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Private knife sales compiler site

Discussion in 'FEEDBACK: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!' started by Rollingmango, Nov 9, 2019 at 1:17 AM.

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  1. Rollingmango

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    Hi guys, im new here and am just getting into knives.

    I have been browsing through the sales category on a number of different forums (such as this one) looking to pick up some used knives.

    Im also a bit of a wristwatch guy and in the world of watches there are sites such as https://www.watchrecon.com and www.watchpatrol.net/ that will compile all of the private sales forums onto a single page for you and add filters.

    Does this kind of think exist for the knife world or do you have to search for everything?

    Would save me a tone of time right now. Thanks for helping a noob out.
     
  2. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    Not that I'm aware of. And I'm not really sure that such a thing would work that well here anyway.

    The Bladeforums exchange isn't a place where any member of the public just comes in and just clicks a button to buy a knife. It's a voluntary exchange between members many with a paid membership. Members' records and reputations count. Discussion occurs, and because it's between members it tends to be informed discussion. I personally wouldn't want it to become like Amazon or Ebay. A site like you're talking about would probably encourage people who have no interest in the community to come here, join up just to buy a knife, and then never come back.

    Are you talking about custom knives, or all knives? If it's all knives, it seems like it would be a next to impossible thing to do anyway.

    Good luck finding what you're looking for!
     
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  3. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    You have to search.
     
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