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Re: A new Maniago

Postby wazu013 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:54 pm

JimBrown257 wrote:
How about a Medici with a unique firing system


...What do you mean by that?

I was thinking a different push button shape like a diamond or maybe a slide of some sort. I'd have to see what the builders could come up with. The mechanism would have to be made with quality steel, sturdy and long lasting. Maybe the swing guard could be used to unlock the blade like Kabar did with their anniversary Dogs head hunter. It's pretty cool, you press down on one side of the guard and it unlocks the blade for closing.
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby JimBrown257 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:09 pm

Yeah, that's what I thought you meant but then I thought a "unique system" might actually be a specific term that I wasn't familiar with.

I love it when someone tries to come up with something new and innovative even if it turns out just to be a gimmick.

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Re: A new Maniago

Postby JerrBear » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:30 am

How about a single action OTF with the classic stiletto design?

I don't know in my mind exactly how it would look or even iff'n it would be technically feasible... I don't think there has ever been anything like it (mayhap with good reason?) and iff'n the 'Boys in Maniago' could pull it offness it would be plenty 8) COOLNESS! 8)
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby BTB0923 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:48 am

JerrBear wrote:How about a single action OTF with the classic stiletto design?

I don't know in my mind exactly how it would look or even iff'n it would be technically feasible... I don't think there has ever been anything like it (mayhap with good reason?) and iff'n the 'Boys in Maniago' could pull it offness it would be plenty 8) COOLNESS! 8)


Personally I think that's a great idea! Microtech did actually make a knife just like that called the Batama... so it is technically feasible. Pics and description here...

http://www.microholics.org/cgi-bin/ib31 ... 28;t=19552

I think the Microtech design was a bit too blocky though. Maybe Maniago could produce something even more classic-looking, with real pins instead of fake ones.
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby BTB0923 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:00 am

JimBrown257 wrote:Great knife. Does anyone actually have one, or at least seen one up close?


No I haven't, but I found some more great close-up shots...

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Re: A new Maniago

Postby john » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:31 am

Hello Everyone,
I'd like to see several new knives come out of Maniago.
25 cm 5mm Swing guard nickel silver hardware - bolsters and pins, wicked sharp half-grind blade with not so ordinary scales - ram, black lip mop, Egyptian horn
Classic trap door with a 21st century style or old world style something to make it stand out maybe slant bolster? nickel silver hardware - bolsters and pins, not so ordinary scales, swedge blade
A beefy leverlock 23 cm thick and heavy a classic worker knife, but a knife that would never be used at work again with nickel silver hardware - bolsters and pins, not so ordinary scales maybe very textured sambar stag
Everyone had great ideas; I'd like to see any of them go into production.
I'll be the first to say I am placing my order now for whatever is made.
Thank you Michele, for this opportunity to give our opinions and suggestions,
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby krakenten » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:42 am

How about a flylock?
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby JimBrown257 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:53 am

Thanks BTB, I was hoping I could get a top-down look at the Masterpiece, like staring into the shaft (btw, don't actually do that :o ).

That's exactly what I imagined it looking like, with a little space on eace side for the small guards to go down in.

Guards on an OTF is a gimmick to be sure but it's pretty cool nonetheless.

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Re: A new Maniago

Postby wazu013 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:54 pm

BTB0923 wrote:
JimBrown257 wrote:Great knife. Does anyone actually have one, or at least seen one up close?


No I haven't, but I found some more great close-up shots...

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What a beautiful knife :D
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby Midnight Drums » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:58 am

I'm just excited about the new smaller size Siciliano coming out !


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Re: A new Maniago

Postby big_ski » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:03 am

Classic Stiletto style? Yo, somethin like this then! 8) Oh but, (alas) not any reissue - sadness.... :cry: :cry:
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby skinny » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:49 pm

Yeah yeah! A Frosolone! With a high-quality blade steel! And steel liners! And, and, and.... :mrgreen:

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Re: A new Maniago

Postby john » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:06 pm

Hi Midnight,
A 25cm version of the 45cm Siciliano would be awesome (mine has custom guards)Image
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Re: A new Maniago

Postby arthas » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:21 am

Hello all!

I spoke with the potential manufacturer and he told me a Rizzuto high-quality edition is feasable.

Also, he asked me if something in the likes of Boker 712 could be interesting. What do you think?

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Re: A new Maniago

Postby dark2023 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:50 am

Nice rizzy, yes.
Boker thing, no.


How about something more modern styled like the DKD swingaud stilettos?
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