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by Lozoot
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Names of certain models - do they have any impact (on perception, sales, associations..);which names "fit" which don´t?
Replies: 48
Views: 1215

Re: Names of certain models - do they have any impact (on perception, sales, associations..);which names "fit" which don

The Para 3 is still one that perplexes me a bit. Hopefully no new evolutions of the Paramilitary or the Para are issued that would necessitate a new name.
by Lozoot
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Corrosion Testing of 9 Stainless Knife Steels
Replies: 42
Views: 1018

Re: Corrosion Testing of 9 Stainless Knife Steels

Great article - definitely reflects my experience with XHP.
by Lozoot
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Kapara CQI
Replies: 34
Views: 2660

Re: Kapara CQI

Didn’t get a chance to handle a first run Kapara, but my CQI version is flawless. Drops shut effortlessly and was sharper out of the box than any of my previous Spydercos.
by Lozoot
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: New releases on the App
Replies: 48
Views: 3028

Re: New releases on the App

Sounds like Reveal #3 is imminent.
by Lozoot
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Delica or Endura ZDP-189?
Replies: 16
Views: 865

Re: Delica or Endura ZDP-189?

Depends on your preferences, but I have 4 Delicas that all see regular carry, and one endura that sits in a case mostly. I just find the Delica to be a better EDC for my needs.
by Lozoot
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Looking at a Caly
Replies: 43
Views: 1728

Re: Looking at a Caly

Have a Caly 3 in ZDP/CF on the way that I bought on the secondary market. Pretty pumped, have been looking out for one of these for a while! Update: received my Caly 3 this week and it’s phenomena l. Great feel of the carbon fiber, super smooth action (can’t believe there’s no washers!), razor shar...
by Lozoot
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Looking at a Caly
Replies: 43
Views: 1728

Re: Looking at a Caly

Have a Caly 3 in ZDP/CF on the way that I bought on the secondary market. Pretty pumped, have been looking out for one of these for a while!
by Lozoot
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 20CV Lil Native
Replies: 29
Views: 1875

Re: 20CV Lil Native

Would like to see a CF lil native, although wouldn’t mind a change in steel from s90v.
by Lozoot
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sage 5 tightness
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Sage 5 tightness

New Sage 5 showed up today and it's a bit better...gonna tighten the pivot and work it in for a few hours and see how it goes. I'm guessing that they are just tight and not as floppy.as my.pm.or.manix I have found that with mine - definitely not as fall-shutty as my para 3 or PM2, even after extens...
by Lozoot
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Consistent edc
Replies: 32
Views: 830

Re: Consistent edc

I carried a small kershaw scallion for years (5+) before I really started to learn more about knives. At the time, I thought the assist was an indicator of a high end knife haha.

Now I have about 13 spydercos and I typically rotate around seven of them for every day use.
by Lozoot
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sage 5 tightness
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Sage 5 tightness

I had the same issue with mine when I received it a couple months ago. It definitely helped to take the whole knife apart and give everything a good cleaning and oiling. After that it took A LOT of adjustments to the pivot before it had an action that I was happy with, but it got there. The detent i...

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