Wilderness Spirit Knives In Action

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  1. tolesy

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    Welp, a lot of the other vendor sub forums are sporting these threads so I thought we should do the same here. My new legacy in some back yard featherstick action!
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    Couple pics I had.
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    I need one of these, well OK maybe not need but I want one or three!
     
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    I promise that you will not regret it at all. I will put Tim's knives against ANY knife I own!
     
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    I love your enthusiasm about Tim's knives. Makes me glad I've ordered one.
     
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    Just a couple quick shots I took today. I'm not sure what kind of wood this was, but it was well seasoned and the Talon just glid (whats the proper past tense of glide?) right through it. No pics, but it also made short work of a couple sticks to make some bratwurst spikes.

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    I'll get a full review up soon.
     
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    Nice. What's your thoughts on the talon handle?
     
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    Legacy or the Talon both awesome looking knives.
     
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    Once I found the sweet spot on the handle it performed great. What I mean by that is, the handle on the Talon is thicker than the two blades I used previously (Gossman Polaris and Condor Bushlore). I found that the thicker handle of the Talon forced me to grip the knife closer to the blade than I'm used to. But the overall shape kept my hand in one spot the entire time I was working with it.

    In short: Its great, but it will take a little getting used to depending on what your current knife is.

    Here is a pic comparing my Polaris to the Talon:
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    ETA 4/30/15: After getting more time behind the blade, I'm sticking with what I said above. Its a great handle! I thought it was a little weird doing stuff around the house and yard but once I got it out in the woods and really started working with it, everything fell into place. You can do a few different grips and its really comfortable. No hot spots to speak of developed in the hour or so I was using it.
     
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    Looking forward to the review. That Talon is a beauty
     
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    Here are some pics!

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    I freaking love this picture. Looks like she is going to be a real workhorse.

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    The wrong kind of action... The ER doctor's response "That must have been one really sharp knife!"

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    Nice clean cut.. Perfect to practice self stitching.. ;)
     
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    Ouch that must of hurt! Glad you didn't do too much damage. Does look like you may have gotten some muscle?
     
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    Thanks Vanitas. The ER Dr. said it was all superficial which surprised me greatly. After nearly 24 hours I am not in too much pain and have a surprising amount of mobility and dexterity.
     
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    So how did we cut ourselves? Glad no extensive damage, your lucky!
     
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    Oh snap!!! This looks awful! I hope it heals fast for you and that you didn't cut anything major in there.
     
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    I was giving my first spoon a go, I was doing really well except for one stubborn knot. I thought, stupidly, that I could make a nice controlled cut and applied too much pressure, the knot gave way, and Tim's knife took care of the rest :58: No lectures please...
     
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    No lecture ...lol, I think you learned your lesson, glad your ok!
     
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    I'm so antsy about getting my Wilderness Spirit knives. I could just about pee my pants.
     
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    Well I hope you get it soon then, LOL.... All joking aside, you will love it, it's my all-time favorite blade.
     
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    One hand firesteel, GO!
     
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    Please no pictures of that
     
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    I'm glad it was superficial. No lectures from me. I have scarred myself too many times over the years.
     
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    Ouch! Sorry you got hurt, but really glade that there was no permanent damage. Look at it this way: ladies dig scars.
     
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    I hope that's not as bad as it looks and heals up ok for you.
     
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    Brother don't take this wrong but as a nurse I've got to say,Dude you have some great veins.
     
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    That's a good cut! Ouch.

    It amazes me how fast a clean cut heals. And very little pain.

    Best thing about knife injuries. You rarely cut your dominant hand. And that is awesome. Bathroom visits suk.
     
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    Been getting a lot of time with this one, it's become my favorite knife!


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    Getting late start on fire.
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    My Legacy arrived yesterday and I said I would post up some pictures today. Sorry that they are just some shots with my Iphone but I've been trying to get yard work caught up today. Been raining and the yards have gotten away from me.
    This thing feels perfectly balanced in hand. The grip is a wonderful fit for me. It came extremely sharp and retained that edge after some batoning and making some feather sticks to get the burn pile going. The fit and finish is as good as I have read the rest of you saying. I can't wait to get some more time with it.
    Timbo: You done good brother

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    Thanks, Glad you like it !
     
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    Wow things have been quiet on here. I know I've been super busy and have not had time to get out but surely not everyone is in the same boat. Come on people lets get some pictures up
     
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    First, the Talon, with the design of the handle is an exceptional knife to use.
    Processed some pine. Making feathers is a dream. Scraped some cedar bark to use as tinder. Also used some Cotton wood fuzz to help catch a spark.
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    More like Post-Action...

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    Mine shows up and I'm gonna blow up this thread.

    Especially if it shows up
    Prior to elk season. :D
     
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    Ooooh I love that shape!
     
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    I made my Talon a lanyard. Elk antler slide with leather thong. I think it goes well.

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    Goes great with those walnut scales. That awl looks good too.
     
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    Thanks! I made them both today. I'm thinking of making a firesteel with the last chunk of antler I have. Perfectly in time for Bushclass.
     
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    hey..that looks fantastic. what is that "thong" thing? i want to steal your idea. hehe.
     
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    I found it on Etsy one day. I searched for leather lace and this popped up but it was called a thong. So I guess either term will work.
     
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