Post your -5's

Discussion in 'ESEE® Knives and Gear' started by evilunclegrimace, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Strigidae

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    94DBE530-7E6B-40BC-BDA6-675B9274E4F7.jpeg E9EADCD0-09CD-406E-8208-1A84317F90FD.jpeg B047F099-829B-470C-9A6E-C018F9DE59F5.jpeg My thoughts were that the five was too short to effectively split wood. I was wrong. I remembered @bearthedog post with the tables using wood wedges. What if the 5 is the leading edge to a wedge? Well. It works well.
     
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    Glamour shot just becuase.
     
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    Looks like you had a lot of fun with it!

    Just be conscious of the wooden wedges becoming weaker while using them to push the 5 through the logs. Definitely a great technique, just takes extra attention in my mind now.

    I had one snap while using that exact method while trying to hold the wedge at its base and my trigger finger found itself between the 3.5-4" crabapple whole round and the crabapple baton. Resulted in larger finger bone closest to my hand having a spiderweb type fracture. Made for a crappy couple of months and a missed archery season.
     
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    No doubt. I had gloves on and was super careful.
     
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    I thank the Lord I had padded Mechanix gloves on, it could've been a bit worse.
     
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    It's changed a bit. My project for today.. She even got a outfit lol. 20180305_105433.jpg 20180309_172637.jpg 20180309_172625.jpg 20180309_172620.jpg 20180309_172608.jpg
     
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    already contacted, they assure me it's fine lol.
    thanks!
     
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    LOL
     
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    When the 5 came out I wanted one really bad. Through the years I kind of dismissed them. But I'm revisiting the thought of getting one. I haven't worn the new off my Christmas 6 or my Junglas I bought last summer and the ESEE bug has bit me. I think this summer I need a Candiru, Izzy 2 and a 5 added to my 4,6 and Junglas.
     
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    That's gotta be the nicest looking 5 out there
     
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    I regret selling/trading my 5. I used to pry fatwood logs apart with it. Pure beast.
     
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    That's exactly what I use mine for!
     
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    Yes I'm back looking at this thread again. That 5 is just sweet. I might have to get a 5 in 2019.
     
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    Yeah, well. I convinced myself I didn't need to replace mine.


    Then I came here ..:(
     
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