Video of Sal opening a Military?

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Video of Sal opening a Military?

Postby ajnova » Wed Jan 28, 2004 1:00 am

I was reading a thread a BladeForums.com about what is the fastest opening folder. And a few people mentioned that Sal was *lighting* *super* fast opening up his Military.



So I was wondering if anyone has a video of that? Or maybe Sal would tape himself opening up his Military? *hint hint*



Thanks guys!

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Postby BOK » Thu Jan 29, 2004 2:03 am

Good idea!

This I would love to see.

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Postby Pyrochazm » Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:30 am

Ok, I could make a video of me opening Up my Police model. I can open it as fast as an automatic. My fingers never touch the blade, the hole, nothing. I simply flick my wrist. This takes maybe a 1/4 second. Auto knives are completly useless to me. I can also quickdraw my benchmade 805 from my pocket to open in slightly less than a second. Just though I'd mention, as it's my only claim to fame

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Postby vampyrewolf » Thu Jan 29, 2004 6:37 am

2 in 2, 2 in 5...

assume the position, hands at shouler height and width on the wall... draw and have to "ready" position in under 2 seconds... draw, "ready", away, and hands back on wall in under 5...

best times for me were 1.7 and 4.3, endura and military.

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Postby sc_rebel1957 » Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:50 am

Hmmmmmmmmm, no clock can time this 1 guys, it's from closed to cut in 1 motion. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>. Ron

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Postby KBR » Thu Jan 29, 2004 10:48 pm

I would be very interested to see the Father of the Military deploy his great design....I've heard that he can "magically" make the Millie appear out of thin air. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby ken » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:00 pm

Yeah right!

I'm so fast I can draw my knife from my pocket, open it, peel and core an apple, wipe the blade, put it back in my pocket in less than a second....Now if that ain't some macho B.S. I don't know what is!

How can you get faster than a knife with a wave feature. It's open when you remove it from your pocket!

Some are so fast we couldn't video record it because it would be just a blur.....(that's fast).

ken

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Postby KBR » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:16 pm

How can you be faster with a Spydie than a knife with a wave feature? Practice, practice, practice....

I've been carrying my Millie for more than two years....and I can open it just as fast, if not faster, than a waved blade.

No BS <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>,

since I speak from experience after having an Emerson Commander with the wave feature.

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Postby ken » Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:02 am

As far as knives with assist opening devices, is one faster than another in the hands of a skilled person? I doubt it- and if so by how much? (milli seconds).
I just find it to be just one's opinion and does not have much basis.

Kind of like the old argument-

What is faster in handguns? An Auto or a Revolver? If you don't shoot much the answer would suprise you!

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Postby antichristina » Fri Jan 30, 2004 1:39 am

I've seen him open his 36 many times.
He's pretty fast for an older man of his stature. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

I'm faster though .....and younger but he's much wiser.

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Postby sc_rebel1957 » Sat Jan 31, 2004 8:14 am

Mario, we've been friends for many years and I feel confident that us discussing this subject will never change that <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> so with that said, I have to respectfuly dissagree on this subject with you.

Aproperly waved knife has NO equal in speed of deployment simply because it totally removes 1 complete movement, the opening.

With a wave the draw IS the opening, mind you that I was a hard convert to this skill,
I had thought for a long time that I was fast with most knives especially <img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>s, but give me 1 hr in my shop and that same <img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> turns into a blur from pocket to cut/stab.
#1- IMO if you've already made the descion to engage with a knife said attacker has show you no retreat, no avenue of civily ending the situation.
#2- Given that, my objective is to disable my attacker as fast as humanely as possible.
#3-In a perfect world I'd prefer if it had proceeded to this point to draw into a quick wrist/forearm slash to the weapon holding limb, severing tendons usually = end of conflict.
#4-I believe that if you are pushed past step 1 the legalities are already set in stone anyway and I much prefer a night in jail to a trip to the county morgue.
All this is just my opinion based on my training and mind set.
As I said much earlier if I could escape the situation from talking my way out of it or maybe loosing a few bucks (especially with family caught in the mess too) what is 25.00 30.00 bucks worth anyway?
And credit cards can be canceled and replaced.
And alone I can run pretty fast for an old guy <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>. Ron

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Postby KBR » Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:37 am

LOL. No problem, Ron, to each his own. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> I carried my Commander for awhile and although the wave fearure was pretty cool, it just didn't <i>grow </i> on me and I went back to my Millie. For me, the lighter weight was also an important factor in the draw.

Like I said, though, don't worry about taking the 'other side of the coin' on this topic. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> Maybe one of these days, I'll send you one of my FRN Enduras so you can 'wave' it for me. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby ZDP-189 » Sat Jan 31, 2004 11:37 am

I'm in the market for a commander... you selling?

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Postby KBR » Sat Jan 31, 2004 12:52 pm

Sorry, ZDP, but I traded off my Commander for a Lil' Temperance last year.

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