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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:40 am 
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Heh, nice! Would be sweet with a Wa handle. Are these ground down thinner BTE than the Addict/Artifex? It looks like it's slightly different profile than the 240mm Artifex besides the extra length?


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:55 am 

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So tempted to try one next to one of my many Sabs... so very tempted. Nice looking knife!


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:26 am 

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:40 am
Heh, nice! Would be sweet with a Wa handle. Are these ground down thinner BTE than the Addict/Artifex? It looks like it's slightly different profile than the 240mm Artifex besides the extra length?


If it were thinner and had a wa handle, I would not hesitate to buy.


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 11:22 am 

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Would above all be interested in a strong distal taper. That is the feature I miss from time to time with basic J-knives and love about Sabs.


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:36 pm 

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Now how about that forge craft re-issue? Were waiting... :)


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:41 pm 

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Where did BDL go?

I was about to inquire, but wasn't sure where to do so.


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:17 pm 
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Heh, this knife is a beast! Taller, longer and a bit thicker than the Addict. I may keep it as a Western handle to help balance it out, or use a heavy wood for the handle. This would make a mean workhorse type knife with the extra heft to it.


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:57 am 

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I was looking for this thread yesterday for hours and couldn't find it.
taz575 wrote:Heh, this knife is a beast! Taller, longer and a bit thicker than the Addict. I may keep it as a Western handle to help balance it out, or use a heavy wood for the handle. This would make a mean workhorse type knife with the extra heft to it.

Taz, do you have one? I got one last week and have used it a couple of times and am loving it at work and have been reaching for it more than my Richmond Laser.

Also, someone wanted a choil shot. :)

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And it is shaped more like Nogent, definitely not a Chef au Ritz or 2Lion.
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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:24 am 
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Yup! I got the 52100 version last week :)


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 Post subject: Re: BDL made me do this....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:34 am 

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Love the profile on that Chef Au Ritz. That richmond is a BEAST. What would you use something that heavy for?


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