And this is why you can't have nice things

Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by hso, Feb 25, 2021.

  1. DrDeFab

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    And indeed I have (well, I paid $18 for the inox No. 8) but I don't want to give it away, and I can't replace the blade for 10 cents. :)
     
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  2. Sistema1927

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    If a man doesn't have a knife of his own, he sure isn't going to borrow one of mine. I can think of few things more important, nor more personal, than a good knife.
     
  3. RA40

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    One aspect of this is the lack of respect for others property regardless of value. If I were to borrow a tool from a friend and broke it, I'd be buying them a new one to replace it. I certainly wouldn't go into regrinding a new blade profile that was so poorly executed. The one pictured is horrible at many levels.

    One part in my life is that few in my circle are tool nuts so they don't have what I may want to use. Other than the retired plumber across the street that has 1/2" and 3/4" drain cleaning machines. At well north of $1K, those aren't tools I would use enough to buy. Nor do I have the experience to use properly so I wouldn't ask to borrow. I watched him snake the drain and there is a level of skill in using those big spinning machines safely.
     
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  4. Speedo66

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    Dogs...
     
  5. Speedo66

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    So ya' think that's how Marfione got started?
     
  6. RA40

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    That would be interesting. Fascinating how some get hooked into the knife making industry. The entrants into the knife world can produce some very fine pieces from the start with help from You Tube and availability of precise machinery. More so if they already have some hands on experience in other areas that carry over into the craft.
     
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