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Most comfortable handle?

Discussion in 'JK Handmade Knives' started by Rebel Nimrod, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Rebel Nimrod

    Rebel Nimrod

    737
    Jan 23, 2014
    I know this is kind of an open ended question, but which JK knife has the most comfortable handle shape in your opinion?
     
  2. cbwoods67

    cbwoods67

    Oct 12, 2010
    Of the ones I own, I'd have to say my first JK has the most comfortable handle. Followed by the Crooked Creek and then the Trapline that I took some sandpaper to.

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    Peter, KYenglish does some great things with handles.:thumbup:
     
  3. KYenglish

    KYenglish

    Nov 26, 2010
    Wow, thanks Cooper, appreciate that,

    I just tried to narrow it down and came out with 10, but to be fair to the question, these twoare the ones taht jumped to mind

    Pocket Muk
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    Jk Rover
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    Bias, maybe, but with smaller knives I find they "lock in" or don't, and these two really did in my hand.

    Bigger knives? hands down the Hiker

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  4. Mack

    Mack Obdurate member Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    This years Anniversary Knife.
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  5. Rebel Nimrod

    Rebel Nimrod

    737
    Jan 23, 2014
    Looks like the oval handles are well represented. That hiker looks like one I should try sometime!
     
  6. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    You will see two oval handled models for sale on January first.
     
  7. mqqn

    mqqn Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    This bad boy is the most comfortable handle in my collection - mostly because it fills the hand and is nicely rounded on all sides.

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    best

    mqqn
     
  8. Shaggy DA

    Shaggy DA

    113
    Aug 16, 2014
    The most comfortable handle I've ever put my hands on is my JK Handmade Knives 'The Tool'. It's a contoured canvas micarta handle and fits my medium sized hands PERFECTLY.

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  9. Mack

    Mack Obdurate member Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    Rule #9 has an incredibly comfortable handle too. Of course it's contoured to my hand perfectly.
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  10. WA Martin

    WA Martin

    Jan 23, 2007
    The rounder, the better. Now notice I did not say circular. I like the contoured handle but the one with the fewer "flats" feel the best. Right now the toss up is between by Bolo and my Crooked Creek. Although the handles on my Extended Iris and Toby's Knife vs2 are close behind even they are a different profile.
     
  11. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
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    All of the above.:)

    Top to bottom..

    Improved Bowie
    ViKtim
    Tool (my fav.)
    Kephart (second fav.)
    Rule 9
    Bushcrafter
    Hiker

    I did flatten the sides of the Improved Bowie to make it less round, or as Wade said..less "circular".
    As long as the handle is taller than it is wide and doesn't have any squared edges I'm pretty much happy.
     
  12. TPVT

    TPVT Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2012
    the viktim did have a nice comfy handle. i think my first JK ever had the most comfy handle. it was a kephart handle that John put on an EDC. i haven't tried the full-sized version, but i doubt you would go wrong with it.
     
  13. RayseM

    RayseM Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2010
    Contoured to fit my hand perfectly too! :thumbup:.

    Nice new sig line Mack :cool:
     
  14. Mack

    Mack Obdurate member Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    Glad to hear that.:thumbup:
    Thanks, slg98 does some great work on sig lines.
     

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