Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
Knife Photos

TOPIC: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived !

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9375

  • glenewertz
  • glenewertz's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 13
  • Karma: 4
Hello Leo,
That is one interesting knife!
Wish I had the budget to afford it.
I wonder what REX 121 would be like in a Gyuto.
I saw in another forum you may sell a Fallkniven PXL.
How would you rate the 3G steel?
Isn't it great how far the Wicked Edge has come?
Seems like yesterday but it's been 2 years since you, I and a maybe a couple others were singing the praises of the WE at Knife Forums and we had only the original basic kit!

Kindest Regards,
Glen
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9376

  • leomitch
  • leomitch's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 723
  • Thank you received: 210
  • Karma: 92
glenewertz wrote:
Hello Leo,
That is one interesting knife!
Wish I had the budget to afford it.
I wonder what REX 121 would be like in a Gyuto.
I saw in another forum you may sell a Fallkniven PXL.
How would you rate the 3G steel?
Isn't it great how far the Wicked Edge has come?
Seems like yesterday but it's been 2 years since you, I and a maybe a couple others were singing the praises of the WE at Knife Forums and we had only the original basic kit!

Kindest Regards,
Glen
Glen my friend! How are you? Yes it is a great knife and one of a kind too.
The 3G steel on the PXL is wonderful. It sharpens up nicely to give a frighteningly sharp edge and one that lasts and is easy to touch up with a few swipes of a strop.
The WEPS has really come up in the world, you are correct. Remember the early days at that other forum and how they kind of smiled at us as one might to a child who doesn't nderstand real life yet! LOL! Different story now eh mate.
Good to hear from you Glen.
Warmest regards
Leo
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

Leo James Mitchell
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9434

  • leomitch
  • leomitch's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 723
  • Thank you received: 210
  • Karma: 92
This knife is now sold.

Leo
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

Leo James Mitchell
Last Edit: 1 year 7 months ago by leomitch.
The administrator has disabled public write access.
The following user(s) said Thank You: wickededge

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9437

  • cbwx34
  • cbwx34's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 1260
  • Thank you received: 413
  • Karma: 92
leomitch wrote:
This knife is now sold.

Leo

Did you ever even get a chance to handle it? :unsure:
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9443

  • leomitch
  • leomitch's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 723
  • Thank you received: 210
  • Karma: 92
cbwx34 wrote:
leomitch wrote:
This knife is now sold.

Leo

Did you ever even get a chance to handle it? :unsure:

No actually, I didn't! But I will live vicariously through Clay's work on it and James' experiences with it. Sigh! You can't have everything eh! So my math goes something like this...
Leo - knives + sales= new home theater = old fart's pleasure squared! ROTFLMFO!!:silly:

Leo
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

Leo James Mitchell
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9444

  • cbwx34
  • cbwx34's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 1260
  • Thank you received: 413
  • Karma: 92
leomitch wrote:
Leo - knives + sales= new home theater = old fart's pleasure squared! ROTFLMFO!!:silly:

That'll work!!! ;)
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9469

  • PhilipPasteur
  • PhilipPasteur's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Phil
  • Posts: 944
  • Thank you received: 233
  • Karma: 66
leomitch wrote:
cbwx34 wrote:
leomitch wrote:
This knife is now sold.

Leo

Did you ever even get a chance to handle it? :unsure:

No actually, I didn't! But I will live vicariously through Clay's work on it and James' experiences with it. Sigh! You can't have everything eh! So my math goes something like this...
Leo - knives + sales= new home theater = old fart's pleasure squared! ROTFLMFO!!:silly:

Leo

I know that it is way off topic...but I would love to hear about your new home theater one day....
Phil

MAX 2001-2013
Hoping there is that bridge!
I miss you Buddy!
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9473

  • leomitch
  • leomitch's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 723
  • Thank you received: 210
  • Karma: 92
Hi Phil
My home theatre is not particularly fancy. I have a Denon 3312ci 7.2 receiver with 125 watts RMS per channel; I have an OPPO BDP-103 Blu-Ray Player which is probably one of the best you can buy. The TV I haven't gotten yet until we move into the new house in a couple of weeks, but it will be between 47 and 55 inches, 3D capable and with an LED screen. Probably the fanciest things in my setup are my speakers which I built my self nearly 20 years ago using Dynaudio speaker drivers and cross-over components from Denmark. My two front speakers are columns, 2 way, 34x14x17 inches. They consist of a 10 inch woofer and a 1.1 silk dome tweeter each. The bottom third of each is filled with sand which cuts off the floor of the room from the vibrations that often plague other speakers with a deep bass response. Each one weighs in at 125 pounds. The cabinets are made from 1 inch MDF veneered with oak and the inner walls are thoroughly braced internally to minimize loss of power by allowing the walls of the speaker to vibrate overly. These Dynaudio drivers are the best money can buy and that company no longer allows the public to buy their drivers separately...you have to buy their complete speakers many of which run over 10K to purchase. My two rear speakers are also Dynaudio 2-way speakers with 7 inch woofers and the same 1.1 inch tweeters as the others. They are on stands of cherry matching the cabinets of the speakers. They are relatively smaller 20x12x9 inches, but the walls of the cabinets are very stiff and so it can belt out the sound. I chose 2-way configurations because that was what I could afford then. I have never been displeased with them. These speakers were tested at the University of Waterloo by experts who consult with speaker makers from all over the world and they found them to be of audiophile quality.
I have yet to pick out a sub-woofer and center speaker to complete my 5.1 configuration, but I will do that soon. There you go Phil, not so fancy as one of the guys from the Knife Forum who has 13,000 dollars worth of electronics belting out the decibels, but I wager my speakers would stand up well to his.

All the best Phil
Leo
Never go anywhere without your knife!
Gibbs rule number 9

Leo James Mitchell
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9477

  • glenewertz
  • glenewertz's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 13
  • Karma: 4
Whew! Leo, thats quite a setup, makes my little KEFs and Onkyo 7.1 feel humble.
Did you use a spectrum analyzer to set up your crossovers or determine them by speaker secifications?
Also do you plan to match the center channel tweeter(s)with youre Dynaudios?
Wish I could hear them.

Careful, LOL, I think audiophiles are at least as nuts as knife people!!

Glen
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Re: The Farid K2 Rex 121 Folder has just arrived ! 1 year 7 months ago #9481

  • PhilipPasteur
  • PhilipPasteur's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Phil
  • Posts: 944
  • Thank you received: 233
  • Karma: 66
Well we have a few things in common there Leo. I have a Denon 3808 ci in my main room, but I replaced a 10 year old 3802 in my bedroom with a 3312CI. I also have the OPPO 103. I really like it BTW. I got a Panasonic VIERA TC-P65ST50 65-Inch plasma set. I really do like the plasma displays ... as long as your room is fairly dark... or you can control the lighting. LED/LCD still is not close in deep black detail.
I also have speakers that I built, but close to 35 years ago. two 10s in a folded horn and originally a horn midrage and tweeter. I basically tweaked everything until they sounded good to me. Not really concerned about the golden ears out there, they don't listen to it, I do. About a year back I replaced the top section of the cabinets with HSU research HB1 MK2 cabinets and went with them for the HC1 MK2 center channel and 4 more HB1 MK2 cabinets for the side and back surrounds. I added their VTF3-MK4 "True Subwoofer" to my existing AV123 MFW15 unit. It all works together well for me anyway.

I enjoyed hearing about you stuff. Makes me want to hear it one day...

Think about the Panny Plasma... they are kind of a dyeing breed, but in the right environment will give you a more pleasing picture than even the best local dimming LED lit LCD screen.

Thanks for the description...
:)
Phil

MAX 2001-2013
Hoping there is that bridge!
I miss you Buddy!
The administrator has disabled public write access.
Time to create page: 0.145 seconds