Follow along with the video below to see how to install our site as a web app on your home screen.
Note: This feature currently requires accessing the site using the built-in Safari browser.
The Wait Is Over. From this thread, orders for the 2023 BladeForums Traditional Knife are open & here's your handy order button. OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS $200 ea, one per household, must have been a member prior to 3/2023
I dunno if I understand your question, but here it goes. Their is a Mini-Axis lock. You can see one at http://www.confederatecutlery.com
and several other places. Don't you ever visit BM's forum??? -AR
Walker I agree, but I have learned to sharpen my Axis on my Lansky system to a razors edge. I judge sharpness by my Spyderco C16 and the Axis is definetly on a par with it now. I have talked in a previous thread about how the rec. blade is nice it ain't simple like the rest of the knife is. Now that I have mastered the tech. for the Lansky I really can't say that.
Simple to do just requires more patience is all. Keep'em sharp.
PS and Axis with a simple drop point and slightly wider blade with a good belly would be an all time best seller. Keep the same length of blade though.
I've asked the question about recurve on the mini and seen a picture in the BM printed catalogue. James Mattis tells me there was no recurve on the one he handled at a show. The picture clearly shows a straight edge. I will probably get one if this is true. I usually go for the mini versions more than the full size. For me the 710 is too big for daily carry. This is precisely why I have a small Sebenza and mini AFCK. More convenient daily pocket carry, IMHO.
The pictures in the BM catalog look like the tip config on the 705 is the same as the one on the 710, with the straight blade instead of recurve. However, it also looks to me like the first 1/16 or so of the blade, nearest the handle, isn't sharpened.
Also, if you look in the BM catalog, they list all the knives planned for M2 this year. The 705 and 710 are not included in the list. However, note that the 140 and 145 are!