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Blackbeard wrote:
almost 3.5 months to get this from GB, no idea why it takes so long, but happy it finally showed up



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Love it, I’ve got to get one of these. Nice choice the green color.

Is it super light weight?

I should have got one when there was a deal from one of the aff linkers a while back, think it was around 7 bucks.

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very lightweight, I don’t have any spydercos so I cant compare, but my fingers are getting sore trying to do the one handed open/close, hopefully I will get better at it. and/or it loosens up a bit, but it’s pretty nice and very sharp like most ganzos

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I have what might be one of the ugliest knives I have ever seen. My neighbor with a heart of gold knows I collect a few knives. Nothing crazy or too outlandishly expensive. I think the most expensive knife I have was $100 and the cheapest is probably about $6 or so. He brings this god awful thing over to me about a year ago, I smile real big and thank him for thinking of me. Now it has been in my knife drawer trying to make sure the rest of the knives don’t try and escape. It’s a solid, heavy, spring assisted, razor sharp, shiny damn thing. I just can’t stand knowing it’s in my house. So what I offer is a trade. Now I need a 16650 battery or two but I will take just about anything you want to throw in a padded envelope or something. Ugly flashlight? Fine. Another ugly knife? Sure why not. Maybe we could play Ugly knife swap or something with the entire group. You don’t even have to tell me what you are sending me. Just message me and I will give you my address and I will get yours and ship this darn thing off. If you have to have this more than me it’s all yours.

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Adahn wrote:

On my framelocks it’s usually not missing lubricant that makes them “scratch” but dirt around the detent ball.
I take a piece of paper, pull up the lockbar a bit and slide it between the detent ball and the blade.
Then I open/close the knife 3-4 times, take out the paper with a black spot and the knife is smooth again.

Thanks a lot. That actually makes sense, it was scratching and with audible noise.
I was suspicious there are dirt on carbon fiber detent ball. So I pointed and sprayed lubricant on the detent ball, hope that it disolve and clean any dirt there. This is my first knife with cf detent ball, so i was thinking WTH, maybe stainless steel ball is better.

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Did GB refund you? 3.5 months is very long time.

yeah. like 6 weeks ago, I pm’ed the rep here to get me an invoice to repay it


Personally I won’t repay for it. The delay and pain of waiting is just too much for 3.5 month. So a free knife is what I earned. Big Smile

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I do not know if it is a good idea if it has ball bearings. I hear that with bearings and lub it gets slower. I can not test that.

I am very new to knife. I use multipurpose lubricant below. Hope that I didn’t spoil the knife, it might not be as smooth as it should now.

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beam0 wrote:
Blackbeard wrote:
almost 3.5 months to get this from GB, no idea why it takes so long, but happy it finally showed up



!https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4610/40199571182_49394ba69c_z.jpg!

Love it, I’ve got to get one of these. Nice choice the green color.

Is it super light weight?

I should have got one when there was a deal from one of the aff linkers a while back, think it was around 7 bucks.

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very lightweight

Thanks, that’s what I thought and why I want one.

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…………my fingers are getting sore trying to do the one handed open/close, hopefully I will get better at it. and/or it loosens up a bit……….

Are you doing it like this?

(My preferred opening method on these, once I got this method down I use it for all my knives with a hole and am unwilling to go back to any other method!)

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The “Spyder Drop” :

Only takes a little practice to master, then you’ll be doing it every time you draw out the knife! It’s just so natural!

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Blackbeard wrote:
almost 3.5 months to get this from GB, no idea why it takes so long, but happy it finally showed up



!https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4610/40199571182_49394ba69c_z.jpg!

Love it, I’ve got to get one of these. Nice choice the green color.

Is it super light weight?

I should have got one when there was a deal from one of the aff linkers a while back, think it was around 7 bucks.

Not currently available anywhere that I can find. (Green color)

Gearbest: “Arrival Notice” 89 Notice submitted!
Fasttech; “Discontinued”
Ebay: No
Aliexpress: No
Dhgate: No

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beam0 wrote:
beam0 wrote:
Blackbeard wrote:
almost 3.5 months to get this from GB, no idea why it takes so long, but happy it finally showed up



!https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4610/40199571182_49394ba69c_z.jpg!

Love it, I’ve got to get one of these. Nice choice the green color.

Is it super light weight?

I should have got one when there was a deal from one of the aff linkers a while back, think it was around 7 bucks.

Blackbeard wrote:

very lightweight

Thanks, that’s what I thought and why I want one.

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Blackbeard wrote:

…………my fingers are getting sore trying to do the one handed open/close, hopefully I will get better at it. and/or it loosens up a bit……….

Are you doing it like this?

(My preferred opening method on these, once I got this method down I use it for all my knives with a hole and am unwilling to go back to any other method!)

.

The “Spyder Drop” :

Only takes a little practice to master, then you’ll be doing it every time you draw out the knife! It’s just so natural!

No, that works fine, I was referring to pushing the lock and snapping wrist, there’s some vids about this but its tougher on the ganzo cause the lock spring seems stiffer and you cant get much of a grip on the scales due to its smaller size, also the lock has a U shape and its kinda painful when you try it over and over, similar to the G10 pain on the axis models, but iindex finger is being used and abused. it probably is easier to do on larger handle models. I tried some oil on the pivot but seems worse, maybe I will loosen the screw a touch, for $7 your not gonna go wrong if you can find that deal again

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Adahn wrote:
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On the base of the blade of the SRM 4059 BUI-PH is a triangle with “12” next to it. Is that the sharpening angle ?

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No. That’s a Sanrenmu production code. You’ll find different markings on the same model just like on Buck knives with their dots and whatnot.

That’s the date of releasing of that model. The number is the month and the triangle is the year.
Steve figured that out here.

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xatu wrote:
DENGOH wrote:
Got myself more expensive knife below. It was not smooth after playing for a while, I have to put lubricant to make it smooth again.

!{width:88%}https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/OuWBbSV-niAunXWaobC6xfVVfN4hrXdEht22ff...!

I do not know if it is a good idea if it has ball bearings. I hear that with bearings and lub it gets slower. I can not test that.

I took apart dozens of my folders with ball bearings for cleaning the past years and adding some light lube (not a greasy one) always made them better.

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No, that works fine, I was referring to pushing the lock and snapping wrist, there’s some vids about this but its tougher on the ganzo cause the lock spring seems stiffer and you cant get much of a grip on the scales due to its smaller size, also the lock has a U shape and its kinda painful when you try it over and over, similar to the G10 pain on the axis models, but iindex finger is being used and abused. it probably is easier to do on larger handle models. I tried some oil on the pivot but seems worse, maybe I will loosen the screw a touch, for $7 your not gonna go wrong if you can find that deal again

That U shape on the lock is called the Boye dent (it’s for preventing unintentional unlocking).
Ganzo F759M and my old school Spyderco Delica side by side. The Ganzo weights 66 g (2.33 oz) while the Delica with the lanyard 57 g (2.01 oz).

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cpf wrote:
On the base of the blade of the SRM 4059 BUI-PH is a triangle with “12” next to it. Is that the sharpening angle ?

Triangle and its shape is Sanrenmu code for production year.
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Guys, some posts ago I think I saw someone post a triangular diamod honning/sharpenening device pretty cheap to improve the factory edges not to re-profile blades where is that link i want one one those things.

It was trangular in red plastic?

Thanks apreciate it

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xatu wrote:
DENGOH wrote:
Got myself more expensive knife below. It was not smooth after playing for a while, I have to put lubricant to make it smooth again.

!{width:88%}https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/OuWBbSV-niAunXWaobC6xfVVfN4hrXdEht22ff...!

I do not know if it is a good idea if it has ball bearings. I hear that with bearings and lub it gets slower. I can not test that.


On my knives I feel that grease makes the ball bearings slower, oil is no problem.
But I use my SRM Land 910+, my Malyshev Gnome, and my Vespa Neon without any lubricant at all.
Working like a charm and doesn’t collect so much dust.

Only my TiLock clone and my Real Steel Griffin run on bearings with some grease but they are no flippers even though they could flip great with attachable flipper tabs like on the LionSteel Tre…

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i do like the ystart 5009 except ………………………When you squeeze your palm on the handle, you squeeze the lock at the same time.
Which is good, because that makes it lock even tighter. Smile

Or am I missing something?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKSf5m27jZM (link is external) 1:35
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contigo wrote:
beam0 wrote:
contigo wrote:
i do like the ystart 5009 except ………………………When you squeeze your palm on the handle, you squeeze the lock at the same time.
Which is good, because that makes it lock even tighter. Smile

Or am I missing something?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKSf5m27jZM (link is external) 1:35

Mine doesn’t do that and it has a rock solid lock-up without the slightest movement not like the one on the video. Jimi might get a lemon.

The worst case Adahn could make you a replacement G10 scale with a smaller cut out or even a CF one! Wink

Ps. I made the effort and I could flip mine open too. I’m still not a front flipper fan. Smile

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DENGOH wrote:
xatu wrote:

I do not know if it is a good idea if it has ball bearings. I hear that with bearings and lub it gets slower. I can not test that.

I am very new to knife. I use multipurpose lubricant below. Hope that I didn’t spoil the knife, it might not be as smooth as it should now.

!https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ewAZk46MW00ln5Z_NJhbhnQPenaGwdKnEa6UIK...!

Sewing machine oil for me. I use that oil for folders.

My reviews about knives: : http://chinese-knives.blogspot.com/

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xatu wrote:

Sewing machine oil for me. I use that oil for folders.


Good to know sewing machine oil works too. Thumbs Up

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isti242 wrote:
contigo wrote:
beam0 wrote:
contigo wrote:
i do like the ystart 5009 except ………………………When you squeeze your palm on the handle, you squeeze the lock at the same time.
Which is good, because that makes it lock even tighter. Smile

Or am I missing something?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKSf5m27jZM (link is external) 1:35

Mine doesn’t do that and it has a rock solid lock-up without the slightest movement not like the one on the video. Jimi might get a lemon.

The worst case Adahn could make you a replacement G10 scale with a smaller cut out or even a CF one! Wink

Ps. I made the effort and I could flip mine open too. I’m still not a front flipper fan. Smile


Well, order 2 of these little fellas to my address (when they are on sale if you like) and get one back with a cf scale.
I could even include a (simple) pattern and fill it up with gidt epoxy.

Just made some shopping cart coinless keys and included a smiley one one and alien eyes on the other one.
Of course I forgot to take pics before gifting it to my sister and my b-i-law.

The skull didn’t work out so well but I guess I’ll try another one.

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contigo wrote:
beam0 wrote:
contigo wrote:
i do like the ystart 5009 except ………………………When you squeeze your palm on the handle, you squeeze the lock at the same time.
Which is good, because that makes it lock even tighter. Smile

Or am I missing something?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKSf5m27jZM (link is external) 1:35
wow, yes I see what you mean there. I only have a few frame locks (I’m not really fond of them) but none of mine have a cutout on the other side of the handle like that. That is definitely design flaw IMO. Looks like a high chance of it closing up on you when you grip the handle, pushing the lock bar back off.

On the ones I have gripping it would move the lock bar further in, thus locking even tighter.

And yes he called it a “Front Flipper” !

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I think i could manage with the “design flaw” on the 5009 but the knife im looking for is for my 11yr old son so i wouldnt dare give him that.
He is already flicking my 7010 fully with his thumb Big Smile

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DiogoAntunes wrote:
Guys, some posts ago I think I saw someone post a triangular diamod honning/sharpenening device pretty cheap to improve the factory edges not to re-profile blades where is that link i want one one those things.

It was trangular in red plastic?

Thanks apreciate it

Lansky Master’s Edge?

https://lansky.com/index.php/products/masters-edge/

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skinny_tie wrote:
DiogoAntunes wrote:
Guys, some posts ago I think I saw someone post a triangular diamod honning/sharpenening device pretty cheap to improve the factory edges not to re-profile blades where is that link i want one one those things.

It was trangular in red plastic?

Thanks apreciate it

Lansky Master’s Edge?

https://lansky.com/index.php/products/masters-edge/

Thats not the one im refering to something in smallers V, but apreciate your concern

I take my leave showing my current collection of knives
https://imgur.com/2rkrvN0

Still mising a Ganzo 7511 that im wating to arrive. I discovered that I fancy more flippers knives ,especially with ball bearings or roller berings like the ruike.

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do you put the spine of the blade on the bottom thing or just hold the knife in midair?

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Blackbeard wrote:
do you put the spine of the blade on the bottom thing or just hold the knife in midair?

you hold knife midair, its something smaller portable and cheaper then this ones
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Hi guys does Aliexpress have any BM Infidel Clones?

Thanks

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chooma wrote:
Hi guys does Aliexpress have any BM Infidel Clones?

Thanks

I stumbled upon these:
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Black2

The stock photos are heavily photoshopped so ask for a real one.

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Finally got my Ganzo auto. I'm one happy puppy! Big Smile

 

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Anyone know why Gearbest shows “Buy 1 get 1 free” on their current “Outdoor Knives” promotion?
I don’t see how to BoGo anything…

https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-best-selling-knives-special-695.html

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