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Push Dagger 2 1/2in.-3 in.

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by aross21, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. aross21

    aross21

    10
    Oct 29, 2012
    Preferably AUS-8 steel. I like the Cold Steel Safe Maker 2 but it is a little too big and too pricy. If you know of anything more affordable but still good quality please let me know. Thanks.
     
  2. aross21

    aross21

    10
    Oct 29, 2012
    2 1/2 in.-3 1/2 in blade. 4-4 1/2 in overall
     
  3. Jim malone

    Jim malone

    856
    May 25, 2007
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    Last edited: Jul 7, 2013
  4. singularity35

    singularity35

    Mar 1, 2010
    Try the Kabar TDI, it works like a push dagger but is not as illegal in most places.

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  5. JohnnyMayhem

    JohnnyMayhem

    Aug 6, 2006
    Ever think about doing a grinder job on one of the gerber push knife skinners then just doing up a custom sheath for them?
     
  6. bikerdave47

    bikerdave47

    128
    Feb 24, 2012
    I own both the Cold Steel safe-keeper11 and the Larger Honshu w/ 4in. blade and the Honshu is Better made...and half the price. Do you know the Safe-Maker are FLAT on the reverse side? That's a deal Breaker for me at Any price. Merry Christmas, Dave
     
  7. Picksmith

    Picksmith

    309
    Sep 4, 2009
    The safe maker II has a specialty grind. The obverse side is concave, not flat like a chisel grind.
     
  8. MassMatt

    MassMatt

    707
    Apr 2, 2006
    It probably makes little difference in performance but I hate the flat on 1 side thing too, also hate that it's really not described/disclosed at all. Anyone know if the Honshu is the same way or is it ground the same way on both sides? At such a low price I would imagine they would cut a lot of corners.
     
  9. MassMatt

    MassMatt

    707
    Apr 2, 2006
    Ok yes slightly concave--anyway, we HATES it!
     
  10. Steely_Gunz

    Steely_Gunz Got the Khukuri fevah Moderator

    May 9, 2002
    I've tried justifying a push dagger, but I just can't. Pretty much everywhere that they are legal, I can pack a gun. If I ever do end up getting one, I think I'll go with the Safe Maker 2. The flat/hollow back side of the Keeper series drives me nuts. I have a Black Jack Blackmoore Dirk with that kind of grind and I can't stand it. Yes, it's mostly just for poking holes in people, but I still don't like it.
     
  11. GRIM 62

    GRIM 62

    Mar 29, 2009
    You should hook up with forum member Charlie Mike,he makes some sweet push dags.His prices are more than reasonable.
     
  12. Silly Rabbit

    Silly Rabbit Gold Member Gold Member

    699
    Jun 9, 2010
  13. G. Scott H.

    G. Scott H.

    Jan 9, 2006
    The Honshus are ground on both sides. They don't have the concave back like the CS ones.
     

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