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Bishop

Discussion in 'We Knife' started by thecigarguy, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. thecigarguy

    thecigarguy Gold Member Gold Member

    336
    Mar 31, 2018
    Whats the deal on the bishop, is it a recurve or just a weird grind?
     
  2. henkh

    henkh Gold Member Gold Member

    473
    May 13, 2015
    Sligthly recurved.
     
  3. thecigarguy

    thecigarguy Gold Member Gold Member

    336
    Mar 31, 2018
    You think it can be sharpened with regular stones?
     
  4. henkh

    henkh Gold Member Gold Member

    473
    May 13, 2015
    Yes sir. I always use the corners on stones when sharpening freehand recurved blades.
     
  5. Biginboca

    Biginboca Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 1999
    Has anyone bought a Bishop yet? This knife is right in my wheelhouse size and specs, and the light weight for the size is impressive. I ordered one last night!
     
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  6. ErocSD

    ErocSD

    93
    Jan 21, 2019
    I've been looking at it, I bought the Drakon and didn't like the way the clip got in my way. The rest of the knife was awesome but they clip drove me crazy so I returned it. I really want to try the Bishop now to fill that spot.
     
  7. AF

    AF Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2000
    What was wrong with the clip? Is the scale pattern rough on the pocket?
     
  8. ErocSD

    ErocSD

    93
    Jan 21, 2019
    The integral handle was so well formed to my hand and the scales gripped perfectly without being too rough. But the clip felt very in the way. It just ruined the ergonomics of the beautiful handle. I would have no problem taking the clip off but then it would be rolling around in my pocket and it's a fairly heavy knife. Lots of weight for such a small knife. I would like to own one later in life once I've acquired other knives that fit my preference....... or wait for the next generation and perhaps by then they can fix the clip location. It could just be my hand size and shape so I'm not trying to throw any shade, I'm just sharing my experience.
     
    AF likes this.
  9. Monofletch

    Monofletch Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2010
    I got a Bishop today. You shouldn’t have any problem sharpening it.
     

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