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holycruce
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Balisong.

Postby holycruce » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:52 pm

Currently residing in arumbakkam, chennai. And i wish to buy a balisong. Not too expensive. Just for the tricks. I have a Bike so im ok with travelling a maximum of 50km to find a shop. Anyone know any shops?



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Olly
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Re: Balisong.

Postby Olly » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:02 am

I'll be watching this thread too... ! :D



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essdee1972
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Re: Balisong.

Postby essdee1972 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:33 pm

Check street vendors in Chennai itself, as long as you want something for kicks. I remember haggling for a locally made folder, somewhere near Pondy Bazaar, but that was in 1999.

If you find any, please post the location here! :)

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holycruce
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Re: Balisong.

Postby holycruce » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:01 pm

Thats near t nagar rite? Everytime im there all i see are idiots going in and outta saree shops =.=



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Re: Balisong.

Postby snIPer » Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:39 pm

I had 2 of these many moons ago - cant seem to find them now, would be very interested in procuring one for old times sake.
here is some reading on it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfly_knife

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Balisong.

Postby choombak » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:19 pm

Get a spyderco trainer, don't go for cheap stuff as tolerance of the knife components is imp factor in flipping.



holycruce
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Re: Balisong.

Postby holycruce » Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:55 pm

Where can i get it? I have money but i aint allowed to buy online -.-



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Re: Balisong.

Postby Olly » Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:43 am

There is a Cold Steel Balisong available at a South Delhi Mall... can't vouch for the authenticity but does deserve a dekko...

He's asking for 6K... the blade is about 4-5 inches and looks robust...

I couldn't enquire more, other than glance at it and ask the price, due to the 'Valentine's Pressure' on my arm and a strong rebuke... (had gone there on the 14th...) :P



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Re: Balisong.

Postby choombak » Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:53 am

Olly wrote:There is a Cold Steel Balisong available at a South Delhi Mall... can't vouch for the authenticity but does deserve a dekko...

He's asking for 6K... the blade is about 4-5 inches and looks robust...

I couldn't enquire more, other than glance at it and ask the price, due to the 'Valentine's Pressure' on my arm and a strong rebuke... (had gone there on the 14th...) :P


Authenticity is a big problem for Cold Steel, since many Chinese manufacturers sell exact replica's at half the prices on alibaba, and aliexpress. If it is genuine, I suspect it is the Grivory/black handle one (the rightmost on this URL). The best option is to get it from knifecenter, else you shall always live with the fear of owning a fake!



octaviusdavinci
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Re: Balisong.

Postby octaviusdavinci » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:50 am

Where can i get a balisong in chennai. any locations and address suggestions . . .



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Re: Balisong.

Postby Knifologist » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:34 am

Found a few at dollars and pounds Adyar... They were in the range of ₹600 and above... But do check their fit and finish before buying one... You can also find one on Flipkart...
-Peace



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Re: Balisong.

Postby lonewolf84 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:34 pm

Balisong? Aren't those popular in the Philippines? A Filipino friend gave me one a few years ago.



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Re: Balisong.

Postby russianshooter3 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:32 am

original cold steel price https://www.bladehq.com/item--Cold-Stee ... int--22778
you are rich man 400 USD for knife!




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