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    Carter IP Funy 6.9 sun

    Here's one I picked up from Lefty a little while ago.
    It's a Carter 6.9 sun or about 210mm Kurouchi funayuki in gokunantetsu(whatever that is).
    Handle is ironwood with red liners and copper laminate bolster.
    Haven't used this one very much, only touched it up on a 6k a few times an a 2k a couple times. The steel ime sharpened up really nicely/easily and the edge retention was real good. If I'm not mistaken, before Lefty acquired this one it used to belong to Pensacola Tiger. I loved playing with this one but I gotta sell some to get some more. I also picked up a saya for this one and it fits snug with no pin.
    Asking $500 shipped conus. Thanks
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    Forgot to mention there is light patina that's hard to detect in the pictures.
    Also, this was a second from Carter, Lefty mentioned he couldn't figure out why and neither could I.

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    Wow...I was just thinking about this knife today.
    09/06

    Take a look around at: www.sharpandshinyshop.com

    Email me at: tmclean@sharpandshinyshop.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefty View Post
    Wow...I was just thinking about this knife today.
    I'll be sad to see it go that's for sure. It's a bad arse little knife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TamanegiKin View Post
    Forgot to mention there is light patina that's hard to detect in the pictures.
    Also, this was a second from Carter, Lefty mentioned he couldn't figure out why and neither could I.
    Really?

    It has his name stamp. I thought that was a sure sign that a knife is first quality.
    Michael
    "Don't you know who he is?"

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    Nice to see it again. It was a hard knife to part with.

    It is a "second". I kept the description that was posted on Murray's website when I bought it in May of 2011.

    STYLE: International Pro, Funayuki
    STEEL: Gokunantetsu laminate
    HANDLE: Ironwood
    PIN: Mosaic center pin
    BOLSTER: Copper G-10 Laminate
    LINERS: Red
    WEIGHT: 187 grams
    BLADE LENGTH: 6.9 sun, 209mm (8¼")
    BLADE WIDTH: 47mm
    *Slight Cosmetic imperfection
    Sell Price: $539.58

    I, too, looked for this imperfection, but couldn't find it.

    If you bought one today, it would be upwards of $700.

    Rick

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    Carters news letter also mentioned today that he is done witb custom orders...so even im considering this one.

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    Rick,
    Thanks for posting the specs that's awesome.

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    Aaaaand this one is sold.
    Thanks guys

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    Congrats! It's a great knife!
    09/06

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