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

  1. Odog27

    Odog27 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2011
    Both posts have pics now.
     
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  2. - SpyderMan -

    - SpyderMan - Gold Member Gold Member

    598
    Mar 28, 2015
    Fantastic!

    Congratulations to your Bro. :thumbsup:
     
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  3. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    TWINS!

    Both from the same block of ironwood.

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    Pàdruig, Mike157, fonedork and 17 others like this.
  4. bullpin

    bullpin

    Dec 8, 2010
    They look great bro!! What they for ?
     
  5. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    For the FK2.


     
  6. mpjustin

    mpjustin Gold Member Gold Member

    827
    Sep 5, 2009
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  7. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
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  8. Odog27

    Odog27 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2011
    If that CF one isn’t a test blade then you are doing something wrong!
     
  9. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    Yep, you're right, it's the blade Nathan used for validation testing. Having seen that vid again of Nathan testing the Elmax UF, thought I'd show this again.......

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  10. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
    That has been through a couple 16 penny nails at a narrower than standard edge angle.
     
  11. XtianAus

    XtianAus Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    How did the AEBL fair compared with your older use of the optimized elmax?
     
  12. gusbuster

    gusbuster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Today’s carry: SP101 357 Mag, CPK EDC in D2, and Phillip Patton Kwaiken in AEB-L.

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  13. Mike157

    Mike157 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 29, 2006
    A fine set of tools! Looks likenyou’re About ready for anything. Mike
     
  14. gusbuster

    gusbuster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Thanks Mike! I try to be prepared. :thumbsup::D
     
  15. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Great pocket canon with no protruding hammer to catch/snag ;)
     
  16. gusbuster

    gusbuster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Thanks Mat! I had the hammer spur grinded off. :thumbsup:;)
     
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  17. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    There's no other micarta out there like antique micarta. It just gets better and better with each use...
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  18. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    Edge-Cut is Overrated:rolleyes:
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  19. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Very nice sir, I'll take the 2nd one from the top...:p
     
  20. Mike157

    Mike157 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 29, 2006
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    This is what we are allowed to carry in public for self defense in California.:eek: Mike
     

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