CTS-XHP Native Regrind

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CTS-XHP Native Regrind

Postby WireEdge Roger » Mon Dec 16, 2013 1:09 pm

I sent my knife to knifemaker Big Chris for a Regrind. I got it back today and I'm super thrilled with it! He maintained a lot of the spine thickness, but thinned the edge out beautifully! I diced up some junk mail and let me tell you, it's a lightsaber now :D

That's just lint on the tip in the second picture, not a crack!

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Postby senorsquare » Mon Dec 16, 2013 1:48 pm

That's freaking sweet!

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Postby Donut » Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:13 pm

That is pretty awesome. I love FFG Natives. :)
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Postby ZL1 » Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:55 pm

ooh that's real nice

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Postby dgebler » Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:03 pm

That looks sweet. I really like the fact that he was able to save that small section of swedge to retain the spear point look I love so much about the non-ffg natives.
I had the ffg forum native and I think the blade shape looks a little goofy in the ffg configuration. I ended up selling the forum native to another member, but I am keeping my brown version mostly because I like the looks of the blade with the swedge grind so much more. This is a nice balance of a high performance edge with the look I really like of the swedge grind. Thanks for posting.

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Postby eric m. » Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:16 pm

Looks like a good job done well!

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Postby eric m. » Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:19 pm

I agree dgebler! To me it's a characteristic of the Native that sets it apart from others! I also like the FFG Natives, just not as much.

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Postby dbcad » Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:24 pm

Absolutely insane :D How thin is the edge?
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Postby Holland » Mon Dec 16, 2013 4:28 pm

Looks amazing!
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Postby Evil D » Mon Dec 16, 2013 4:37 pm

****, that looks fantastic. Can you PM me some contact info?
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Postby gull wing » Mon Dec 16, 2013 4:53 pm

It looks great. How is the tip, not too thin?
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Postby WireEdge Roger » Mon Dec 16, 2013 5:54 pm

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Gull Wing- the tip thickness is perfect. That's what I was most worried about.

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Postby xceptnl » Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:40 pm

The swedge really makes the regrind stand out from the norm. Great upgrade!
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Postby Pockets » Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:01 pm

+1 for the swedge!
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Postby M2P » Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:55 pm

Great job ! Even if I love the Native exactly for its spear point blade ; so you're right keeping a small section of it, making a combo of a FFG and spear point blade !
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Postby Ferris Wheels » Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:20 pm

That turned out exceptional. If I didn't already have a native 5 I would be tempted to buy one and have the same regrind performed.
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Postby MadRookie » Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:25 pm

Looking real snazy.

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Postby JB3 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:01 am

Ferris Wheels wrote:That turned out exceptional.
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Postby Zenith » Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:20 am

Really like the looks of that with the swedge.
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Postby nirvanero » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:04 am

This must be the most gorgeous Native (:spyder :) I've ever seen.


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