You HAVE to love this -

Discussion in 'Knives & Edged Items' started by ampaterry, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I know it is worthless -
    I know it has no purpose on earth with the possible exception of intimidation.

    But when you take this thing outside, grasp it by the edge and give it a spinning sideways throw with the spin TOWARD the point direction, those blades pop open from cintrifugal force, and this thing chops into the weeds before loosing momentum and dropping to the ground -
    And for just a moment, you feel like 'Blade' on a mission - -

    Honestly, if kept razer sharp it CAN inflict wounds -
    More than one of those Kung Fooie throwing stars, but not nearly as good as a regular throwing knife, which is deadly in the right hands.

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  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

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    I would not say worthless

    here thats worth about 5 years inside MINIMUM.

    how you acted when they grab you and your prior history will determin the maximum

    but i like it!!!
  3. Suicide*Ride

    Suicide*Ride New Member

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    That's pretty cool Terry! Wish you would've taken a picture w/ a coin or dollar bill to compare size. If I may, what's the outside diameter of it when open , & how much did you have to give for it? Sorry 'bout the questions, but I gotta git me 1 of those! :D

    :eek:

    What makes it so bad to own 1 of those Jack? :confused: I always thought it was the bigger, the better when it came to blade ownership down under. Are the knife laws really strict?

    SR
  4. jack404

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    all depends on who you are

    if your a aussie 5 years

    if your a muslim import and plead you did not know you'll get a light sentance

    yeah knife laws suck too

    any weapon law here sucks

    and they pas more all the time..

    fighting them is 1 step forward 3 back

    got semi autos for pro shooters allowed next week but then they stopped international ordering for private citizens

    i got a dealers and repair licence but other are stuffed

    gotta go through a dealer now with everything

    got another safety council meeting in a couple weeks

    read that as go in and try to get them to change thier minds on a subject they have already closed before the consultation meetings begin
    then they'll quote some UN crap and we'll have to figure another strategy to get around em

    seen the UN education courses they have planned???

    5 courses of gun control brainwashing specialy developed for "western nations"

    comeing to a class room near you
  5. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    I'm no expert or anything of the sorts on this subject, but here in my area, you can buy just about anything at the flea-markets.
    Heck, Ive bought several gun at the flea markets, indoor/outdoor and no background check, no nothing!
    Last summer a friend called me up from and indoor (flea market) and said to get over here, they had an M16 for sale...I drove like a bat outta heck to get there and as I walked up to the both, a man was already buying the M16...I observed and all I hear and seen was this guy giving the owner $1400 cash! Nothing else!:confused:
  6. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Illegal in Australia?
    Good GRIEF, Jack -
    Keep up the good fight, mate -


    It is 4" diameter closed, and with all blades open and locked, it is almost 9" diameter (the ads say 8, but they are wrong - ). The blades lock in position and must be released to close.

    It was bought for me from a flea market -

    I found them for sale on-line in different colors and even on e-bay. One of the ads is HERE for 10 bucks.
  7. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The main problem with it is a simple matter of physics.
    Thrown with a HIGH speed of rotation so the blades will pop open in flight, the rotational speed is greatly reduced when the blades DO open due to the law of conservation of angular momentum -
    Sort of like a figure skater spreading their arms in a spin to slow their spin down.
    Yet, the only damage done is from the sharpened edge on the INSIDE of the blades, so it is rotational speed that is critical -

    But you gotta love the look!
  8. pickenup

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    I like it.
    Now I will have to see if I can find one to get a "hands on" feel of it.
  9. big steve

    big steve New Member

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    that is cool looking
  10. AcidFlashGordon

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    Interesting weapon. Has a similar look to the Glave, the weapon used in the 1983 movie, Krull.

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  11. bmpeele

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    I have something similar to that. It's got 5 blades, silver with a black dragon in the middle. I'm scared to throw it though cause when it arrived it was super sharp and I cut myself with it the first time I opened one of the blades.
  12. ofitg

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    Reminds me of the old Cobray throwing knife -

    Folded, 6-1/2 inches long..... Unfolded, 12 inches across -

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  13. rancherodad

    rancherodad New Member

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    I like the old coray best ;simple effective done
  14. patrol

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    ewwwww, that looks nasty. One word to anyone here "catch"...yeowwie
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