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  1. Thread: Pork Schnitzel

    by shu
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    I believe schnitzel is generally pork. Wiener...

    I believe schnitzel is generally pork. Wiener Schnitzel uses veal.




    Jaeger Schnitzel is actually quite common, although traditionally venison or boar could be used instead of pork.


    I...
  2. A piece of leather with honing compound will...

    A piece of leather with honing compound will sharpen a knife.

    Having done both I would rather reprofile a blade with a strop (like the one I linked above) and several grades of sandpaper than a...
  3. Imagine how long it would have taken on a...

    Imagine how long it would have taken on a Sharpmaker!
  4. Depends on what you call a 'strop'. an...

    Depends on what you call a 'strop'. an unsupported leather strap is best for touching up an already sharp edge.

    But something like this strop CAN be (and is) used as a stand-alone sharpening...
  5. While I agree it is best to cooperate with LEO's...

    While I agree it is best to cooperate with LEO's and disclose any concealed firearms, etc (required by law for CCW holders in many states) I never refer to a knife as a 'weapon'. I consider a knife...
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    I was always surprised how many soldiers didn't...

    I was always surprised how many soldiers didn't seem to know anything about rifles. But they could wipe them down with CLP just the same.

    Non-stainless steels like 1095 sharpen easily and tend to...
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    Non-stainless is a non-issue... GI's have carried...

    Non-stainless is a non-issue... GI's have carried 1095 et al for decades without issue. Military life is about constant maintenance--rifles, gear, barracks, everything. If maintaining a pocket...
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    Moran 'Fighting Knife'

    I recently rediscovered my FB01 and for the life of me cannot figure out why I didn't appreciate it more when I first got it. So I started thinking about picking up another "just in case" and came...
  9. That being said, there are some lefties - as well...

    That being said, there are some lefties - as well as a few righties - that consider the compression lock more sinister than dexter... I being one.
  10. Thread: Tanto Point?

    by shu
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    I never had any love for the tanto until I...

    I never had any love for the tanto until I actually tried one.

    Surprise, surprise, surprise! For my usage at least a tanto makes a very good utility EDC. And I rarely stab car hoods. But a...
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    Poll: Sprints do not have to be current production, do...

    Sprints do not have to be current production, do they?

    Another vote for the PPT.
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    The SAME selling site, actually... anyone ever...

    The SAME selling site, actually... anyone ever buy from mountsplus.com? Sounds like they have great stuff cheap!
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    Except last I checked my teeth do not have the...

    Except last I checked my teeth do not have the wear-resistance of even 420... although I do use an electric toothbrush. Recommended by my dentist.


    I hear you regarding 'hand sharpening' though....
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    I have a few Sharpmakers - keep one at home, one...

    I have a few Sharpmakers - keep one at home, one in the shop, and one in the vehicle - as everyone has said they are a great all-around sharpener. I learned on benchstones, and still pull them out...
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    No, not just you... every post links the same...

    No, not just you... every post links the same overpriced site. My response was somewhat tongue-in-cheek.
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    Wow, ask the same question a few times and...

    Wow, ask the same question a few times and suddenly people get all jumpy!


    To answer your question: No, they are NOT "really on the same boat quality wise." I have the discontinued M16-12ZER -...
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    A Swick works great for running. It weighs...

    A Swick works great for running. It weighs almost nothing, a g-clip fits almost anywhere, and it deploys effortlessly. I clip it at about 2 o'clock and forget about it.

    But since I usually run...
  18. Thread: Favorite OPMT?

    by shu
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    It is a bottle opener. I have several from...

    It is a bottle opener.

    I have several from different makers - and the Atwood is a very nice example - but it is pretty much a bottle opener. You could use it to pull a staple or light nail, or...
  19. Thread: Swick Hawkbill

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    Wait... I thought everyone said the current...

    Wait... I thought everyone said the current wharncliffe WAS a hawkbill?!?



    Either way I am in for 2.
  20. The Kiwi is a great little knife, as are the...

    The Kiwi is a great little knife, as are the Cricket and Lava. I have always had an affinity for the Jester though....
  21. Poll: I prefer to mix and match gear to my...

    I prefer to mix and match gear to my liking--hence my dislike of only selling certain pots in a set--but I don't think you can go wrong with either GSI or MSR.

    While nonstick requires a bit more...
  22. Poll: Basically, if you are going to be carrying it a...

    Basically, if you are going to be carrying it a lot get Ti. If you are car camping, rafting, etc--and hard on equipment--get SS. If you are doing some of both, hard-anodized Al (HAA) is a good...
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    I have been using a Cricket as a money clip for...

    I have been using a Cricket as a money clip for several years now, alternating between SS and a black nishijin. I do not have pictures but a rough measurement indicates the nishijin is maybe ~1.5 mm...
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    Spyderco - most often in my pocket Bark River -...

    Spyderco - most often in my pocket
    Bark River - fixed blades
    Benchmade - not so much anymore but I still love some of their old stuff
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    I would snap up a set in orange. But would...

    I would snap up a set in orange.


    But would settle for black.
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