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Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by Bigbore577, May 10, 2016.

  1. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    Contents of lighter box unwrapped yet unsheathed. Side note, Auntie and Pemba are professional packagers for certain.


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  2. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    Second box unwrapped snot unsheathed. Running out of gas, need caffeine.


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  3. FinnSetanta

    FinnSetanta

    170
    Apr 21, 2013
    Well, there's my jealousy for the day.
     
  4. cul4u01

    cul4u01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    :eek:, Officially jealous!
     
  5. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Sensory overload getting to open that many all at one time. And the patience to stop for sustenance coffee or food????

    I'd be ripping and tearing and drooling and fondling for days with neither sleep nor fuel.

    I remember most of those, I'm anxious to see that Western knife in the first batch again. Sweet as I recall.
     
  6. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    For my friend Bawanna:


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  7. timcsaw

    timcsaw Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Living vicariously through Bigbore577. -- Sigh -- ;)

    Step One; The Unboxing pictures.
    Step Two; The Unsheathing pictures.
    Step Three; The closeups and reviews of each and every one!!! (that'll teach you!!!):D

    I'm so jealous!
     
  8. Jens Schuetz

    Jens Schuetz

    Jun 24, 2013
    For the year, for me :-O
    Nah. Just happy for Bigbore.

    Great collection from what I can see and good choice of multiples too.
    Can't wait for the unsheathing.
     
  9. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    One of them W49 Howard Wallace Knives. I'd forgotten that one. That's a beauty right there. Keep digging and snapping.
    Thanks for taking care of my anxiousness.
     
  10. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    I'll keep the thread going, might take awhile. Some real sleepers. The Ultimate Fighter is a wicked piece.
     
  11. SingleGrind

    SingleGrind

    894
    Jun 15, 2015
    Dude you got an Agni Jowla??? Drooollllll. That and the Everest Katana are my favorites of the whole batch for sure.

    Also I picked up a Howard Bowie that is the twin of that one. They are awesome!!
     
  12. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    The Sadan Wood does it every time! :p
     
  13. ndoghouse

    ndoghouse Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2010
    Dang! Merry Christmas BB! My wife would kill me if she saw that on my floor!

    Let see the shiny parts soon. I cant stand it. Pretty bad HI junkie when you recognize almost all of them at a glance:rolleyes:
     
  14. stwm

    stwm

    950
    May 6, 2016
    They look so good! All sorts of stuff in there I have never seen before. I dutifully wait more pictures.
    Ultimate Fighter...you say?
     
  15. davidf99

    davidf99 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Sep 27, 2011
    This Ultimate Fighter by Rajkumar Kami used to be mine. It's 18" OAL and 31oz. In case you're wondering, the top swedge is sharp; this knife has to be handled with respect or it will bite you. What looks like a bolster is just an extension of the handle slabs, carved to resemble a bolster.

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  16. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    What David said. I'll just add in layman's terms: quite a very wicked piece.
     
  17. Dane M

    Dane M

    27
    May 8, 2016
    You know, there are starving adult children like myself in California that could survive off a simple donation of just 1 kukri ;)

    Unsheathing time!
     
  18. Bigbore577

    Bigbore577

    Jun 15, 2006
    This one is very much like davidf99's. 18" 34 ounces but Sadan Wood by Purna.


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  19. davidf99

    davidf99 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Sep 27, 2011
    The swedge on Bigbore577's UF photo looks a little different from mine, but it might just be the lighting.

    Also notice that the cho on both of our UFs is different from the tradtional cho, in that it doesn't have the pointy piece in the middle (sometimes referred to by various male or female sexual terms).
     
  20. stwm

    stwm

    950
    May 6, 2016
    Okay. The UF is a slice of steel perfection. an acre of martial paradise.
     

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