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#175814 - 03/17/13 01:44 PM Ultra Lite Knife - Looks sturdy as Heck
jbylake Offline
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Registered: 09/15/12
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Loc: Northern KY USA
I ran across this knife, and thought of those of you who rarely use a knife, or look for the lightest solution possible.
Here's something that looks as sturdy as a bull dozer, small and lightweight (also inexpensive) that might interest you...
simple light knife

J.


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#175815 - 03/17/13 01:51 PM Re: Ultra Lite Knife - Looks sturdy as Heck [Re: jbylake]
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Except that the blade won't cut through our salami or Reggian cheese, because of that barce on the back of the blade.

which is primarily why we pack a knife to begin with...grin
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#175819 - 03/17/13 02:41 PM Re: Ultra Lite Knife - Looks sturdy as Heck [Re: balzaccom]
jbylake Offline
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Ha..ha..ha..true. However I see a lot of folks on here into the 1 in. Uber-Lite knives, so I'd say that at least, it would cut through a Slim Jim... laugh

J.

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#175822 - 03/17/13 07:48 PM Re: Ultra Lite Knife - Looks sturdy as Heck [Re: jbylake]
SamanthaR Offline
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Registered: 02/13/13
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Loc: Juneau, AK
I think all these little pocket combination tools are neat gadgets and one or another of them may be just right for some people. This one does look tough, too. But for my needs, I will stick with my SAK Classic... just as inexpensive, and lighter at 0.75 oz.

-- Sam

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#175865 - 03/19/13 10:34 AM Re: Ultra Lite Knife - Looks sturdy as Heck [Re: SamanthaR]
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Originally Posted By SamanthaR
But for my needs, I will stick with my SAK Classic... just as inexpensive, and lighter at 0.75 oz.

Plus has scissors, which I use far more than a knife. grin

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