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Stanley May's Discussions

A $30 Hinderer?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Enterkin Feb 25, 2015. 14 Replies

Today’s review will focus on the Kershaw Cryo Hinderer assisted opening 1555BW pocket knife.  I would classify this knife as a small to medium assisted opening tactical knife whose primary purpose is…Continue

Tags: BW, 1555, Hinderer, Cryo, Kershaw

Benchmade Subrosa Review

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stanley May Jun 22, 2013. 14 Replies

As many of you know, Stanley May likes titanium knife handles just about more than any other.  This is a curse I have from being a structural engineer for so long. With this background, I have…Continue

This Beast is Fearsome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stanley May Aug 29, 2014. 15 Replies

I recently took ownership of a Three Sisters Forge “Beast”.  This company is literally a one-man operation run by James Allen who also makes the knives.  The knives can be purchased with the titanium…Continue

Traveling Maverick

Started Jan 18, 2013 0 Replies

I recently had the pleasure of having the traveling Maverick in my possession.  It was very enjoyable to have this high quality knife to use and admire.  It is a very high quality with a great…Continue

 

Stanley May, Knife Collectus Maximus

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Stanley May replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2016 iKC knife offering
"I would like one in oak please Stanley May"
Jun 23, 2016
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"Happy Birthday Stanley!"
Jan 26, 2016
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"Jan the answer is yes you will need that one too."
Apr 30, 2015
Stanley May replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2015 iKC Barlow...order yours now!
"I just ordered mine and paid for it through PayPal.  Please send me one of the etched knives.  Thank you for all you have done Jan. Stanley May"
Mar 26, 2015
Stanley May replied to Jan Carter's discussion It is time...2015 iKC knife
"I think Tom Peterson has some good ideas."
Mar 7, 2015
Jay Enterkin replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"I have a Cryo and I agree it's a nice knife, but I either need to get an aftermarket scale for the non-lock side, or maybe sell it and get the Cryo G10 - because it's too darn slippery.  I can't seem to hold on to the darn…"
Feb 25, 2015
Jan Carter replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"Lars, Thank you!  Some good info there and some GREAT knives!"
Feb 25, 2015
Lars Ray replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"Ha! I was hoping someone would ask....WSK = Wilderness Survival Knife. Common term among fixed blade folks, like EDC is to folder folks I guess. The distinctive "Tracker" blade style was first designed by Tom Brown Jr. Dave Beck was the…"
Feb 25, 2015
Jan Carter replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"WSK?"
Feb 25, 2015
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"Any time. Glad to help!"
Feb 25, 2015
Lars Ray replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"Ha! Of course it does...go figure. Now if he only used WSK, there would have been no need for this dialog...but EDC threw me for a loop. Every Day Carry....won't soon forget that one! Thanks Steve - very much appreciate the help."
Feb 25, 2015
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"EDC = Every Day Carry. Hope that helps...and Welcome to iKC!"
Feb 25, 2015
Lars Ray replied to Stanley May's discussion A $30 Hinderer?
"Great review....I am inspired to present a similar review of my Kershaw "Scrambler". I have read your article a couple of times, and as great as it is, I am still puzzled as to what you mean by "EDC". I know I risk showing my…"
Feb 25, 2015
Stanley May replied to Jan Carter's discussion It is time...2015 iKC knife
"My vote goes to Manx's Benchmade.  I would prefer a regular grind blade in lieu of the tanto blade. Stanley May"
Feb 17, 2015

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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
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Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
3- 5 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Tactical knives made with Titanium and/or Carbon Composite handles, Benchmande, Zero Tolerance, KTM, Chris Reeve, GEC's, Schatt & Morgan, folding knives, folding hunters, clasps, trappers, and in general wood handled knives
Website
http://www.ebay.com/sch/stane013270/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_...
About Me
reitred structural engineer, male, age 61, and I do some knife collecting, sharpening and restoring
Interests
Collecting, selling, sharpening, and restoring knives
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Tutoring 5th graders, hospice volunteer, church activities

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Stanley May's Blog

This Bump Will Not Slow You Down

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 12:38 6 Comments

Today’s review will focus on the Kershaw Spec Bump 1596 assisted opening pocket knife.  I would classify this knife as a medium to large assisted opening tactical knife. It was designed by Ken Onion and just by looking at it, one can tell it is one of his designs.  "I wanted to make the Bump as multi-tasked as possible," says Onion. "The blade design is unique, but at the same time, it's very practical and fluent at a large number of jobs."   Before beginning, I…

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The Boker Sal Manaro Will Grip You

Posted on July 7, 2013 at 13:30 7 Comments

Today’s review will focus on the Boker Sal Manaro titanium handled 01BO145 folding frame lock knife.  This knife was suggested to me by Steve Hanner for who I am indebted to for this suggestion.  I will start out stating I really like this titanium knife that is one of…

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Titanium Can Be Beautiful (Part 5)

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 14:19 8 Comments

#9 - Chris Martin – PF-1 Tanto Flipper, I…

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Titanium Can Be Beautiful (Part 4)

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 14:16 17 Comments

#6 – Zero Tolerance 0560 tactical, very rugged, smooth as silk operation, uniquely

machined G10 handle attached to Ti Frame on front side, machined Ti

handle/frame back side, excellent craftsmanship, Elmax…

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At 21:02 on January 27, 2017, Jeremy B. Buchanan said…

Happy Birthday Stanley!

At 13:54 on January 27, 2017, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 17:37 on January 26, 2017, Jan Carter said…

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At 16:23 on January 26, 2016, Charles Sample said…

Happy Birthday Stanley!

At 18:12 on January 27, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

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At 9:18 on January 27, 2015, Steve Hanner said…

Hope you have a terrific day today my friend!  Also hope the winter is mild, and the streets are clear!

At 16:03 on January 27, 2014,
In Memoriam
Terry Ray
said…

Happy Birthday my friend , hope its a great day for you !!

 
 
 

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