HWZ Forums

Login Register FAQ Mark Forums Read

EDMW Knife Collectors

Like Tree1304Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-11-2014, 11:46 AM   #7381
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 457
Damascus is just for looks nowsadays.

The method is used due to steel impurity in the past. So using Damascus method of forging is suppose to purge the impurity.

But nowsadays metallurgy is advanced and most steel is purged of impurity and even using powder steel to make any kind of alloy steel.

So a good modern steel is as good or even better than Damascus.
As an interesting point to note,there is also damascus made from powdered steel. Check out damasteel. I'm having 2 knives made in damasteel, which I will post pics of when they arrive.

Some work in progress pics (flats not fully polished and etch not fully done, but this is the damasteel damascus in the bjorkman twist pattern)

Last edited by mamba2012; 07-11-2014 at 12:26 PM..
mamba2012 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2014, 06:53 AM   #7382
Senior Member
 
vespaguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,119
nice looking blade, Mamba. has a Macarios feel to it. I think the choice of bjorkman twist is great.
vespaguy is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2014, 10:48 PM   #7383
Junior Member
 
kuresu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 61
Hello guys. I'm interested in a KA-BAR USMC straight edge. Any idea where to get one? Sorry for the noob question. Thanks in advance
__________________
Conquering others is strength. Conquering yourself is true power.
kuresu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 11:26 AM   #7384
Member
 
eawtan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 352
Hello guys. I'm interested in a KA-BAR USMC straight edge. Any idea where to get one? Sorry for the noob question. Thanks in advance
Have u tried :
Urbantoolhaus (Singapore)
eawtan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 11:35 AM   #7385
Senior Member
 
squarebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,646
Have u tried :
Urbantoolhaus (Singapore)
Highly overpriced considering they don't have a shop space.

Good places to start:
ebay.com
knifecenter.com
__________________
In Omnia Paratus
Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam
squarebox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 02:21 PM   #7386
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 257
+1 squarebox ^

Hello guys. I'm interested in a KA-BAR USMC straight edge. Any idea where to get one? Sorry for the noob question. Thanks in advance
You can get it cheaper with shipping from overseas.
sublimedz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 09:45 PM   #7387
Junior Member
 
kuresu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 61
+1 squarebox ^



You can get it cheaper with shipping from overseas.
Thanks for the advice. I was actually considering getting from ebay/amazon, but was worried that it'll be stopped by customs. If I order from amazon, just use a mail forwarder will do right? Thanks.
__________________
Conquering others is strength. Conquering yourself is true power.
kuresu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 09:52 PM   #7388
Master Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 2,978
.
Lai lai lai, My Kershaw Mojito (really look a fish), wanna exchange NTUC vouchers to buy grocery.

rare Kershaw Model, with original box. Got it from Washington State

__________________
Shikoku Ohenro 88 + Incognito ++ Hermit +++ Silly-porean.
tkk97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2014, 10:48 PM   #7389
High Supremacy Member
 
cannotliao's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 47,981
Thanks for the advice. I was actually considering getting from ebay/amazon, but was worried that it'll be stopped by customs. If I order from amazon, just use a mail forwarder will do right? Thanks.
knives are under forwarders prohibited list like vpost, comgateway, hopshopgo but some people able to ship over to spore using them. just take note in case they reject the package. maybe you want check with them before you buy.

my last few purchases i went for ebay due to shipping issues. just be careful and buy from reliable ebay sellers. shipping cost about same as using forwarder, sometime ebay able to get better deal.
cannotliao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2014, 09:40 AM   #7390
Arch-Supremacy Member
 
worcer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 16,141
Thanks for the advice. I was actually considering getting from ebay/amazon, but was worried that it'll be stopped by customs. If I order from amazon, just use a mail forwarder will do right? Thanks.
Amazon doesn't really sell fixed knives oversea. Middleman shipper doesn't ship knives too.

Ebay is way too dangerous to buy knives too, as they will not be covered .

Knifecenter is still the best. Urbantoolhaus can be great like black tactical(more expensive by 10-30%), as they are local.

You see the amazon prices and wan to try them? Dun regret, as their prices plus shipping almost add about the same.
worcer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-11-2014, 09:44 PM   #7391
High Supremacy Member
 
cannotliao's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 47,981
aus 8 so tough able to take all these abuses.
cannotliao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-11-2014, 09:57 PM   #7392
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 257
aus 8 so tough able to take all these abuses.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcovoTyGiRg

I quote Squarebox, "You should check out CPM3V slicing through concrete like butter."
sublimedz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-11-2014, 11:00 PM   #7393
High Supremacy Member
 
cannotliao's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 47,981
3v is high end expensive super steel with high toughness and wear resistant.
aus 8 is value priced ss. for ss the knife really tough, surprise it can take all that.
cannotliao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-11-2014, 08:48 AM   #7394
Arch-Supremacy Member
 
worcer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 16,141
3v is high end expensive super steel with high toughness and wear resistant.
aus 8 is value priced ss. for ss the knife really tough, surprise it can take all that.
In actual fact, 3V is cheaper than aus 8a by 30%.

ITs just makers market it to look like its freaking expensive like everything in singapore
worcer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-11-2014, 07:52 PM   #7395
Master Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 4,009
no love for emersons? been eyeballing some but can't decide which or what. anyone has any? user feedback is greatly appreciated.
zephyr11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Important Forum Advisory Note
This forum is moderated by volunteer moderators who will react only to members' feedback on posts. Moderators are not employees or representatives of HWZ. Forum members and moderators are responsible for their own posts.

Please refer to our Terms of Service for more information.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On