I'd love to see a pic of that.Brian Turner wrote:Sorry to take so long before jumping in. The C48 is simply one of the best designs and implementations ever. I've had mine for over 15 years and used it for everything including cutting electrical cables. Yes, partially serrated, and it's good to have friends who can put an edge back on after you take one down to nothing. Back a lifetime ago I loved it so much that I commissioned a slightly larger (4+" blade) fixed one from Tim Wegner, made of Talonite by Rob Simonich (RIP) They fixed the one necessarily evil thing I didn't like about the C48 - that it's flat. Unfortunately, the C48 is a folder and has to fit into pockets - go figure! Tim and Rob made it with a beautifully contoured, all rounded edges micarta handle. It is probably the most useful multi-purpose knife I own. I prefer not to chop with it, and it's a bit less hefty than the loppers I like to carry in the woods (with blades 4 or 5 inches longer), but other than that job, it can and does handle everything thrown at it while keeping its edge and even its looks.
The C48 Wegner is the knife I choose for my workhorse, and I have many to choose from. The C48 is a definite hall of famer. BTW, the descendent of the C48 is still available from Tim in S30V at his site.
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