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    How to disassemble and maintain the CRKT Folding Razel Pocketknife
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    Published on Aug 10, 2017
    Today, a disassembly of a nice knife, which isn't so nicely built. There's a bit of trouble here, but we get through it. But it's a nice reminder that quality makes a big difference in ease of disassembly.
     
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    The CRKT Folding Razel Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Aug 12, 2017
    The CRKT Folding Razel has a great design for an EDC knife. Unfortunately, it's not very well built, like many CRKT knives, and so although it's a fine functional tool, it's not going to satisfy the snobbier collectors, and it's a sad reminder that Jon Graham really needs to shop his designs around a bit more.
     
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    The Ferrum Forge/Gavko Knives Spinner Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Aug 19, 2017
    Today, we'll take a look at my favorite Ferrum Forge ever, the Ferrum Forge/Gavko Knives "Spinner".
     
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    The Chris Reeve Knives Sebenza 25 Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Aug 20, 2017
    The Chris Reeve Knives Sebenza 25 (now known as the "Large Inkosi" with a few small tweaks) is a very interesting successor to the their iconic Sebenza 21.

    Although it's a fine knife in its own right, it seems a bit like a solution in search of a problem, and ultimately, Chris Reeve Knives has proven the impossible: That 25 is actually less than 21.
     
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    A Versatile Survival Knife
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    Published on Aug 21, 2017

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    GiantMouse GM3 Live Unboxing, Disassembly, and First Impressions
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    Streamed live on Aug 21, 2017
    Today, we'll take a look at a relatively small GiantMouse with a serious set of details, the GM3. Then, we'll take it apart to clean up some over-abundant threadlocker, and really improve the action.

    https://www.giantmouse.com/collection...
     
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    The Kizer Kala Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Aug 25, 2017
    Today, we'll take a look at a big, slicey framelock, with a duckin' awesome makers mark, the Kizer/Scot Matsuoka "Kala".

    Unfortunately, although it's got a uniquely excellent blade, the knife itself is just a bit underdone and just a bunch over-heavy, leaving it situational at best.
     
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    The Plastic Sebenza: The Odd Story of a Profoundly Odd Prototype
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    Published on Aug 27, 2017
    Today, I'll show off an incredibly rare pocketknife, a prototype of the CRKT (Columbia River Knife and Tool) Sebenza, a cancelled collaboration with Chris Reeve Knives. In today's video, we're going to discuss the history of this little blast from the past and then take it apart to see how you might construct a plastic framelock.

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    That's cool as hell. I've been collecting knives as long as I've been collecting guns and that's about thirty years now. I never knew this little unicorn existed. Even though it's extremely rare, though, I don't think I would want one in my collection. It's horrific. That plastic is more than likely zytel and I hate zytel. The blade, who knows what it is? That thing would break in a new York minute. No wonder Chris Reeve said, essentially, "No. Hell no!"
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the Hinderer XM-18 Pocketknife
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    Published on Aug 31, 2017
    Today, we're going to take apart a Hinderer XM-18. Hinderers can be a bit tough to get "dialed in", and this one's no exception. So, although the takedown process is pretty straightforward, reassembly isn't so much. I talk a bit about some tips that can be helpful to get Hinderers into adjustment, and although I manage to get this guy flipping well with no blade play, perfect centering appears to be off the table. That's life, though, with some makers.
     
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    Ask the Nick LIVE: August 31st, 2017!
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    Streamed live 21 hours ago
     
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    The Hinderer XM-18 Spanto Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Sep 2, 2017
    Today, we're going to take a look at a knife with a great design, some nice features, and serious hard-use credibility, but without the build quality and detent to really knock it out of the park.
     
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    The Jason Guthrie Scout Pocketknife: A Quick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Sep 4, 2017
    Today, we'll take a look at an interesting custom knife, the #TravelingScout, a JG Scout a custom knife with a lot of a greatness, and only a few downsides. Although this little guy had a bit too much wear and tear for a full review, I just had to put it on camera and show it off.
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the ZT 0055 Pocketknife (with GTC SLT Flipper Tab)
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 7, 2017
    Today, we're going to fully disassemble the ZT 0055 pocketknife, and even service the GTC SLT flipper. Despite the complexity (four bearings and a spring!), it's not too bad, and ultimately, is pretty satisfying. Enjoy!
     
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    I collected Randalls for quite a long time. Favorite was the #1 Fighting Knife, hence the #1-8 in my user name.
    Concentrated on WWII, Korean, & Viet Nam era knives. #'s 1, 2, 14, 15, 18.
    Great knives.
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    Randall Knives with Ski Rozanski
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    Published on Jun 13, 2013
    Ski is a collector of many things, however his chief hobby is Randall Knives. If he could collect and enjoy one thing it would probably be these beautifully hand-crafted knives made in Orlando, Florida. Their history dates back all the way to the 1930's and we're used by many soldiers and pilots. In this video, Ski examines some of the history behind the knives, and some of the items in his personal collection. Enjoy!

    For more information on Randall Knives and how to purchase them, check out their website:

    http://www.randallknives.com/
     
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    Randall Knives Part 2 - Do You Remember
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    Ski takes a look at some more Randall Knives in his collection.
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the ZT 0920 Pocketknife
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 8, 2017
    Today, we'll take apart a pretty straightforward framelock from ZT. Smooth sailing on calm seas.
     
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    The ZT 0055 Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 9, 2017
    Today, we're going to look at a highly anticipated knife from ZT, which is a beautiful sculpture, with some interesting ideas, but ultimately, doesn't quite get airborne as a function-forward pocketknife.
     
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    The ZT 0920 Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 10, 2017
    Today, we're going to talk about a very large, very murdery, and *very* compelling knife: The Zero Tolerance (ZT) 0920.
     
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    Snick Preview LIVE: TAD Hawk Dauntless, Spyderco Meercat, and Ask the Nick
    Nick Shabazz



    Streamed live 14 hours ago
     
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    The Giantmouse GM3 Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 16, 2017
    The Giantmouse GM3 is a great, small, and svelte Gentleman's pocketknife, with a whole lot of great going for it, and only two major issues. If you can get past those, you're gonna love it.
     
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    The Boos Blades Smoke Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 17, 2017
    Today, we'll look at a unique little Gem, the Boos Blades Smoke.
     
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    Nick unboxes and fixes up his "Terrible-Knife-of-the-Month" club knife LIVE: September 2017
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    Today, the Nick Shabazz Center for Underloved Awful Knifes takes in another stray, a terrible, detent-less and USA Designed rescue knife. But the knife itself was in need of rescue, with a floppy-burred strap cutter and a clear plastic washer. After a bit of love from the Nick, it was still awful, but maybe just a bit less awful.
     
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    The Steel Will Cutjack in G10 and M390: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Sep 22, 2017
    Today, we're going to take a look at the upgraded Steel Will Cutjack, using M390 steel and G10 scales. In short, although it's a very nice knife, and a great way to get a lot of steel for a low price, steel's not everything, it's a lot of money, which could probably buy a bit more elsewhere.
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the Steel Will Cutjack pocketknife (both FRN-D2 and G10-M390)
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    Today, a two-for-one disassembly, where I show off the disassembly process for the Steel Will Cutjack, both the D2 steel/FRN Variant on washers, and the M390/G-10 variant on bearings.
     
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    The Steel Will Cutjack Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Sep 23, 2017
    Today, we're gonna take a look at the 3.5" Steel Will Cutjack in D2 steel. Turns out that it's a really great knife, at a really great price, and even with a serious pocket pecker and some nasty threadlocker, it's still a gem.
     
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    The Steel Will Cutjack vs. Ontario RAT 1: What's the best budget knife?
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    Today, we'll look at two of the best values in the Folding Knife World, the Steel Will Cutjack and the Ontario RAT 1 in D2 steel. Turns out that this, like so many things, is mostly a matter of taste.
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the Kershaw Skyline Pocketknife
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    Published on Sep 28, 2017
    Today, we take apart a pretty straightforward knife, the Kershaw Skyline, and polish the washers a bit.
     
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    Live Unboxing: Brad Southard Mini Tolk (and a few other Snick Previews)
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    Unique Finds Inside The World's Biggest Knife Show!!
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    Published on Sep 29, 2017
    A folding katana? Hidden blades? Primitive tomahawks? Its all in here and more! Join us as Bastien from Bastinelli Knives take us for a tour inside the world's biggest knife show: The BladeShow in Atlanta!

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    The Kershaw Skyline Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Sep 30, 2017
    Today, we're going to look at a stalwart of the EDC pocketknife world, the Kershaw Skyline. Although the materials aren't so impressive and the quality of the detent can be pretty variable, it's got a nice blade for slicing, and when the action's dialed in right, this can be a very compelling made-in-the-USA blade. So, if you get a good one, you've got a great knife.
     
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    I have found a good inexpensive EDC knife. It is Kershaws Westin Model 3460

    Since I seem to lose knives I have looked at lot of “less expensive” knives over the years and very few met expectations. I have mentioned previously that I have lost a couple of Benchmades and thus I am reluctant to buy anything expensive anymore.

    Though the Kershaw Westin has been around for about a year, I first put hands on one at a gun show a month or so ago and purchased it for $35. I see you can get one online for around $25.

    I like most everything about it as I really can’t say anything negative. There is nothing that feels cheap about the knife. It is a tip-up, deep pocket knife. All the knives I have owned previously, open with a thumb disk and wrist flip, so this is the first assisted opening knife I have owned and as I have got used to it I have to say I like it a lot. Solid lockup, good pocket clip so far (I seem to have pocket clip problems/issues), good stainless steel from what I understand, and I do not notice the knife when carrying it. Seriously, if made in China doesn’t turn you away, you can’t go wrong.

    Here is a pretty good review of the knife
     
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    That was a good review. Informative and also lightly comedic. If a $25 pocket knife does everything you need it to do, or even most of what you need it to do, that's all you need. Especially if you tend to lose them. Losing a $200 BM knife would be a disturbing experience.

    Having $200 plus knives is a collectors experience, mostly. I think one of the things that drives it is the idea of possessing value and quality. There's always the thought in the back of your head that, if you need to, you can sell that valuable knife and pay some bills, buy some groceries. That being all said, I've run around plenty with Benchmades, Spydercos and Chris Reeves in my pockets. I have yet (knock on wood) to lose one.
     
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    The Brad Southard Avo Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    Today, we'll talk about a nice little midtech EDC pocketknife from Brad Southard knives. It's smallish, thinnish, well made, and with a nice action, and aside from a high pricetag, some clip issues, and a pretty rough area at the base of the blade, it feels like a great little tool, and the next iteration is definitely one to consider.
     
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    Snick Preview and Live Disassembly: The Spyderco Sliverax
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    Streamed live on Oct 4, 2017
    Today, we'll take a look at a brand new release, the Spyderco Sliverax, and do a quick disassembly too.
     
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    The $150 Collection Challenge: What Will You Choose?
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    ***Check Out My Playlists For All of The Entries!!!****

    A tough question to answer today: With a $150 budget, what would your collection look like?

    Choose anything you like, as many as you like, but keep it under $150 based on new knife prices in the U.S. Doesn't have to be knives you currently own. Let me know your choices down below or in a video or an instagram post.

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    Next: Spyderco Sliverax, Kizer made Tangram Santa Fe

    Thanks for watching and take care!
     
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    The Benchmade Anthem Pocketknife: The Full Nick Shabazz Review
    Nick Shabazz



    Published on Oct 7, 2017
    Today, we're going to review the Benchmade Anthem, which is their first integral and the first knife to feature a new pole-based axis lock. Although it's far from perfect, it's absolutely exceptional, and enough of a Gem to find a home in my collection (at least for a little while!)
     
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    How to disassemble and maintain the WE Knives Blitz Pocketknife
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    Published on Oct 12, 2017
    Today, we're going to do a very exciting knife disassembly, taking apart the WE Knives Blitz. This is exciting mostly because it's the first WE-branded knife to use reasonable, decent fasteners. In practice, the disassembly is straightforward, and the knife comes apart with no problems at all.
     

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