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Re: Mora Club
Reply #60 on: August 10, 2016, 08:11:48 PM
I'm in, but I only have 3

My first, I think it's a 511, that my father gave me when I was 15 (1985), the sheath has split so it spends its time in a drawer.

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The modern 511

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And finally the Companion Heavy Duty

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Those are all great looking Smashie :cheers: Never would have know the top one was over 30 years old :o I have the HD Companion myself and like it very much :tu:

+1 They look great!!
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #61 on: August 11, 2016, 12:03:05 AM
Still being new to the knife world, what is the draw of mora knives? I'm really curious about this phenomenon
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #62 on: August 11, 2016, 12:43:37 AM
Low price workhorse knives that can consistently perform as well as (or better than) knives costing 5x-10X as much. Steeped in mystique and history, they are world famous. Often seen in the hands of both the celebrity and everyday sportsman/woodsman/camper/bushcrafter!

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Re: Mora Club
Reply #63 on: August 11, 2016, 01:19:16 PM
Well put SG.

Mors Kochanski swears by them and Ray Mears championed them here in the UK. Very cheap, but take a fantastic edge and do everything you would expect from a decent knife, except, as SG says, for a fraction of the cost.
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #64 on: August 11, 2016, 01:25:56 PM
@Smashie, those are some nice ones.
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #65 on: August 11, 2016, 01:37:02 PM
Very interesting. I'll have to look into it
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #66 on: August 11, 2016, 01:44:37 PM
Very interesting. I'll have to look into it

Yes don't let the cheap price fool you Demel ;) :D


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #67 on: August 11, 2016, 01:49:53 PM
Well put SG.

Mors Kochanski swears by them and Ray Mears championed them here in the UK. Very cheap, but take a fantastic edge and do everything you would expect from a decent knife, except, as SG says, for a fraction of the cost.

don't forget that they are very light and if the handle should fail, the ease of replacing ones is hard to match
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #68 on: August 11, 2016, 02:18:47 PM
Well put SG.

Mors Kochanski swears by them and Ray Mears championed them here in the UK. Very cheap, but take a fantastic edge and do everything you would expect from a decent knife, except, as SG says, for a fraction of the cost.

don't forget that they are very light and if the handle should fail, the ease of replacing ones is hard to match
+1

They can take a lot of abuse too, but if you use them for their intended purpose they will outlast you.
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #69 on: August 11, 2016, 06:07:27 PM
Well put SG.

Mors Kochanski swears by them and Ray Mears championed them here in the UK. Very cheap, but take a fantastic edge and do everything you would expect from a decent knife, except, as SG says, for a fraction of the cost.

don't forget that they are very light and if the handle should fail, the ease of replacing ones is hard to match
+1

They can take a lot of abuse too, but if you use them for their intended purpose they will outlast you.

considering some of the dumb stunts i've pulled and that there is no sign of slowing down, that is very true
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #70 on: August 11, 2016, 06:31:37 PM
Here's another one of mine, an older model Scout knife that I keep on my floatation vest for canoeing.

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Re: Mora Club
Reply #71 on: August 11, 2016, 06:36:26 PM
Here's another one of mine, an older model Scout knife that I keep on my floatation vest for canoeing.

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Nice! :tu:
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #72 on: August 11, 2016, 06:51:26 PM
Never seen that one before. Nice :tu:


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #73 on: August 11, 2016, 06:55:34 PM
Never seen that one before. Nice :tu:


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I would have brought it to the meet-up but it was on my vest and I didn't think to take it off..... :-[
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #74 on: August 11, 2016, 06:59:58 PM
Here's another one of mine, an older model Scout knife that I keep on my floatation vest for canoeing.

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Nice! :tu:

+1!!!!!  :drool: :drool:
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #75 on: August 11, 2016, 07:03:41 PM
Never seen that one before. Nice :tu:


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I would have brought it to the meet-up but it was on my vest and I didn't think to take it off..... :-[

I left so much stuff behind as well, I need a trailer lol


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #76 on: August 11, 2016, 10:38:44 PM
Another one that I could put my hands on, a Classic #2/0 with my home made sheath.



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Re: Mora Club
Reply #77 on: August 12, 2016, 12:39:37 AM
Another one that I could put my hands on, a Classic #2/0 with my home made sheath.

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 :drool: :drool: :drool:  Looks great Gareth!!!!  The Classics are so sleek and utilitarian,  their beauty lies in their simplicity!!!!  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #78 on: August 12, 2016, 07:26:36 AM
That sheath looks really nice Gareth. Nothing complicated that couldn't be fixed with a very simple needle and thread if needed
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #79 on: August 12, 2016, 09:37:36 AM
Cheers gents.  :cheers:
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #80 on: August 12, 2016, 01:09:09 PM
Another one that I could put my hands on, a Classic #2/0 with my home made sheath.

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Nice!


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #81 on: August 12, 2016, 01:21:35 PM
They've been joined by the Pro S  :cheers:





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Re: Mora Club
Reply #82 on: August 12, 2016, 01:26:02 PM
Nice group mate.  I'm very tempted with a Pro myself.
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #83 on: August 12, 2016, 01:27:44 PM
I still want to get the following:

-Outdoor 2000
-Chisel
-Companion FF
-Robust


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #84 on: August 12, 2016, 01:29:36 PM
Nice group mate.  I'm very tempted with a Pro myself.
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Get 2........was again stunned by the low price, even here!

Nothing but nothing else I own goes through wood like that 511 though...... :salute:


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #85 on: August 12, 2016, 02:12:30 PM
Nate

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Re: Mora Club
Reply #86 on: August 12, 2016, 03:26:07 PM
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #87 on: August 12, 2016, 04:18:01 PM
-Knívleysur maður er lívleysur maður.
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Re: Mora Club
Reply #88 on: August 12, 2016, 05:20:50 PM
Nice group mate.  I'm very tempted with a Pro myself.
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Get 2........was again stunned by the low price, even here!

Nothing but nothing else I own goes through wood like that 511 though...... :salute:

The price is what always amazes me about these awesome knives :dd: Some great pics :like:


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Re: Mora Club
Reply #89 on: August 12, 2016, 11:55:51 PM
I have to say that the new Kansbol has jumped right to the top of my wish list. 

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