What Survive Knives Are You Waiting For?

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by Sulaco, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. supertac916


    Sep 6, 2014
    Nice, working dogs are cool. We have a Golden and a GSD mix, but they haven't worked a day in their lives..lol

    Have your wife look up Survive! (GSO)SK Knives fan page. She'll have to request to join the group. Sorry, I'd post the pics here but my photobucket doesn't work anymore
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  2. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    If you want to get in on Facebook for other reasons than just to see this pic than go for it. If you're going through the steps for one pic, here it is.


    @supertac916 let me know if it's not ok that I post your pic. What a pic it is!
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  3. supertac916


    Sep 6, 2014
    Thanks Silver. I'm retarded when it comes to posting pics..lol
  4. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Silver to the rescue!! Thanks Matt, I appreciate that. :)

    Man supertac that is a great lineup! What a nice mix of old school and new gen :cool: THANK YOU for the picture, I know it's not easy to gather up all that steel, but that is way cool.
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  5. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    @supertac916 @Silver Needle Whoops, my wife asked me to edit her username out. If you guys wouldn't mind editing where you quoted me, please. Thank you! :)

    Man now that's four things that get me in the dog house!! :D :D
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  6. supertac916


    Sep 6, 2014
    Anytime, it's been awhile since I had all of them out. I usually just stick with my favorites. The new spec 4.1 and 5.1, along with the 2.7 I picked up recently. Finally gave my 8 and 10 year old their 3.5s over the last few weekends on some outings in the Tahoe National forest. Trying to get my kids outdoors.
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  7. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    I almost asked if you had a favorite, thanks for adding that. My two favorites are my 4.7 and my old 3.5. They fit me just right. Oh, and the 10, which I like more than I expected to. I'll bet the boys are going to love theirs :thumbsup:

    And thank you both for the edit!
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  8. supertac916


    Sep 6, 2014
    My boys had a blast using their 3.5s over the weekend whittling and sharpening sticks. They both have Bravo 1s, but I realized they're too big for them now. The 3.5s seem to work perfect for them right now. My wife almost claimed my 2.7 over the weekend...lol She has a few Barkies but haven't given her a GSO yet. To be honest I really haven't found a S!k that I don't like yet. I'd be happy to use or carry any of them. The hard part for me is which ones to bring. That and I'd like to use my CPKs as well, but I tend to grab the same GSOs. 1st world problems..lol
  9. Joecleo86


    Jun 1, 2017
    I love my 3.5 its probably spent more time on my hip than any of my sk! Blades. It just such a joy to use for whittling and food prep. I was going to preorder the new version but decided to get the 7/7 instead. Im waiting on a 7/7 and the 4 limited. I'd really like to get that 4.5 too but ill see when they release them.
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  10. BBuser


    Sep 4, 2016
    Waiting on a 3.5 as of yesterday. I chose 3V.
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  11. Benson X

    Benson X Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    My current wait list:
    • GSO 7/7 (Factory 2nd) - Ordered 6/5/17
    • SK12 - Ordered 6/21/17
    • GSO12 - Ordered 6/22/17
    • GSO6 - Ordered 6/22/17
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  12. Fancier


    Jul 1, 2012
    Excellent, when you get your 12's you can do a compare and contrast article for us. :)
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  13. Benson X

    Benson X Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    That's the idea! :)

    I'm pretty curious to do a side-by-side to show the differences between the (Millit-produced) SK line and Guy's hand-finished GSO line. I hope to receive both of them around the same time, and will try my hardest not to beat on either of them until I have both in-hand. It will be hard to resist the temptation, though.

    I'm also going to attempt to be quick-enough to score a CPK "Behemoth Chopper" in the very near future, which (if successful) would make a VERY interesting contender to throw-in the comparison. I've come to appreciate both S!K and CPK for their quality and craftsmanship.
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  14. grogimus


    Apr 27, 2012
    Don't resist man, beat the snot out of the one you get first. I don't think you'll see an appreciable performance function by the time you get the other.

    Good luck on the BC.. I have the day off and I'm tempted to try and throw my hat in the ring too.
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  15. JackKnives


    Aug 12, 2017
    I'm waiting on the one and "only" one Survive Knives, the GSO 7/7. No knife is worth the 2 plus year of wait except a super sought after custom knife. I'm sure those usually give a fair warning of the wait time.
  16. Fancier


    Jul 1, 2012
    Jack, really? In my experience the wait time for customs has generally been a lot longer than projected.
    If you don't want to wait for a knife there are a lot of really fine offerings in the "For Sale by Maker" area of BF.
    I've picked up a number of really nice ones there over the years.
    Edit: I just noticed that Chiral made a similar comment in another thread. No, we aren't tag teaming you... ;)
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  17. xrangerx


    Jul 31, 2012
    I've got a 4.7 headed my way monday!
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  18. chiral.grolim

    chiral.grolim Universal Kydex Sheath Extension Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 2, 2008
    Sometimes i worry that you might be my clone, then realize that I might be the clone and so keep my thoughts trained elsewhere :p

    Sweet! Congrats, and please feel free to share pics and/or impressions if such be your inclination :thumbsup:
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  19. rexromic

    rexromic Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2011
    5.1 in 3V and Jade G-10.
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  20. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    I am highly anticipating the GSO 6 to come out, it would check all the boxes of what I want in a 6" blade!

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