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Besides CPK knives, whaddaya like?

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Lorien, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
    Love the Bunker Buster and their ScrapYard cousins.
     
  2. Shark01

    Shark01 Gold Member Gold Member

    781
    Jan 14, 2015
    A Busse ASH2 that was stripped and re-worked by Josh.

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  3. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    It's not often a Dan Wesson is outclassed, if ever. This may be a first.
     
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  4. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
    I don't usually collect knives I don't use but I love the Enzo folders. One may or may not have come open in my pocket and stabbed me in the thigh but that knife got beaten to hell and the detent on these knives is good. The smaller flat ground knife is S30V, the scandis are D2, and the bigger ffg is N690. The Borka(bigger knife) usually has micarta on their scandi blade but a couple emails to Finland fixed that. They were very accommodating.

    There are desert ironwood and antique ivory micarta versions out there that I think I'll have to indulge in.
     
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  5. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
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  6. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
    I'd like to mod the birch scaled Birk, the corners need some rounding. I'd like to darken the scales somewhat but from what I've read birch is not impressed with stains.
     
  7. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
    That is a thing of beauty. I had a canvas scaled version which I thought I loved, right up until I hit something with it. The pinky bite with that knife was brutal for my sissy pants digits.
     
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  8. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Double edged 52100 with Bocote from GL Drew, and JouFuu scarred Scout Pouch.

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  9. adamlau

    adamlau

    Oct 13, 2002
    Just got back from a Carnival booze cruise down to Ensenada. No issues bringing the
    Mini Thorn Tactical aboard...

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  10. grogimus

    grogimus

    Apr 27, 2012
    Ho-ree chit! That is beautiful.
     
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  11. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Thanks Grog!
     
  12. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    The Bocote looks great on that G L Drew Gus. I like his blades, they're useful :thumbsup: My Drew on the right with 52100 and micarta

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  13. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    :thumbsup: Nice trio David!
     
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  14. JustinFournier

    JustinFournier Gold Member Gold Member

    May 7, 2012
    Damn you guys have some crazy stuff.

    Thanks so much for showing it. This is like the shopping network brought to my iPhone.
     
  15. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Here’s another one for you Justin! A blast from the past. An OG Badger modified by Ban, and another one of Bud’s scarred Scout Pouch :thumbsup:;)
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  16. JustinFournier

    JustinFournier Gold Member Gold Member

    May 7, 2012
    Interesting Gus. Is that bark left on SR101? I’m not sure what Ban did other than the secondary grind.
     
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  17. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012

    Wow !!!! Sweet knife ! I really love the badgers. That's a really early infi blade ??

    Here's my variant SOB CF
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  18. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    Here's one I got back around 1994 ish ???

    Maynard,, Combat Bowie

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  19. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Sorry I was just messing with you Justin. I know you’re not really into the Busse knives. It’s a vintage Infi, with Infi dimples. I bought it this way on the secondary market awhile back. I’m guessing Ban probably stripped it, did a regrind, and put on one of his famous convex edges. It probably also had his nice frosty satin finish when it was originally done.
     
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  20. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
    Thanks Bill! Yeah it’s one of the old straight handled Badgers. I like you’re CF SOB variant, and that Bowie looks pretty bad ass too! :thumbsup:
     

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