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I wish there were more bad reviews here

Seems like everytime I read a good review, I have to transfer more money into my Paypal account.

 

Just today I'm gonna be out $20 for an 801 or 802 and another $30 for the Yetzl with the Xm-L

The bad part is the most of the lights I've already ordered aren't even here yet...

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

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Smile

Love it.

 

You get used to it. And a lot poorer!

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Amen to that Don!

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We've all went through it and are just as poor. 

Wait until you get sucked into knives and multi-tools like I did. Surprised

 

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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fishinfool, I've done the knives thing already, haven't been bitten by the multi-tool bug yet but have taken a look at some of the offerings by SOG

 

Knives: a couple big ones (bowie)

and a lot of folders, including 3 Benchmades and a couple of Gerbers and  CRKT.

I had a really nice Mcusa in damascus steel that I lost, I still miss that thing but jeez it had the sharpest tip of any knife I've ever seen.

 

The nice thing about playing with flashlights as opposed to knives, is that you don't bloody yourself with flashlights.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/Ha

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trooplewis wrote:

The nice thing about playing with flashlights as opposed to knives, is that you don't bloody yourself with flashlights.

 

You will!

 

Just not as often. I have more than one light that has drawn blood from me.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Flashlights of course... Knives... yes I have to admit I have succumbed. But multi-tools too?

My latest love (lust maybe?) is for this little toy!

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Multitools; definitely!

Personally I don't do knives - our laws are a major pain that way. Not helped by the scumbag tabloid press screaming "knife crime!!!!" and generally raising a classic moral panic. But that Spyderco one is scary expensive.

 

And it doesn't even emit light! Wink

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

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Flashlights of course... Knives... yes I have to admit I have succumbed. But multi-tools too?

My latest love (lust maybe?) is for this little toy!

That's a very nice looking knife but for $132.99   I'll pass and look for the equivalent chinese made knife.

 

Don wrote:

"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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I've always wanted to buy a good butterfly knife and get the demonstration down to a science; they make rubber-bladed ones just to practice with.

Always seems cool when I see someone who knows how to handle a butterfly knife.

At my age, I'd probably just make a *bloody* fool of myself showing off.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

http://dreammustang.com/

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/Ha

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trooplewis wrote:

I've always wanted to buy a good butterfly knife and get the demonstration down to a science; they make rubber-bladed ones just to practice with.

Always seems cool when I see someone who knows how to handle a butterfly knife.

At my age, I'd probably just make a *bloody* fool of myself showing off.

I grew up in the Philippines and everyone had at least 1 butterfly knife.  I used to be able to play with 2 knives (1 in each hand) at the same time.  They are really fun to play with but here's a bit of advice:  if you are a beginner, make sure you start off with a single edge butterfly knife.  Trust me on this.

 

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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Scary! That's a good word for it and most likey why I'm having a hard time justifying it. I could get five or six nice lights for what that Spyderco costs. If I can keep it out of my shopping cart for another week or so I just might be able to resist. I think the key is to find some lights to distract myself with.Smile

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fishinfool wrote:

I used to be able to play with 2 knives (1 in each hand) at the same time.  They are really fun to play with but here's a bit of advice:  if you are a beginner, make sure you start off with a single edge butterfly knife.  Trust me on this.

Me too, exactly the same! When on highschool, I was always carrying two butterflies , one for each hand and even managed to throw correctly the right-hand one for 50% of the time (yes... I know... but back then it felt great Laughing). At the age of 16-17, I was carrying seven knives on average every day... And of course were and are completely illegal in my country...  But, youth, what can you do... Laughing

 

 

 

 

 

 

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fishinfool wrote:

I grew up in the Philippines and everyone had at least 1 butterfly knife.  I used to be able to play with 2 knives (1 in each hand) at the same time.  They are really fun to play with but here's a bit of advice:  if you are a beginner, make sure you start off with a single edge butterfly knife.  Trust me on this.

 

Any chance of some video to show us how? As long as it won't involve blood.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Don wrote:

fishinfool wrote:

I grew up in the Philippines and everyone had at least 1 butterfly knife.  I used to be able to play with 2 knives (1 in each hand) at the same time.  They are really fun to play with but here's a bit of advice:  if you are a beginner, make sure you start off with a single edge butterfly knife.  Trust me on this.

Any chance of some video to show us how? As long as it won't involve blood.

I'll have to order me a couple butterfly knives and practice a bit.

 

Don wrote:

"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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Good luck. Last time i played with a knife i cut myself badly. Clumsiness? Perhaps, but severe lack of luck and misjudgement was heavily involved.

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Good luck. Last time i played with a knife i cut myself badly. Clumsiness? Perhaps, but severe lack of luck and misjudgement was heavily involved.

I just need to practice a lot so I won't lose another finger. 

 

Just joking.....I have all 12 fingers.

 

Don wrote:

"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion

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Here's a little something to work up too Smile


 

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Oh thats easy....

 

 

 

 

 

 

... just record a nice video doing it perfectly and slowly than edit it with 4x speed or more. Silly Post on youtube and expect the worse. Silly

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They're gonna send you a green redcat with a black LED.