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Tanto tip

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by BellaBlades, Feb 11, 2019 at 5:40 PM.

  1. BellaBlades

    BellaBlades Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2013
    I cannot find any photos of the 21 Tanto tip vs standard tip. Can somebody show some pics of the 21 Tanto and maybe the Inkosi Tanto as well?

    What is your opinion if you carry one.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Peter Hartwig

    Peter Hartwig Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    There are some of both models listed in the exchange Pg. 1 at the moment
     
  3. Wavicle

    Wavicle Gold Member Gold Member

    630
    Jul 22, 2014
    How about this?

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    I do carry one at times and it’s a small plain titanium with dual silver lugs. An excellent grind that’s a little tougher than the other two. The Inkosi version is even beefier but that straight edge is really useful on either.
     
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  4. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    @BellaBlades , what's got your curiosity up about the tanto Sebenza ????
     
  5. BellaBlades

    BellaBlades Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2013
    @AJack ,@Wavicle , @Peter Hartwig .

    Thank you for the help.

    I suppose the reason why I ask is ;

    -I keep looking at my 21 loving the grind wishing the tip was thicker.

    -Anytime I use ANY knife it's the two inches of blade toward the tip that get used the most.

    I have always had a thing against the wharncliffe blade and I enjoy the drop point for use on things like food slicing occasionally . But toughness is #1.

    I'm thinking about sending my WC 21 in for a Tanto blade or trading it for a Double Lug Tanto of some sort.

    There you go. Having a moment on perfecting my search for owning only one CRK.

    My WC 21 is there. But I'm torn when I think about a thicker tip. Then some will say use the correct tool for the job :)
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2019 at 7:52 PM
  6. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    Chances are you won't like the tanto. I've got a small tanto I'll send you if you want to try one out. It's the only tanto I've got that's right handed. No need to spend the extra money not really knowing.
    Shoot me a PM with your mailing address.
     
  7. BellaBlades

    BellaBlades Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2013
    That is awesome of you. I might just consider. It may be that I am over thinking it. Let's be real. I've never snapped a tip in my life and the drop point is so versital and the hollow grind gets even " more slicey" as you sharpen it.

    I've known you for a while and I'm sure your spot on with how I would feel once obtaining a Tanto.
     
  8. 4mer_FMF

    4mer_FMF Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 9, 2016
    This isn’t quite what you’re looking for, but It’s what I’ve got at the moment.
    If I get home early enough to have good ligting, I’ll try to post a side-by-side spine pic.
    Of course they’re smalls, but maybe it will help.

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    I really like the small tanto for EDC.
     
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  9. Wavicle

    Wavicle Gold Member Gold Member

    630
    Jul 22, 2014
    Okay, I got the Canon out and a 100mm macro lens. Tanto is left, Drop Point on Right. These are small Sebenza's

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    Looking almost straight on at the end of the blade with an f/22 aperture (and a manual focus challenge)
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  10. loon#r

    loon#r Gold Member Gold Member

    367
    Mar 10, 2008
    Like two war ships.
     
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  11. BellaBlades

    BellaBlades Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2013
    Amazing photos. Thanks a million .
     

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