Custom Knives | Other Knives | General Items
New Posts | New PhotosAll Photos

Go Back   The Knife Network Forums : Knife Making Discussions > Custom Knife Discussion Boards > Knife Making Discussions

Knife Making Discussions A place to discuss issues related to all aspects of the custom knifemaking community.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-04-2019, 11:57 PM
Captain O Captain O is offline
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 12
Exclamation My Ontario SP1 Combat knife arrived today.

This was a bargain at $26.99 this alternative to the 1211 KaBar "Fighting Knife". The 1075 Carbon Steel heat treated to 57-59 HRC holds a good edge and has been engineered for hard use. The 1075 steel doesn't "plate stack" as did the 1095 steel. The lower carbon steel is tougher and won't chip as quickly. Instead, the edge will "roll" and a new edge can be established very quickly.

Ontario Knife Company 8679 Sp-1 Combat Knife with Black Nylon Sheath

I prefer this to the KaBar in just about every way, from cost/benefit value to performance.

Comments Opinions?
Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2019, 10:10 PM
TexasJack's Avatar
TexasJack TexasJack is offline
Super Moderator
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Southeast Texas
Posts: 2,851
I see you've only posted a few times. Please notice that this forum is labeled: "Knife Making Discussions".

It's about MAKING knives.

The Ontario knife you posted is a cheap sort of an imitation of the much-beloved K-Bar. It's mass-produced and mostly plastic. If you're into cheap, it's not a bad knife, as stuff like that goes.

But it sure as hell is not something that gets posted and admired on this forum. Ontario pays advertising people to do that for them.

This forum is about people who make custom knives, not people who buy cheap ones.

God bless Texas! Now let's secede!!
Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2019, 10:14 PM
TexasJack's Avatar
TexasJack TexasJack is offline
Super Moderator
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Southeast Texas
Posts: 2,851
Also, there are people laughing at your lack of knowledge regarding 1075 vs. 1095 steel.

Just sayin'......

I'll probably hate myself for beating you up on this, but it just had to be done.

God bless Texas! Now let's secede!!
Reply With Quote

1075, 1095, a, bee, blade, buy, carbon, cheap, custom, custom knives, edge, fighting, fighting knife, heat, knife, knife making, knives, make, making, nylon, plastic, sheath, steel

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nice little knife! - Arrived today! Santi Factory Knife & Mid-Tech Discussion 4 05-21-2005 06:22 PM
Brazilian knife just arrived!!!:) AndradeArtWorks The Display Case 6 04-01-2005 12:44 PM
supplies in Ontario Massecar The Supply Center 3 04-02-2004 09:58 AM
Wow! EV-4N1 Kit arrived today Sam Wereb Knife Kits Forum 1 01-18-2002 05:45 PM
My "Don Cowles Classic Agent" arrived today!!! CKDadmin Knife Collecting 10 01-20-2001 10:50 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:19 PM.

Copyright © 2000
? CKK Industries, Inc. ? All Rights Reserved
Powered by ...

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
The Knife Network : All Rights Reserved