Cool names for knives!

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by whitty, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Minnesota Man

    Minnesota Man

    848
    Sep 30, 2014
    My vote without much thought is the Esse Izula. Perfect name for a small knife that packs a punch and trust me I know it bit me good! Named after the local name for bullet ant.
     
  2. GatorFlash1

    GatorFlash1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2012
    Spyderco ATR, and Ocelot. Many good names out there!
     
  3. McFeeli

    McFeeli

    Feb 13, 2017
    One of my favorites would have to belong to Osprey's Raptor. The name fits the knife perfectly. Plus the Velociraptor is my favorite dinosaur so that may play into it(even if they were covered in feathers and not scales).

    RMJ has some pretty cool names too, like the Wyvern.
     
  4. lex2006

    lex2006 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 20, 2014
    Shiva Rex
     
  5. BMCGear

    BMCGear Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2014
    I'm in agreement. I'd much rather say 551 than Griptilian. I like how ZT numbers their knives.
     
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  6. marcus52AR

    marcus52AR Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 22, 2014
    CKF milk..

    moo
     
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  7. Mr.SATism

    Mr.SATism

    360
    Jul 31, 2017
    I’ll throw my hat in with the already existing CRKT Wrinkle because poop jokes.
    If I was to name some knives after jokes I would choose the
    Mountain (small knife) & Molehill (big knife)
     
  8. BabyPot

    BabyPot

    41
    Feb 18, 2016
    Benchmade Infidel.
     
  9. Pilsner

    Pilsner Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    The Cold Steel ‘WOOOSHAAAA’, hands down.

    And if they don’t make one, they should.
     
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  10. Velitrius

    Velitrius Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2000
    The Gerber Frisco Shiv always had a ring to it.

    The Talmadge Tactical Kitchen Knife (TTKK) by Trace Rinaldi is funny, yet perfectly named.

    White River Knives makes the "Knucklehead", which is oddly well suited to the piece.

    For some truly epic names, I swing by Zombie Tools. Great stuff with even greater names.
     
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  11. Yalius

    Yalius Gold Member Gold Member

    496
    Jun 20, 2012
    Opposite end of the scale, ZT. Love the knives, the names, well, "uninspired" comes to mind.
     
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  12. McFeeli

    McFeeli

    Feb 13, 2017
    Damn, I forgot all about Zombie Tools! They had me laughing the first time I read through em'.

    They have one the best websites of all time. T-Rex - The Ultimate Weapon.
     
  13. chambelona59

    chambelona59

    May 4, 2012
    Age check.
     
  14. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    TOPS. Nonstop hilarity.

    Back Bite, Border Heat, California Cobra, Cockpit Commander (makes me giggle everytime), Devil's Elbow, Grim Ripper, Silent Hero, Baghdad Box Cutter, etc etc etc.
     
  15. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    That said, if I were making a knife, i would make a giant noisy folder and call it the Overcompensator.

    Sell a million of 'em. :D
     
  16. b00n

    b00n

    Dec 15, 2016
    I am surprised they don't have "Massmurderer" "Pigdestroyer" or "Bloodbath XL" or even the "Lynnja" perhaps next year...:oops:
     
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  17. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
    I have often heard it said that a judge will look poorly on a name that sounds overly agressive, militaristic or shogun assassiny. At the same time it can be hard to remember names when you are a fan of many companies who use numbers as their naming convention.

    Spyderco seems to do a pretty good job of not giving its knives violent names.

    More fighting knives named “the snuggly bunny” plz.
     
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  18. McFeeli

    McFeeli

    Feb 13, 2017
    This is one thing I always thought was a load of bull. People outside of our little hobby don't give one iota of care to what our knives are called. They know the terms "Katana", "Bowie", "Dagger", and so forth. They'd associate more with what the knife looks like more than they'd worry about what it's called.

    I highly doubt a judge will care that you carry a Paramilitary, instead he'd be more interested as to the reason why you stuck it in someone else.
     
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  19. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
    Well that cop who shot that one kid (his name escapes me) who was laying down on his belly begging for his life had “You’re F***ed” written on the dust cover of his m4 and that apparently was blown up into a big thing.

    I wouldn’t put it past a prosecuting lawyer to bring up your knife is named “McStabberson Eviscerateolamule.” I don’t know what affect it would have in court, but there are liberal judges who look more harshly on guns just because they are black. (End gun racism now)
     
  20. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    Buck :
    Special, General, Ranger, Marksman

    Kershaw :
    select fire, Needs work ( it needs work, and that's funny )

    Gerber :
    Guardian

    Victorinox :
    Tinker, Woodsman, Recruit, Soldier.

    Schrade :
    Sharpfinger

    Western :
    Black beauty
     
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