Mystery GAW/Challenge

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Crazy Canuck, Mar 6, 2020.

  1. Crazy Canuck

    Crazy Canuck Singing along with the voices in my head Gold Member

    Nov 24, 2013
    This was excellent! My wife came over and read it, said it sounds like a conversation we would have, and that she likes your wife :D
     
  2. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    No pics (sorry), but I cut some smoked chicken and an apple for lunch today with my L08. Recycled pic, just for show. I must say, this thread has become a very interesting version of the knife workout thread. Maybe after the giveaway we should start creative knife challenges just for fun.

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  3. chuck4570

    chuck4570 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    Yes Vince, this was just tongue-in-cheek, I have always completed these duties when called on, I find it rather interesting.
     
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  4. kamagong

    kamagong Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 13, 2001
    I've had similar conversations. :D
     
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  5. Wild Willie

    Wild Willie Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2018
    As have I, I'm always being chastened by my better half about some of my knife related idiosyncrasies... Of which there are many.
     
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  6. jnaught

    jnaught

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    Mar 13, 2017
    Not too much today. Biggest tasks were liberating an HDMI cable from this zip-tie and opening an Amazon envelope.
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    Wished the blades had a little more aggressive point for the packaging. Seems like the buffing they got when it was “pocket worn” may have rounded them a bit. Probably nothing some time on the stones won’t fix.
     
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  7. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    I carried it, but used it for absolutely nothing...just sat in my pocket being a moocho_O

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  8. Crazy Canuck

    Crazy Canuck Singing along with the voices in my head Gold Member

    Nov 24, 2013
    Went and picked up a chunk of leather today at Tandy after work. Trying my hand at some basic pocket slips to go with the winners. First one came out a little short... More practice required ;)

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  9. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    Tues: I’m finding this Lamb Foot a joy to carry.
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  10. mitch4ging

    mitch4ging Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 16, 2015
    Getting ready to do some myself, Mike! Looking good!:thumbsup:
    Beautiful Lambsfoot, as always, Harvey!:) Looks like a "fruitful " carry!:D:rolleyes: (I can hear the moans out there):D

    Isn't there an old saying..."another day, another doctor", or something like that...
    Patiently waiting for the Doc to come in.
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    Then the Spearhead side helped me with the manly task of opening up a box!
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  11. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    I love and use my knives, but for the life of me, I can not understand the desire/need to use a pocket knife for culinary duties, except in the field or in emergencies and the occasional fruit opening. I would no sooner use a pocket knife blade as a screwdriver or pry bar. I have culinary tools for culinary uses, and avoid eating at "restaurants" that lack knives needed at the table. But that is a personal opinion and y'all do as you need. (If I tried to use a pocket knife to prepare a meal, Miss Norma would know that senility was onset. But, that's me.)

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    I'm new to the system, but it seems really good. We hunt farm ponds and tributaries of the Potomac River. I need to be able to adjust weights and decoys, so I'm using snap swivels at the decoy and weight.

    I understand the feeling, but I saw your reply that you do serve. KUDOS to you! It is our civic duty and a privilege of participating American justice. If we do not serve, how can justice and democracy continue in America?

    - Stuart
     
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  12. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Just having some cheese on toast for breakfast ;) :D :thumbsup:

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  13. sunknife

    sunknife Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nov 28, 2018
    Preparing to embark on day 3 of the challenge. At 2.5 days into carrying just this one knife I'd say that so far I haven't found anything I could complain about in regards to the knife. Performs well for a cheapo knife although I haven't had any
    demanding cutting task to test it with yet.:thumbsup: cheapo - 1.jpeg
     
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  14. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    Stuart,

    I know for me it is a matter of opportunity—I don’t have many non-culinary opportunities to cut, so I rotate preferences between kitchen cutlery and pocket cutlery. Today I cut some ham for my wife’s breakfast.

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  15. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    Sorry .. I sometimes forget not everyone speaks Strine...
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    Turning some feshly chopped down 50 yo Olive wood
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    Starting the arvo school run in the Dalmeny Flash
     
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  16. Wild Willie

    Wild Willie Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2018
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  17. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Day 4 of Mike's Challenge
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  18. CelloDan

    CelloDan Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    "Bluenose" sorta help me open this bag of premium food for my parrot. I started by just ripping the top with my hands and mangled it, finished it with the knife ...... I should have used SCISSORS :D .... the scissor symbol is printed right there on the bag after all lol

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  19. JaxBaron

    JaxBaron

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    Jul 4, 2016
    Beautiful stag and parrot Dan! :)
     
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  20. CelloDan

    CelloDan Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    Gracias Jon :)
     
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