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Reate Knives&Kirby Lambert collaboration 2018 high-end knife: Crossroads

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by ReaTe, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. sixfeetdeep

    sixfeetdeep Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2004
    Ah, nevermind. Another google searched worked.
  2. AF

    AF Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2000
    Reate will help you if needed.
    I wouldn’t sand the insert. I would disassemble assuming you have quality torx drivers. When you remove the blade you’ll be able to see how far the liner springs over. My guess is that it doesn’t have enough tension. It should have enough tension to move a distance of the full width of the tang or more.
    Gently bend it. Check the travel. Bend more. Go slowly and don’t overbend. It won’t take much. Reassemble and check.
    ErocSD likes this.
  3. sixfeetdeep

    sixfeetdeep Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2004
    I emailed Reate & I got a response within 5 minutes. Can you believe that?! On a Saturday at this time of the day. I'm impressed! I'm sure this will all get worked out.
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  4. sixfeetdeep

    sixfeetdeep Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2004
    I'm still geekin out about how quickly they got back to me. That is just an immense reassurance of their commitment to customer satisfaction. I am so impressed that I'll be looking at their site for yet another knife to buy. I've recently purchased 3 different Microtech OTF knives (Troodon, Combat Troodon & an Ultratech) & a Spyderco (Ark) & a bunch of Benchmades, (Anthem, 275 Adamas, 375 Adamas, 581 Barrage, Aileron & others I'm forgetting), Plus my 2 Southern Grind Knives. A carbon fiber spider monkey & a Jackyl Pup. I know there are others I've purchased recently that I'm forgetting about. But as you can see, I buy alot. So when I find a company that treats me well & responds incredibly quick, they are gonna have a lifetime
    member for now on.
    Maybe I'll get that one next.... or
    Man, just works of art. I love the anodizing.
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  5. ErocSD

    ErocSD Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 21, 2019
    I'd look at liong mah as well. They're made by Reate and he has excellent customer service as well. He deals with his clients personally. I got an email back from liong mah himself in 3 minutes. And his knives are awesome.
    Alsharif likes this.
  6. Kailash Blades

    Kailash Blades KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 21, 2015
    Extremely classy

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