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Official Pen Knife Review Thread

Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by Daniel Koster, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    Me next! Me next!

    :D :D :D :D
  2. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    Just yanking your chain a little bit there Eric!:D

    The box is already labled, waiting to go...oh wait, I have to put the knife in the box yet!;)
  3. wildmanh

    wildmanh Part time Leather Bender/Sheath maker

    Jul 9, 2000
    Here are two more pics from Shappa:



  4. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    Are you kidding? I'm excited about the box! ;)
  5. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    Eric, it's on it's way. Sorry about missing my deadline.
    I didn't sharpen or polish it up any. I figured you'd want to do that. :D I got to do what I wanted with it...try it out in the kitchen.

  6. wildmanh

    wildmanh Part time Leather Bender/Sheath maker

    Jul 9, 2000
    Here is a pic of Tom (Shappa) the Pen knife and his AK:

  7. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    Heber, thanks for posting that pic for me.

    You said I should post a pic of my collection...um, that IS my collection of Khuks. Gotta start somewhere.:p Somewhere out there is a siru waiting to be made and it will make it's way to me. It'll happen, just not yet.

    I have other custom knives. I'm partial to small fixed blades. Lightfoot, Nealy, Irie, Branton, Folts, Rinaldi, Bernard are some of my customs.

    Anyway that's a pic of me...is it what you expected? lol
  8. BruiseLeee


    Sep 7, 2001
    Looks like you're about to start juggling. :)
  9. hoghead


    Dec 17, 2001
    Better get out the bandaids and bactine!:eek:
  10. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    I've always wanted to learn how to juggle! I don't think I'll start with these tho.:eek:
    I took one self portrait with the khuks in front of me in a shaded area. They looked washed out against the gray of the t-shirt.
  11. Daniel Koster

    Daniel Koster www.kosterknives.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 18, 2001
    That certainly is an interesting wall for a background...:D

    Where did you find so much "green"...?:eek:
  12. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    My garage wall.:cool: the paint was on sale.
  13. shappa


    Oct 15, 1998
    Eric, the usps site says they tried to deliver it.

    We attempted to deliver your item at 9:51 am on May 08, 2003 in MEXICAN SPRINGS, NM 87320 and a notice was left. It can be redelivered or picked up at the Post Office. If the item is unclaimed, it will be returned to the sender. Status is updated every evening. Please check again later.

    Go get it dude...
  14. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    Cool! I'll go pick it up Monday.
  15. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    Pen knife and box arrived save and sound. Box now weighs more than the knife. 26", 18oz, good fit and finish :D

    Arrived reasonably sharp, except for the last inch toward the tip. Has anyone sharpened this area? Does anyone (Pen) mind if I do?
  16. BruiseLeee


    Sep 7, 2001
    Any good khukuri user would try the chakma first. :D

    (I thought you were still talking about the box.) :)
  17. lcs37


    Jul 31, 2002
    Pen) mind if I do?

    Dan is out of town on business this week, at least that is what is post said, last Friday, when making avatars.

    IIRC , when this pass around started, he said do what you will with it, it will be interesting to see what happens to it, on its travels.
  18. Yvsa


    May 18, 1999
    Tohatchi, go ahead and sharpen it.

    See Ics37' post below. That's exactly what Dan said, you won't be the first to sharpen it.
    Depending on how I feel it may not leave here unchanged either.;)
  19. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002

    Either the box is too hard, or the chamka is too soft. :p
  20. Ferrous Wheel

    Ferrous Wheel

    May 16, 2002
    what? 10-20 Rockwell? The chak must be jello!

    hee ehe e. funny stuff, guys.


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