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What fixed blade are you carrying today? 54222

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Re: What fix blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #60 on: July 12, 2014, 08:25:00 PM »

Honestly, this knife fits my hand the best of any I have owned. Opinel comes close, but I really dig the barrel shaped handle, not to mention the blade profile. Up the hardness if the steel, make it fully flat ground, and possibly full tanged, and that might just be my perfect fixed blade.

Wont be much Mora left then ;)


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Re: What fix blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #61 on: July 16, 2014, 04:02:03 PM »
Been carrying this Geilo stainless work knife today. The Mora Classic rusted so much in  the saltwater conditions I did not have the heart to continue using it.
I bought this one for aprox $5 in a hardware store. It has a combined plastic and rubber handle wich is nice in wet conditions. Its a fake scandi though as it has a second bevel.




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Re: What fix blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #62 on: July 20, 2014, 03:14:57 PM »
I'm going for a little walk in the forest later. I will be taking my Cold Steel Trailmaster and Rifleman's hawk.

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Re: What fix blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #63 on: July 20, 2014, 05:05:21 PM »
I used the ontario ranger 9 to clean some branches.... fun.

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Re: What fix blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #64 on: July 22, 2014, 01:21:11 PM »
I used a KA-BAR Large Heavy Bowie to hack up a dry branch for tonights fire.
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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #65 on: July 23, 2014, 02:35:32 PM »
The Large Heavy Bowie and Von Tempsky Bowie at Lake Ellesmere today...

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #66 on: July 23, 2014, 03:37:58 PM »
I'm in love with Von Tempsky mate! :)

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #67 on: August 03, 2014, 07:45:06 PM »
My Mora today.


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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #68 on: August 03, 2014, 09:09:05 PM »
That's a great looking kit mate. :drool:  What do you call the bag?  I'd think of it as a haversack, but I don't think the term is used quite the same way over your side of the water.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #69 on: August 03, 2014, 09:19:18 PM »
Haversack is right. I made it a few months back. Seems to be working out great. Has not fallen apart yet.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #70 on: August 03, 2014, 09:21:01 PM »
Certainty looks like a good woods wondering haversack. Good job mate :tu:

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #71 on: August 04, 2014, 12:55:32 PM »
Cool.  You're going to have to let us know what you keep in it. :)

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #72 on: August 04, 2014, 01:11:57 PM »
Will do. Ill try to get some pics for you soonish.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #73 on: September 07, 2014, 08:42:38 PM »
Spyderco MT19

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #74 on: September 07, 2014, 10:28:45 PM »
Spyderco MT19

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #75 on: September 28, 2014, 07:39:32 PM »
Mora Bushcraft and a couple of other things.


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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #76 on: September 29, 2014, 11:50:14 AM »
You do always have nice groups of gear Nate. :salute:

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #77 on: September 29, 2014, 12:42:04 PM »
Thanks!

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #78 on: September 29, 2014, 09:43:17 PM »
MT15    :)

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #79 on: October 06, 2014, 11:20:29 PM »
Cold Steel Roach Belly (love that knife) was used tonight to harvest a couple of leeks ...



... which I'm quite impressed with actually considering they were grown in pots and the seeds weren't sown till April. The edible part of one (once trimmed) was 18" and the other was 20".

It was then the job of a Cold Steel Bushman (for no other reason than what the heck  :D) to chop 'em up ready for blanching and freezing. Those two on their own have given me enough leek for 2 full 3 litre loads in my slowcooker for leek and potato soup. Although I'm actually going to use Jersualem Artichokes in lieu of 50% of the potato ..... but the ones I harvested today are not fully developed, hence having to freeze the leeks  :-\




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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #80 on: October 08, 2014, 04:17:26 PM »


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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #81 on: October 08, 2014, 06:07:37 PM »
Nice looking blade.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #82 on: October 08, 2014, 09:16:53 PM »
That is nice looking!  :tu: 

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #83 on: October 08, 2014, 09:50:54 PM »
Thanks guys, stripped it with some acetone, as the paint was scratched here and there, and it came out better than what i hoped for.
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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #84 on: October 11, 2014, 08:57:49 PM »
Carrying this today. Doing an overnighter. Love getting dirt time.

Nate
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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #85 on: October 11, 2014, 09:00:43 PM »
Well I was gonna put a pic up of my Mora Bushcraft Black, but Tapatalk won't let me.
Oh well.....I try to get some pics up later.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #86 on: October 11, 2014, 09:18:48 PM »
I wore my Ka-bar under my vest today- didn't need to, but I hadn't done so in a long time.

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #87 on: October 11, 2014, 10:07:41 PM »
There we go.....

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #88 on: October 11, 2014, 10:19:22 PM »
Nice combo :)

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Re: What fixed blade are you carrying today?
« Reply #89 on: November 02, 2014, 07:55:42 PM »
Stew sent me this Mora, thanks again Stew, so I have been carrying it today and giving it a little work out.
So far, it seems to be holding up just fine. Even after batoning some wood, making feathersticks and cutting some rope, it is still shaving sharp.



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