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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

A friend just gifted me one for the new boat. Came up with a Victorinox Mariner. First 2/3 of the longish blade is serrated and the rest is just as sharp and locks, too ! Can opener, bottle opener (actually a spanner for the SiG or AMT gas adjustement ring, but I digress) Nice marlinspike for being flat and incorporates a shackle key. Of course, the ubiquitous tweezer and toothpick ride in the scales . I use a small dog lead to hook to the end ring and my belt. Drop it in the thigh ocket and it's always handy. Cuts double braid and whatever in a hurry...including flesh..DAMHIK
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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I have a knife that's one handed & also has a phid . Always attached to me when sailing . Love the new ads sailnet has in the middle of the page that you cannot close & obscuring posts that I may want to read .
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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I carry a Greber 450. Had it for years and can be opened single handedly and locks in the open posistion. Holds an edge really well.
But am thinking of a japanese short sword for; 1. to trim lines, 2. to repel boarders 3. because it would give me the illustion of being a swashbuckler of yore. Or should it be a cutlass??

Okay, okay, I shall stick with my Greber... It clips to my front pocket when not in use.
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Good job on those ads in the middle of the page obscuring the post we're all here to read .
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Sailnet doesn't have adds in the middle of the thread, only on the sides and top.

Time to run a virus scanner??

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There's no reason to believe that he has a virus.

Sailnet does put ads in the middle of their pages, including this thread. I don't see them on my computer because I have an ad blocker. I do see them on my phone because my phone does not have an ad blocker. If I diable the adblocker on my computer and refresh the page, I see about 6 adds on the top, sides, and middle of the page.

If you turn your ad blocker off, you will probably see them yourself.
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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I have several knives in a box on board but one I like is an old stainless steel Curry Lockspike Bosun. My knife seems to be from the late 50's early 60's and I found it in an old boat I bought.




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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

What, no Admiral's Size ?!
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