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 Post subject: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:06 pm 

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im curious about the differences between these knives. besides ofcourse the steel options, kurouchi finish and handle options-is there any reason to favor one knife over the other? ive heard the fanatic has a real flat grind, how do the grinds compare? if anybody has a reason why they favor one knife over the other i would like to hear it. thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:03 am 
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CCK has a belly, the Fanatic 2 in 52-100 is dead flat.

Fanatic is longer, takes a better edge and holds it longer too. If you want belly, I'd say get the AEB-L fanatic.



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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:27 pm 
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Actually all new AEB-L (13c26) Fanatics are the #2 model with no belly.



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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:39 am 
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Just saw that. Don't know if there are still Fanatic 1's out there, but I like mine! :D



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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:33 am 

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its weird that you mention the fanatic being longer michiel, because i believe there both listed at 210mm in length. however, just by comparing videos of each it looks as though the fanatic is larger. since i cant make up my mind i think ill just get both. i hope more ccks with custom handles are coming out soon. those are nice.


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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:13 pm 
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Isaiah is backed up with custom work so it may be a month before we get to more custom ccks. He has some Fanatics for cheap custom handles currently so those will come sooner.



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 Post subject: Re: cck or richmond fanatic 2?
PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:57 pm 

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bummer.


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