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4.7 vs new 4.1

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by OBX351, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. OBX351

    OBX351 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2014
    I spent some time with both this week, and call me capt obvious, but it really comes down to blade height and power. Both perform very well and are comfortable in a variety of grips. The new 4.1 might be more comfortable but not by enough to matter to me. This is a tough one!!
     
  2. SavEdgeSurvive

    SavEdgeSurvive

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    Jun 27, 2018
    I own 4.1s in old and new spec, one with the stonewashed and one has the peened, also an lucky enough to own a 4.7 in the cru forge and 5.1 new spec, pre delta . As far as aesthetics they both look awesome. As far as corrosion I do think the peened has better C/R. It is also easier to clean which is nice, and I dont know if you know, but the peened finish is also non reflective which is pretty cool.
     
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  3. XtianAus

    XtianAus Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    Thats great to hear! I am expecting my 4.1 hopefully sometime this year and hoping it is everything I am expecting to be. I have been in search for the perfect mid-size knife for a while.
    The only brand that has come close are CPK. Between the 4.1, CPK field knife and CPK Dek1, I am hoping to rest somewhere in those 3 choices in my quest for perfection :p
     
  4. SavEdgeSurvive

    SavEdgeSurvive

    118
    Jun 27, 2018
    I was in the same boat. And once you get your hand on the Survive! You wont look back. I think Guy damn near perfected his blades. They are work horses. Scales are amazing in the hand, with hard use I've yet to get any hot spots. And from the looks of it, he is now sending out 4.1s and 7/7s so I think you will have it shortly.
     
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  5. SavEdgeSurvive

    SavEdgeSurvive

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    Jun 27, 2018
    The only non 3v I have is the 4.7 and that one is awesome. I use it a lot. I haven't had the chance to get my hands on any in 20cv yet, and people tell me I should because of the climate here in MN, but I take really good care of my blades after use, so it doesn't worry me.
     
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  6. OBX351

    OBX351 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2014
    I have yet to take any of my new S!K knives into the field but I'll do one better and take one out with me on my boat in brackish water over the next few weekends. However the new finish is supposed to give the D3V more protection from corrosion. I will add that the new finish doesn't drag like most other finished blades.
     
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