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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby chuck_roxas45 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:04 am

ZrowsN1s wrote: :p I had to laugh a little at this. I couldn't help envisioning you surrounded by pallets of supplies trying to figure out how you're going to open all the packaging. I'm sure you could claw away at that plastic with your fingernails just fine, it just struck me as funny, no offense intended.
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If you can't easily figure out how to open a pallet wrapped in plastic, I doubt a knife can help you much surviving in a... what do you preppers call it... SHTF scenario? ;)

I also notice that you tend to mock an opposing opinion by an argumentum ad absurdum in the guise of a joke. :D

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:22 am

chuck_roxas45 wrote:
ZrowsN1s wrote: :p I had to laugh a little at this. I couldn't help envisioning you surrounded by pallets of supplies trying to figure out how you're going to open all the packaging. I'm sure you could claw away at that plastic with your fingernails just fine, it just struck me as funny, no offense intended.
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If you can't easily figure out how to open a pallet wrapped in plastic, I doubt a knife can help you much surviving in a... what do you preppers call it... SHTF scenario? ;)

I also notice that you tend to mock an opposing opinion by an argumentum ad absurdum in the guise of a joke. :D
Not really a "prepper" myself (aside form always having a good knife ;) ) I meant what I said by no offense intended. My sincerest apologies for triggering you Chuck (even though I clearly wasn't talking to you), I hope you manage to get over it eventually.

There is an ignore feature you know, maybe you should try it out :D
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby chuck_roxas45 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:44 am

ZrowsN1s wrote: Not really a "prepper" myself (aside form always having a good knife ;) ) I meant what I said by no offense intended. My sincerest apologies for triggering you Chuck (even though I clearly wasn't talking to you), I hope you manage to get over it eventually.

There is an ignore feature you know, maybe you should try it out :D
You are talking to everybody when you post even if you do quote somebody. Unless it's a PM.

See, you're doing it again. Haha. Any difference of opinion and you immediately make a joke out of it.

You do seem to be very good at disguising your snarky remarks. Also you are very good at evading the issue. Hehehe

Bottom line is some guy preferred something different from you. What do you do? You come back with a funny image with the implication that that is what the guy would look like opening plastic wrapped pallets.

But do go on. I'm sure you're also very good at justifying your snark. :D

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby ChrisinHove » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:52 am

If the "preppers-pallets" contain tinned goods, then it's back to a MT or SAK anyway.... or a can-opener.

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby curlyhairedboy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:04 am

I really like the idea of being a skill collector. Pair that with the inevitability of solar powered re-digesters and the concept of a baseline independent survivability is real appealing.
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby abbazaba » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:08 am

Should this be moved to Off Topic?

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby MichaelScott » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:00 am

What, pray tell, is “baseline independent survivability”?
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby curlyhairedboy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:34 am

MichaelScott wrote:What, pray tell, is “baseline independent survivability”?
to me, it's having the skills and equipment to survive on planet earth with optional dependence on the rest of society. Individuals have always had that choice, but the amount of land/level of skill needed keeps getting improved with technology. That's quite promising!
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby MichaelScott » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:52 am

The “baseline” is directly dependent on the status of civilization. It would be one thing to attempt to survive outside of a civilized world, and quite something else if that world ceased to exist. One would certainly be optional, the other not so much.
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby Fred Sanford » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:14 pm

dialex wrote:Fortunately, we are living these wonderful times when there are so many knife companies and knifemakers to spoil us with designs and materials for about just everyone. So (budget aside), eventually it all depends on personal prefference. There are people who use 5$ knives and are perfectly ok with that.
Good luck with the Buck. We'll be here when you'll feel the need for a knife with personality. ;)
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:19 pm

chuck_roxas45 wrote:
ZrowsN1s wrote: Not really a "prepper" myself (aside form always having a good knife ;) ) I meant what I said by no offense intended. My sincerest apologies for triggering you Chuck (even though I clearly wasn't talking to you), I hope you manage to get over it eventually.

There is an ignore feature you know, maybe you should try it out :D
You are talking to everybody when you post even if you do quote somebody. Unless it's a PM.

See, you're doing it again. Haha. Any difference of opinion and you immediately make a joke out of it.

You do seem to be very good at disguising your snarky remarks. Also you are very good at evading the issue. Hehehe

Bottom line is some guy preferred something different from you. What do you do? You come back with a funny image with the implication that that is what the guy would look like opening plastic wrapped pallets.

But do go on. I'm sure you're also very good at justifying your snark. :D
I'm not joking, my sincerest apologies for obviously getting under your skin. I try to ignore your posts and I genuinely hope in the future you ignore mine. No punch line, * just move on *.
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby Holzfaeller » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:21 pm

abbazaba wrote:Should this be moved to Off Topic?
Or the dust bin.

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby roger-roger » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:34 pm

I might have missed something but looks like the OP in the space of one post, got a load off his chest in a civil manner, shared his future pursuits, and then true to his manifesto he moved on?

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby wrdwrght » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:06 pm

roger-roger wrote:...then true to his manifesto he moved on?
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby TraumaRN904 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:12 pm

Hey... Buck makes nice knives. And they're affordable. Do I think some of our Spyderco products are a bit overpriced? Maybe. But I can tell you that every Spyderco blade I've owned has made me feel like I got a lot of blade for my money. Are they do-all knives? Look at the tips... That's their strength and weakness. Be smart. There are lots of different types of hammers, screwdrivers, axes, saws, and knives. Mission drives the gear.

Enjoy the Buck knives. I still have and treasure my Buck knife I got when I was a Boy Scout. Check back here from time to time. You might find something that fits what you need. Fair winds and following seas!
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby Holzfaeller » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:37 pm

I like Buck knives. I like Spyderco, too and Case and Böker and Otter Messer...

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby Evil D » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:18 pm

SHARPEN IT LIKE YOU LOVE IT, USE IT LIKE YOU HATE IT
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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby tonijedi » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:39 pm

And B stands for Buck. :D

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby sal » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:56 pm

Hey Bodog,

I had a visual of you "slicing" your fruit with a 556 and cleaning up with mess with toilet paper. You have to admit that you would need a knife in a survival situation. :p

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Re: I'm going over to Buck

Postby MichaelScott » Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:09 pm

Let’s imagine that “civilization” as we know it suddenly ceased to exist and I found myself spit out the end of some time-worm hole into the distant past bereft of humans with nothing but my clothing for survival. What would be one of the first tools I would set about making? Something that could cut and scrape, preferably with some kind of handle. With that elemental tool I could make other tools, such as a fire-making bow, cordage for building shelter and traps for food.

The knife came first in human tool making and it is still essential.

Back in the 1950s the book that introduced me to science fiction was “Tunnel In The Sky” by Heinlein. In it, a graduating class in survival was to be placed on a relatively earth like planet for an unspecified number of days, then brought home. You could take with you anything you could carry. If you survived, you graduated. The main character’s sister was a bad-*** combat space Marine who told him the smart thing to do was to take only two knives, one for backup. That way you didn’t feel like a one person Seal Team and by keeping a low profile you might stay alive. And in terms of having a handy, all-purpose tool, a good knife beats a gun.

Good story. Good lessons.
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