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Front Flippers - pictures and discussion

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by josh yu, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. BilboBaggins

    BilboBaggins Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2016
    Whatever do you mean?
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  2. miso2

    miso2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 19, 2014
    Looks great! Congratulations on the score!
    I hope that the blade length is not like 10" with that one.
     
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  3. PirateSeulb

    PirateSeulb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 6, 2017
    @Lapedog I find tip down works well with a front flipper as it seems as easy or easier to position it for quick open but maybe thats due to where I tend to carry.
     
  4. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
    Check out this Suwanee River Sodbuster front flipper. It is kinda done in that old slipjoint style too.

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  5. nyefmaker

    nyefmaker Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    Lol, Yeah I seen that he does make some Large Folders. This one looks to have about a 5" or less handle. I will post pics in hand when it arrives. I took it as about large sebenza sized. The video of it was removed once it sold. I managed to,save the pics before hand though.
     
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  6. SpySmasher

    SpySmasher Lead Guitar

    Sep 1, 2016
    Anyone ever handled one of these?
     
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  7. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
    Sadly I've only drooled on a picture of it.
     
  8. mbkryan

    mbkryan Gold Member Gold Member

    482
    Aug 24, 2012
    I carry this 3" Shamwari regularly and have come to really like the front flipper. I hope to see more front flippers.

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  9. miso2

    miso2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 19, 2014
    Wow, it is quite expensive. Any reviews?
     
  10. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
    Sadly no. It sure looks good though.
     
  11. miso2

    miso2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 19, 2014
    Yeah, Google shows nothing.
    I am quite intrigued by it.
    Does anyone have one?
     
  12. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    YouTube-do is a good alternative to Google-fu. Here's a video from the maker, of (I think) the very same knife.


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  13. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp I support the 3rd amendment! Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    Why's your arm and hand so small?... and your deck.
     
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  14. Blues Bender

    Blues Bender Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2014
    He's a member of this forum. Popular for his limecutters. Nighthaxan
     
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  15. BilboBaggins

    BilboBaggins Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2016
    Fortunately, none of those belong to me. I can only assume that some random, passing by oompa-loompa got ahold of someone's pocket knife.
     
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  16. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    B1A73273-71EB-4704-94FB-FC5F7F026F61.jpeg 39AD8BE5-B793-4C62-9DB1-661DA36CA4CC.jpeg Here are a Steve Ryan Vorpal in S-30-V and a Fantoni HB-01 in S-125-V.
     
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  17. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    I finally followed up on some old advice I got on here and purple loctited my Kizer Feist.. Only, with my caveman hands and lack of finesse, managed to reassemble it to include bad rub near the pivot. It's sat for 36 hours, any suggestions on fixing it?
     
  18. ourgon

    ourgon

    Feb 27, 2013
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  19. Lapedog

    Lapedog

    Dec 7, 2016
  20. josh yu

    josh yu

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    Jun 14, 2017
    Grabbed a JD van Deventer at NYCKS today, and got to meet the man himself!

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    Also, very impressed with the busker. It has an absolutely amazing opening action. I may be chasing one soon
     
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