K18 Wow!

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by zmbhntr, Jan 15, 2021.

  1. The Amazing Virginian

    The Amazing Virginian Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 24, 2010
    That is a beast!
     
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  2. moparsbob

    moparsbob Gold Member Gold Member

    845
    May 6, 2014
    Yeah, now I'm another one of those folks going "why didn't I get in on the pre-order, even though I have no practical use for a sword like this"...
     
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  3. Hundred Acre Wood

    Hundred Acre Wood

    182
    Mar 19, 2017
    I had absolutely zero need for this magnificent beauty. So I ordered two.
     
  4. 000Robert

    000Robert Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 28, 2020
    Nice looking sword!
     
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  5. jus_gus

    jus_gus Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2011
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  6. vkp78

    vkp78 Gold Member Gold Member

    316
    May 6, 2014
    Stuff like this is what brings a smile to our faces
     
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  7. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    Fantastic pictures Ben:thumbsup:It would appear Nathan and Dr. Dan have produced a Magnificent Short Sword, Thanks for Sharing
     
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  8. XtianAus

    XtianAus Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    I could barely fit one of those in my apartment and I'd have absolutely no practical reason or use for it....and I so want one
     
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  9. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012

    I'll be looking forward to seeing this stuck (deep!) into the tree of knife :thumbsup:
     
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  10. zmbhntr

    zmbhntr ̿' ̿'\̵͇̿̿\з=(•̪●)=ε/̵͇̿̿/'̿''̿ ̿

    Jul 28, 2014
    Unfortunately, the tree of knife didn’t make it and became firewood quite some time ago. The good news is that there are many good candidates for the new tree of knife.

     
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  11. bluemax_1

    bluemax_1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    You folks have some weird laws about double edged things, don't you?:(
     
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  12. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    That’s bad ass!
     
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  13. gunslinger387

    gunslinger387 Gold Member Gold Member

    449
    Aug 31, 2010
    Have you put it through it’s paces yet and taken Nathan up on his offer? Any more pictures?
     
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  14. resinguy

    resinguy

    Feb 19, 2006
    Ben, when are we going to swing that thang?
     
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  15. zmbhntr

    zmbhntr ̿' ̿'\̵͇̿̿\з=(•̪●)=ε/̵͇̿̿/'̿''̿ ̿

    Jul 28, 2014
    Not much more yet. Life has been really busy these last couple weeks. I will though, hopefully very soon!
     
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  16. zmbhntr

    zmbhntr ̿' ̿'\̵͇̿̿\з=(•̪●)=ε/̵͇̿̿/'̿''̿ ̿

    Jul 28, 2014
    I swing it around in home my office daily, and my wife who already thinks I’m nuts is even more convinced of that fact now.
     
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  17. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    The obligatory "Whooshaa!" probably isn't helping...
     
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  18. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
     
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  19. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Nathan, I hope that you did one K18 with BadMoFo and then kept it for yourself. If you didn't, why the heck not? 2 brownie points deduction for such omission and no Valentine's Day card for you this year!
     
  20. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    Thanks for the pics. That’s a damn fine looking short sword. The pommel came out so good. The OD terotuf looks really good too.

    Even now, I’m surprised and happy that this is an actual thing that’s happening. Nathan offered us a friggin sword and the CPK fam stepped up and committed to a bunch of pre-orders to make sure this could happen. :cool:

    Just for fun, if you find the time, it would be cool to see the K18 in some pics with other CPKs and some non-CPK big blades.
     
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