New Knife Day and I had no idea

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by SVTFreak, Feb 20, 2021.

  1. SVTFreak

    SVTFreak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2011
    Everyone knows I do cars and have a replica cobra. Well, my (best) wife (ever) and Andy Fanin conspired on me! This was the result. My birthday present. It’s perfect. For those of you not familiar with Andy’s work, you should be. His fit and finish is spot on.
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  2. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Both of those are so very cool and unique. :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  3. Riz!

    Riz! Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2014
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  4. glennbad

    glennbad Knife Moddin' Fool Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 13, 2003
    Now that's an epic surprise!
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  5. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
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  6. Matt_WY

    Matt_WY Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 30, 2018
    Incredible gift! My first car was a 65 mustang coup....wish I still had it.
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  7. Tx308

    Tx308 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 30, 2014
    A Cobra has been my dream car since the first time I saw one. Had a 65 fastback back in high school until it was totaled by a lady trying to pay her water bill before the office closed. I have a 66 coupe that I bought for my father and I were going to make a project but he died before we could even get started.

    Anyway those are awesome knives congratulations, love em both. Who did the one with the mustang shield?
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  8. bflying

    bflying Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 4, 2014
    Shouldn't we be seeing the two cobras together? ;):cool:
  9. sf fanatic

    sf fanatic Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 4, 2017
    Nice present!! Now let’s see some pics with your Cobra.:thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  10. SVTFreak

    SVTFreak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2011
    I’m sorry for the loss of your father. You should still do it in his memory.

    They are both from Andy Fanin. Both are outstanding knives.

    Thanks everyone!

    Here are the cars they represent. The pony is a tribute to 50th anniversary mustangs. I have owned two of the 1964 made, long story there. #’s 275 and now 1596. Very special cars. I like the gt350, 500 and the new Mach 1 but get anxiety thinking about getting rid of the 50th.

    Here is my little Shelby replica. 302, 310 whp. It’s not perfect but I did everything except spray the color and the clear. It was fun to build and more fun to drive.

    And me and my beautiful wife the day we got married. We drove home in the cobra. It broke on my road and we coasted in (ecu piggy back I use for tuning fried). I could only imagine us broke down on side the road in a tux and wedding dress lol! I married WAY outta my league.
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  11. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    Good story to remember and relate about your wedding day.
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  12. Txjohn

    Txjohn Basic Member Basic Member

    Apr 24, 2013
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  13. Sacto

    Sacto Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 27, 2017
    Great gift and very thoughtful wife. I saw Andy post that on Instagram yesterday. It’s cool to see it come to someone on the porch.
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  14. Vaporstang

    Vaporstang Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2014
    That's awesome!
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  15. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    Joey, that is an absolutely great looking knife and a very cool way to merge a couple of hobbies. I just want to know how you’re going to top that on her birthday? It’d better not be any post-it-note IOU’so_Oo_O
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  16. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    Happy birthday! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:
    Cool cars, very cool knives, and super cool wife who made that happen for you!! :cool::):):cool:

    - GT
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  17. Night Rider

    Night Rider

    Apr 16, 2018
    One things for sure those beautiful knives are more rare than the cars they represent. It's going to be tough to top that for her birthday so you better start thinking now.
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  18. SVTFreak

    SVTFreak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2011
    bruh. Yeah, I’m not sure what I’m gonna do....

    I’m trying. I have till late may. But I really have no idea how I’m gonna even come close.

    thanks again everyone!
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  19. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    That’s a great gift man, really nice knives! What’s the steel he used?
  20. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
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