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Old 04-08-2007, 15:28   #96
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Originally Posted by wfraser
The Recon 1 ain't too shabby if you ask me. I watched the field test video that Cold Steel published and they sold me on it. I haven't tried any of the test to check the reliabilty of it though. It has superior cutting power and sharpens rather easily. I wouldn't put it in the airsoft class...
I saw a video once on a 120 mpg carburetor insert. Looked real shiny.

I think I can get you a real deal on it if you are interested in buying the rights.

Seriously, I have a Cold Steel Trailmaster around here somewhere, and if I needed a visually impressive knife that cost less than $100, that might be one I would consider.

Sorry, but Lynn Thompson isn't selling me anything else.

IMHO, the Tanto point is not particularly effective, except visually. Kind of like shuriken.

If I need a real knife that I could count on, I would look to Harsey, Reeve, or one of the other blademasters. You might want to look through this forum before proceeding. We are getting Mr. Harsey's sharpening thread off track.

Cold Steel is a decent budget product with a lot of hype.

Just my .02, YMMV.

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