A Roundup of the first and second Chinook — 2

August 16, 2006 Author - Alexander (St. Petersburg) About aesthetics and practicality Ivan did not like how the first Chinook, so I do not understand the second. In the first Chinook there was a certain concept, an idea around which was tied all design decisions. With my experience in the use of the first Chinook available here. In the end, the creator of Chinook James Keating developed this knife as part of Martial Blade Craft. As I understand it, this program is associated with a knife fight, but not with lemon slicing thin, transparent slices. Aesthetics? It is clear that there is no Read more [...]
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With a dog on a knife

According to the materials KNIFE.RU This branch Knife.ru lived on for almost 2 years, from 28 February 2003 to 16 February 2005. I thought about it and decided to have some of her comb and even put on Knifelife, because it deserves. Since this opus - the fruit of collective work, and I edited one, just warning respected authors - fee not wait ;)  Ivan.   Benjamin (z) HipHere is the deal - a lot of people was to carry a knife. And it's nothing for it does not happen, because all the certificates. I feel naked and exposed. Burden three blades, two - in the car. Security has not increased Read more [...]
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Boker Magnum Generator

sec: Vit_213 Created review December 20, 2006 Review posted with permission of the author  TTX from the manufacturer: The total length of 19.8 cm blade 8.2 cm Weight: 150 gr. Steel 440CMeasured:Folded length 117 mm, thickness 12 mm, without clips. Immediately foresee disgruntled shouts of "Phew, magnum, cheap, China, etc., etc.Know. And he bought me "in the appendage" to two more "serious" Boker. About one of which I spoke herehttp://www.knife.ru/Forum/read.php?f=1&i=151527&t=151527. Bought solely for looks in the picture, just liked.And when I Read more [...]
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Tuning

Author: AlexScar Created articles - July 2007Oh yes is not over, but not over. I slept a little small ...While living in Uzbekistan during the Soviet years, the factory knives somehow was not familiar. The kitchen worked pchak handmade outdoor use homemade balisong, or a neat little knife, made from his own chisels. Old Soviet Army Knives were a rarity, and the particular success somehow did not use. More often than knives bought at the market, and if there was any special needs, you ordered or made themselves. I was no exception. Knives do without frills and excesses: undertook a chisel Read more [...]
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machete Cayman

        Last weekend had a chance in the holiday mode ottestit kukreobrazny knife "Cayman" from the MTR in the two-day format kebab, rolling in booze and back. This knife has served me for a while, and had been in fact - last winter was cutting something (also on kebabs), but the load was not very serious. At this time in our ranks apart, yet sturdy veteran was young and healthy being 18 years old, had a feeding all these years, and in sport. This fact contributed to the further testing of the jet - "Cayman" rubilos everything, everywhere, well that plots around the Read more [...]
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Mcusta LMC-1305

Author Vit_213 Created Review: January 25, 2007. Review posted with the permission of the author.  When I stumbled across it on the network, one half of my brain said - I WANT! And the other replied - Fig find, and if they find, figs buy: o)And so, after a persistent search, a little hesitation, lengthy negotiations and bargaining, Green was stabbed pathetic product from a company called Mcusta LMC-1305.  Mostly spravochka for those who do not know what the series LMC.Mcusta has issued a special limited edition (Limited Edition) folding knife, designed on the basis of images of the traditional Read more [...]
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There once was a knife

Author: Egor LosevCreated: February 2006"I was born not in pain, not in anger, nine months - not years"Vladimir Vysotsky What am I so ugly? Well, like that, just that day, a locksmith, Vaska, lanyard his ass, again came up with a hangover. Handles he went shaking, so he screwed up with the workpiece, the liner is too long left. And then, Picker Helena Petrovna, that from her cutting edge withered, with his, apparently, had a fight, the mother of his mother, and I dragged the screw. Oh dragged that the wooden plate hryast and cracked, though hardly noticeable. So, "Mom did Read more [...]
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Chinook

Author - Kalabin Alexander (Alexander St. Petersburg)   Chinook - made a big reliable ... like a helicopter. Brief characteristics of the blade (by the manufacturer):- Model name - Chinook (C63).- The company manufacturer - Spyderco (USA).- Designer (modeler) - James Keating (James A. Keating).- Length of blade - 95 mm.- Length of cutting edge - 84 mm.- The thickness of the blade at the butt - 4mm.- Long knife in the open position - 217 mm.- Length of knife when closed - 124 mm.- Steel Blades - CPM 440V.- The hardness of the blade - 56-57 HRc.- The material lining the handle - G10.- Weight Read more [...]
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Weaving leashes

Author: AlexScar Date: January 20, 2006Since ancient times people were weaving, knitting, wound knots on their knives and bladed weapons. Sometimes it had a practical sense, sometimes purely decorative, sometimes just a passing fad.Appointment depends on the Lanyard. Sometimes the sword knot forms a loop that you can throw on hand to reduce the risk of losing the knife in an emergency. On a small knife or a knife fight with a short stick, thick woven lanyard can fill the void in the palm of your hand, increasing the length of the handle.Also it can be used for easy and fast retrieval of Read more [...]
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Bolo Machete from Soyuzspetsosnascheniya

            Machetes were taken avtopohod (3,000 km), and was used in the daily work of smashing the camp. Previously, he was imprisoned in the studio 'chopping'. Ironically, the first thing that happened to make this knife - cutting chicken. Rated 5 with +. Although a little big, but cuts and 'overcome' cartilage and bone like butter. So the shape of the blade, in principle, can be considered suitable for cutting.          Device coped well with the preparation of the various poles and stakes for the canopy, on the dissolution of dry kindling churochek, Read more [...]
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SOG PENTAGON

Author: Alex Anushkin aka Relic (Narva, Estonia)Published with permission of the author.   SOG PENTAGON appeared in my one and a half months ago. Honestly, he was the subject of my longtime dream, which I have long been salivating blew. But our "advanced" Estonian legislation that permitted to import for sale, such as the Household Economy, "crowbar", as SOG TIGERSHARK, suddenly decided that all knives longer than 8.5 cm, are knives. Law-abiding shop owners preferred not to stand on the slippery path, refusing to bring me SOG PENTAGON to order. Honestly, I have lowered Read more [...]
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Photo report of the meeting 24 February 2006

Author: Alexander (St. Petersburg) Date: February 2006 Beginning of the meeting. Unpack the gifts, the first exchange of courtesies, understanding menus, etc. .Came more to come and Herr President (Ivan) coordinate their movements over the phone. And all the people fit and appropriate. SashaAn - who else came? Brand new come! SashaAn happy - so everyone is happy. The first attempts to photograph our knives. Pen test.YarkiyNik (Nikolai) with squiggle "response to Chamberlain" Kolya turned out, no ... therefore flourish in this picture ..... Flourish without Nicholas. Thing Read more [...]
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Spyderco Spyderfly

 Author: Alex Anushkin aka Relic (Narva, Estonia)   Published with permission of the author    The thought of buying a balisong visited me for a long time. Not that I'm a fan "flipping" when hour after hour luminaries walk and swing their butterflies, revealing them in all possible ways. No. Again, the best quality "butterfly", of which I have heard only from firms Maykrotek, Benchmeyd and Cold Steel (their model ArkAngel). Well, Besides from them, there were a variety of Chinese and Spanish butterflies for a day, who quickly becomes loose and flew axis, so that Read more [...]
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Advanced Fixed Combat Spoon

Author: SilverCreated: June 28, 2005Recently, the media slips information about using the Russian special forces new domestic miracle knife, which has unique properties. This - AFCS («Advanced Fixed Combat Spoon» or, in translation, "Advanced Combat awkwardly Spoon"). The complex consists of two arms products- Mini AFCS and AFCS. The samples differ only in size, Mini AFCS is designed for use in urban environments and has an increased use of secrecy. Her idea came from the leading designers for a long time, but only now been embodied in the metal. AFCS is a three-quarter grind Read more [...]
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Katan for further review yaydo

I want to express my gratitude for the positive response to my forum members previous survey Katan firm Ryumon - Double Edged Katana and Senshi Tengoku Katana. Here, he took the liberty of writing another "opus" on the subject. This time, in my opinion, more of a review. Author: Alexei Created: 13.11.2007   I note that I will only present the material about sabers, acquired by our fellow occupations yaydo and "tested in the case." Again, this is only my opinion and can be somewhat subjective evaluation of these samples. But, as mentioned earlier - this does not look Read more [...]
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Microtech Socom Elite

Author:Fet Created: 18 July 2007  Bought me, comrades, currently mikrotekovsky Juice. I must say, I would Mikrotyk long and well, but something did not add up - that there is no money, then I'm sober, and money on more useful things go. But voluntary wanting indecent delayed, and was strongly decided - with the last zryaplaty kuplyat Microtec. Actually, I always wanted an automatic frontalku - Makor there, or what Scarab-nito. But these models in the basic version somehow did not cause burning desire to buy, and limit orders on options zryaplaty clearly not enough. Because I have set Read more [...]
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The exhibition Cold weapon in the culture of the peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Author: Alexander (St. Petersburg) Date: February 2006 St. Petersburg club of knives, or in a simple Petersburg's club «KnifeLife», organized a small visiting session in the Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of Russia, the exhibition "Cold Steel in the culture of the peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia." Offered at the bottom of materials - our report on the visit of the exhibition. Ivan and Silver. Before the show.Silver and Alex_SPb, same place, only climbed higher. As follows from the freeware small bunch of flowers, with the organization of the exhibition, Read more [...]
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Temperance from Spayderko. Impressions

Author: Mak Date: 16/01/06 Review posted with permission of the author  Say at once - an article in "The slot" and a review of Vadim Denisov not read it, though, and would really like to, but may, and then write the review found no reason to be. length overall l9 5/8 "(244 mm)blade length 4 7/16 "(113 mm)cutting edge 4 1/8 "(105 mm)blade thickness 5/32 "(5/32")blade steel VG-10weight 5.38 oz (152 g)handle material FRN However, such a case was presented - obzorchik write, for Spayderko Temperance was exactly on December 30 last year. However, no pictures. Read more [...]
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Jerboa S.Shirogorova

  Last Saturday came jerboa, booked me at the end of June. I ordered it completely standard, 90 mm, with handle of ABS as I have a kind of allergy to folding with wooden plates - probably an effect of communication with products Vorsmenskih kontorok who have these pads crack, peel and fold propeller. Prior to booking I knives Shirogorova not seen alive, but the photos and reviews, seen on the Internet, showed great quality knives Sergei. Now, holding the jerboa in hand, I can confidently say that this is one of the most beautiful folding icons, and beauty is not to the detriment, as often Read more [...]
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SOG Daggert 2 Combat Dagger 6.75 Polished Blade

Author Alex Anushkin aka Relic Created review October 21, 2006  "... It our all, dear ..." (c).With these words, I want to start a review of this dagger. Indeed, for those who like a dagger is all our favorite, and there is nothing better than when a new, long-awaited dagger. And immediately start searching for the next object of desire.So it was with SOG Daggert 2. Unfortunately, my friend Poncho Villa did not have time to buy a Desert Dagger, so looking forward to appearing in the sale SOG Daggert. And when they get there, all the time they upstage the other, as it seemed more Read more [...]
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