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What tests do you want me to do ???????

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gear, Survival Equipment & More' started by WILLIAM.M, Aug 2, 2012.

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    WILLIAM.M Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 14, 2006
    Back in Jan I sent Bruce Culberson 2 photos

    I told him I wanted a Cleaver with a Blade like the one below
    Blade is 11 1/2" tip to guard,
    1/4" 5160 (Aldo's), just over 3" wide.
    Handle is 6" green canvas micarta with stainless pins.


    The Beast as I call it will be in Texas next week :)

    What TESTS would you like to see me do with it???????

    Shelter Building,Fire Making,2x4 Chopping

    Any other ideas????
  2. Matt Markell

    Matt Markell

    May 12, 2012
    ~whoah~ :eek:

    I want you to chop a car in half with that. Start one side and work your way through a door, the roof, then down into the floor and frame and on through the other door. Shouldn't take more then two days. I'm being serious here :p

    That's some truly incredible work there.
  3. MEJ

    MEJ Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 24, 2011
    That is awesome... i agree with ozark about the car.
  4. stanley_white


    Nov 28, 2001
    Do all you listed above...

    Then carve a spoon.

    With a three inch wide blade you have PLENTY of non-sharpened real estate to grab and manipulate.

  5. schmittie

    schmittie Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    Spread peanut butter on a Saltine cracker WITHOUT breaking it.

    The cracker, that is. I'm sure the cleaver can handle it....or CAN IT??
  6. lmalterna

    lmalterna Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 12, 2002
    Behead a 400lb sow with one swing.... I LOVE the looks of the bolok and really the handle. Looks secure and versatile.

    How about removing splinters?

    Should be good in a drawknife hold to shape staves.

  7. CWL


    Sep 15, 2002
    Carve a wooden spoon!
  8. Starlight1967


    Jun 12, 2002
    Carve a wooden shovel!!
  9. FortyTwoBlades

    FortyTwoBlades Baryonyx walkeri Dealer / Materials Provider

    Mar 8, 2008
    ^This. :D
  10. TheGame


    Sep 24, 2008
    That is an awesome looking blade. Bruce sure can make some good choppers. Looking forward to whatever you decide to do with it.
  11. coaldigger


    Jan 27, 2007
    Build a fire using that knife ! Everything from Fuzz Sticks & shavings up to the final logs on the fire !
  12. wjswiger

    wjswiger Banned BANNED

    Feb 27, 2011
    Completely awesome blade Bill......I say chop down enough trees to build a large stockade; with fully functioning gate. Then chop down a battering ram to see how many whacks it takes to get to the center of the stockade.....or is that a lollypop....damn my school house rock upbringing!!
  13. RWT


    Mar 15, 2011
    Get in a furry thong and play Conan and post the video here. Then carve a fork to go with the spoon.
  14. BobSig

    BobSig Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2011
    Cut a chicken in half with as few swings as possible, then start on the car. I like that blade a lot
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2012
  15. Hawkings


    Mar 31, 2006
    whittle a garden gnome
  16. RogueBowie


    Nov 16, 2011
    I just had a blade-gasm. That thing is freaking sweet. I'd love to see you prep a bunch of meat with it, looks like a rad bush cleaver!
  17. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Just send it on to me. You don't need that knife. You don't want that knife. (said in my best Jedi mind trick voice).

    I LOVE it.

    I need one for my kitchen/Camp!
  18. Magnaminous_G


    Jul 13, 2011
    An edge retention test. :D Bring the edge to shaving sharp and take close up pictures of the edge at the tip, belly, and heel. Then, baton some hardwood, chop some 2x4, cut a bunch of rope, and take more close up pics of the edge and see what it looks like and how it performs after all that abuse.
  19. mistwalker

    mistwalker Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    Well...the first thought that crossed my mind was to ask you to bring it across the gulf to southwest Florida and help me teach some of these rude jerks around here some manners...but that would likely just get us in trouble. I have no doubts of the chopping power....soooo, I say prep some of that prickly pear fruit with it :)
  20. neeman

    neeman Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Sharpen a pencil
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