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Old 10-23-2018, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by steviesterno View Post
oh I don't lend knives anymore. I had a coworker ask to see my benchmade. One of the nice $200 folders. proceeds to throw it, ninja style, at a tree. while the knife didn't break or anything, it was a cheap lesson in teaching me not to trust or even talk to him anymore.
Shoulda thrown him against the tree right afterwards.

I've noticed that virtually nobody raises an eyebrow if you get out a Swiss Army knife or Uncle Henry, but flip out a thumb or gravity-assist knife (especially one with a serrated edge) and watch the soccer moms and dads pee their pants.
Avoid the temptation to replace everything on your brand-new 1911 just to make it "better". Know what you're changing out and why. You may spend a lot of money fixing things that weren't broken to begin with. Shoot at least 500 rounds through it first, then decide what you don't like and want to improve. Regarding vintage 1911s, pre-1970 pistols are highly collectible in original, unaltered condition and should NEVER be refinished or modified as it completely ruins their monetary value.

Last edited by dsk; 10-23-2018 at 10:58 PM.