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Offline Rancher

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Camillus Carnivore X
« on: October 26, 2015, 10:01:25 PM »
Does anyone have experience with this blade? http://www.amazon.com/Camilus-CMICM19236-Carnivore-X-Machete/dp/B00NF40UNK/ref=pd_sim_200_3?ie=UTF8&dpID=41S-UrZuoUL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR160%2C160_&refRID=0GT6XYJ3RSACT2CJSNJN

Decent reviews on Amazon, but I tend to shy away from 440 stainless and China manufacture as a rule.
The local Wally world has it as a Christmas promotion for $19.95.  Normally, i would buy it just to experiment with but I already have too many knives that I don't use...

Thoughts?

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Re: Camillus Carnivore X
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2015, 06:43:31 AM »
With this one i would run away from really fast as they tend to break just inside the handle section, i had one that was used in the garden and it with little prying around some roots and snapped the blade about 1/2 inch inside the handle.

Waste of $20 if you ask me. Buy a Machete and you will get some use out of it.

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Re: Camillus Carnivore X
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2015, 10:14:45 AM »
I am skeptical of Chinese knives that are sold on eBay.  They tend not to be what they are represented to be.  For instance, I bought a knife that was listed as 440C but when it arrived, the blade said "1045 Tool Steel".  First, 1045 is not exactly a tool steel and second it sure isn't 440C.  Knives made in China for a big name manufacturer is usually made of what it says it is, though.  Unless they are counterfeiting the brand name and I have seen them do that too.  Fortunately, the Chinese have not tried to counterfeit Mora's yet.
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Re: Camillus Carnivore X
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2015, 10:21:00 AM »
"...yet."
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Re: Camillus Carnivore X
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2015, 10:32:59 AM »
I have a review of the Carnivore Z here...

http://bladesandbushlore.com/index.php?topic=6133.0