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Reate Knives-Users' opinion and collections

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by ReaTe, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    Thanks Goldie. Don't hesitate. Make it 71+. Thanks RamZar. Happy for you being able to intercept and change the order. Well worth it.
  2. goldie


    Feb 18, 2000
    I almost wish there was something wrong with it so I didn't have to buy it :D
  3. austonh


    Jun 26, 2012
    How about some knives with Damasteel or Damascus blades?
  4. NorthernSouthpaw


    Feb 27, 2014
    I would pick up a Hills if you made a lefty version. I mean a TRUE lefty. I'm not spending $200+ for just a swappable clip
  5. AmericanEDC

    AmericanEDC Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 5, 2013
    Another lefty here! ...my real name is David actually.

    There's a void in the production knife world for the following (in fact there's a thread or 2 about this):

    High quality meaning $200 range for cost, high end steel (ZDP-189 would be great too)

    3-3.25" blade (good slicer grind)
    4" or just over handle
    Under 3 oz if possible.
    Deep carry clip. (Include an extra, NOBODY is doing that at any price)

    I'll buy it now and be your biggest viral marketer. Give the other manufacturers something to FOLLOW!
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2014
  6. ReaTe


    Feb 15, 2014
    Here's the photo(Horizon-A&Hills) taken by Stanley Tan. This would be the new look for Horizon-A.
  7. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    How is the new look of the Horizon-A different than the old one except for the blue anodized pivot?
  8. crom

    crom Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 29, 2007
    RamZar, it looks like an integral for starters. That would be a feat to see.
  9. mmarkh


    Jul 16, 2005
    How making them in the good old USA and you will pick up customers.
  10. Misanthropia


    Jul 10, 2011
    double post.
  11. Misanthropia


    Jul 10, 2011
    The pivot was changed, it used to be a larger, decorative one that was the same as ZT 0454 pivot, which I believe they changed as a result.

    It's not an integral, it's constructed from two slabs of titanium form an integrated backspacer - imagine an SnG, but if both sides were Ti. The hardware is only on the lockside, which makes it look even cleaner. It's one of the coolest features of the Horizon A.
  12. crom

    crom Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 29, 2007
    I like it, not crazy about knives with a bunch of holes and screws showing.
  13. sechip

    sechip Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    Great, now make it with a 3.5" blade.
  14. grownstar


    Apr 24, 2013
    Nice looking knives. I'll have to try one out someday.
  15. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    Thread isn't about either of those comments.
  16. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    Right on. I see that now. That's a very appropriate mod.
  17. goldie


    Feb 18, 2000
    Still carrying the district 9 since last wed. Love this knife !If I bought the horizon, I would have to carry both !
  18. boze


    Sep 23, 2014
    I don't own anything as nice as a Reate yet but I'd like to add my vote for a 3" legal blade in a lighter overall package. The larger models are great looking but my pockets aren't as accommodating and neither are the carry laws where I live. It'd be nice to enjoy the style, quality, and value of a Reate without the risk of it being confiscated for being a fraction of an inch too long. Also I think M390 would make them sell even faster, as if that were possible.

    Thanks for the cool thread idea!
  19. mmarkh


    Jul 16, 2005
    They want suggestions or is it only for the Chinese made fanboy club?:rolleyes:
  20. goldie


    Feb 18, 2000
    ^ To suggest movng production of these knives to the U.S. just so its made here makes no sense.I see no problem owning one of these knives,the d9 is the only knife made in China I own besides a Kershaw strobe,and a kizer. Im not exactly cornering the market in knives made there....

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