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Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Lorien, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    SOME UTILITY FIGHTERS (middle three are AEB-L; top and bottom are D3V)

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  2. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    ^ The middle one looks like a war hero
     
  3. Phill50

    Phill50 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 6, 2018
    ^ Really nice collection thanks for posting picture!
     
  4. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Yup, one of Nathan's retired generals ;)
     
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  5. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    That one was used for AEB-L materials validation testing.

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  6. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Painted with corrosives and used to slice nails? How ghastly!
     
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  7. CataD

    CataD Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2013
    Damn :)
     
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  8. MR HAPPY

    MR HAPPY

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  9. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    Oh no, it's headed for an early and well-earned retirement, not in the infamous creek out back, but rather with an ocean view.......

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  10. Lorien

    Lorien KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 5, 2005
  11. FatRat1

    FatRat1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Damn,looks like a super highway,not like the swamp trails in sw florida
     
  12. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    Lorien, I love your trail buildouts and the pics are always awesome, but tomorrow I'll be watching my favorite trail for my favorite bicycling event.........



     
  13. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    From his favorite balcony in his favorite abode 'n thru his favorite binoculars :D
     
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  14. Lorien

    Lorien KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 5, 2005
    fair enough, but we don't have to worry about running into Florida Man out here
     
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  16. Lorien

    Lorien KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 5, 2005
    that handle looks pretty amazing
     
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  18. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    After swapping handle scales between my EDC3 / Burlap / Ti and my EDC2 / Antiques / Black oxides, I ended up with the EDC3 which I really wanted. Not the best light this of of eve, but I did alright:

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    The Burlap EDC2 ended up looking like this and it will be going to a new home to join my former HDFK in Burlap:

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  19. Benson X

    Benson X Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mar 1, 2016
    Scored my first Field Knife (FK1) for a pretty good deal on AZCK.

    D3V, TeroTuf with Black Micarta liners, which are a perfect combo for this blade. All go and some show.

    Fantastic design and size for a utilitarian blade like this. I don't know why I hadn't picked one up yet, but it is a perfect in-between blade for the EDC and HDFK. This will likely be my new all-arounder camping/hiking blade. Just a perfect size and blade profile for it.
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    I'm not a huge fan of this original sheath, as I think it could be a little less bulky and I'd prefer a different clip and carry options for it.

    Does anyone have any recommendations for a (different) kydex sheath for the FK1? Taco style, with options for dangler and/or Teklok?

    I've been very pleased with my sheaths from Azwelke and Mashedcat. I know Al is still making sheaths for that pattern but I don't think Eric is.
     
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  20. Lorien

    Lorien KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 5, 2005
    I sent Stuart Branson a UFK and and HDFK for sheaths, and I'll post them up when done. He does great work, and I'd be happy to send him my OG FK so he can fit a sheath up for you or anyone else who wants one
     
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