Thanks Bluntrauma, that relieves some of the intense envy I experienced looking at your pics. I figure, if I can't afford a pretty collection... I am gonna have one with a whole lot of personality.
You think those are a bit worn looking... you should see my guns. Not only have some of those been with me for a few years (and subject to my performance over aesthetics perspective on maintenance), but some of them are older than I am
. Only one of those knives has a few years on me (I'll let you guess which), can't imagine what the rest of em' will look like in a decade or two. They will be sharp and serviceable though
That is indeed an Emerson. Ole' Ernie does build em' big
. It's been a great knife. Since I got back from Iraq it has been semi-retired from pocket duty though... a bit bulky for civvies. If I absolutely had to choose one folding knife on a desert island though, good odds it would be that commander. You just can't break em'. Believe me, I've tried
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
- Theodore Roosevelt
"I twisted the knife until I heard his heart-strings sing."
- Jim Bowie concerning Maj. Norris Wright