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Show your HDFK!

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by 91bravo, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Nystagmus

    Nystagmus Gold Member Gold Member

    297
    Sep 22, 2016
    Put my HDFK/NASK through the paces today.....

     
  2. Lorien

    Lorien Moderator Moderator

    Dec 5, 2005
    every time I see the plunge cut on these hdfks I scratch my head. It's one of the most beautifully done aspects of this knife, imo, subtle as it may be
     
  3. on_the_edge

    on_the_edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2006
    I wish I had an HDFK to show. Hopefully soon.
     
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  4. ExtraBaconPlease

    ExtraBaconPlease

    Mar 8, 2016
    So that's what the fuller is for!
     
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  5. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    yup...helps ya get fuller beer ;)
     
  6. Joecleo86

    Joecleo86 Basic Member Basic Member

    250
    Jun 1, 2017
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    Heres one of mine next to a new spec gso 5.1 for comparison. This is the knife my hdfk is replacing.
     
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  7. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    @Nystagmus FOR THE WIN!


     
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  8. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    Johnny, I want one just like yours. If you find one snag it for me please. Thanks
     
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  9. Luca917

    Luca917 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 10, 2016
    Look what showed up in the mailbox today. Thanks so much Danny!!!

    Love this. Had to snap a few pics before the sun dropped. Is it bad that I want to skip work tomorrow to disappear into the woods and chop some things up with this beast?

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  10. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Excellent! Yours looks identical to mine, with the same streaky patterned handles!
     
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  11. Luca917

    Luca917 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 10, 2016
    Yeah...but I don't have a campfire going!
     
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  12. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    I'll keep an eye out for ya...;)
     
  13. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Another thing worth mentioning is that this knife is very light for the thickness it is. I guess the fullers and the cut outs in the tang help with this! I haven't had a knife wow me like this since my first BHK Forest Trail from years back. I have to say that I love this knife! Not all micarta is equal. The handles are unlike any micarta I've ever seen and I've seen a lot. Did I say that I'm really happy with this purchase yet?
     
  14. LukeTheSpook

    LukeTheSpook

    Jan 2, 2015

    That's interesting that's it's that much larger than a 5.1 (no small knife itself)
     
  15. Karoi

    Karoi Unobtanium Member Gold Member

    843
    Sep 7, 2014
    I think it's an optical illusion because of the camera angle.
    Both blade heights are apparently 1.5”
     
  16. LukeTheSpook

    LukeTheSpook

    Jan 2, 2015
    Makes sense. Still looks like a substantial tool. Great design.
     
  17. Joecleo86

    Joecleo86 Basic Member Basic Member

    250
    Jun 1, 2017
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    Heres a few more comparison shots i can get more if anyones interested
     
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  18. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Remember when I had opined that you may end up giving the HDFK a lot more belt time than your FBF Camp knife which is no slouch by any stretch!

    Now your challenge is to keep it out of the Mrs. Bravo’s hands but then again, you can always have the Camp knife to yourself :p
     
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  19. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Mrs. Bravo has her own blades that she is quite happy with! But she is always welcome to use anything that I have! This goes for the vehicles, and guns included!
     
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  20. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Couple that camps, fishes and hunts together; stays together.

    I just don't trust it when they don't go to the gym together. Too many strange pheromones flying around gyms' atmosphere ;)
     

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