Pay it forward. Yes we're doing this again.

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by BellaBlades, May 9, 2018.


Should we close the Pay It Forward thread?

Poll closed Nov 6, 2019.
  1. Yes , this thing is out of control!

  2. No , we can control ourselves...

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  1. Methuselah


    Feb 7, 2015
    I'm excited for it ! Thanks alot Jason.. To all you folks who have already made a Puuko I'd be grateful for a tip on the best thread or video to read for study to do this right. I'll be receiving the Puuko from post #1769 Thank You Bladeforums.
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  2. fishiker


    Nov 5, 2006
    I understand @sabre cat wanted too give me the SOG and I will treat it as a gift from a friend. I have this Spyderco Moran fixed blade I would like to offer.

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  3. jaseman


    Jul 28, 2016

    I was still debating it, but don't let me hold you back if you really want it. It's all good.
  4. Fixall

    Fixall Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2018
    The Fallkniven SK3 Juni (and Swiss Army knives!) came from @Lee D today. :D

    What an absolutely ADORABLE knife! My niece is going to LOVE it! Right now the plan is to give the Juni and the Sentinel to my oldest nice for her Birthday (she got a SAK Pioneer X from her troop leader already) and then talk her into passing down the Buck down to my youngest niece (who will also receive the Bantam). The Buck is her knife, though so I want it to be her choice. If she decides to keep the buck, the Bantam and the Sentinel will go to my youngest niece.

    Tomorrow I'm meeting with a local leather-worker so he can get started on a new sheath. Just trying to decide between a vertical, horizontal or neck style. She's pretty small for a ten year old so I want to keep the sheath rather small... I feel like a vertical sheath would be safest, a horizontal the most convenient and out of the way, and a neck sheath if she doesn't wear a belt camping/hiking (waiting to hear back from my sister about that).

    I know a "pay it forward" wasn't required for this but I would like to find a way to pay it forward anyways. I'm about out of knife related things to give away and my wedding is coming up next weekend, but give me a bit of time and I'm sure I can find something (or somethings) that someone here could put to use. Thanks again @Lee D!

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  5. Methuselah


    Feb 7, 2015
    I recently received the neck knife I ordered, and rather than only a dedicated neck knife, decided on the belt sheath as it is small and can then be worn either way. Just make a cord also for those times in camp when she wants it handy... Or belt on the move.
  6. Lee D

    Lee D Basic Member Basic Member

    May 27, 2013
    Excellent...I’m glad they made it safe and sound and I hope they are well used.
  7. arrowhd

    arrowhd Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2011
    Looking at another option. Go ahead and claim it. Whatcha waiting for?

  8. jaseman


    Jul 28, 2016
    I'm still debating between a few others as well....
    - Esee Avispa CF/D2 from @Turth post #1529
    - Winchester hunter & CRKT spew from @AlwaysTomboy post # 1563
    - Kizer velox 2 from @l1ranger post 1834

    Just haven't decided yet :p
  9. bikerector

    bikerector KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 16, 2016
    Current Items up for grabs
    1. M7 bayonet from @sabre cat post #451
    2. Case Mako xx with embossed sheath from @FOG2 post #600
    3. Case [email protected] post #709
    4. Dive knife and tin knife from @rob308 post #741
    5. le thiers & wenger from @rob308 #765
    6. Chive, and case sheeps slippie from @FOG2 post #776
    7. Browning fixed blade DP with a black micarta handle. Nylon sheath. Marked "Model 0077" on the blade. NIB from @sabre cat post #820
    8. Modified lockback,154cm from @WValtakis post #832
    9. CRKT Side Hawg 3 from @JupiterPaladin post #1068
    10. Kershaw 1550 Blackout from @theAntihero post #1122 pics #1125
    11. Kershaw Blackout from @(jeff) post #1233
    12. Desantis cozy right hand holster, Springfield xds 3.3 from @PWatkins post #1242
    13. CRKT Tighe from @dkb45 post #1246
    14. CRKT Squid from @arrowhd post #1366
    15. Schrade viper, opinel 8 @McFeeli post #1404 and vid of schrade #1406
    16. Binlun wrist watch from @bikerector post #1459
    17. Tighe Rod from @T.L.E. Sharp post #1514 pics #783
    18. kershaw ferrite from @Earl1 post #1495
    19. Esee Avispa CF/D2 from @Turth post #1529
    20. Custom CF & Green G10 scale for Zt562 from @Impulse600 post # 1556
    21. Winchester hunter & CRKT spew from @AlwaysTomboy post # 1563
    22. Buck X-Tract Essential #0735PLS-B Cat. 3181 from @sabre cat post #1590
    23. Schrade old timer 940tw, Buck 525 T, 2 safety cutters from @PWatkins post #1608
    24. SOG Seal pup from @bralexander post #1672
    25. Bear and Son 3 1/2 Stag Delrin Trapper and Condor Swamp Romper from @Pearly_Baker post #1730
    26. Condor kephart & DP Knives drop point hunter from @Redbusa06 post #1732
    27. Cortland Fly Reel from @bralexander post #1748
    28. opinel outdoor from @RayseM post #1754
    29. SOG Vulcan from @T.L.E. Sharp post #1807
    30. Kizer escort from @bikerector post #1828
    31. Kizer velox 2 from @l1ranger post 1834 & pics1884
    32. spyderco 9cr18mov mule from @woodysone post #1838
    33. Kershaw amphibian, *taker picks item for @jaseman to claim on this offering post #1855
    34. Camillus CUDA & pocket 8x20 monocular/microscope from @WValtakis post #1876
    35. Android tattooed tiger 50 mm automatic watch from @Methuselah post #1895
    36. Spyderco Moran fixed from @fishiker post #1922
    Upcoming PIF's
    • None
    Unfinished (PIF) Business
    • None
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    - Updated 9/13/18 10:51AM EST​

    I think I'm all caught up, please let me know if I missed anything.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2018
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  10. Brent F

    Brent F

    Aug 26, 2017
    Got my PIF yesterday(timberline discovery). Nice knife, something I would have bought myself,20 years ago. After fiddling with for about 15 minutes, I can see why it was discontinued. Really sensitive to bumps in the pocket, had it open on me while getting a pen out of my pocket.
  11. sabre cat

    sabre cat Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    The Wenger Soldier/Standard Issue will go to Fishiker along with the AirSOG he has already claimed. My goal is to have both shipped this Friday, if possible. Please update the list, accordingly.

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  12. JupiterPaladin

    JupiterPaladin Gold Member Gold Member

    May 4, 2016
    Sorry dude I carried it often over the course of 2 years and never had that happen. I certainly wouldn't have offered it up if I thought it was unsafe :(
  13. Methuselah


    Feb 7, 2015
    @Redbusa06 Received the puuko the block of maple and a pile of leather!
    BIG thank you....
    I'm really looking forward to drawing this up..
    I also have some Ironwood and Shadetree teal burlap. So I've got some choices. Bladeforums rocks!
  14. Lapedog


    Dec 7, 2016
    Maybe you could have the sheath have a few eyelets on it. One at top one at bottom. That way you could use a cord through bottom hole for neck carry or static cord.

    One rubber pull the dot loop for vertical carry, two rubber loops for horizontal.

    Of course it would need a kydex insert to hold a neck knife upside down.
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  15. Fixall

    Fixall Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2018
    That’s a good idea! Sounds like it’s make for a pretty versatile sheath. :)

    I’m waiting for a call back from another leather worker the next town over. When I explained I wanted a compact sheath for a ten year old, the leather worker I went to said it wasn’t really his style (he does more western styled work) and referred me to another person. :/

    I’m not sure if it’ll be done in time for her Birthday, so I’m thinking about just getting her input on it. Might be fun to design a sheath with her.
  16. arrowhd

    arrowhd Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2011
    Like to offer up the Steel Will Modus I received earlier in this thread for the Kershaw 1550 Blackout from @theAntihero. Can photos photos of he is alright with it.
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  17. Methuselah


    Feb 7, 2015
    .. that IS quality time.. (my tears here).....Psalm 127:5 @Fixall Your are a good dad...(or uncle) ;)
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2018
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  18. Fixall

    Fixall Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2018
    Uncle. :)

    Her Dad is over in Bahrain working on a mine sweeper.
  19. sabre cat

    sabre cat Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Sounds like fun. Many girls of that age could care less about stuff like that but it still would be good. Makes the whole thing personal. If you design it are you going to try making it also?
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  20. Lapedog


    Dec 7, 2016
    Well you’re an even better uncle.

    I would ask her to help design the sheath we wants. It might help encourage her to carry her knife.

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