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REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« on: January 29, 2012, 09:22:50 AM »

Cold Steel released their new voyager line and I was able to pick one up. The Cold Steel Voyager is a great EDC (Every Day Carry) knife. In this video I look at the Voyager LG and the Voyager XL.

WATCH NOW >>> http://youtu.be/7PPQurggMNk

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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2012, 11:07:06 AM »

Good review, and pretty good knife.  8)
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2012, 12:07:21 PM »

Wow, lots of good info there.  That's like a review plus 8-minute knife course.

The best "improvements" on these are 1)the fact that you can take them apart, and 2) they made it right at 5.5" for us Texans.  If I didn't already have a good EDC I'd buy one.
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2012, 02:22:33 PM »

Wow, lots of good info there.  That's like a review plus 8-minute knife course.

The best "improvements" on these are 1)the fact that you can take them apart, and 2) they made it right at 5.5" for us Texans.  If I didn't already have a good EDC I'd buy one.

You need to do a review on your EDC knife there Steve. THAT is a cool knife!!!
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2012, 10:24:59 PM »

Hey Ray, thanks for sharing!

I was a little put off by the Voyager 2.0 changes at first glance, but I think I am going to go try one out.

Thanks again!
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2012, 12:07:01 AM »

....I was a little put off by the Voyager 2.0 changes at first glance...

I was too Joel. But after playing with the knife for a few weeks I can say that I like it.

It is different, yes, and it does take some getting used to, but it is not a bad knife at all.
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 04:45:04 PM »

i got the new XL voyager. it is a SWEET knife! they did a lot of things right. I find the new lockbar mechanism has a lower chance of accidental release than the previous voyagers since they recessed it a bit. however this recess is better thought out than the Boye dent. The Boye dent is curved and I found my finger tends to settle into and press it when gripping the knife. This lockbar however is flat, and it's trickier to release even when you're trying to release it!

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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2012, 07:45:57 AM »

Hard to believe, but Wal-Mart is now carrying the Voyager and many of our other Cold Steel favorites:  $49 for the new Voyager XL in 5.5" is the best deal out there on what is probably the best knife for the money right now. 

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Cold-Steel-Voyager-Clip-Point-Plain-Edge-Knife/19336566

Also selling the Espada (my favorite) here: http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=19336546&findingMethod=rr
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2012, 10:49:59 AM »

Hard to believe indeed Steve. Great deal!!!

I just ordered a couple.   8)
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2012, 10:49:22 PM »

Sweet, I've always wanted a voyager.
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2012, 09:30:48 AM »

Wow, they have a lot of Cold Steel stuff there now.  Of course, not the two or three I am interested in... :o
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2012, 09:43:11 AM »

I have a Recon 1. What's the difference between the Voyager and Recon 1? And, yes, I see Walmart does carry alot of CS products :)
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REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2012, 03:58:20 PM »

I carry two voyager blades, the 5.5 clip point (right or primary) and the 5.5 tanto blade set to deploy in a reverse grip in the left.  Both are great, I am really pleased with them and the way they sit in the pocket also makes for an easier access. Great product.
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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2012, 07:42:51 PM »

so, i jumped on the bandwagon... should have a 5.5 (xl) voyager in the mail in a couple days. Two is one right? 

Cory, i'm curious, is there a reason you have a tanto as your second? 

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Re: REVIEW - Cold Steel's Voyager
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2012, 12:02:00 AM »

Yea Saturday convinced me as well, i have one incoming
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