best knife for the impending coronavirus zombie apocalypse?

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  1. Jan 28, 2020 #31

    zeaderan

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    Not sure what this is... My uncle pulled it out with a grin this weekend but seems like a good candidate
     

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  2. Jan 28, 2020 #32

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    If length is required, maybe this Yu Kurosaki 450mm Suji.

    With 240 Gyuto for size comparison.

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  3. Jan 28, 2020 #33

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    Something like an old 2 handed Betty cleaver, or I would fashion something like this in the shop... lf.jpeg
     
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    1.5 meter Oroshi Hocho
     
  5. Jan 28, 2020 #35

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    I haven't prepared a knife but am finishing up a blowgun for Lunar New Year. Should be compatible with some brands of dart syringe in case we need remote antidote/vaccine administration.
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    Great. So the zombies can pull the syringes out of their necks, now full of virus-containing body fluids, and inject them into the people they catch. I'll stick with knives :D
     
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    I like where NO ChoP! Is going. Use this and fashion some magazine armour like in WWZ..... IMG_20180203_230251.jpg
     
  8. Jan 28, 2020 #38

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    This will work well up close, but have you thought about some kind of face protection from zombie juices ? DSC_4478.jpeg 20200128_155007.jpeg
     
  9. Jan 28, 2020 #39

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    Coming to a NASA space station near you.
     
  10. Jan 28, 2020 #40

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    All of these sound good, but we need think about some blade-heavy paring knives by numbers for throwing, and perhaps a couple barrels full of metal shavings from your thinning sessions for some homemade explosives. For close combat when I get there, I'd rather invest my efforts first in some protection - closed helmet, leg padding, elbow long thick rubber gloves - and then I guess a solid utility knife for the lefty and a rugged meat cleaver for the righty would give me as much leverage as anything else one could choose from kitchen tools.
     
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    Sorry to be the party pooper here. Lets stop fueling the panic hype of Coronavirus & keep our mob mentality in check, stop piling it on.

    “Dr O'Sullivan said that deaths related to the virus need to be compared to other illnesses, such as influenza - which kills around 1 million people a year - and issues like cholera, infectious diseases and malnutrition, which collectively lead to the death of more than five million children around the world each year.”

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.ne...s-not-to-get-overwhelmed-by-the-hype.amp.html
     
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    We do not need to stop piling it on, but thank you for the suggestion. It is all in a light-hearted spirit.
     
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    coronavirus is the new ebola!

    we are just taking our ethical and moral responsibility by preparing for the worst, should that day come.

    i have started a coronavirus apocalypse survival training program! i do intervals of watching old bear grylls episodes mixed with watching old "the walking dead" episodes.

    when i have watched 2 episodes i go out in nature for practical survival training. its raining outside and its quite cold so i limit my survival training to 10 minutes at a time, out on the lawn in my back yard. so far i have survived for over 40 minutes.

    there is an old saying here, almost as old as time itself:
    its better to have a deba taped to an umbrella and never need it than need it but not have it!
     
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    I got it at a frames I believe they still stock it.
     
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    CCK Big Rhino Hog Splitter with new two handed handle.
     
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    For zombies I’ve had good results with these before. IMG_4541.jpg
    The random serration seems to confuse them. One of these in each hand and you’re well prepared to Cut some mushy zombie flesh.
     
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    I like the big CCK butcher knife. I don't know how to embed a photo but Google search brings it up
     
  20. Feb 1, 2020 #50

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    its over 9000 now!!
     
  21. Feb 1, 2020 #51

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    What a novel idea.
     

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