Knives You Hate!!

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by knives_in_nature, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. snippy


    Apr 1, 2014
    I hate the Loveless style Drop Point Hunter that I have been drooling over...It is causing me to think irrationally about how to fund it and taking much of my time with obsessive thought. Damned Knife!
  2. Ankerson

    Ankerson Knife and Computer Geek Platinum Member

    Nov 2, 2002
    Hate is a strong word.

    I don't care for knives that are over engineered.

    I prefer knives that are clean and basic. :thumbup:
  3. @LeathermanGX

    @LeathermanGX Banned BANNED

    Mar 11, 2014
    I hate the Knives I really want that popup on the exchange between paychecks
  4. grownstar


    Apr 24, 2013
    I hate the ever elusive Jarbenza for always being just out of reach!
  5. rustyrazor


    Oct 13, 2011
    hate is a strong word... but i do hate cheap knock offs. I also really dislike a lot of the knives that are supposed to be designed by "experts" that are nothing more than gimmicks with so many things on them that it takes away from the utility.

    P.S. anything by mantis and dark ops that i've seen so far also fall into the dislike category
  6. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    I don't like spyderco save the vallotin sub hilt. Most of the current gerber gunk hits me wrong too
  7. RetiredGuns


    Mar 13, 2009
    That one knife
  8. DAVE_M


    Jun 16, 2010
    I agree. John and Eric seem like awesome brothers, as well as excellent craftsmen. However, the blade on their signature knife is hideous! lol
    I will say that I wish I had a Norseman and they do appear to be of quality, especially after watching how they are made via John's YouTube channel, but I would never pay $500+ for something I don't find attractive.
  9. JR88FAN


    May 5, 2013
    I hate Jeremy Robertson and the El Patron for not being able to give me one reason to put something else in my pocket for even one day.......
    No Christmas card for Jeremy EVER.....!
  10. DallasSTB

    DallasSTB Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2009
    Any "pretender" knife. These typically have celebrity names attached, and often use the word "Ultimate" in the description somewhere. Whether it's for $20 or $1,000, don't pretend to be something you're not.
  11. Drakul Mihawk

    Drakul Mihawk

    Jan 4, 2014
    I hate almost all zt and all emerson, but the best it's their collaboration..... it's something horrifying (personal tastes).... i also don't like tanto blade.... or a too much tactical blade, because in my opinion it's pretty useless!!!!
  12. Czechmate


    Feb 24, 2011

    Awesome post and agree with it all. :thumbup::D;):cool:

    While I find the sharpened folding prybar knife fad entertaining (also own a few of em) it seems counter intuitive to what a knife actually needs to do well which is cut stuff... YMMV. ;):p
  13. madman44


    Oct 31, 2011
    The CRKT M16 line. They look alright for the price, but feel like cheap junk when in use.
  14. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    So if I hate a knife that somebody else likes, and they get all bent outta shape...who gets smacked?
  15. Rookie82

    Rookie82 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 25, 2014
    I've never liked the wirejack style knives made by different manufacturers. That's one that I won't pay money for.
  16. sodak

    sodak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    Dull knives. Absolutely hate them.
  17. Allen R.

    Allen R.

    Nov 1, 2011
    Only knives I hate are fakes sold as being a real hinderer or sebenza etc. I do dislike a few designs ,but I respect the community enough to know what I may think is the ugliest useless knife may be the next posters grail...
  18. JR88FAN


    May 5, 2013
    That is about as perfect of an answer as you can get to a question like this.....

  19. SurpriseGoat


    Apr 28, 2011
    Don't know if I hate....but strongly dislike thick knives, blade stock and handle. And this from a guy that used to list the zt 200 and 300 as some of my favorite knives. But in real world use and carry, why am I dealing with all the extra bulk if I don't need to? And thinner stock just slides through cuts instead of being forced through it.
    Took a few years to change my mind I will admit.
  20. Blades&Bullets


    Oct 28, 2013
    I can't put it any better than that.

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