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Mikee5star

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Eafengrow Knives
« on: July 21, 2018, 05:26:38 pm »
I was reading over at Mad Ogre a few months ago and he commented on his recent purchase of an Eafengrow EF227.  I had seen this and others in the Eafengrow catalog pop up in my Amazon recommendations.  I am not a flipper fan, I prefer an assisted opening system, but for sub $30 and a thumbs up from a trusted source I bought three different Eafengrow knives.

www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07B62LXH2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 
They claim this is a 3.3" D2 blade with G-10 scales.  I am not sure about the steel, it performs similar to D2, but seems like it dulls a bit faster than other D2 blades I have owned.  I have owned and carried this blade for about three months and if it was assisted opening I would call it ideal for daily carry.  This is the best sub $30 knife I think I have ever owned.  The blade retains an edge adequately, sharpens easily, lock up is solid and consistent, handle is grippy enough and flipper action is smooth.

I doubt I will only carry this knife, I currently carry three knives everyday.   But I give these two thumbs up.
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    Re: Eafengrow Knives
    « Reply #1 on: July 21, 2018, 07:37:14 pm »
    Never heard of them before, but I like the blade style  :thumbup1 .

    Glad you reported on the grippiness of it, because it looks kinda  slick in the photo.
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    Re: Eafengrow Knives
    « Reply #2 on: July 21, 2018, 10:20:26 pm »
    Thanks for the review.   :thumbup1   I've heard that D2 can get a little tricky on the heat treat and if you don't get it just right you can lose a couple of points on the Rockwell scale but even at that its a good, tough steel for everyday use. 
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    Re: Eafengrow Knives
    « Reply #3 on: July 22, 2018, 06:55:19 pm »
    Never heard of them before, but I like the blade style  :thumbup1 .
    Glad you reported on the grippiness of it, because it looks kinda  slick in the photo.
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    It is not aggressive, it is adequate.
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    « Reply #4 on: July 22, 2018, 07:19:05 pm »
    It is not aggressive, it is adequate.

    I don't mind aggressive. I love the grips on my coldsteel AK-47.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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