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Unboxing a Knife I Should Have Reviewed a LONG Time Ago – First Impressions

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26 replies on “Unboxing a Knife I Should Have Reviewed a LONG Time Ago – First Impressions”

Always thought the detent was too weak on mine. Easy to "miss a flip", but works fine if I concentrate. 😉
Maybe I need to pop it open and do some fiddling…..

Another crkt I’ve been really impressed with was the Avant, gotta thumb disk and a flipper with nice accents and really good action for the price

Crkt seriously needs to upgrade their materials, awesome designs made with junk pot metal, aus8 is not an upgrade damnit!

Vox designs some of my favorites knives. I usually answer quickly “Jesper Voxnaes” when asked who my favorite knife designer is. Pilar (I was told it’s Peh-larr) is a gateway knife, for sure.

CRKT is as bad as Gerber. Maybe worse. Possibly the worst knives on the planet. Honestly, instagram Pakistan Damascus is way better.

I have been thinking about grabbing one of them would you be so kind when you do your review and place it up against the ordinary one just so we can see the size difference. Keep them sweet blades coming at us brother it’s always nice to see the diversity you show not just high end but middle and low as well 👍

How about a comparison with the Kizer Sheepdog or Sheepdog XL and the Gerber Flatiron. I absolutely love these blade profiles.

I can't wait to get in on sending a knife through your channel, the process involves you getting first for first impressions and short review….love it love it love it.THANKS FOR SHARING

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