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Finally bought a new knife

Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by Blarelli, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Blarelli

    Blarelli Well-Known Member

    After my thread asking for suggestions on a new knife, I decided on a kershaw, and just landed a new kershaw blur with the s30v blade for $35. That is a good deal, right?
  2. poilu

    poilu Well-Known Member

    that's a great deal. where did you get it? the blur was a very good choice, enjoy.
  3. Blarelli

    Blarelli Well-Known Member

    Got it from the local classifieds. The dude bought it online, and then decided that anything but spyderco sucked (kind of reminded me of the glock crowd :evil:). Got the idea from all of the internet experts :rolleyes: Well, his loss is my gain.
  4. Corndogg

    Corndogg Well-Known Member

    definitely a good deal!
  5. The Hound

    The Hound Active Member

    Awesome deal!! I love my s30v Blur. Use it for work everyday!
  6. h0ss

    h0ss Well-Known Member

    Im not sure about the "s30v" but i have a kershaw blur that i paid $55 for. So $35 is a great price. I love my kershaw blur, its my most favorite knife ive ever owned. In fact, i bought two since i "lost" the first one (fell into someones couch, almost unretreivable).

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    Use the second knife to rescue the first knife from the guy's couch. :D
  8. hankdatank1362

    hankdatank1362 Well-Known Member

    I've had two tanto blurs, and while I love the knife overall, I'm not a big fan of the tanto blade. Harder to sharpen. I traded the first one back to wal-mart when I broke the tip off, and now I just broke the tip off of the second one three days ago trying to pry a staple jam out of a stapler. Wal-mart won't take it back b/c they no longer carry it and I don't have a reciept.

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  10. Flintknapper

    Flintknapper Well-Known Member

    I love the "Blur".

    I used to carry a Randal King Phantom Reflex, but after a student sent me a "blur" following an edged weapons seminar we put on, I got curious about it.

    Started messing around with it some...and now its my daily carry. Solidly built, quick opening, takes a pretty good edge, easy to maneuver into a reverse grip, etc...
  11. Corndogg

    Corndogg Well-Known Member

    cant wait for my custom graham utility razel to come!


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  13. Mandirigma

    Mandirigma Well-Known Member

    Razels are grinded out by the Graham Brothers www.grahamknives.com
    IDK about the forging, as there is the Paul Bos heat treat mark, right next to the Graham mark.

    I ended up buying a Mid-Tech Stars n Stripes Ringed Razel XL awhile back. Came to me wicked sharp, and still is with only some minor sharpening. Its my EDC utility knife. As I won't use my other knives for mundane things. Haven't found a job the razel couldn't handle, but not really going out of my way to find anything anyway.

    Word of advise, treat these like a Karambit, don't spin them no matter HOW cool it looks or seems. I very nearly had to take a friend to the emergency room the first week I got it. He was spinning it around and nicked himself on his vein. By this I mean he nicked the skin above the vein, not the vein itself.

    Also, Corndogg, Razel's nice, and the Bos heat treat is top notch, but its still not a prybar. You're better off finding a Atwood PryBaby or something like it.
  14. Corndogg

    Corndogg Well-Known Member

    very true.

    and i do have an atwood prybaby! and xl. and hexbaby. and termite. and...

    yeah im an atwood junkie.

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