The Next 100 Episodes, Bestech, Civivi, Kunwu, Benchmade, a Knife Giveaway and a Special April 18 Knife Hangout — The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 101)
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (Episode #101), Bob and Jim look back at episode #100 and highlight a 100 episodes knife giveaway and a special Saturday, April 18 knife hangout at noon on The Knife Junkie’s YouTube channel.
Bob also covers his “State of the Collection” — his first Civivi (Shredder) and the Medford Praetorian, which is on the way. And in Knife Life News, Bob covers Bestech’s new Eye of Ra flipper, Civivi’s new Exarch front flipper, Kunwu Knives new Ronin and Benchmade’s new big brother to the Pukko.100 episodes down -- and many hundreds more! Get your entry in today for a knife giveaway and put April 18 on your calendar for a virtual knife hangout! Click To Tweet
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Knives, News and Other Stuff Mentioned in the Podcast
- Bestech’s new Eye of Ra flipper
- Civivi’s new Exarch front flipper
- Kunwu Knives new Ronin
- Benchmade’s new big brother to the Pukko
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Welcome to the knife junkie podcast your weekly dose of knife news and information about knives and knife collecting. Here's your hosts Jim Person and Bob The Knife Junkie DeMarco
Jim Person 0:17
welcome to episode number 101 The Knife Junkie podcast I'm Jim Person
Bob DeMarco 0:22
and I'm Bob The Knife Junkie DeMarco, thanks for joining us.
Jim Person 0:25
Welcome to the Knife Junkie podcast. It's the place for knife newbies like myself and I've junkies like you to learn all about knives and knife collecting. It's our midweek show where we get a chance to dive deep into some of the knife stories and other knife activities happening today. We're going to kind of get an update on something going on with Big Daddy blade works we're going to talk about Thursday night knives. Talk about a past episode as well as look at had some future episodes. And in knife life news we're going to talk best tech savvy con whoo and bench So another full episode Bob for us this week.
Bob DeMarco 1:03
As you all know, we just had our 100th episode. What do you think?
Jim Person 1:08
Well, it was turning the tables on you. I should be asking you that question because you weren't asking the questions.
Bob DeMarco 1:14
Yeah, it was it was it was fun to be interviewed by you. I've heard you interview so many people in the past. It was good to have your guns turned on me. And it was it was fun to like, you know, to think about some of those, some of those questions and to write and to you know, talk about yourself and everyone likes to talk about themselves, you know,
Jim Person 1:33
well, some people do.
Bob DeMarco 1:36
But yeah, I thought you did it very well. And if you didn't listen to that episode yet, Episode Number 100, The Knife Junkie comm slash 100. And Bob, you announced a couple of special things on episode number 100. And including a giveaway that folks still have time to get in on That's right. It's a cold steel broken skull, I'm given away with a snaggletooth mF on it. As you know, the snaggletooth mF is the pocket deploying device, much like an Emerson wave. It's an aftermarket device we've had the maker of that Rob Pena on the show. And as you all know I love the cold steel broken skull because it is so thin it's four inches of super steel you have no excuse not to have on you at all times because you can just put it right in your waistband and boom, you're good to go. So I've loved that knife and as you know, I've carried a pink one for years. I am not giving away a pink one
Jim Person 2:31
a pink one this one a
Bob DeMarco 2:33
I may have but they all seem to be gone because at a certain point you could buy them for half of what you could buy all the others for because no one was buying them I guess. So they're all gone. But I'm gonna get to a an od green one. Most people can agree od green is an appropriate knife color anyway. Okay, so all you got to do is email me Bob at The Knife Junkie calm and in the subject line put Episode 100 so No. And then you can or don't have to write me a little message. But your email is wrong. As long as it says Episode 100 in the subject line will get fed into a bin, and then fed from there into a random number generator. That's how we're going to select the winner because I'd like you all to have one, but I can't afford to get you all one.
Jim Person 3:21
Yeah, that would be pretty expensive. So yeah, and that's the most, most fair way to do it to to pick a winner random number generator, every email will be assigned a number. And I don't think we set this on the last time. I guess there's no it well, I don't know. Is there is there a limit to the times folks can enter?
Bob DeMarco 3:43
I didn't think of that, either. Well, you know what, let's let's just keep it to one. Why not? Let's be sporting about it.
Jim Person 3:50
Yeah, let's let's make it fair. Yeah, yeah. Put in a nice note and if you don't mind us, sharing your your email your thoughts. Yeah. Put that In the email to Bob to and we can share your thoughts or feedback or whatever on the podcast so yeah let
Bob DeMarco 4:06
us let us know your plans for it what you would do with it how you would use it how you would carry it.
Jim Person 4:10
So shoot Bob an email at Bob at The Knife Junkie calm put Episode 100 in the subject line. We'll announce the winner on this coming Sunday's interview show that'll be on Sunday April 12. But again, you have until midnight this Saturday night, April 11 to get that email in to be entered in that drawing for the I was getting ready say pink because I'm so used to saying your your knife, but the drawing for the cold steel broken school with snaggletooth mF attachment. Alright Bob, also something we announced Sunday on the episode 100 show you're going to be kind of doing a special live hangout upcoming in a couple of weeks.
Bob DeMarco 4:52
Yeah, on April 18. Saturday at noon. We are going to have a just a gathering a gathering. nice people, people that we've talked to on the show before. We're hoping to get a special guest coming in. When I have that information I'll let everyone know what time that would be. But yeah just a an online, a live gathering with Jim behind the switcher if any of you have seen Thursday night knives you know how Jim works the switcher bringing in screens, images of knives and different people different video floating in and out looks like CNBC. It looks like fox news right here on the on YouTube but all about knives. We're going to be doing that but we're going to have a bunch of guests. So it will be a true gathering of knife, knife lovers, knife, grates, knife makers, etc.
Jim Person 5:41
Right and regular viewers have the chance to join in too weak if you have a webcam and a microphone you can actually join Bob and the other guests that we have the live hangout on April 18. And come on for a couple of minutes maybe a show off one of your special knives that you've got or show off a knife of the guests that You have or maybe just come on to, to pimp a knife you're trying to sell, we would certainly welcome that as well. No charge or whatever. So make your plans for Saturday, April 18. At noon, mark it on your calendar. Go ahead, plan to be with us on the live YouTube Hangout, as Bob says, Don't know how long it's going to go. But we'll plan to make an afternoon of it if you'll plan to be there with us.
Bob DeMarco 6:23
And I got to say Jim, like the the idea of actually seeing and meeting people who listen to the show is fascinating to me. I'd love to meet so many people. I mean, I'd love to meet you all, but I mean, it'd be so cool to see you on screen and have a couple minutes to chat with you. Yeah, see what you're carrying and that kind of thing.
Jim Person 6:39
All right. Well hope you can join us Saturday, April 18 at noon again put it on your calendar, and we'll see you there. All right, Bob a couple of other updates before we get into knife life news you got an update from bone daddy blade works about Was it a crowdfunding
Bob DeMarco 6:53
project they had going on? Yeah, you remember the axis hand axe. It's it's the knife that also acts as an act so you can take it out into the field with you and use it for all of your knife chores. But then you can also attach it to a half or some sort of piece of wood and use it as an axe. It's a it's a really cool design, besides the fact that it that it's an interesting tool that crosses over uses. It's a beautiful thing to look at. Anyway, they were doing a Kickstarter campaign and they made 137% of their goal, which is amazing, and got fully supported and then Coronavirus came in so they had a number of people back out, you know, sadly and you know, it's no No, no one could predict that something like this would happen but they have decided to to expand their window of opportunity for people who pledge to to get one of these. So they're moving their their campaign over to Indiegogo and in demand, which allows them a wider funding window so they can take advantage of people who are interested in this But maybe right at this moment it's not the greatest time but you know yeah so definitely check out bone daddy blade works their access hand axe is just a cool implement and useful implement but also just beautiful to look at. We all know I like beautiful nice beautiful things. Yeah. So check them out Indiegogo in demand This is Sean Hyman and I believe his wife work bone daddy blade works I have a small operation. I think it's them the two of them and a couple of people so help support them and and this really innovative tool and you know, just a cool thing for nice people.
Jim Person 8:39
Well, as you said, 137% funded definitely folks like agree with you. That is a cool and useful, useful endeavor.
Bob DeMarco 8:48
Definitely. I mean, that's a it's a nice chunk of change to raise for this project. So let's let's help them get this thing to market.
Jim Person 8:55
Blade daddy bone works. You can just use your favorite search engine and Find them their Thursday night knives want to kind of mention that and promote that a little bit before we get into knife life news Thursday night knives. Bob's live video show has been going on now since late last year. I think it started in November, December of last year. Pretty much every week. We may have missed one or two during the holiday period or whatever. But it's a regular Thursday night at 10pm. Eastern. And this past week, you had an interesting guest.
Bob DeMarco 9:26
Oh, yeah. Yeah. First of all Thursday night knives has been such a blast. There have been nights where I'm, you know, we go live at 10pm. Eastern, there have been nights where I've had a long day and I'm like, oh, man, Thursday night knives, and then we turn on the light. We turn on the camera, boom. And then we're all just hanging out talking about knives. It's very fun. I love it. We oftentimes have co hosts of the show. We have Zell Rick Zurich 42 Terrell Todd, he comes down a lot. We have Alex too. So of Alex's knife box, he comes out a lot. awesome guy Two great guys with great perspectives one makes knives one collects high end knives. This week this past week we had on slicey dicey Brian love him I've been a sucker for his videos for about a year and a half now and with the he's up in New York and with the with the shelter it's not a shelter in place order with the stay home order. He's been making a lot more videos and I've been loving them all I reached out to him. We want to come on the show Thursday night and I've said hell yes. Let's talk about he came on he was great. And I think we're gonna make him a regular co host. If he's into it, I think he's into it. And and it was great and and we have people commenting you know, people participating. And I've gotten to know some people and and with each week, I get to know them a little bit more because more of their comments come in and now I'm watching their videos on YouTube people I didn't know before. It's been a great experience. I love it. But anyway, slicey dice, he just came out with a marathon of his videos. It's a three three hour and three minute marathon of some of his night for Veit well of his knife reviews. Well the what he loves the best. Some of the knives he loves the best some of the reviews he loves the best and the three hours ends with kitties. He shows off his cats
Jim Person 11:15
so Oh yeah, I've seen kitties what could be better man that's
Bob DeMarco 11:18
that's what happens when you're when you're stuck indoors man. Right? Right. You're gonna focus on the things you love knives, kitties family, you know. All right.
Jim Person 11:26
Well, that's going back. That's part of the reason you're doing this special April 18 kind of hanging out get together at noon. You know, it's just we realize everybody's stuck at home. A lot of the knife shows going on this month have been canceled or posing home folks don't have the opportunity to get out. So let's get together virtually on April 18. And talk knives show off knives and you know, have a party.
Bob DeMarco 11:48
Yeah, that'll be awesome. Yeah, bring your favorite beverage. For me. It's going to be coffee cuz lint will still be on maybe not.
Jim Person 11:57
Well, anyway, but you'll be on the air. Yes.
Bob DeMarco 11:59
We'll have Coffee yeah that's gonna be noon. I mean who am I?
Jim Person 12:02
Well if it yeah can't start before noon All right. What do you say we get into life knife life news that'll be coming up next
you're listening to the Knife Junkie podcast. And now here's The Knife Junkie with the knife life news.
Bob DeMarco 12:17
Speaking of Thursday night knives. This one came up last week I was talking with slicey dicey about this next coming knife from best tech. It's called the eye of raw. Yeah, that's right, the eye of raw and one look at this knife. You know why it's called the eye of raw on the handle carved into the handle. audaciously, so if I might say, is an eye shape, it's two triangles on either side of a circle. And it looks like an eye. It's a stylized cutout in the handle in the G 10. Handle of this new best tech, but that is where it gets its name the eye of Ra. This thing is beautiful. I gotta say. Now, best Tech has been doing a lot of color. elaborations recently, but for this knife, the eyebrow, they're going back to their own stable of extremely capable designers and we're seeing this knife come out, it's got a classic drop point blade, it's D two, it's a very, very nice looking blade, I gotta say it's got a straight spine. So maybe it's not a drop point. I don't know what you would call it, but it's a, it's a, it's a lovely blade with a lovely long swedge. And it sits in this handle that is just looks extremely ergonomic. It's got just a slight bit of flair to it, but it's mostly neutral. And the thing I like about this is that the whole cutout in the handle actually looks to serve a purpose. I mean, to me, I mean to most it might look like it's just a flow through thing to lighten, lighten it up and to add some style, but to me, that's a pivot point for your finger and your forefinger. So you Yeah, you have this thing in standard grip, and you want to change your grip, you slide down to that hole. And you flip it around that way and then suddenly you have it in reverse grip. I, I milled little notches like that in the handles of some of my knives for that very purpose. You also see it and outdoor knives as a socket for like a bow drill.
Jim Person 14:14
Interesting. I didn't Yeah, I didn't realize it. I just thought it was, you know, a nice design feature,
Bob DeMarco 14:19
just yeah. And who knows, it might be there just simply as that but I look at that. And I think it's in the perfect spot. It's not in the middle, it's down towards the the far a little bit more towards the far end. And it's circular. It's perfect for for a pivot point just for manipulating the blade. But all of that aside, it is quite beautiful. And it's gonna be pretty inexpensive knife. It's in there. D to G 10. You know, line so, yeah, look for that. slicey dice. He has one on the way to him, so I'm sure he'll have a video of that coming out in short order when it comes out.
Jim Person 14:51
Especially if he's doing two a day.
Bob DeMarco 14:52
Yeah, exactly. But again, the cool thing about this all in house design but a beautiful design, no doubt. All right. All right.
Jim Person 15:00
Three more stories to cover and we're going to take a look at civivi's new front flipper.
Bob DeMarco 15:06
Yes, the x arc now I'm gonna mention civivi later in my State of the collection because I just got my first civivi so it's all it's all coming together making sense to me why people are doing nine over CBD and that is because they're awesome. Okay, they're inexpensive and they're pretty damn well made. Their new one the x arc is a sort of take on the chronic something that just came out this this past year, the chronic or at the beginning of 2020. The chronic is a small 3.2 inch flipper, traditional flipper with a clip point blade. It's really cool looking, though I've heard from, from some people, it's not the most comfortable thing, but that's what I like about it. It looks not that it's not comfortable, but that it looks extremely neutral. It's like a stick basically. So the next one in this line is called The next arc, and it's got the same handle, you look at it, it's the same sort of faceted in cross section hexagonal handle. And but this one, instead of a regular flipper is a front flipper. And instead of a clip point, it's got a drop point, and instead of nine cr 18 movie, it's got D two, so they've upgraded, they've upgraded the steel, presumably Actually, I have no experience with the nine CR actually I hear it's quite great, but the D two i think is an upgrade and the blade shaping as a matter of taste. I prefer the clip point personally, but the front flipper looks cool. And that's the USP of this thing. It's got a front flipper. So the XR now this line from CVV the XR slash chronic has something for everybody from flipper regular flipper, clip point drop point, you know, you name it. So having my hands on on my first vv I would say it's probably great if you like the design I can't imagine it not being awesome. By the way in cross section. It's not hexagonal. It's octagonal.
Jim Person 17:06
Sorry. Not sorry. I didn't know the difference.
Bob DeMarco 17:09
Jim Person 17:13
Alright, let's move on quickly. Kind of Woo. A new Ronan.
Bob DeMarco 17:16
Yeah, yeah. So several months back, I talked about the Kung Fu. What was there, another knife that came out by kung fu and it was their first design and the name escapes me now, but it's a crowd sourced knife. And I don't know if you remember this, Jim. But I said, do we need another, you know, titanium frame lock ball bearing flipper that isn't even sourced yet that doesn't even have funding it. And you very sensibly said, Well, look, Bob, these are people trying to make it in the knife world. And this is how they're doing it. And I said, You know what, you're right. And if you have a cool design, it had some bike features. I remember some features that that were sort of bicycle related. And you very wisely said if this is how they can get their knives made. This is how they can get their knives made and I took a total 180 from that comment and and now I admire them. So, so kung fu has a new knife the ronin which is beautiful, it's got this trailing point. Knife it's it's a blade, it looks kind of like a quakin style blade. It's a continuous belly with a very acute point and slightly upswept and yeah, it's it's got the the usual s 35 vn titanium frame lock package with the with the with the ball ceramic ball bearings and it's 3.38 inches, which I'm very happy about because I love the way this thing looks. And if it were any bigger, I'd have to buy it myself. So anyway, kung fu the Ronan that's coming out and you can get in on it early bird special 110 bucks. Check it out on their Kickstarter.
Jim Person 18:51
So okay, as I was gonna ask, so this is another one of their crowdsourcing campaigns. Yes,
Bob DeMarco 18:57
Jim Person 18:58
Yeah, exactly. Alright, so Conway looks like it's a new knife maker that's gonna be following the crowdsourcing route for a while until I guess they kind of get the company built I reckon.
Bob DeMarco 19:10
Yeah. And you know the last design was very unique and this one for the last one was called the Orion by the way and that was a very unique design I didn't care for the design myself but this new one is really cool.
Jim Person 19:23
Alright, so if the keep this keep this design and make for four and a half inch blade call it something different than Bob will be on that on the line by one
Bob DeMarco 19:34
exactly but there's still time to get on that Kickstarter may 8 is when it ends so go Okay. Good point too. Now,
Jim Person 19:40
last story and knife life news this week. Something are regarding benchmade and I don't know how to pronounce the knife bomb. I'll let you I'll leave that to
Bob DeMarco 19:48
you. Well, this is this is a new it's the lake Ooh, I mean, that's how I think you pronounce it Lake Ooh. And it's a it's a carry on to the the pouco and the pouco. is a was there tape. On the traditional Scandinavian bushcrafting knife, the pouco This one is a has a five inch blade a slightly over five inches making it much bigger and carries a bit of the heft at the tip so you can use it for light chopping and, and this kind of work it's a it's basically a five inch version of the pouco it's got a it does not have a Scandinavian grind but it does have a high height saber grind and then it's got a finishing edge it's three v and this three v from benchmade is hardened to 60 to 62. Now I know when they featured three V on the bailout they received some criticism from the HRC police about the the hardness of that that three v well they're claiming the three V on the on the new benchmade Lake Oh, and I say claiming I don't mean that to sound like we should doubt that but they're saying that it's coming out at 60 to 62 people who love three V and know it That means I mean, obviously it means it's harder. But let me know let me know is that is that acceptable? I don't know. But it's a it's a five ounce knife. It looks like it's a great outdoors knife and handle looks incredibly comfortable. It's got one of those D ring drop shields or drop leg shields and it's got a little slot in it to put a Firestarter. So the leak Ooh, it looks cool. The 202 is the number.
Jim Person 21:23
So news there from benchmade to wrap up our segment of knife life news.
And now that we're caught up with a knife life news, let's hear more of the knife junkie podcast.
Jim Person 21:33
All right back on episode number 101 of the knife junkie podcast and it's time for our state of the collection segment, if you will, Bob gets a chance to talk about a couple of new knives in his collection or knives that are on the way in his collection or knives that have been in his collection that he's updating or doing something special with and today in the state of the collection. We're going to talk About as Bob mentioned earlier, his first CVV but we're also going to talk about the Medford Praetorian. So you want to start with Praetorian or CVV.
Bob DeMarco 22:10
I'll start with the Praetorian there's not much to say yet, but ever since Greg Medford came on the show I've been interested in Medford knives and then Alex Alex to sew up Alex's knife box dangle this Medford slim meaty in front of me and I had to buy it and it's amazing and I love it and then stew are good friends do from stone and steel up in Vermont, contacted me and said Hey, I heard on your podcast that you're interested in a Praetorian Hey, just in case we have one. He sent me two drool worthy pictures. And I sat on those for a few months and then made a few things happen. And now I'm getting one and I'm very I'm very much looking forward to this. The Praetorian I have to say, defied my my idea of knife design logic the first time I saw it I snickered. And over the years I've grown an appreciation for the design and now I just got to get the damn thing in hand. I gotta say. So I'm very much looking forward to that. I had to sell a knife and a half basically that I really like. So I hope it's I hope it's worth it but and and that's that's all I have to say about that. There will be plenty more I'm sure.
Jim Person 23:23
Plenty more opportunities for us to talk about it on the podcast and videos to see on the Knife Junkie YouTube channel. Absolutely. Any idea when it's going to come in maybe in time for next week supplemental or Stu sent it on? So it should be here sometime? this coming week. Okay. All right. We'll see if we can if we have a chance. If not, we'll hear about it on an upcoming supplemental I'm sure and again, you can watch videos about it on the Knife Junkie, his YouTube channel at The Knife Junkie. COMM slash YouTube. So let's talk about a knife you actually do have in your hand, Bob, and you mentioned at the beginning, your first CVV you know is burns. Yup, you say that I have in my head. I cannot find the damn thing all day, yesterday afternoon and this morning. I'm like, Where is it? Where is it? I don't know.
Bob DeMarco 24:08
It's somewhere in the house. It's not like I've left the house. Maybe your girls took it, but they probably did. But the CVV Shredder. Okay, so you've heard me yammering for weeks and weeks and weeks about how I'm getting rid of my you know, slowly but surely kind of weaning when wending away at my at my ball bearing flipper knives, but I had to check out a CVV and and I accidentally dropped one into the Amazon purchase for some responsible Home Goods accidentally.
Jim Person 24:36
I hate it when that happens. That's like when I go to the grocery store and ice cream gets into the to the grocery bag. It's like, I don't know, honey, it just showed up. And it happens
Bob DeMarco 24:45
to be mint chocolate chip. Yes, the damnedest thing.
Jim Person 24:49
The person in front of me was the same thing I do, what can I say?
Bob DeMarco 24:52
But anyway, go ahead. Now they have to love it from eight feet. But yeah, so it came and I see what the big deal is. About civvies, okay, now let me give you my initial impressions that I pulled it out of the box and I was like, okay, it feels like a $60 knife. And I was like, what does that mean? It feels like a $60 knife. Okay, it feels light. Alright, so I looked in, in inside the steel liners are beautifully skeletonized it's like a triangle. You know. It's like a triangle girder pattern in there. Something that looks like something out of constraint looks like a bridge. When you look at the liners, there's so much material removed, that that's what's lightening it up. And then you look at the blade, the blade, the stock is so thin. In the gym, it's so thin and it's got this beautiful clip point shape with a with an incredible needle point. And then it's hollow ground. So you have an already thin blade stock that's hollow ground, stuff, just kind of parts before you even touch it with the blade. It sees the blade coming and it does yawns open. It's it's well okay? It's not that But it is incredible how thin the blade is. So So my first impression was it kind of feels cheap because it felt like huh, silly, silly because when I looked in there so much work went into making this light it's not light because it's made of cheap materials or it's chintzy, right? It's light because a lot of effort went into making it light. It is a big knife. For most people, it's got a 3.8 inch blade so that's a that's almost four inches, it's a decent size. And when you get into a nearly nine inch folding knife, it's gonna be heavy, unless you put in a lot of effort. So the thing is beautiful. It's got no writing on the blade except a microscopic D to write it I mean like you really really have to search for it. And put on your your old man glasses to find that it's D two but there's no writing anywhere else doesn't say CVV all it very tastefully has a C on the pivot on the show side. The G 10 is of the of the cheaper variety. g 10 you know no doubt it's not the it's it's not kind of G 10 you'll find on a high end Spyderco or anything like that, but man it'll do the trick for sure. And the action is incredible on this thing and and I haven't popped it open Tell me if I'm wrong about this but when I look in I put it on the spine and look in it looks like this thing is on phosphor bronze washers I cannot see the light between ball bearings like I can and all my other ball but bearing flippers so. So my question I have not taken it apart yet. And now I cannot find it somewhere in my house. But people tell me right in whatever you got to do, but tell me is this are these ball bearings that are in some sort of milled out race in the titanium and he can't see him because they're buried or am I looking at phosphor bronze washers and just an extremely smooth out of the box washers knife. I can't tell but this thing is a winner. And now you know, just for me Knowledge, so I know what I'm talking about. I need to buy some more civvies. Oh, absolutely. But you know it, Jim, I'm not gonna hold on to them, I will sell them or give them away or something. I because I know, in the long run, I won't carry them long term. But I'm fascinated by them. I mean, they're really it's a really well made and inexpensive knife, but it is twice the cost of the Kaiser. What was it the Santa Fe by tangram, which is an incredibly smooth knife and a budget version of a high end Chinese manufacturer so so when we get down into this budget realm, I'm wondering how you start dividing things up. Interesting thought for maybe a future discussion. Yeah, I have to formulate the thought first, but it made me think like this is a very nice knife the CVV shredder but is it twice as nice as the tank from Santa Fe? Hmm, um, I don't think so.
Jim Person 28:57
All right. Well, if you have a opinion About that or any other thoughts about the CVV shredder that Bob now can't find. Or maybe Mrs. Knife Junkie has in her pockets that but maybe you can ask her about that. She did
Bob DeMarco 29:11
say she liked it I gave it that. You know, I oftentimes what do you think of this knife? She liked it a lot.
Jim Person 29:16
Oh, maybe there's your culprit right there. Yeah, call the listener line 724-466-4487 Let us know your thoughts of the CVV shredder 724-466-4487 All right, Bob that's gonna put the the whatever they call it, put the pommel on the handle or something like that nerdy but the end on this one or put it in the books or whatever they say that's what I'm trying to say is this is about gonna wrap up this podcast. Any final thoughts you have as as we near the end of one on one? podcast?
Bob DeMarco 29:51
No, I just don't want anyone to think I'm a total hypocrite because I've been on here, looking too deep into your collection and rediscover knives you already have in here. I am spending money on more knives. Please don't think me a hypocrite I'm doing this for everyone's betterment
Jim Person 30:05
and it was an accidental purchase it was it it just did it somehow it ended up in his cart. Yeah yeah unexplained trying to help you Bob. Thank you sir. I appreciate I'm just gonna keep my mouth shut from now you can let Mrs. Knife Junkie listen to the last minute social show. No, it was not
Bob DeMarco 30:23
your fault. I'm calling Doug Ritter. That's it. keep my mouth shut.
Jim Person 30:27
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