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  1. General Knife Discussion

    Your area to discuss knives in general: Folders, Fixed blades, Swords & knife related equipment, etc. Take off topic posts to the Community Center & manufacturer specific questions to their respective forums.
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    Latest: Show your Chunky Monkeys hugofeynman, Oct 22, 2019 at 4:14 AM
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    Latest: Schrade SCAXE 10 opinions? Square_peg, Oct 21, 2019 at 11:23 PM
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    Latest: Big project Red Dragon , 9 great knife makers Burkovski, Oct 22, 2019 at 4:04 AM
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  6. The Gallery

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  9. Knife Reviews & Testing

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    Latest: Thoughts on LT Wright Switchback sickpuppy1, Oct 21, 2019 at 9:10 PM
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  12. Pass-Around Forum for Knives & Gadgets

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  13. Razors, Scissors, & Personal Grooming

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  14. Sheaths & Such

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    Latest: Custom Bastard Sword Forged in Nepal Xhadex, Oct 21, 2019 at 7:16 PM
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  17. Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades

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    Latest: Guardians of The Lambsfoot! Ramrodmb, Oct 22, 2019 at 4:25 AM