Moderator Moderator

    Dec 5, 2005
    all good swords will flex quite a lot in use, they'll take the path of least resistance. The trick is to keep them from staying bent
     
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  2. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    And technique...blow the cut badly enough and you'll bend any sword;)
     
  3. abbydaddy

    abbydaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 14, 2014
    I simply can't afford one of these KOD pieces, but I know for a fact that I am going to regret not getting one. Oh I want it so bad.

    I wanna one hit a 2x4!
     
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  4. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    I enjoy seeing Dan cut destroy 2x4s, but it could also be helpful to see how the K18 will perform in the hands of a mere mortal.


    This is one of the things I love about CPK. It’s never “well, it looks pretty like this”. Nathan and those he surrounds himself have the brains and expertise to make world class tools. Not only that, but the fact that CPK and Friends are competing in various competitions is pushing the performance forward at a rate we wouldn’t otherwise see.

    We’re reaping the benefits.

    Even with the popularity spurt CPK has seen, I still feel we all share in a secret that the general community still hasn’t figured our yet.
     
  5. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
  6. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    ^ Epic! Sooo glad that I signed up for this one! The K18 will turn out to be the CPK steal of 2019-2020 :D
     
  7. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    No Doubt about it Uncle Matty:thumbsup:
     
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  8. Murphjd25

    Murphjd25 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 27, 2016
    Good lord, impressive!
     
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  9. ndmiller

    ndmiller Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    Everything a lightsaber can do without all the buzzing.
     
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  10. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Youse guys are buttholes, every time I kind of half-forget about this thread and start to go on in blissful ignorance of the sword I paid for but don't yet have, one of you has to post here and get me all antsy about how long I have to wait now!
     
  11. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Try to hibernate for at least another 7-8 months, because we will continue to be butthole ;) I think that the earliest that we will see any production version of the K18 will be circa Blade Show 20-20. Orders will most likely start to fulfill thereafter during next Summer :)
     
  12. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    I think Nathan said next summer, too.
     
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  13. mb>

    mb> Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    If Nathan brings some of these to Blade 2020, I think it’s safe to say they will vaporize as the “legal” sales clock strikes noon or whenever. Thankful for the preorder, again, on that note...as painful as the wait can be. :cool:
     
  14. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Are there any sightings in the wild yet?
     
  15. untytled

    untytled Gold Member Gold Member

    631
    Feb 21, 2014
    ^^ booger for you haha :D
     
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  16. SwarthyGnome

    SwarthyGnome Basic Member Basic Member

    84
    Nov 1, 2018
    I saw Mr. Keffeler on Instagram testing some K18s out...
     
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  17. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Here is a very high level boss robot
     
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  18. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    That was pretty damn cool...that pea:eek:
     
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  19. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Well, there goes my job.

    I'll need to figure out what else I'm good at if this robot can slice a pea pod like that.
     
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  20. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
     
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