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Offline Uncle Sam

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Mora Kindling Knife
« on: September 04, 2016, 05:38:30 PM »
Ever seen something like this.
http://www.garrettwade.com/mora-kindling-tool.html
It appears to be a knife specifically for batoning. Interesting, but seems like a one trick pony. Where you could use (Insert knife of your choice) for batoning and a ton of other stuff. Neat idea though.

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2016, 05:50:07 PM »
Ever seen something like this.
http://www.garrettwade.com/mora-kindling-tool.html
It appears to be a knife specifically for batoning. Interesting, but seems like a one trick pony. Where you could use (Insert knife of your choice) for batoning and a ton of other stuff. Neat idea though.


Up Side: Better than beating the tar out of your custom knife trying to baton.


Other Side: If you have any kind of grinder, bevel one edge of a good sized file, dip one end in plastic tool handle coating, and have at it. (Or just wear a glove)
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2016, 06:25:43 PM »
Sounds like an offshoot of the hacking knife, a old glazers tool that drifted onto the woodworkers bench.

Or it was first  a woodworkers tool that was also used to chop out old window putty. Side knife is another name and there's another I can't think of. Hacking Knife is a widely used name, I think

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2016, 07:08:36 PM »
It is kind of nice but might be the answer to a question nobody asked. 

I had never seen one U Sam so thanks for posting.  It makes sense to market to woodworkers I think.  It might be useful in the shop.
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2016, 07:30:19 AM »
I need to do an update. I have been using this knife for splitting down my fire wood for 3 years. I use a 2" log to whack it with. Still no sign of wear or breaking. Great knife for under $50.

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2016, 11:57:57 PM »
Looks like Schrade is going to be releasing a batoning Froe next year. Supposed to be $20-something bucks. I may have to pick this up, I like the concept.

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2016, 10:04:09 AM »
while I like how Taylor/Schrade has stepped up their game on the functional outdoor knives (1095 steel, decent handles, not too tacticool, etc...), I refuse to purchase any of the PM101 designed blades, for the same sorts of reasons I won't buy knives produced by BRKT.

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2016, 05:07:04 PM »
Interested what your reasons for not buying BRKT knives are, vik.  For the record, I think PM101 is a bag.
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2016, 05:50:42 PM »
I'd never seen that guy before........I'm glad. 8)
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2016, 06:12:07 PM »
As Mick Dundee would say....



THAT's not a froe....

THIS is a froe!



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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2016, 06:29:18 PM »
Interested what your reasons for not buying BRKT knives are, vik.  For the record, I think PM101 is a bag.

I have issues with the honesty and integrity of the man who founded BRKT and refuse to do anything that might help line his pockets.
had he learned his lesson after what he did to everyone associated with the original blackjack knives, I'd have been willing to give him a pass -- but he appears to still be doing the same sorts of things to anyone he feels he can get away with it.

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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2016, 07:06:10 PM »
10-4, vik.  Appreciate your reply.  I don't know the history of Mike Stewart and BJ knives other than he still makes knives for them.  I suppose I could do some internet digging and find out, but since I rarely buy a knife any more, I'll probably just leave it lay.
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2016, 12:55:08 PM »
As Mick Dundee would say....



THAT's not a froe....THIS is a froe!


and ol Mickie D knows his Froes...froe what its worth  :chopwood:  :crazy:...there, thats better :)
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Re: Mora Kindling Knife
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2017, 12:37:58 PM »
I've been quiet for long time but that is really slick.  I like that a lot.
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