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by ThePeacent
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where is The Peacent? He Must Return!
Replies: 24
Views: 809

Re: Where is The Peacent? He Must Return!

thanks guys!!! I hope our other missing members are well and healthy and will soon come back to report

It's two for Tuesday!

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by ThePeacent
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Victorinox "Champ" model?
Replies: 32
Views: 1275

Re: Victorinox "Champ" model?

I've carried the "Big 3" (Swisschamp, Champion and Handyman) on me for EDC for many years Almost alway in a belt pouch, "man bag", or hanging with a pocket clip or hanger but never loose in the pocket, they are bricks https://i.imgur.com/tF6rqSv.jpg In fact today I'm carrying my favorite of those th...
by ThePeacent
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Cold Steel Finn Wolf: your thoughts?
Replies: 48
Views: 3682

Re: Cold Steel Finn Wolf: your thoughts?

I have that one, recent addition so not much testing yet, the lock is a secondary locking mechanism, in case the lockback would fail :confused: , you engage it moving the tab forward, https://i.imgur.com/Z0vYjOU.jpg the folder is inexpensive but seems well built, tough, and I am familiar with the st...
by ThePeacent
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bull Fighting: Is it barbaric and savage or a good cultural thing?
Replies: 38
Views: 1104

Re: Bull Fighting: Is it barbaric and savage or a good cultural thing?

i]to use the first Spanish-made Navaja Knife to cut pieces of Spanish beef, cheese, ham, sausage, and bread, and make sandwiches from this[/i]. Most of us did that every day, some of us still do. :o Here's one that I brought into school, to open food wrapping and packages, back in the day :D https:...
by ThePeacent
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where is The Peacent? He Must Return!
Replies: 24
Views: 809

Re: Where is The Peacent? He Must Return!

Hey gentlemen, I am not dead yet!! :D https://i.imgur.com/IrfzJoD.jpg?1 Firstly, glad to hear that Michael is well, in spite of his therapy. He's a strong man! :) Secondly, I am happy that I have people here who show and have shown their friendliness and care for me, it's very nice to have good Inte...
by ThePeacent
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bull Fighting: Is it barbaric and savage or a good cultural thing?
Replies: 38
Views: 1104

Re: Bull Fighting: Is it barbaric and savage or a good cultural thing?

I was born in Spain and have lived there my entire life, as has all family Bull fighting is at the same level as dog fighting or cock fighting in my view. It was banned as a sport and event in my province (Catalunya) a few years back. :) Needless to say, Catalunya is the province with the longest li...
by ThePeacent
Sat May 25, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What is your favorite fruit?
Replies: 44
Views: 708

Re: What is your favorite fruit?

Avocado, tomato, coconut, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries
by ThePeacent
Sun May 05, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: byrd Knife General Discussion
Topic: Byrd Cara Cara 2 Emerson Opener: NEAT!
Replies: 24
Views: 2222

Re: Byrd Cara Cara 2 Emerson Opener: NEAT!

....I just finally bought the spyderco version! Dang! But I think it will be fun to buy one. I feel you brother...last Spydie I bought after quite a few years is the Endura Emerson, only for this to be announced a month later :o https://i.imgur.com/NKNn0Y4.jpg I guess I won't be carrying these two ...
by ThePeacent
Sun May 05, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Spyderco Restricted Models Discussion
Topic: A Spyderco OTF?
Replies: 48
Views: 2563

Re: A Spyderco OTF?

Will say that I can't recall ever seeing an OTF auto in a movie or TV show. just from the 2000s, and off the top of my head... :o Bullet to the Head (2013) main character' knife is a Halo V OTF John Wick and John Wick II , Keanu Reeves' main knife is a Microtech OTF :rolleyes: Irreversible (2002) t...
by ThePeacent
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What's your 2 knife EDC system?
Replies: 70
Views: 2059

Re: What's your 2 knife EDC system?

awa54 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:17 pm

It should be noted that ThePeacent is in a twelve step knife program :D

12 knives you say? :p

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by ThePeacent
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Knife laws in France, Italy and Spain
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: Knife laws in France, Italy and Spain

In all of these countries it totally depends where you go. As soon as you enter bigger cities / tourist hotspots be prepared that they might enforce knife laws. Especially France has rather strict security checks at sights, especially after a terrorist attack. Generally speaking they have a lot mor...
by ThePeacent
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What's your 2 knife EDC system?
Replies: 70
Views: 2059

Re: What's your 2 knife EDC system?

whenever possible, I try to combine a PE and a SE for main folders https://i.imgur.com/WserGwZ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ipO12Ge.jpg oftentimes the PE is from another brand as all but two of my Spydercos are SE https://i.imgur.com/4dYYlIA.jpg other times I have enough PE in my SAK and Multitool, so I ...
by ThePeacent
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Pacific
Replies: 16
Views: 519

Re: Spyderco Pacific

the majority here are right
Pacific SE is all you could need and wish for :o

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by ThePeacent
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: How do you store your knives?
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: How do you store your knives?

I use simple plastic storage boxes originally made for DVDs. Most folding knives have the right thickness to fit perfectly, no wiggle but not too compressed either https://i.imgur.com/djBowxv.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Qq2iEkK.jpg Have several of those boxes, they cost me 1 Euro each at the flea market...
by ThePeacent
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The New PET SEMATARY: Something's Not Right
Replies: 12
Views: 326

Re: The New PET SEMATARY: Something's Not Right

Better technology doesn't always equal better movies. Especially when it comes to remakes. I saw the remakes of: Dawn of the Dead A Nightmare on Elm Street Assault on Precinct 13 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Carrie Halloween (Rob Zombie's version) The Fog add to that, Evil Dead Total Recall Funny Games ...
by ThePeacent
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Spain: Knife Making Power House!
Replies: 30
Views: 1428

Re: Spain: Knife Making Power House!

Amazing :) And thanks for telling me about that university. What is one that is considered more authoritative? those in the Major cities, :p like the Complutense University of Madrid, Barcelona's Autonomous University (UAB in Spanish), Barcelona's University, Madrid's Autonomous University (UAM in ...
by ThePeacent
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Spain: Knife Making Power House!
Replies: 30
Views: 1428

Re: Spain: Knife Making Power House!

AN58 Stainless Steel is endorsed by the Castilla-LeMancha University, Science and Engineering in Materials College. It is a very good and durable stainless steel with good edge-holding properties and rust-resistance. Nieto Knives of Spain uses it in many of their folders and fixed blades. Joker use...

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