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Mid-tech 3.3" liner lock. S35VN $199 Canadian

Discussion in 'For Sale: Folders' started by North Arm Knives, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. North Arm Knives

    North Arm Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    527
    Jan 9, 2014
    Thanks for the great feedback!
     
  2. North Arm Knives

    North Arm Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    527
    Jan 9, 2014
    Thanks for the order! Looking forward to your thoughts on the Lynx, once you have a chance to use it a bit
     
  3. ChazzyP

    ChazzyP Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2014
    The Skaha is an excellent little folder. I'm probably misleading with that description as 3.3" is not really small at all, but my preferred carry size is in the 3.5-4" range. This is actually a good-sized knife, but its incredibly light weight makes it almost unnoticeable in pocket.

    Grapeshot posted an excellent review of the Skaha a ways back that was unfortunately trolled, moved, and subsequently closed. My own two cents is that this is a very well-designed/-built knife with excellent F&F and premium materials. S35VN is a favorite steel of mine and this blade came with a super sharp and refined edge. The flipping action is effortless and foolproof and the blade free-drops and closes under its own weight--just amazing for such a light piece. The CNC milling lines on the blade give it an attractive look and actually help the knife slip through material by reducing contact area.

    I originally bought mine as I have a family connection to BC through the Burnaby area, where the knife is made, the Okanagan, Skaha meaning dog in that area's native language, and to the Frazier river, of which the North Arm is a branch. I'm glad of that, as it led me to pick up this sweet addition to my collection and carry rotation.

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  4. Barman1

    Barman1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 21, 2013
    Nice pictures ChazzyP!
    I've got a tan one on the way.:thumbup:
     
  5. viper89

    viper89 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 8, 2011
    @ChazzyP, thanks for the pics and review. I have a yellow on the way too. Looks pretty good. I am excited for it to come it.
     
  6. marcus52AR

    marcus52AR Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 22, 2014
    The contoured g-10 looks great. Looks like it would be comfortable as well. Looking forward to picking one up soon. It will be my first home grown knife.
     
  7. North Arm Knives

    North Arm Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    527
    Jan 9, 2014
    Thanks for the great review @ChazzyP! Glad you're liking the Skaha :)
     
  8. neal70

    neal70 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 3, 2015
    Great looking folder, and love your fixed blades too. Now if I only had money...:D
    Thanks, Neal
     
  9. North Arm Knives

    North Arm Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    527
    Jan 9, 2014
    Thanks Neal! One thing to keep in mind, if you're looking for one of our knives at a better price, is our seconds. We have a separate category for them on the website. There aren't any knives listed in it right now, but we do have seconds from time to time. Feel free to send an email if you have any questions :)
     
  10. Mike157

    Mike157 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 29, 2006
    I took delivery of one of these late last year. I have carried and used it (I will admit, I am a light user) regularly since then. It is really a great knife. It is very light and the fit and finish is excellent, as it is with all of the North Arm Knives. The blade's edge came very cleanly finished and razor sharp. The mechanical tolerances must be dialed in perfectly because though I'm not a habitual flipper, this knife flips faster and more smoothly than many of my "more expensive" knives. Mike
     
  11. North Arm Knives

    North Arm Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    527
    Jan 9, 2014
    Thanks for the great feedback Mike!
     
  12. rexromic

    rexromic Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2011
    Great looking knife!
     
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