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    Hi.

    Hey guys I am new hear and I am glad to see a section about edged weapons. Just wanted to know how many here actually buy custom made knives and wich makers you buy from.
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    Hi Shannon

    Welcome Shannon!
    We sure do like our assorted defensive weapons...Edged and otherwise.
    I like reading about the various knives that folks collect & own so be sure to let us know what you like.
    Feel Free to post all your knife questions in the blade forum.
    That's a good topic ~ Open up a new thread.
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    Hi shannon, welcome, please introduce yourself in the new members area.
    Feel free to post and share your ideas.
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    To answer your question,

    www.hideawayknife.com

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    I must admit I have never bought a custom knife and doubt I will unless I find something that I suddenly can't live without. I carry a Benchmade Stryker most of the time and I have a couple of others but I'm not really a knife guy.
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    Hi Shannon,
    This place needs you to start some great conversations about knives!
    It has been slow to start, but with your expertise it may get happening here!

    I have one true custom knife, but I am at home with nice production pieces. I like to carry them, so a high quality production knife works for me. That is why I like Microtech, Benchmade,Chris Reeve, Merc-Worx, AlMar, Charles Ox, and a few others.
    I have a couple of "GT" auto knives, and I don't see those that much anymore.

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    Welcome .. I have one custom knife somewhere think in the safe not to muc into them spend most my money on guns :RockOn mi

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    I have quite a few knives, but only two real custom pieces. One is a knife made from a railroad spike that I bought purely for looks, however it turned out to be a decent knife. The second is a custom ANZA knife I just purchased, I haven't recieved it yet, but I expect it today or tomorow.

    Welcome aboard!

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    Hi shannon,

    I don't have any true custom pieces. I like to drool through arizonacustomknives.com. And doggone it (it's all your fault) I just had to take a peek again, clicked on one link, and already found something I like.

    This is my fanciest gem here:
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    Honestly, I'm starting to think custom knives are a bit overrated. I have a Jens Anso Personal Sheepfoot, a Kathleen Tomey Day Hiker, and a Larry Beverly linerlock. The first two were built to my specs, the latter purchased at a show. I like them all, but at the end of the day, my favorite knife is my small sebenza. The problem I have with customs and high end production knives is that I worry too much about them or feel like I've wasted my money if I don't use them enough. I don't feel that way about guns. I don't know why I feel that way about knives.

    Betty, I like that Spyderco, what model is it?

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    Welcome shannon - another newbie here!

    My passion is firearms but always have appreciated some of the fine work done by the Kershaws of this world... and others.

    I do have one blade I like a lot - and carry daily. Buck Mayo-TNT. Scary sharp and not too heavy.


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    mtnbkr,
    That's the Spyderco Mike Walker limited edition with carbon fiber/blue anodized titanium, and I believe it's the only Swiss made Spyderco. Spyderco also made a Zytel "Lightweight" model. Both have been discontinued (which really irks me, because I had the Mike Walker Lightweight, gave it away, and really want another one).
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    Thanks for the welcome guys. I see some friends here from other forums. Sorry it took me so long to get back to this place but I have been buisy being a moderator at another forum.

    As far as customs go there are three makers that I really like. Tom Mayo, Neil Blackwood, and Jim Burke.
    Take Care,

    Shannon
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