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Old 29-07-2015, 10:13 PM   #7966
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Look at his rap sheet. There's more to the article. In any case, caveat emptor. The burden is on you to show a lawful purpose. the cardsharp is a useful tool, but I would not smuggle it past scanners.
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Old 30-07-2015, 10:14 AM   #7967
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Moving this thread to go under Hobby Lovers.

http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/ho...s-1902291.html

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Old 31-07-2015, 04:10 PM   #7968
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Look at his rap sheet. There's more to the article. In any case, caveat emptor. The burden is on you to show a lawful purpose. the cardsharp is a useful tool, but I would not smuggle it past scanners.
that's what I was telling my friend this morning. Seems like there are some things not spelled out in the article.
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Old 01-08-2015, 08:18 AM   #7969
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Hi slowstatic,
Thanks for your advise. There got one Gerber 30-001058 amazon direct ship to Singapore, is this knife possible can receive without issue?
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:53 AM   #7970
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Hi slowstatic,
Thanks for your advise. There got one Gerber 30-001058 amazon direct ship to Singapore, is this knife possible can receive without issue?
yes, but $70 (excluding shipping) for a 420HC fixed blade from Gerber is really not the way to go, elingteh.

Tell us what you are after - what kind of blade, application, style etc and we can help you with recommendations. If you're seeking a utility fixed blade, you can do much better than that. Right now, value for money is Survive GSO knives, you could get a 3.5-4" fixed in 20CV/3V for about $200.

If you want something cheaper but still useful/good - get the Mora - there are many models, they are one of the best bang for the buck knives. You won't regret and even serious outdoorsmen use Mora.

30 years ago, it was Buck at the top end, then Gerber in the middle. These days, Gerber is just a supermarket brand - almost everything is made overseas (China).

For about $120-150, you could get a custom fixed blade in M390 from a lesser known maker (I have my eye on several).

Of course, at the end of the day, it's your decision and your satisfaction.

You did miss out one of the best value buys recently - the Assymetric fixed blade in S90V by CKF. Although S90V is chippy, it's a darn good blade - I've used it many times and in fact 2 friends jumped on the bandwagon too. All for $150 shipped.

For fixies, try and go for carbon or at least a good HTed AEB-L, VG10, 440C blade (HT is everything, plus geometry). Unless it's just for collecting, then it doesn't really matter.

Good luck with the search in any case

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Old 01-08-2015, 12:00 PM   #7971
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looking at your 2 choices, maybe you're after a 'tactical' knife? those are typically overbuilt, ultra grippy (for use with gloves) and to be used and abused (thick edges, thick spines). Is that what you're after?
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:08 PM   #7972
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Yes, this is what I am looking for, but amazon doesn't ship to Singapore. They are some seller ship to SG but I am not sure is legal or not. Just don't want end up go visit police station. Those knife u mentioned, I did c some local seller selling but expensive, Urbantoolhaus also got seller, but still considering, I will prefer folding knife with 440C
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Old 02-08-2015, 12:09 AM   #7973
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Yes, this is what I am looking for, but amazon doesn't ship to Singapore. They are some seller ship to SG but I am not sure is legal or not. Just don't want end up go visit police station. Those knife u mentioned, I did c some local seller selling but expensive, Urbantoolhaus also got seller, but still considering, I will prefer folding knife with 440C
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Old 02-08-2015, 12:35 PM   #7974
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Yes, this is what I am looking for, but amazon doesn't ship to Singapore. They are some seller ship to SG but I am not sure is legal or not. Just don't want end up go visit police station. Those knife u mentioned, I did c some local seller selling but expensive, Urbantoolhaus also got seller, but still considering, I will prefer folding knife with 440C
Tactical folder wise, you can take a look at Cold Steel. Despite having a reputation as a "mall-ninja" knife makers, they actually have a really good selection of tactical folders.

Knifecenter has the old Cold Steel knives in AUS-8A on clearance right now, you might want to take a look at that.

Otherwise, if you would like better steel, you can get the newer Cold Steel knives in CTS-XHP steel.





Fixed blades wise, Schrade looks to be a decent option on a budget. But, like Gerber, they are another company that used to be good, but have now moved most of their production plants to China.


Otherwise, you can look at some of ESEE's offerings. I've heard nothing but good things about their warranty.

There's Cold Steel and KA-BAR if you like the more "combat" styled knives.


Legality wise, you can check online, or email SPF if you have doubts.

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Old 02-08-2015, 02:38 PM   #7975
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Just sharing, they're for sale on the blade-related forums

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Old 02-08-2015, 04:35 PM   #7976
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Russian knives.

http://fromrussiawithknives.com/

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Old 02-08-2015, 05:32 PM   #7977
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The Sukhoi is a very well made knife. Uber smooth - I'm not partial to the design but the one I handled really impressed the hell out of me (in terms of the fit and finish and mechanics). Glad to see another Russian knife fan.
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Old 03-08-2015, 10:13 PM   #7978
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Thoughts on this?

I might finally get a Para 2 when this hits the market.

I do like the normal ones, but there are too many S30V knives out there and I wanted something different. Sprint runs can be expensive and elusive.

To sweeten the deal, it will be a production run and it comes in my favourite colour.
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Old 03-08-2015, 10:22 PM   #7979
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Thoughts on this?

I might finally get a Para 2 when this hits the market.

I do like the normal ones, but there are too many S30V knives out there and I wanted something different. Sprint runs can be expensive and elusive.

To sweeten the deal, it will be a production run and it comes in my favourite colour.
http://www2.knifecenter.com/kc_new/s...earch=native+5

Native 5, S35VN

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Old 03-08-2015, 10:44 PM   #7980
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That's a good knife, but I've already got the Kizer Sunburst with S35VN and a Delica 4 which is kind of similar to the Native 5.
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