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  1. #11
    Just re-handle them yourself,it's not that hard.

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  3. #13
    If you love the knife, but not the handle, rehandle it. Doesn't matter what it is. The scales got warped on my first swiss army knife. I had wood from my daughter's first rocking chair that broke.

    It's a $10 pocketknife, and now it's something I love to carry in my toolbox(even if it is an absurd model of SAK).

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    Senior Member Crothcipt's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenStefano View Post
    How long do you reckon your current cimeter will last? Is it a good idea to rehandle something that might wear out again? Maybe just get a custom one made?
    When you have something like that for so long, you will keep it around when it is just a nub.

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    Senior Member NO ChoP!'s Avatar
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    Honestly, I got the first one when I was working at a seafood joint, in which we fabbed a ton of fish, literally. I have since moved on, and purchased the replacement of the fibrox. I don't think it will ever come close to seeing the abuse of its predecessor....but it's still a fav, none the less.
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    Das HandleMeister apicius9's Avatar
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    I'm all for rehandling But I haven't rehandled everything in my own stash, either. Not a matter of price, though, if I really liked a knife and used it a lot, I would consider rehandling.


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    Canada's Sharpest Lefty Lefty's Avatar
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    I'm in the opposite position. My EDC has a crap blade, but I love the knife. If I could ever not carry it for a few weeks, maybe I'd follow up on the deal Pierre and I made, and get a great new blade put in my most used knife.

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  8. #18
    I enjoy a scimitar with a nice handle.

    "God sends meat and the devil sends cooks." - Thomas Deloney

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    Trust me: Im on to something

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  10. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyChance View Post
    I enjoy a scimitar with a nice handle.

    You must be enlighted

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