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New Liong Mah Knives for 2018

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by True Talon, Mar 18, 2018.

  1. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    With M390 blades so he told me and as he indicates in the video.

    Two Lanny models - one in Marble Carbon Fiber and one with a crushed titanium handle.

    The Eraser

    The Field Lite

    The small Hawk

     
  2. Otto Carpenter

    Otto Carpenter Gold Member Gold Member

    405
    Jun 24, 2016
    It's all good, but I'm liking the Hawk.
     
  3. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    The Hawk looks very nice as does the Eraser.

    The Lanny is my favorite knife to carry and would really like it in M390.
     
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  4. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Oh man, you finally bugged him enough that he switched to M390!?!?!?
     
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  5. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    LOL - looks like it.

    My next mission impossible is to get Reate to dump RWL34 and switch to M390, S90V, Vanax and Elmax and effing well mix it up a bit.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2018
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  6. austonh

    austonh Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 26, 2012
    A lot of win with the new 2018 models. Really cool to see that Liong thinned out the blade stock on the new designs.
     
  7. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    The two new M390 Lannys

     
  8. Comeuppance

    Comeuppance Fixed Blade EDC Emisssary Gold Member

    Jan 12, 2013
    Oh man. If they rolled out a line of Vanax Liong Mah Erasers, I would maybe finally be able to justify spending $350 on a regular production knife...
     
  9. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    Bohler's newer Vanadis 10 steel is starting to roll out into the knife world too.

    But it looks like they finally dumped RWL34 in favor of M390 and Liong went that way too from S35VN. I doubt I had anything to do with it - even though they told me to stop posting about it (in a nice way). Thanks Reate - especially to David, Shera and Jack. :)
     
  10. Pogonasong

    Pogonasong Gold Member Gold Member

    154
    Feb 27, 2018
    Anyone else snag an eraser? I can't wait! Liong is such a genuine nice guy who obviously puts true heart into his work.
     
  11. True Talon

    True Talon

    421
    Aug 14, 2016
    Titanium Eraser

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  12. True Talon

    True Talon

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    Aug 14, 2016
    CF version

    [​IMG]

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    [​IMG]
     
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  13. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    The CF Eraser is super tempting. The CRKT version was neat looking but it was discontinued before F&F could disappoint me :D so the Reate made is reallllly up my alley.
    Supposedly dropping in 2-3 weeks.
     
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  14. Pogonasong

    Pogonasong Gold Member Gold Member

    154
    Feb 27, 2018
    Totally! If i didn't have a deposit on a jack I'd have held off for the cf version but the ti looks great imo and was an irresponsible present to myself to tide over before the other irresponsible present to myself haha
     
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  15. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    The Ti needs some color, other than that I like it too.
     
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  16. Otto Carpenter

    Otto Carpenter Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 24, 2016
    Yeah, contrast is important - that's one of the cool things about the Tuxedo GSD. Brian Nadeau's (Reate-produced) Micro Typhoon has a tuxedo version inspired by Liong's GSD.
     
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  17. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    Agreed, the Tuxedo combo looks great on both knives. :thumbsup:
     
  18. thecigarguy

    thecigarguy Gold Member Gold Member

    402
    Mar 31, 2018
    That CF version needs some micarta, just sayin!
     
  19. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    Dark Stonewash or dark acidwash bolsters and some of the Micarta he used on the KUF?
    [​IMG]

    Sign me up.
     
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  20. thecigarguy

    thecigarguy Gold Member Gold Member

    402
    Mar 31, 2018
    Insta-buy right there.
     

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