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Offline Binalith

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'nother bowie
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2012, 08:33:11 AM »
The fact that they put the names Cold steel, Ka Bar & Kershaw in the title and it has nothing to do with those brands leaves me to believe it's crap.
I'd go with one of these for half the price.
http://budk.com/Knives/MTECH-Bowie-with-Rubber-Handle-Black
There are several members here that say these MTECH's are pretty good blades for the money. Red brought one to a campout and I beat the crap out of it on a hardwood log. Pretty sure you could chop a tree down with that thing if you had some time.

What I want information on is this one:
http://budk.com/Outdoor-Sports/Timber-Wolf-Battle-Axe?
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2012, 08:41:48 AM »
oh i know about the mtechs! I've personally laid waste to wide swathes of saplings fallen logs and firewood with one. this one just looks exactly like it...so im curious.

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2012, 10:50:18 AM »
I find that more often than not you get what you pay for.

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2012, 10:54:45 AM »
except in the case of the mtech bowie!

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2012, 10:58:21 AM »
except in the case of the mtech bowie!

Yeah. In my opinion that is like a $100 knife with a $20 price tag.
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2012, 10:54:18 PM »
there is a knife manufacturing company in CN that is making these. whether it is the same company that is making them for Mtech or not I dont know... but its probably made in the same factory as the CS Trailmaster, and the Mtech. I would expect the same results as the Mtech, just $30 more on the price :thumbsup:
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2012, 06:21:55 AM »
Wait, your saying the mtech bowie is made in the same factory as the trailmaster?

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2012, 12:32:23 PM »
Wait, your saying the mtech bowie is made in the same factory as the trailmaster?
Wouldn't surprise me.
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2012, 11:11:00 AM »
I just felt the last shred of my innocence waft out the window.

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2013, 11:06:18 AM »
there is a knife manufacturing company in CN that is making these. whether it is the same company that is making them for Mtech or not I dont know... but its probably made in the same factory as the CS Trailmaster, and the Mtech. I would expect the same results as the Mtech, just $30 more on the price :thumbsup:

I've had the CS Trailmaster and the Mtech bowies and there is no comparison in quality - the Trailmaster is a much better knife and mush better steel !
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2013, 12:48:14 PM »


What I want information on is this one:
http://budk.com/Outdoor-Sports/Timber-Wolf-Battle-Axe?

Doesn't Red have one of those, or a similar one?  Or maybe one of the other FL crew?

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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2013, 08:14:17 AM »
The fact that they put the names Cold steel, Ka Bar & Kershaw in the title and it has nothing to do with those brands leaves me to believe it's crap.
I'd go with one of these for half the price.
http://budk.com/Knives/MTECH-Bowie-with-Rubber-Handle-Black
There are several members here that say these MTECH's are pretty good blades for the money. Red brought one to a campout and I beat the crap out of it on a hardwood log. Pretty sure you could chop a tree down with that thing if you had some time.

What I want information on is this one:
http://budk.com/Outdoor-Sports/Timber-Wolf-Battle-Axe?

I saw 2 of these in action at the Pot and Knife (one with a $100+ custom handle) and I am really impressed!
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Re: 'nother bowie
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2013, 08:12:57 PM »
First of all: we need pictures of the custom handled bowie!
and anyone get on of those timber wolf cruisers yet??