What's your fav non Italian auto?

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What's your fav non Italian auto?

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Out of the various non Italian autos I've been looking at recently I have to say I like that Protech Burnley Boker Kwaiken. Very nice design.
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Do French auto's count ?
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I like the old Al Mar SERT and mini-SERT models.
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That Pro Tech is the bomb!!! Way cool blade grind.
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sammy the blade wrote: Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:25 pm That Pro Tech is the bomb!!! Way cool blade grind.
Thank you.
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The Pro Tech is very nice 🖒
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For carry, my favorites are the Microtech UTX-85 and UTX-70. I like the Protechs but the lack of safeties on most models is a deal-killer for me after a Newport that was clipped to my pocket opened.
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portlandmike wrote: Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:18 pm Do French auto's count ?
Sure do, they're not Italian! May sound stupid but some of my favorite autos are Ganzos. They are well made and cheap enough that you can use them or loose them without breaking the bank.
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Ganzos are great values!
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Always liked the Boker Speedlock/Top Lock!

https://www.boker.de/en/speedlock-i-2.0-cocobolo-110021

I think that was my first "useful" (i.e. not a Rizzy/novelty) auto knife. :!:
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They are all cool knives. Anyone ever see anything like that with a 10 or 11" OAL?
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sammy the blade wrote: Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:23 am
portlandmike wrote: Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:18 pm Do French auto's count ?
Sure do, they're not Italian! May sound stupid but some of my favorite autos are Ganzos. They are well made and cheap enough that you can use them or loose them without breaking the bank.
Thanks Sammy .. I’ve handled a couple of the Ganzo’s and was surprised at how nice they were .. great knife for the money.
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Re: What's your fav non Italian auto?

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You guys probably already know the Burnley auto Kwaiken but here's a link showing it. Definitely a snazzy auto. I like how clean it looks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSi0JH9kaFU
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