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Autoknife.com

Postby Lucentcrow » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:08 pm

Are the knives on autoknife.com worth the money or age they over priced ?

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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Fishtail Picklock » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:11 pm

I bought one and it was steep. I'd rather buy most of my knives elsewhere for less.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Bill DeShivs » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:21 pm

Many of the knives are counterfeits.
The prices are ridiculous.
The information on the site is wrong.
The owner is a sociopathic con man.
What's not to like?
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby sammy the blade » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:29 pm

Travel there at your own risk.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:30 pm

The guy's totally nuts not sure if it was here or bladeforums (maybe both) but he had a couple pretty monumental meltdowns. He's known for mailing incorrect or broken items, then blames it all on the buyer (ABSOLUTELY no refunds). Usually sleazy weirdos like this who run small switchblade selling operations disappear after a couple years but the difference here is that this guy (aka roadsideimports) has cozied up to real pillars of the knife community: Angelo Campolin stocks his counterfeit "Exiled Cutlery" balisongs and Walt Halucha even spoke highly of him when I met up with him in Mystic last year. The guy's got multiple websites and changes brand name every couple years after he wears out his welcome but his websites are all very similar and it's not hard to spot his trademark discourse on them. My recommendation is to stay away. Lots of people get good knives form him for inflated prices, but just as many (if not more) get crap. Not worth the gamble IMHO.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Lucentcrow » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:40 pm

Ah thanks for the advice, I weren’t tempted just wanted to know, also I watched a video on YouTube and it’s Leroi
Interviewing a chap on latama knives it wasn’t him was it ?

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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby sammy the blade » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:30 pm

He posted here awhile back and you felt like you were reading a book the posts were so long. Don't remember if he used autoknife as his handel and there is another autoknife that has a good reputation not to be confused. The guy is a weirdo, do a search of his posts if you have some time. Someone may come along that can link you to some of his posts. He wasn't here long, luckily.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby JimBrown257 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:54 pm

I always thought the weirdest thing about Roadside (or whatever his name is this year) was that his posts weren't in all caps.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby sammy the blade » Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:14 am

Another thing was he kept harping about stupid people and he kept saying he sold junk and if you bought junk he would tell you it's junk. I've went to his site and you can buy the same junk cheaper at most places selling the same thing. I have seen some nice stuff there in his defense but they were not cheap. Some people talk highly of him and some don't, choice is yours.
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:33 am

Lucentcrow wrote:also I watched a video on YouTube and it’s Leroi
Interviewing a chap on latama knives it wasn’t him was it ?


No I believe that's Marc from Glory Blades. He's more reputable but makes some questionable claims about the rarity of stuff he's selling... he kinda tried to squeeze me at Gator this past weekend telling me he could sell at a certain price but I better decide quick because he was apparently leaving early :?

he was there all day..
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Lucentcrow » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:09 am

Ha ha that’s him, seemed a bit uninterested in the YouTube video, any good video recommendations on switchblades ?

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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Bill DeShivs » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:13 am

Got a link to the you tube video?
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:38 am

Bill DeShivs wrote:Got a link to the you tube video?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbblVRJfi5E&t=290s
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby Bill DeShivs » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:12 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Autoknife.com

Postby john » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:58 pm

Keep away if you can. Only by if you must.
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