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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Nate » Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:53 pm

Sumdumguy wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
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Baby Horn......All............day..............Long............ :)
This guy knows what's up. ^^^

Both great, just different.

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Sumdumguy » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:02 pm

Nate wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:53 pm
Sumdumguy wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
JohnAPA wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:46 pm

Baby Horn......All............day..............Long............ :)
This guy knows what's up. ^^^

Both great, just different.

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Until you remove the clip on the BH, you can never fully understand it's greatness. :cool:

Lol, it's all subjective. Right now, I prefer the Baby Horn, Kiwi and more recently the Dragonfly as "pocket" knives. In that order.

Once I get a wharnie Dragonfly, it may do battle with the Kiwi. I feel like that is going to be the ideal blade shape for that model.

The Baby Horn holds a commanding lead over both of them, though.

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Nate » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:50 pm

Sumdumguy wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:02 pm
Until you remove the clip on the BH, you can never fully understand it's greatness. :cool:

Ha, not sure why I haven't removed mine. Literally never use it. I'm a lefty though so at least it doesn't press into my palm in use.

The Kiwi 4 is sweet as well. Still haven't figured out the Dragonfly. The Urban easily trumps it for me. Like you said though, it's all subjective.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby TkoK83Spy » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:06 pm

Those baby horns are actually available...


https://knifeworks.com/spyderco-baby-je ... print-run/
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Sumdumguy » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:24 pm

TkoK83Spy wrote:
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Those baby horns are actually available...


https://knifeworks.com/spyderco-baby-je ... print-run/
Which is a ridiculous fact.

Everytime I buy one, I end up having to give it to my dad, sell it to a friend, or sell it to another friend... Next one will be #4 and I don't care if Mother Theresa wants it, they can all kick rocks!

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:02 pm

I wanted to try a BJH but I was scared off by all of the complaints of QC problems and just kept coming. i love the design. It is just what you want in a pocket knife, slim and trim, with just exactly enough blade length.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Nate » Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:24 pm

Just like the early reports on the Chaparral lw iirc...

Thin stock + stiff back lock = sore fingers for some. In my experience, both broke in just fine. No complaints at all on my pair.

Handle is just a touch shorter than the Urban, but the blade is 2mm longer.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Holland » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:27 pm

I sold my K390 urban. Never carried it over the dragonfly

My favourites these days are the pakkawood dragonfly and delica

The k390 dragonfly and delica might take over as my favorites
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Sumdumguy » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:34 pm

Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:02 pm
I wanted to try a BJH but I was scared off by all of the complaints of QC problems and just kept coming. i love the design. It is just what you want in a pocket knife, slim and trim, with just exactly enough blade length.
I've bought three and had zero issues. They are a bit gritty out of the box, but if you blow the pivot out, it pretty much eliminates that.

If you haven't had one, you should definitely give it a shot.

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:30 pm

Holland wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:27 pm
I sold my K390 urban. Never carried it over the dragonfly

My favourites these days are the pakkawood dragonfly and delica

The k390 dragonfly and delica might take over as my favorites
A K390 Dragonfly is going to be awesome. I hope they do the G10 in this steel. I’ll buy two. Otherwise, I might do a blade swap.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby sal » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:01 pm

Hi Roxiescarf,

Welcome to our forum.

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby kennethsime » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:14 pm

Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:30 pm
Holland wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:27 pm
I sold my K390 urban. Never carried it over the dragonfly

My favourites these days are the pakkawood dragonfly and delica

The k390 dragonfly and delica might take over as my favorites
A K390 Dragonfly is going to be awesome. I hope they do the G10 in this steel. I’ll buy two. Otherwise, I might do a blade swap.
The Foliage Green G-10 would match pretty darn well with the BBS Ranger Green.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:05 pm

kennethsime wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:14 pm
Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:30 pm
Holland wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:27 pm
I sold my K390 urban. Never carried it over the dragonfly

My favourites these days are the pakkawood dragonfly and delica

The k390 dragonfly and delica might take over as my favorites
A K390 Dragonfly is going to be awesome. I hope they do the G10 in this steel. I’ll buy two. Otherwise, I might do a blade swap.
The Foliage Green G-10 would match pretty darn well with the BBS Ranger Green.
Yes it would.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby GiftedMisfit » Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:46 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:27 am
I love the g10 one. Mine was stolen unfortunately. My favorite though is the pakka wood model. I've never owned one but would love to. I'd trade 2! Pm2s for it lol
Sell one PM2 and you can buy a Pakkawood.
I guess its just my luck. Its really hard to get good money for my pm2s up here in Canada. Also - they're left handed.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Doc Dan » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:09 am

GiftedMisfit wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am
Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:46 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:27 am
I love the g10 one. Mine was stolen unfortunately. My favorite though is the pakka wood model. I've never owned one but would love to. I'd trade 2! Pm2s for it lol
Sell one PM2 and you can buy a Pakkawood.
I guess its just my luck. Its really hard to get good money for my pm2s up here in Canada. Also - they're left handed.
There are a number of lefties here, and you can get a Gold membership on bladeforums.com and sell it there.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Wartstein » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:14 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:09 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am
Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:46 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:27 am
I love the g10 one. Mine was stolen unfortunately. My favorite though is the pakka wood model. I've never owned one but would love to. I'd trade 2! Pm2s for it lol
Sell one PM2 and you can buy a Pakkawood.
I guess its just my luck. Its really hard to get good money for my pm2s up here in Canada. Also - they're left handed.
There are a number of lefties here, and you can get a Gold membership on bladeforums.com and sell it there.

Doc, since I know you don´t live in the US at the moment (like me): This does work from abroad (related to the US) too?
Here in Austria it is rather hard and time consuming to sell knives, so I´d be really glad to have another platform for that...
Top three going by pocket-time: Endura 4 in VG 10/Micarta-scales; Stretch 1 in VG 10; Endura 4 in HAP 40

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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Doc Dan » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:25 am

Wartstein wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:14 am
Doc Dan wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:09 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am
Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:46 am


Sell one PM2 and you can buy a Pakkawood.
I guess its just my luck. Its really hard to get good money for my pm2s up here in Canada. Also - they're left handed.
There are a number of lefties here, and you can get a Gold membership on bladeforums.com and sell it there.

Doc, since I know you don´t live in the US at the moment (like me): This does work from abroad (related to the US) too?
Here in Austria it is rather hard and time consuming to sell knives, so I´d be really glad to have another platform for that...
I don’t have a Gold Membership but I think it works for people in other countries. There are many nations on blade forums.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby Wartstein » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:59 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:25 am
Wartstein wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:14 am
Doc Dan wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:09 am
GiftedMisfit wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am
There are a number of lefties here, and you can get a Gold membership on bladeforums.com and sell it there.

Doc, since I know you don´t live in the US at the moment (like me): This does work from abroad (related to the US) too?
Here in Austria it is rather hard and time consuming to sell knives, so I´d be really glad to have another platform for that...
I don’t have a Gold Membership but I think it works for people in other countries. There are many nations on blade forums.

Thanks, Doc! :)
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby thewoodpecker » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:36 am

UKPK - Urban - Rhino are all contenders for me. I'm considering 'pocket knife' as a knife that would be carried 'in-pocket' rather than clipped. UKPK is close enough to the Caly 3.5 that ticks all the boxes for me until the 3.5 LW arrives. Would love to see a K390 UKPK. Urban is great, still kicking myself for skipping the K390 version. Rhino is a dark horse but offers great performance and ergos in a compact package.
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Re: The best pocket knife ever

Postby bearrowland » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:50 am

I'm a leftie 😊. Is the difference the side the clip is mounted on?
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