Is it common???

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Is it common???

Post by rexstubbins » Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:50 am

Is it common for a knife that's "obviously never been sharpened" to be half the width of what the blade should be and not have a choil?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/353438061787 ::skeptic::
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Re: Is it common???

Post by doglegg » Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:36 am

Common on the bay. ::nod::

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Re: Is it common???

Post by Mumbleypeg » Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:47 am

Why Doug, I’m surprised you’d ask such a question. It’s common in Tennessee! :lol:

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Re: Is it common???

Post by rexstubbins » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:04 am

Not sure how people can do this knowing that it's just plain wrong. :x
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Re: Is it common???

Post by peanut740 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:38 pm

It would surprise you how many knife buyers are totally clueless. If it's shiny, it's got to be new.
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Post by OLDE CUTLER » Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:07 pm

Obviously they mean it was never sharpened AFTER it was worn out. lol
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Re: Is it common???

Post by 1967redrider » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:52 pm

::skeptic:: $875???!!!
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Re: Is it common???

Post by Mumbleypeg » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:52 pm

Never sharpened after it was buffed to death! ::facepalm:: The seller has a lot of gall to be asking that for a well-worn knife, but he’s obviously looking for a sucker.

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Re: Is it common???

Post by just bob » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:56 pm

Any possibility that blade has been welded at the tang?
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Re: Is it common???

Post by Gunsil » Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:12 pm

Just for yucks I e-mailed the seller and asked how it could be close to mint and unsharpened when 30% or more of the blade was missing. He replied that I obviously know nothing about the pattern. He is obviously a knife guy, and he obviously is just ignorant or a deceiver.

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Re: Is it common???

Post by btrwtr » Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:01 pm

Very common on a worn out knife that has been overly cleaned. Often a new choil is added on knives like this but it is still well used and overly cleaned. eBay is full of pieces of coal that are described and purchased as diamonds.
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