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Knives & Critters

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by T.L.E. Sharp, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp That's right, it's genuine Velveeta... Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    Over the past couple of years I've stumbled across several unlikely knife photo models. Share your knives & critter photos.

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    From the top:
    Texas Spiny Lizard on a Benchmade Freek
    Millipede on a Factor Equipment Iconic
    Horned Lizard (horny toad) on a BM 710
    Garden Snail on a Spydiechef
    BM 940 on a Kingsnake (My dog killed it. They don't sit for photos.)
    Harvester Ants on a Mini-Grip
    Garden Snails on a Microtech Socom Elite

    No animals were harmed in the making of these photos and all were released back into their natural habitat... except the snake. It died for its art.

    I know the first lizard looks dead, but it was just cold. I found him out basking, still extremely lethargic.
     
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  2. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
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  3. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp That's right, it's genuine Velveeta... Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
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  4. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    I agree, they are freaky.

    You got some cools pics man!
     
  5. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
  6. AntDog

    AntDog Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2001
    A horny toad on a 710?! Both rare as sh!t! They both used to be all over the place but dried up now. Thats a nice one. :thumbsup:
     
  7. Ironbut

    Ironbut Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    Here's a turtle trying to sneak up on my GEC #66
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  8. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp That's right, it's genuine Velveeta... Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    I sold that 710 too... like a moron. I need to find another one.
     
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  9. Planterz

    Planterz Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    Bubinga Opinel no.6 and an ornate tree lizard (Urosaurus ornatus). These are damn near impossible to see on the twisted bark of a mesquite tree unless they're moving or you can see the blue of a male's throat.

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  10. Sharp & Fiery

    Sharp & Fiery Platinum Member Platinum Member

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  11. Don W

    Don W Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 31, 2012
    Great thread! I love the pics. Keep 'em coming. I'll see what I can share.
     
  12. FullFlatMind

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    May 30, 2019
    Impressive photos! Very surprised you got the Spiny Lizard and Horned Lizard to stay still. This is one of my only critter shots.
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  13. FullFlatMind

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  14. kniferbro

    kniferbro

    Jan 22, 2011
    I like how you got a Spiny Lizard AND a Horny Toad. A lot of people get them confused.
     
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  15. Horsewright

    Horsewright KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 4, 2011
    This little guy gonna be a steer pretty quick:

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    Patrick here our new yearling bull...he's gonna stay el toro:

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    Can I see your new knife mom?

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  16. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp That's right, it's genuine Velveeta... Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    They're not too bad. Especially when they're a little cold. I've been trying to get a shot with a blue tailed skink for years now. Even when cold they bolt the second you let go.
     
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  17. blades&wrenches

    blades&wrenches Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2014
    May not be as cool as the above pics, but I love my critter!
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  18. FullFlatMind

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  19. eveled

    eveled Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    Sorry no knife in the picture But I really like this shot. 71A91EAC-2B16-4F83-84A0-B9974DDFF9C5.jpeg
     
  20. Planterz

    Planterz Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    Taken in Poway, CA north of San Diego.

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    Same scorpion - better pics, but without knives.

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