Fun Friday Sale! Who wants to be a guinea pig!

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Nathan the Machinist, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Just saw this. No worries Mat! I would have loved to try it, but it's going to a good home. Thank you very much for trying!!
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  2. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    I'll take one if one becomes available!
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  3. duramax

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

    Nov 29, 2012
    Congrats to the winner !!!

    Soooooo want one of these :)
  4. mpjustin

    mpjustin Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 5, 2009
    Congrats to the guinea pigs!!!!!
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  5. grunt soldier

    grunt soldier

    Dec 4, 2009
    I think there is only one guinea pig lol. I was second but dont think i made it.

    Congrats to the winner. Hopefully he uses it like he stole it
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  6. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    Love the look of this FK2 ... I have it in my very short list to buy ... hoping it will be a preorder ... or some decent quanity sales ... I like the changes made from the original FK ... it would fit my uses perfectly.
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  7. Panthera tigris

    Panthera tigris Street Samurai Gold Member

    Apr 21, 2012
    Happy to hear you and @Matthew Gregory are collaborating on these!!!
  8. Revolverrodger

    Revolverrodger KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 23, 2007
    Looks like I missed this by more than 12 hours
    Maybe next time
  9. Oyster

    Oyster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    Love the look of this knife.
    Correct me if I’m wrong here:
    So far, the differences to the 1st gen (which I do not own, unfortunately):
    - Handle modified and appears to be modeled after the one on the HDFK
    - Shorter by .25” (no glass/skull breaker at the pommel)
    - slightly taller blade?
    - tip raised and belly slightly pushed out
    - initial edge 20 DPS vs 18 DPS on the original
    - 60 HRC vs 61/62 on the original

    (The last two points presumably correspond to the change in HT to the newer D3V.)
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2018
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  10. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    I’m not gonna lie and tell you that it took a good 10 seconds for the proverbial coin drop on this one, but in my defense i read it before my morning coffee!
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