Did your Traditional knife get a workout today? -Part II

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knarfeng, May 25, 2013.

  1. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    The Hess Whitetail took care of a whitetail yesterday. My mug isn’t worth looking at so this handsome devil filled in for the photo:confused:

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  2. afishhunter

    afishhunter

    Oct 21, 2014
    I dunno ... chopping the candy box open might have been a lot of "fun" ... :)
     
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  3. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    Most of the time, a secondary sheepsfoot is the best blade.

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  4. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    I used this spey to cut my morning apple today and my first thought was dang, this cuts way better than the gec 43 I've been using for apples.

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  5. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
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  6. Cutfinger

    Cutfinger Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aug 3, 2017
    I cut open a bag of licorice all sorts today, with my pocket knife.
     
  7. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
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    Been treating the bosses retired mare for an abscess in her hoof, here I've cut away the old bandages, being very careful, the not super pointy blade is an extra safety measure.
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    Sorry this one is blurry, hard to take pics and hold a horses foot upside down lol. At the tip of my thumb is the hole the vet cut for drainage. The brown muck is whats left of the drawing salve from the previous treatment.
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    A soaking in Epsom salt, 20 minutes to stand there and make sure she stands still,easily said but a real challenge even though she's a very good patient horse.
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    Duct tape pad for a sole.
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    After applying drawing salve I put a diaper on her foot, then wrap in vet wrap. Then a wrap in duct tape mostly to make it tough enough to walk around and not fall apart. Hopefully today is the last day.
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    Not a bad looking ol girl to be in her 40's, still runs and kicks up her heels from time to time.:D
     
  8. afishhunter

    afishhunter

    Oct 21, 2014
    Cut a seam on a two backpack straps.
     
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  9. Horsewright

    Horsewright KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 4, 2011
    Done that quite a few times. Getting them to stand in the bucket is the hard part for sure!
     
  10. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    Sausage & cheese (not pictured) and potatoes sliced and ready!

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  11. Cvrobinson

    Cvrobinson Going to hell, anyone need anything Platinum Member

    Dec 19, 2017
    Birthday candy :)
    Went with the case
    the CPK seemed overkill
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  12. Rose and Thistle Custom

    Rose and Thistle Custom Josh Mead Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 9, 2018
  13. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    State wide Blizzard, first pull on the snowblower and SNAP!!! The yeller nut cut the end of the nylon cord effortlessly in the repair process;):thumbsup:
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  14. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    Changed the oil and spark plug on mine last weekend. It looks like we'll need it over the next couple of days.
     
  15. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    I should try to replace the starting cord on mine. I'm dependent on the electric starter.
     
  16. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

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    Feb 11, 2015
    This certainly doesn't qualify as a workout, but the little Case swayback helped me harvest a little rosemary to use in an herbed butter rub for a turkey breast for supper. We didn't get any leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner, so we made our own.

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  17. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    I hear you Jer, I was as well until the electric start went out on mine about 10 years ago and for $200.00 I passed on fixing it. It's a 7 hp Briggs and Stratton MTD snowblower that just WON'T die:eek::D I bought it in 1996 and it has no light, hand warmers and any amenities at all, just a bare bones snowblower that would leave the energizer bunny in it's snow dust:D I simply service it seasonally and it runs and runs, a one pull wonder:thumbsup:

    I do dream of a new fancy smancy Husqvarna when I stop in occasionally to the local shop but now I'm on a quest to see how long I can hang in there with my trusty MTD pal;):)
     
  18. GABaus

    GABaus

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    May 7, 2017
    Had what I am assuming is the same blizzard in Rapid City as well so I used my opinel #8 to open a bag of rice for my meal didn't really have much else to eat and I don't feel like walking to the nearest restaurant and grocery store was definitely a no go.
     
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  19. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    It certainly covered more than ND. SD,MN, WI felt the effect's of it as well. We sell furniture made in Rapid City...Perdue Furn Co (bedroom furniture) we sell truckloads of it;):thumbsup:
     
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  20. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    I feel similarly about a new one. And similarly, as long as my old henchman is steadfast in the shield-wall, I can stand to twiddle the chute crank and do without a chute lever.

    That blizzard seems to be missing us. Looks like a dry week with highs near and above 40. No complaints.
    And speaking of working knives, this one has suffered the rigors today of being selected to tackle those shrubs out front I've been yapping about for weeks or months.
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    Or maybe the loom-fixer.
     
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