Nick Shabazz gets his own SAK design.

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Houlahound, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. yamsi12

    yamsi12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    I own all four variants. Will flip on the exchange when they at least triple in price. These will be in high demand, I kid you not.
  2. jp9mm


    Apr 1, 2019
    Personally not into SAK's but watch a lot of knife videos and its good to see companies making these and fans buying them up:)
  3. Larrin

    Larrin KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 17, 2004
    What if it's a very handsome man?
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  4. Houlahound

    Houlahound Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 2, 2017
    Yeah, naah I'm good.

    Thanks for asking tho.
  5. lzeplin

    lzeplin Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 18, 2012
    How come when I think of shabazz I can hear his creepy voice?? Lol Its a cool little knife, but sorry I don't need to be reminded how he sounds! Lol
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  6. The Aflac Duck

    The Aflac Duck Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2014
    Keep your eyes peeled for my own exclusive SAK coming later next spring:cool:
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  7. NickShabazz


    Aug 10, 2014
    Hah, thanks everybody. As has been pointed out, even in my own video, it's just a Classic SD with some snazzy graphics, in the same series BHQ is doing for lots of YouTubers. If that appeals to you, that's awesome. If it doesn't, or just reminds you of my creepy voice :)D), then luckily, you can just pass it by.

    Also, another batch is planned, so hopefully that'll keep the secondary market prices down and let people who missed it the first time grab one.

    Finally, I've been approached *many* times by knifemakers trying to do a special 'Nick Shabazz Edition' of their knives, and I've turned them all down so far. Cheesy little Victorinoxes aside, for me to put my mark on something, it'd need to be a piece I'd feel 100% good about. But it's something that's in the back of my mind.
  8. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018
    Looking forward to it. :)
  9. mwhich50

    mwhich50 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 18, 2011
    There is nothing "cheezy" about a classic. I use my classic(s) more than any other knives in my collection.
  10. brownshoe

    brownshoe I support this site with my MIND

    Sep 6, 2002
    You should keep some intellectual integrity and independence. Limit yourself to reviews of things you personally buy and don't partner or take things from stores, manufacturers or anyone else selling or making what you review. That would make you like us.

    I get this model of Swiss Army knife for about $5-10 at flea markets, gunshows etc. Great first knife for children.
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  11. MSchott


    Feb 9, 2017
    I think some of you take Nick way too seriously. He seems like a good guy with a good perspective. He's often hilarious. And he doesn't seem to be taking this all that seriously himself.
  12. yamsi12

    yamsi12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    Ok I’ll bite. Why the dislike of Gideons Tactical?
  13. b00n


    Dec 15, 2016
    Not a knife I would carry due to style/size, but the colors and design are well done.
  14. Houlahound

    Houlahound Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 2, 2017
    Nick has the most integrity and honesty out of all the YT knife reviewers I know of and I have seen most.

    Any manufacturer that sends Nick a knife and thinks he is going to shill for them will be sorely disappointed.

    Nick always puts up a big disclosure before every review and gives away most of his freebies.

    @brownshoe would already know this if you watched any reviews which your post suggests you haven't.
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  15. Houlahound

    Houlahound Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 2, 2017
    Exactly guy seems to be having fun. He is entertaining and has a lot of great knowledge. Most will benefit from what he shares.
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  16. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    I don't really know, I watch his videos and just end up thinking I don't really like this guy.

    Nick Shabazz doesn't share the same side od the hobby as me so I don't watch his channel but I've gor
    He just seems a bit knife snobbish and there's always things he says that has me thinking I don't like this guy.
  17. GermanyChris


    Feb 18, 2015
    We’re all snobbish in the sense that knives that don’t allign with our taste don’t get purchased, from what I can see Nick is no different
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  18. trevitrace

    trevitrace Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 21, 2013

    I'm happy for the flipper though.
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  19. A.L.


    Jun 27, 2007
    Cutlerylover said in Instagram that there will be one of his. It has a cigar design.
  20. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That's cool.
    I don't smoke but I'm glad he's getting one.
    While I'm not the same I do like how he appreciates all knives and will carry and use anything at least once.
    Iirc he was even willing to give that $1 Walmart knife an honest try, of course it didn't even make it that far.
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