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Kuma-Kun
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Apr 19, 2017
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do all of you think this will works as diving knife?
Apr 19, 2017
chaosmagnet
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Apr 19, 2017
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I wouldn't recommend any folding knife as a dive knife.
Apr 19, 2017
Will
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Yea, as chaosmagnet said, you're better off with a fixed blade. If you can't do fixed for whatever reason, probably look for something spec'd for diving. I guess it would be possible to use the falcon, but it's not designed with that in mind.
Apr 19, 2017
Kuma-Kun
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thanks, I know in general folding is bad, just that it looks so nice
Apr 19, 2017
PigmonkeY
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If you're looking for a folding dive knife, look at the spyderco Salt series. Somthing fully serrated. They're made of a proprietary metal (not a steel, no carbon) that does not rust, period. Also rustproof fittings.
Apr 19, 2017
Clutch_Cargo
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As mentioned, folders in general are a bad idea unless specifically made as such (Benchmade did one). Concerning the Falcon: Ball bearings used in the pivot, so you'd need to either flush the heck out of the knife, give it a long soak in fresh water (S35VN is corrosive resistant, but not that much), or take apart and oil. Ti scales would be slippery - and a sub 3" knife all but useless when it's made to cinch up using the finger choil. So, a fixed blade of non-corrosive SS with a big, heavily textured G10 handle and an easy deploy sheath is what you want. I'm NAUI certified for 42 years.
Apr 19, 2017
Tman72
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You probably want something with a different steel such as H1. Spyderco has some nice Salt knives that are pretty affordable.
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