Tacticlol Knives

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by TwitchyBlade, Jun 11, 2010.

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  1. bitfiend


    Feb 19, 2015

    Well, the biggest obvious flaw is that it's a knife. You might mangle the hell out of an attacker, and he might die; but he'll probably die later.
    Angry people who attack normal folks for no good reason are frequently very hard to stop, and might not even notice that the pain they are experiencing during their attack is their flesh being laid open. Or they don't care.

    A knife is better than nothing for damned sure, but it's not really a good defensive weapon, and you can't even stab with a Civilian. Which may well be your only option if you are rolling around on the ground fighting with a badguy. Don't get me wrong- They do look horrible to be on the wrong end of. I would shoot any attacker with one immediately. :p

    Also, during the one single fighting knife class I took, I ended up with chalk from my own rubber knife on myself. I was also able to get some chalk from my rubber blade on the other guy (expert), and I obviously had no idea what I was doing. What I learned: It takes some serious practice before the average person can use a blade defensively, and you're probably going to get badly cut even if you practice daily when rolling around with knives because knives are sharp & fighting is unpredictable.

    There's also a big difference between being an aggressor & on the defense with any weapon. Aggressor = big advantage.

    TL;DR Knives are cool but extremely hard to use defensively, the Civilian especially included.
  2. ooitzoo

    ooitzoo Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2010
    This one put a smile on my face. A slow moving guy made slower by all the uber tactical gear destroying soda. Pretty epic. Did they ever stop to wonder how many times he'd have been shot in that 80 seconds it took him to get through those stationary soda bottles?
  3. ooitzoo

    ooitzoo Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2010
    Some people should not be allowed to reproduce.
  4. EDCanAdamas


    Sep 8, 2013

    Irish Fighting Stick. Another gem form United Cutlery. It's marketed as a weapon from the start, I wonder how many police evidence lockers have one in them.
  5. Charlie Mike

    Charlie Mike Sober since 1-7-14 (still a Paranoid Nutjob) Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 1, 2000

    For the survival needs of the outdoorsman/alcoholic.
  6. unit


    Nov 22, 2009

    Yup, you are correct (sort of). I only noticed that I faled to exclude that reference to other tacticlol knives with the Civilian AFTER I had been quoted...so I did not go back and edit it. To be clear, yes, many of the knives in this thread have very obvious flaws for use as a self defennse sitation (but not the Civiilian, in my opinion)...though it appears some peole have some pretty silly concepts of what to look for.

    With regard to your other statements you make that seem like attacks...whatever...I am comfortable with everything else I said, and I know well what I am talking about.

    And BTW a different paragraph is not "the same breath". But if you feel it helps establishing your credibilty while contributing your wealth of tactical insight in this thread on a forum, go for it;)
  7. Lone Wolf McBlade

    Lone Wolf McBlade

    Jan 12, 2014

    Chainsaw Katana! Why? Cause... a Texas ninja needs to massacre with something?
  8. gosuto


    Feb 7, 2015

    I can't breathe from laughing. The first thought I had was "Aww my knife got so sad it melted itself"
  9. sideways


    Feb 19, 2013

    Screw in sheath, corkscrew wound cavity, 1k price tag. Tacticool enough? :D
  10. Samon


    Nov 12, 2012
  11. trevitrace

    trevitrace Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 21, 2013
    Hey! That's my dedicated cardboard knife. And yes, it is a joy to sharpen.
  12. DAVE_M


    Jun 16, 2010
    At least that sheath is better than the old one lol

  13. retzius


    Sep 17, 2009
    When you put the knife in the sheath the whole contraption looks like a women's pleasure tool... just sayin
  14. DAVE_M


    Jun 16, 2010
    Yea there's a slang term for that sheath. If you google "Microtech (*insert toy name*) sheath", you will probably find a ton of threads making fun of that knife.

    I seriously hope no one paid the $800+ price tag for that monstrosity.
  15. sideways


    Feb 19, 2013
    I agree... the new one looks much more comfortable. :D
  16. Stelth


    Jul 15, 2007
    Every time I see the hole in this knife I wonder "WTF!!?"
  17. All-R-Crazy


    Apr 11, 2014
    Finally got through the whole thread and at least I can say I had plenty of laughs
  18. Leftytwogunz


    Apr 30, 2013
    LOL. It took forever to read this whole thread, but it is a great one.

    I think that Microtech Jagdkommando is a top contender. That one and the bayonet for a pistol.

    I think MT should combine the two and make the Jagdkommando able to be put on a pistol rail, and then add some LED lights.

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    These three items combined = WIN the tacticLOL contest
  19. SilentJohn


    Feb 11, 2008
    The soul harvester

  20. retzius


    Sep 17, 2009
    They should call it "The Virgin Keeper" for all the dudes that buy one
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