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4.1 thread

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by jjweb, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. ManOfSteel89

    ManOfSteel89 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2012
    Good God boys.. my knife was ordered 4/23/15
     
  2. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    682
    Feb 10, 2014
    I posted this little mini-review on FB, but thought I should share it here as well.

    I like it a lot! Had to have the weekend to beat it up a bit. It's got a very different feel than both the 4.7 and old 4.1. The 4.7 handle is a bit too contoured for my taste, but the 4.1 significantly less so. At first I still thought it was too much (since I'm used to the 4.1/3.5) but after using it a bit it feels pretty comfortable. The micro texture is fantastic! And the balance compared to the old 4.1 feels much better, where the old is feather light and almost blade heavy in comparison to the "perfect" balance of the new spec (but it's subjective I know...) It does feel larger than the old, but not too large.​
     
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  3. Fancier

    Fancier

    Jul 1, 2012
    Does your old specification 4.1 have a skeletonized tang?
    I do know that all of the new specification handles are scaled up compared to the old ones.
     
  4. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    682
    Feb 10, 2014
    Yes, it's skeletonized so I think that's what makes the balance feel different in combination with a slightly shorter handle. But I didn't really measure it scientifically. :)
     
  5. Fancier

    Fancier

    Jul 1, 2012
    Some folks get real itchy when they are close to receiving their knife. ;)
     
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  6. sfrigon1

    sfrigon1

    927
    Oct 2, 2016
    Ain't that the truth
     
  7. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    It's great to hear your thoughts on your new knife. I'm excited to compare the new 4.1 to my old one as well as compare it to my 4.7.
     
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  8. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I posted this same pic in the LE4 thread. Look at those handles! I didn't expect the difference to be so big.

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  9. Fancier

    Fancier

    Jul 1, 2012
    Those GSO 4 Limited are old blanks that predate Guy's redesign to include the larger handles.
    As I recall most of the knives got about half an inch more handle compared to their previous versions.
     
  10. sfrigon1

    sfrigon1

    927
    Oct 2, 2016
    Why the hell did you post this ??? Especially on the 4.1 thread ughh, I have been purposely avoiding looking at anything that has to do w the 4ltd. Thanks silver :)
     
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  11. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    Whoops, sorry for that cross contamination of threads! :rolleyes:

    Right on. I was surprised by how girthy the new spec 4.1 handle is compared to th LE. Both are lookin' good!
     
  12. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Because he's a bad man. A very bad man.... ;)

     
  13. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I wonder if some of these will land here???


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  14. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I know there's a few guys on here with new 4.1s. Any action shots to share with the rest of us?
     
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  15. chiral.grolim

    chiral.grolim Universal Kydex Sheath Extension

    Dec 2, 2008
    I promise to share some shots and video when mine arrive!
     
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  16. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
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  17. BamaFan4Life

    BamaFan4Life

    18
    Apr 26, 2017
    CONGRATULATIONS Hard Knocks! Black Handles Look Sweet!!Had to Update my Reply,just checked & my 4.1 just shipped Finally.
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2017
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  18. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Thank you! I'm glad yours has shipped. I picked this one up after-market.

    What scales did you request?
     
  19. BamaFan4Life

    BamaFan4Life

    18
    Apr 26, 2017
    Green Canvas with Spring Flat Dark Earth Sheath.Kinda wanted ghost jade but mine was a Factory 2nd so I didn't want to mess with the Order because I figured it would take more waiting time & I definitely didn't want that.I hope SURVIVE! sells the 2nd Gen 4.1 handle scales in all the colors so I can pick up another color if I decide I want to change up the color scheme.
     
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  20. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    Woohoo!!!! This is awesome. Initial thoughts?

    Great news! Is yours a factory second?
     

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