Big belly folder?

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  1. barleywino

    barleywino Basic Member Basic Member

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    Jul 11, 2020
    who makes a 3" (more or less) folder with an exceptionally big belly? Any pictures? TIA
     
  2. lieferung

    lieferung

    May 24, 2016
    Spyderco Parata.
     
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  3. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    Spyderco Parata, go look it up.
     
  4. bigsurbob

    bigsurbob Gold Member Gold Member

    710
    Jun 10, 2016
    Cold Steel Spartan. I love mine and use it a lot
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    Sorry .. I can't read... 3 inches you're after.
     
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  5. DocJD

    DocJD

    Jan 29, 2016
    Cold Steel Mini AK-47 , less than 3" . Very thin . But now disco'd and hard to find .

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  6. psquared

    psquared

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    Aug 21, 2011
    Fox TUR

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  7. celticrogues

    celticrogues

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    Mar 15, 2020
    The Finch 1929 may fit the bill.
     
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  8. dalefuller

    dalefuller Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    If I understand correctly what you're asking for, you could look at some of Jesper Voxnaes' work. Fox's Core model is a Voxnaes design with a 3.15" blade and a strong curve to the belly.
     
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  9. not2sharp

    not2sharp Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 1999
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    Cold Steel Colossus.

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  10. squarebox86

    squarebox86

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    Feb 6, 2014
    Belly you say?
     
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  11. timberweasel

    timberweasel Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 5, 2011
    Not sure what your price-range is, OP, but the DPx HEST/F (OEM LionSteel) has a decent amount of belly in a 3.1" blade. They are, however, infamous for developing a bit of lock-rock. Mine has slight play, but not enough to bother me. If this knife interests you, you may want to also take a peek at the DPx HEST/F Urban; similar belly in a 2.9" blade and I suspect this model resolved the lock-rock issue (OEM Southern Grind.) Both are kinda spendy though.

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    DPx HEST/F Triple Black in Niolox

    Good luck, OP!
     
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  12. barleywino

    barleywino Basic Member Basic Member

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    Jul 11, 2020
    Thanks for the details!
     
  13. evilgreg

    evilgreg Why so serious? Gold Member

    Dec 25, 2012
    You could find a CRKT Wrinkle. It's a hideous folder, but a joy to use and it's all belly all the time.
     
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  14. DocJD

    DocJD

    Jan 29, 2016
    :) I was gonna suggest this , but blade is 4" . One of my favorites ! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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  15. barleywino

    barleywino Basic Member Basic Member

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    Jul 11, 2020
    You could fry an egg on that blade ;)
     
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  16. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
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  17. midnight flyer

    midnight flyer Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 12, 2009
    Brother in law to the CS Spartan, the CS Rajah III. Extremely affordable (around $60 everywhere), 3 1/2" AUS10 steel blade and has good a grippy handle and of course the Tri-ad lock. Unlike some that I can't figure out what I would use a huge belly blade shape for, this makes a good camp knife. Pic from Cold Steel site.

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  18. jstrange

    jstrange

    Mar 31, 2012
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    Medium Espada
     
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  19. DocJD

    DocJD

    Jan 29, 2016
    :) Both are good calls . I have their "big brothers" and both are great knives ! I have carried and used both in the large / XL versions . :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     

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