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Everyone's latest acquisitions!

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by SW-EDC, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. Kaizen1

    Kaizen1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2006
  2. Dogdrawz

    Dogdrawz Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 15, 2016
    Rat1 just came in. Rat2 in dessert tan, Rat1 in plain tan. Both in D2.
    TheFactor, cnm123, bflying and 9 others like this.
  3. Michaux111


    Apr 28, 2015
    Lon Humphrey Brute de Forge

    TheFactor, Zubaroo, bflying and 9 others like this.
  4. Stumpy72

    Stumpy72 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 5, 2018
    I’d like to see your reviews. It’s always interesting to see what somebody else who has “hands-on” owner experience has to say. Nice, pretty Scout, BTW. I recently got a grooved Ti M390 Scout. I’m happy with mine (GREAT sale price of $404) and I have no buyers remorse, but looking at pretty variations always makes me sigh.
    b00n likes this.
  5. Alrxandero


    May 17, 2019
    Just got into the knife world, and quickly bought myself a Delica4 and zt0566. Im now itching to buy a zt0562
    I feel like my lack of self control is going to get me in trouble with this rabbit hole
  6. scottyj


    Jan 29, 2009
    You have no idea...….
    Zubaroo, Lee D and Alrxandero like this.
  7. Pharmagator

    Pharmagator Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    your bank account now has plenty to worry about...
    Lee D likes this.
  8. Alrxandero


    May 17, 2019
    to be honest in the shop i was quite torn between the 0562cf and 0566cf, i liked the general proportions of the 0566cf more as it was my ideal 3.25'' blade length and pocketable knife, plus it was quite a bit cheaper than the 0562cf but now im startign to think maybe i should get the 0562 anyway.

    Do you guys know if elmax or 20cv is better for edc like cutting boxes/light plastics etc?
    I went with the 0566cf in elmax thinking it was a bit better at cutting boxes but now im not sure
  9. Stumpy72

    Stumpy72 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 5, 2018
    Welcome to the rabbit hole on the other side of the looking glass. You didn’t ask for any advice, but here’s a quick dose of it for free anyhow......

    To avoid working yourself into a situation involving regret and probably unpleasant (and maybe damaging) negative financial consequences, set a realistic and sustainable monthly budget limit for knife purchases and stick with that budget. If you do that, you’ll be able to have a great time and put together a nice collection while not causing yourself problems. PLUS---it’ll make you go slow and take it a step at a time, which should help you avoid buying knives that you’ll look at down the road and say “WHY TF did I buy this thing?”

    Good luck with sliding down the slippery slope into our world!
  10. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    The grooved one would have been another choice I would have gone for if it had been available at time of purchase in a EU Store. I wish they did the other models more uniform in terms of Show/Lockside, a lot of them have just fancy show sides and plain locksides which is a shame (The Raven, Wolf andKiller Whale in particular). I'm just not big on that, so the Inlay Scout or Grooved one were on the top of the list, the Russki was an impulse purchase since it had the nice CF on both sides and I like the shape a bit, sort of an Olamic Swish Style/Profile.
    I'll do a write up in the next couple days.
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  11. Pharmagator

    Pharmagator Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    I would love a review! I have a grooved scout and a "Russia Y" on order from a Russian website... The Scout is damn near as fine as my Shirogorov knives!
    b00n likes this.
  12. Stumpy72

    Stumpy72 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 5, 2018
    I’ll be watching for your write-up. I wish the fancy lock scale/drab lock scale thing wasn’t the way of the knife world. I got a heavily decorated (1/10 LE) CRK Damascus Impinda at the NYCKS last year that was worth every bit of the slap-in-the-face price. I wish the quality manufacturers would put out more knives like that one on a regular production basis.
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  13. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    I'm just a fan of symmetry so it feels half finished in a way if the lockside is left bland Ti, it's one thing if it's all Ti and maybe just anodized or darkened/stonewashed, it still looks uniform and like a cohesive design. But if it's one side really fancy and the other really bare it's like "Oh, nobody is gonna look at that side anyway. Let's not worry." kind of half a%$ed in a way. I've been looked at the Russian Damascus blades but I am not sure I really like it, I might give it a chance at some point.

    I was hoping the Scout would be a "budget" Shiro, and it certainly doesn't disappoint, given that it's pretty much exactly half of what a Shiro would cost me. The CF Fuller 111 is a grail knife for me. I really like everything about that knife except the price. I might still get one at some point but I can't see the action being the driving factor at this point and just get it because I dig the design.
    Pharmagator likes this.

    POCEH KOCEB Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2013
    Excellent set ! I have the original tan scales for my Limited Rat1 D2 but didn't know they released Rat2 in D2 :D:thumbsup:
  15. Alrxandero


    May 17, 2019
    Ok im going to have to admit, i caved to my lack of self control and bought another few knives, now my total acquisitions of the last 5 days include a
    Spyderco delica4
    Benchmade griptilian 551

    This has turned out to be quite an expensive week so far, who knows whats next? maybe a chris reeve sebenza? my lack of self control is very scary
    ronin.graves and marcus52AR like this.
  16. Idahonotu


    Mar 24, 2016
    TheFactor, bflying, Low_rez and 7 others like this.
  17. toal299

    toal299 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 17, 2017
    Beggatti EDC/HEA Hunter
    Beggati and HEA.jpg
    TheFactor, bflying, DRLyman and 5 others like this.
  18. Banter 247

    Banter 247

    Feb 22, 2019


    Laconico EZC custom. My favorite model, from my favorite designer.
    TheFactor, Low_rez, DRLyman and 5 others like this.
  19. ronin.graves

    ronin.graves Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 4, 2018
    Love that knife!
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  20. Colorodo

    Colorodo Gold Member Gold Member

    May 23, 2014

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