- Jun 4, 2011
What blade was your first H.I. purchase, and who made it? My first was a Bhakta made AK bowie. A blade that I respect and enjoy very much. Edit-This was 2010 or 2011.
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David I also saved your photos from where you purchased it. If there is an additional one I’ll post it.My first was an Ultimate Fighter by Rajkumar, bought in September, 2011. A few years later I traded it for a much smaller, but very nice HI blade. I since acquired two other UFs, by Kumar and Vim Kami. The Vim version is my favorite, and it came with a fantastic sheath made by a forumite. Unfortunately I can't find my photos of the Vim UF. Must have misfiled them on my PC or accidentally deleted them. Oh, well, I can always take more pics. Here is the first one, that I traded away. It's 18" OAL and 31 oz.
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Ahah, I found some pics of my favorite UF, the one by Vim Kami
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It's a heavy one, 17.5" OAL and 36 oz, but very well balanced. The handle is a beautifully shaped and polished walnut, and the sheath is great. I think the sheath was made by wildmanh, but not sure.