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If I HAD to choose one or the other, I would prefer a knife that held an edge longer.
You really don't have to choose; many steels are easy to...
Hey there! Let me double check around the shop. Pretty sure I have a couple from the original batch laying around.
I think it really comes down to the quality of the new RR line.
If the heat treat is good and the fit and finish is at least on par with Case,...
I use 60 grit 3m Cubitron II belts on mine with fairly shallow passes and water cooling. I sometimes follow that up with a 120 AO belt.
It probably was, so I wouldn't be too worried about it.
I ended up buying a Case whittler to replace it and it had its own issues. (Nothing...
Not very appealing when I can get a GEC for around $100, a Case for around $60 or a SAK for around $35.
I've owned two RR knives; a whittler and...
There is nothing stopping you from reposting your original thread here and also in the GB&U sub-forum.
Yep. Pretty pathetic.
No one can properly sharpen a knife like this.
This is a massive amount of work.
The chances of you being able to mirror polish this blade properly are slim.
You could just have someone bead...
The forums followed by Ebay are your best bets.
An old SCUBA tank with the top cut off works too.
I could never buy a vehicle that the dealer didn't fill up.
In 20 years, I've never had a bad transaction here.
Victorinox paring knives are about $4 and are actually quite good.
You likely won't see much, if any improvement in terms of general cutting performance, but you would see an improvement in edge retention with the...
"Custom" is often used as a synonym for "handmade".
People use these terms interchangeably, which can be confusing.
Further adding to this...
Go with whatever system you will actually practice with and carry.
I used to carry a 1911, but now carry polymer striker designs. I'm fine with...
Buck can do this because they actually make knives.
Cold steel does not make knives, so that isn't going to happen.
Some Secure-Ex sheaths seem to have more contact with the edge than others.
All will dull your knife to some extent.
Cold steel needs to cut at...
If I were a long haul truck driver, I'd have several blades and at least two firearms.
People are especially crazy now and you can't be too prepared.