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Your *prettiest* to look at knives?.... Copying a great thread found elsewhere!

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  1. ApacheCoTodd

    ApacheCoTodd Member

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    Since I am so very much enjoying the tread that Hokkmike started in General Gun Discussions, and, since I was just moving some stuff around - I got to thinking about my; prettiest knives.

    Too, the fun-factor of Non-Firearms has fizzled a bit of late. Sling-shots, what's on you right now and most recent buys topics not withstanding..... THOSE are certainly fun - as are some others.

    So anyhow; I think my *prettiest to look at* as far as daggers is concerned must be my Second Pattern Fairbairn Sykes.

    It's one of the heavier blade variants giving it a great feel too. My 1998 Case V-42 is a close second as the best reproduction of the original V-42 ever made but as a reproduction, it's just a tiny bit off in a personal bias way for me compared to this beauty.

    What are your "Prettiest To Look At" knives?

    Todd.
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    Sorry to repost a pic I just recently posted, but I just acquired what I’d consider to be the prettiest knife I’ve ever owned last week. It’s a ZT0609.

    The lines look very elegant to my eye, and yet it seems very solidly built despite its somewhat dainty appearance.

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    Repost? So what?

    THAT, has some beautiful and yet functional curves to it.:thumbup:

    Is it set up for a clip at the end? Looks great without it if that's the case.

    Todd.
     
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    Arno Bernard Porcupine. Simple, but I like the lines.
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    Wonderfully elegant.

    Todd.
     
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    There's just something about this one that speaks my language. Both the knife and the custom made sheath. Herters 1.jpg
     
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    I sometimes have one of these in my pocket. I really like the lines.

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    I just sold a stunning Laguiole last fall. It was so very pretty but I had trouble carrying it in Wranglers or Dickies.

    I loved it so much that I almost made a horizontal sheath for it and in fact would have, were I not offered silly money for it.

    They are a HELL of a well kept *secret* in the folding knife market. I still recall it fondly every time I'm in afire restaurant were they favor fixed blade versions for *steak knives*.

    Todd.
     
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    I bought my first one some 15 years ago.

    Like any kid with money in his pocket, I was looking at all the 'tactical' folders at the counter and I ran across that old Laguiole.
    "What is that?!"

    It didn't take much convincing.
    I Bought it.

    Still have it. I'll admit that it doesn't see the use my Benchmade does, but still... I like to look at it.
     
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    Bought this Shrade for the wife.I

    Will post more later.
    Thanks for starting this thread Todd ( hoowah)
     
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    Wow... It's like "Realtree for her". That's kind of cool.

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    Well, I don’t want to be too repetitive is all. I tend to share a lot of gun pictures over and over. But considering the crowd........

    Anyway, this knife, and all ZT knives from what I can tell, come built to carry. Even their super limited collector’s pieces do. The clip works fine, but I would like a deeper pocket carry clip, and MXG Works makes a bunch for different ZTs. I’m waiting for another one to show up before placing an order next month. Went a little crazy in January.

    I have carried this knife several days now and it’s fantastic IMO, though I have a very limited point of reference.
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    The clip on that side looks fine, it's already a bit busier over there. Nice to not spoil those beautiful lines on the other side.

    Todd.
     
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    Not classic. Just darn good. To me it's just a beautifully functional knife from good guys. -spartan ares.
     
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    Very pretty lines.

    Todd.
     
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    So many, I can't decide! :D
     
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    My wife cracks up at me. Once or twice a year I'll have a couple-dozen or more knives out - you know, just to look at.

    She'll look in on me and make a comment about boys and their toys or ask if I'm playing *dress-up*?

    In fact - I might be playing. Something like; "If I could keep only 10" or something like that.

    Todd.
     
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    I too, do this with knives and also my handguns, as it gives great pleasure...I don't mind her seeing my knives all at once, but I'm a little more leery about her seeing many of my pistols all at once! :eek:
     
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    I'd like to change my answer, my prettiest is this. Don't know anything about it, got it from a friend years ago. Maker is forosisky out of Johnstown pa.
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    I always thought the Kershaw leek was a good looking knife. One of my favorites to carry.
     
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    Agreed.

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    I love tiger maple.
     
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    I have some pretty knifes but there up at my dads house. I won this new in the paper imperial a few weeks ago. Cheap knife but we'll made and still useful. Sorry for the bad photo.

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    Plus, it has a very cool story behind it.

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