GUN throwing knives - help, looking for a gift and i donk know anything about these

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  1. bigman7903

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    throwing knives - help, looking for a gift and i dont know anything about these

    ok, since the holidays are rolling near i was thinking about getting my brother a set of throwing knives, hes been into that type of thing for a while but doesn't have any decent quality knives, and i know next to dirt about them :ugh:

    what brands/type are good?

    looking in the $30-$40 for hopefully a set of two or three but would rather spend $40 on a single "good" one over 3 decent ones, quality>quantity, he's got legs he can go pick the damn thing up everytime

    what blade metal, 440c, aus8, ?

    Thanks guys :x:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    I'd just buy him a couple of the Cold Steel True Flight Throwers, they're made of good carbon steel (Cold Steel's Carbon V) and have a nice paracord wrap. You can get the factory seconds for like $15 a piece from their website. They look like this:

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  3. krott5333

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    i want some throwing knives too.. I think I might just get the cheap $3/15 ones from cheaperthandirt.com
     
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    lobstradomus New Member

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    Those are good to learn on, but they will bend easily and get old fast. The True Flight Thrower from Cold Steel is very good, it is without a doubt my favorite throwing knife. Another good style is the original Gil Hibben throwing knife, there is also a cord wrapped version but I havent tried that one. I think it was selfdefenseproducts.com that sold the Hibben throwing knives, and I know CTD carries Cold Steel knives now, last I heard they had the True Flight for $16.
     
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    the true flight is a high carbon steel, alrighty

    however all the other ones are 420 J2 steel, wouldnt those dull pretty quickly?
     
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    420 is very soft stainless thats used alot in dive knives and cheap knives. I wouldnt buy any knife using it.
     
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    thats what i was thinking, buit they all seem to be 420, even the colt ones, i wonder if there is a specific reasoning be hind this :dunno:
     
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    I dont like wrapped handles but thats just personal
     

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