Biggest knife sins?

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby JD Spydo » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:58 am

Evil D wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:34 am
Pull through sharpeners, bench grinders, using them as screwdrivers/scrapers/prybars.
With the exception of the TORMEK unit ( wet, water cooled grinder) nothing powered by electricity should ever be used on a knife.>> even a low quality knife deserves much better than that.

Also using a knife for anything other than it's intended uses is usually always bad and comes back to haunt you.

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Dazen » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:05 am

Pretending a Back Lock is fun to fidget with just because it’s a new knife, when you know your Comp Lock is waiting for your return! ;)

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Zachreed1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:28 am

anycal wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:30 am
GarageBoy wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:04 am
Grabbing a box cutter to cut something because you don't want to get your knife dirty - double points for when the knife is the better job
Made me chuckle.

Someone asking me to use my knife. I pause to think about what is in my pocket. If it's a beater, I will let them use it. If it is a prescious I just sharpened, I diflect or run away.
I keep a leatherman juice on me so when someone asks for a knife that’s what they get. More of a pry tool than anything. I never sharpen it so if I slip prying something I don’t damage anything.
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Zachreed1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:36 am

Pancake wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:58 am
Heat treating steels that should be 61HRC to like 58.....
I definitely am not a fan of that but I meant more specifically on the user end. Unless your a custom maker. I’ve dabbled in fixed blades myself but my heat treating method is far from scientific enough to dial hardness. What I get is what I get.
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Doeswhateveraspidercan » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:01 am

Selling a knife as new when it is not!

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Zachreed1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:02 am

Doeswhateveraspidercan wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:01 am
Selling a knife as new when it is not!
Yea that’s a huge sin and a character flaw in general
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Spydergirl88 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:20 am

Buying a counterfeit spydie unknowingly (or knowingly) and "keeping it anyways as a beater" Da fuq?
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby dsvirsky » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:43 am

Buying a knife and then sticking it in a drawer because it's "too nice to use." (Knives purchased specifically for collection value don't count.)

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:03 am

Taking a knife apart and trying to fix it yourself and then returning it when you can’t. If you put a torx driver to it then it belongs to you!
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby SpyderNut » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:12 am

Only using two knives from your entire collection and keeping all the others NIB? (Asking for a friend). ;)
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby VooDooChild » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:31 am

Throwing knives that arent throwing knives.

Learned that the hard way as a kid, when I saw someone throw a butterfly knife in a movie and went home to "practice" and broke mine. Which for me at the time was the coolest knife I had.

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Snacktime » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:39 am

Going to the dishwasher this morning to choose my carry knife of the day. Rex 45 Shaman it is!

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Liquid Cobra » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:42 am

JD Spydo wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:58 am
Evil D wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:34 am
Pull through sharpeners, bench grinders, using them as screwdrivers/scrapers/prybars.
With the exception of the TORMEK unit ( wet, water cooled grinder) nothing powered by electricity should ever be used on a knife.>> even a low quality knife deserves much better than that.
How do you think these knives get made? :p
Most recently acquired: Siren, DLC Yojimbo 2, Native Chief, Shaman S90V, Para 3 LW, Ikuchi, UKPK, Smock, SUBVERT, Amalgam, Para 3 CTS-XHP, Kapara, Paramilitary 2 M390
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Zachreed1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:39 am

Liquid Cobra wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:42 am
JD Spydo wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:58 am
Evil D wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:34 am
Pull through sharpeners, bench grinders, using them as screwdrivers/scrapers/prybars.
With the exception of the TORMEK unit ( wet, water cooled grinder) nothing powered by electricity should ever be used on a knife.>> even a low quality knife deserves much better than that.
How do you think these knives get made? :p
I think they meant after the knife has been heat treated and left the manufacturer. Powered sharpeners produce lots of heat and will ruin the tempering if you aren’t not extremely careful. Best to avoid power sharpeners all together, unless they have some sort of cooling mechanism.
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Wartstein » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:40 am

Zachreed1 wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:52 am
I know I am not the only one guilty of this. I always want my newest knife to be my favorite knife, and it is for a brief period. In some cases I’ll switch interests before the knife even arrives to my door. The latest case was the case of the Para 3 lw. I thought it would be the one knife to rule them all, but after a month of use I found myself desiring my delica. The Para 3 lw is superior in most measurable areas but it just doesn’t give me the warm fuzzy feeling like my delica does. Perhaps the perfect edc(for me) has been here all along. That being said an Edura 4 will be arriving shortly. The search continues.
Could you elaborate that? I myself prefer the Delica by far, but totally understand if others like the Para 3 over it, but
" Para 3 LW superior in most measurable areas" is something I don´t understand (and I am NOT arguing that the Delica is "better", but just asking why the Para 3 LW should be better "measurably")

- The Delica is slimmer and less tall in pocket (less footprint) but still offers the same amount of cutting edge
- The Delica is lighter DESPITE having a more solid, linered construction (and the "linerless Delica", the Salt, is MUCH lighter than the Para 3 LW
- The Delica has a strong, but still slicey and thin blade, while the Para 3 s blade is more than 40 % thicker, which imho is a disadvantage in such a small folder (and decreases performance
- The Delica has as said a smaller footprint, but still offers a good four finger grip in the handle (not so the Para 3)
- Locktype of course is a matter of personal preference, both comp.lock and backlock are good, but certainly the former not "measurable" better (for example: With a backlock there would not be the in this threadreported detent problems and it the jnife would be totally ambidextrious)
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Sumdumguy » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:43 am

Zachreed1 wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:02 am
Doeswhateveraspidercan wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:01 am
Selling a knife as new when it is not!
Yea that’s a huge sin and a character flaw in general
Ugh! Don't even get me started!

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby Zachreed1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:25 pm

Wartstein wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:40 am
Zachreed1 wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:52 am
I know I am not the only one guilty of this. I always want my newest knife to be my favorite knife, and it is for a brief period. In some cases I’ll switch interests before the knife even arrives to my door. The latest case was the case of the Para 3 lw. I thought it would be the one knife to rule them all, but after a month of use I found myself desiring my delica. The Para 3 lw is superior in most measurable areas but it just doesn’t give me the warm fuzzy feeling like my delica does. Perhaps the perfect edc(for me) has been here all along. That being said an Edura 4 will be arriving shortly. The search continues.
Could you elaborate that? I myself prefer the Delica by far, but totally understand if others like the Para 3 over it, but
" Para 3 LW superior in most measurable areas" is something I don´t understand (and I am NOT arguing that the Delica is "better", but just asking why the Para 3 LW should be better "measurably")

- The Delica is slimmer and less tall in pocket (less footprint) but still offers the same amount of cutting edge
- The Delica is lighter DESPITE having a more solid, linered construction (and the "linerless Delica", the Salt, is MUCH lighter than the Para 3 LW
- The Delica has a strong, but still slicey and thin blade, while the Para 3 s blade is more than 40 % thicker, which imho is a disadvantage in such a small folder (and decreases performance
- The Delica has as said a smaller footprint, but still offers a good four finger grip in the handle (not so the Para 3)
- Locktype of course is a matter of personal preference, both comp.lock and backlock are good, but certainly the former not "measurable" better (for example: With a backlock there would not be the in this threadreported detent problems and it the jnife would be totally ambidextrious)
I would love to my man, I prefer the delica myself. Maybe “measurable” was not the best term. More of my anecdotal experience. To me, the p3lw has better ergonomics, even though the delica ergos are fantastic, I think the para models in general are a home run ergonomically. In other people’s testing they found bd1n to have more corrosion resistance and better edge retention. I prefer the wire clip to the standard spoon clip. My para3 lw also has incredible fall shut action, equally as good as my pm2 and g10 para 3. Some of, if not all of those areas are down to personal preference. In any case I’ve given the edge to the p3lw in many categories but I still prefer the delica. I do prefer the thinner blade of the delica and the slimmer footprint in the pocket. Most importantly I love the look. Sometimes I take it out just to look at it. I own a grey mode and combined with the the slight wear on the black clip, I think it’s a gorgeous and extremely capable knife. Also vg10 is so easy to keep sharp
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby juggler » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:50 pm

SpyderNut wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:12 am
Only using two knives from your entire collection and keeping all the others NIB? (Asking for a friend). ;)
I'm definitely guilty of this. Well... I mean, my friend is :rolleyes:
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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby BG-ThatsMe » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:55 pm

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Re: Biggest knife sins?

Postby sal » Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:06 pm

Hi Snacktime,

I don't remember if I welcomed you, so welcome to our forum.

I think Neglect is a sin.........and not just for knives. ;)

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