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by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Nov 26, 2001 2:44 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spydercard vs. Competition
Replies: 13
Views: 1574

i've got a spydercard which is currently probably the sharpest knife i own (and gets the least use, but its always there.) i was discussing using it in a tactical situation (give them my wallet, slip out and defend with the blade), and someone pointed out that something i might want to consider: JSP...
by Lt.Hawkins
Fri Nov 09, 2001 1:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: lock question/spyderco sighting
Replies: 1
Views: 894

lock question/spyderco sighting

didn't feel like making 2 topics:

1) www.photonlights.com has a spyderco there, looks to be a trainer of sorts.



2) would the spydercard be considered a frame lock, or a liner lock?
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Nov 05, 2001 9:49 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Why would anyone do this to their knife?
Replies: 10
Views: 1161

!! that looks awesome <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>
by Lt.Hawkins
Sun Nov 04, 2001 1:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: spyderco web site problem/inconsistancy
Replies: 1
Views: 1056

spyderco web site problem/inconsistancy

looking at the info for the Gunting, the copy below the text seems to be for the gunting trainer. just a heads-up <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> http://www.spyderco.com/dealer_product_info.asp?sts=11%2F4%2F2001+1%3A20%3A24+PM&pfid=C68&deptId=1020&mscssid=RA6EFBFMW9DF9NEE5L87HH...
by Lt.Hawkins
Sat Oct 27, 2001 3:01 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What do you use your Spyder Card for?
Replies: 10
Views: 2466

i keep it there just in case i forget my EDC native. i'm more likely to forget that piece of steel than the leather with money and ID in it <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>
by Lt.Hawkins
Sun Oct 21, 2001 10:31 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: reaction of people when they see you carry a blade
Replies: 39
Views: 3683

jazzman- i think thats more blade shape than blade size <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> a large sebenza would scare people a lot less than a matriarch, harpy or civilian <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> its the inconsiquential things that sheeple worry abou...
by Lt.Hawkins
Fri Oct 19, 2001 12:03 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Reliable eBay seller
Replies: 10
Views: 1517

came today. hurrah. looking for more things to sharpen.
by Lt.Hawkins
Fri Oct 19, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: sharpmaker question...
Replies: 2
Views: 818

sharpmaker question...

so i've sharpened my small collection of knives, my leathermans, both blades on my SAK, the blade on my mini-SAK. but the instruction booklet doens't explain how to sharpen tennis balls <img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> i'm pretty sure it can be done- maybe im just not grinding it ...
by Lt.Hawkins
Wed Oct 17, 2001 11:49 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: reaction of people when they see you carry a blade
Replies: 39
Views: 3683

i DO have to admit that despite its size, the delica does have a wicked look about it... maybe its the acute angle of the blade shape... it ALMOST seems to go into a curve like the civilian if you squint or something <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> as for reactions for my knives...
by Lt.Hawkins
Wed Oct 17, 2001 3:59 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Reliable eBay seller
Replies: 10
Views: 1517

still not here <img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> should i contact him again? "Yes, your payment has been received, your order processed and shipped - you should be receiving it shortly." is what he said on the 11th. while i'm confident i wasn't gypped, judging by other peoples resp...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Oct 15, 2001 2:02 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Need help with a decision
Replies: 17
Views: 1590

oh no! i lost the post i just made! Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a01f4' Variable is undefined: 'rs2' /forum/post_info.asp, line 641 i betchya the first line on the serverside forum code is "option explicit" <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> edit: i guess it DID get throug...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Oct 15, 2001 2:01 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Need help with a decision
Replies: 17
Views: 1590

from what i hear, SEAL teams are pretty much given free reign over their skates, though many go with crampons. more of a puncturing footwear, it will penetrate deeply, gives decent traction when playing soccer and assaulting taliban-held mountains, and also glides reasonably well on a lot of ice due...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Oct 15, 2001 1:49 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Reliable eBay seller
Replies: 10
Views: 1517

hrmm. i ordered a 204 from him on the 5th, and paid that day. as of now, i still haven't recieved it, though the mail for today hasn't come yet. i emailed him last week, and he said it was already processed and shipped. if it comes today, i'll get a positive rating. if it comes this week, it'll go d...
by Lt.Hawkins
Sun Oct 14, 2001 2:37 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Double Civilian as Requested
Replies: 14
Views: 976

photoshopped? that thing looks wicked, and also impossible to close <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>

but i still want one <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>
by Lt.Hawkins
Sun Oct 07, 2001 11:13 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Native....lock seems very light
Replies: 8
Views: 1362

blue G10 Native? i'm interested!
by Lt.Hawkins
Sun Oct 07, 2001 11:00 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which multitool do you recommend?
Replies: 17
Views: 1730

for geeks here, check out www.thinkgeek.com they have a few SAKs, some LMs, a few other brands i haven't heard of, but they're all techie-oriented. (i happened to get my PST from there... its BLACK! i was surprised.) i've also picked up a number of caffinated drinks from there for long nights (like ...
by Lt.Hawkins
Thu Sep 20, 2001 10:05 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco spydercard
Replies: 5
Views: 2259

... i could have sworn i posted in this thread already... hrmm. oh well, its been said by the other two guys <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>
by Lt.Hawkins
Sat Sep 01, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: another way of openning my native
Replies: 12
Views: 1443

another way of openning my native

i grip the closed knife by pinching the hole between my thumb and forefinger so that the bulk of the knife is above my hand, with the rest of my fingers open. its positioned so that if i were to open the handle with the other hand, it would end up sitting correctly in my palm. with the knife closed,...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Aug 27, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: (OT) So how's the water up in golden, CO?
Replies: 1
Views: 896

(OT) So how's the water up in golden, CO?

temper my blade in this: http://abcnews.go.com/sections/us/Daily ... 00826.html.



the Coors guy must have been distracted with his new Native or something



<img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>



Edited by - Lt.Hawkins on 8/27/2001 10:27:14 PM
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Aug 27, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: what tasks do you use your knives for?
Replies: 20
Views: 2133

what tasks do you use your knives for?

what do you/have you used your knives for? the mundane AND the exceptional. or, if you carry it Just In Case, what sort of things do you imagine it would be useful for in a Just In Case situation? in my daily life, theres very little that actually needs to be cut. an occasional package, really. i'm ...

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