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which is the best pumpkin cutter ?

Postby joebe » Fri Oct 25, 2002 12:00 am

best knife for the holiday, i think this is where a hollow grind would shine as it wouldn't get stuck ?



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Postby CalypsoKid » Fri Oct 25, 2002 8:23 am

I'd recomend a serrated knife with a very thin blade. The pumpkin is not hard to cut but the drag of the thicker blade of a Spyderco is going to cause problems. I'd bet a sabre saw blade attatched to a dowel rod for a handle would be the best.

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Postby 4 s ter » Fri Oct 25, 2002 8:24 am

My serrated Micarta Jess Horn is the best I have for pumpkin carving.

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Postby Sword and Shield » Fri Oct 25, 2002 8:39 am

Dang. I was going to mention an 18V DeWalt with a 1" spade bit, but it's not a <img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>. Makes an interesting pumpkin with a strobe light inside, though. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby transistor » Fri Oct 25, 2002 11:42 am

K05, SE kitchen utility for the main cuts, supplemented by the K09 paring knife for the detail work would be my choices. An SE Civilian or two might come in handy to help scare the trick-or-treaters!!!

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Postby aero_student » Fri Oct 25, 2002 12:05 pm

Last year we put them to the test. The serrated utility knife worked great. I would image that the fb se temperance would be good.

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Postby travis quaas » Fri Oct 25, 2002 3:37 pm

joebe,
I am wondering the possibility of the C17PSBKE being a nice pumpkin cutter. It is maybe too flexiable...I know I always love using my Fred Perrin for everything. Whether is works well or not, I just love using it!!!! ;P

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Postby glockman99 » Fri Oct 25, 2002 5:39 pm

The serrated (Massad) Ayoob makes a GREAT pumpkin carver.

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Postby chinook » Fri Oct 25, 2002 6:23 pm

These Spydies will do very nicely. And the other can get the fine detail.

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Postby Joyce Laituri » Mon Oct 28, 2002 10:41 am

Put this question to the test a couple years ago. Here were my results:

New K05SBK kitchen knife + one smallish pumpkin + person in the kitchen that can hardly boil water = one trip to the emergency room.... 4 stitches.

Seriously, the ProCulinaire line of kitchen knives make short work of pumpkins.

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Postby java » Mon Oct 28, 2002 11:22 am

I lean with Joyce on this one folks, especially the K09. Like the add says "The bomb for intricate or artsy food preparation." Works great and makes the cool intricate cuts if yer inta the artsy-fartsy carvings!

All the same though, I hate pumpkins and would just as soon chunk em from a trebouchet as they do at the Chunkin Punkin contest. (I think it can still be accessed thru the Backyard Ballistics Homepage - they also have the hot plans for Spud Guns). So for a second choice I'll back S&S on the DeWalt bit and back it with my third choice the Estwing Safe-T-Shape 3.2 lb geologists pick and hammer.

**** pumpkins anyways! They can all turn themselves into pies or sub-orbital payloads fer all I care. Stupid devolved spawn of the only pair of mating stem breathing squash in captivity! Stinkin' orange abominations!!

Uhhhhh....sorry. Was my bubble just a tad off level for a moment? It's okay now. I'm back and in charge again....Think I'll have a shot of espresso with that pie. Why do these freakin' punkins have to set me off like that.......sorry again. Uh way to go Spyderco. Bye!


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Edited by - java on 10/28/2002 10:22:55 AM

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Postby dialex » Mon Oct 28, 2002 2:16 pm

How about folding knives? I think a Civilian would do the job nicely.

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Postby Sword and Shield » Mon Oct 28, 2002 3:12 pm

*Quickly hits Java with another 5cc thorazine, enough to stop the ranting*

Pumpkins around my neighborhood are never safe. Punk kids seem to like stomping the more intricate creations. <img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby java » Mon Oct 28, 2002 6:24 pm

Ow! Dang it S$S!

That post is over 6 hours old! Stop with the needle already! I ain't molestin' no steenking punkins anyways - the neighbors hide em from me after last yearsPunkin Heavin' Halloween Hallow-caust!

This heah's a fambly Forum! Don't make me go angry chimp on ya!



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Postby chinook » Mon Oct 28, 2002 7:30 pm

Just like to share my Halloween costume. I'm holding my pumpkin carver and in the 2nd pic you can see my creation.

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Postby KBR » Mon Oct 28, 2002 7:48 pm

Best knife for Halloween carving?

I would have to say that my G10 Police PE would do just fine. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Knife Knut » Wed Oct 30, 2002 1:39 am

DO NOT USE A DREMEL
When I tried using a dremel tool I ended up with a very fine coating of pumpkin rind all over myself and the surrounding area.

I Agree that all but the new catcherman may be a little on the thick side.

Neither I or my parents get any trick-or-treaters, so I will not be carving a pumpking specifically for my doorstep, although I do have a few ideas that you are free to use, esp. if you send me a pic:
"Pinhead" with nails) from "HellRaiser".
A cheap machete, draped with pumkin innards, sticking out of an unhappy jack-O-lantern.

Java, thanks for reminding me. I will be conducting my own pumpkin "experiment" with my Criswell tactical Wakizashi.


Edited by - Knife Knut on 10/30/2002 12:46:36 AM

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Postby voxnaes » Wed Oct 30, 2002 4:20 am

The best pumpkin cutter is a Kindergarden.
You ship a couple of pumpkin´s with you´r children. Then 5 hour´s later you pick both up. And the pumpkin´s look great!!<img src="tongue.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>..
The children however are covered in sticky s*** from top till toe!<img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0><img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
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Postby java » Wed Oct 30, 2002 8:30 am

Arrrrr says I! A good cutlass will dispatch an armada of tha scurvy arnje scaliwags ta Davey Jones’ locker faster than a sailor hustlin’ floozie! Here’s ta hopin’ tha Tusk is out by next fall. A lockin’ marlinspike has mar uses than Sal be a thinkin’! Can’t wait ta see how the arnje hardes stand up ta tha likes a tha Tusk! Arrrrrr!

And don’t any a ya swabs miss the 16th annual Punkin Chunkin contest! ‘Tis held on the first weekend after Halloween in Lewes, Delaware. Using various means, these swabs fling, hurl, toss, and shoot pumpkins as far as they can. Set sail now so’s ya don’t miss any a tha fun but if ya can’t make part in Delaware by then go ta this Yu-arrrrrrrr-el:

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Arrrrrr, matey! That’s stem ta stern ya swab! An wipe that frowny face off yar post, lad. Now comes the real fun when ya haul out the pumper hose and hit em full farce to warsh em down. ‘Tis bowling fer kinfolk what’s the real fun says I. Arrrrr! <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Edited by - java on 10/30/2002 7:32:56 AM

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Postby dialex » Wed Oct 30, 2002 2:24 pm

Now it just came in my mind the Spyderco Laguiole. I think THIS would carve those pumpkins pretty well <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
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