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by NWPilgrim
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: FRN Police 4
Replies: 175
Views: 25353

Re: FRN Police 4

I’m moving the Military to the top of my “next buy” list and waiting for the P4 LW to come out with SE and/or Salt version. If I didn’t already have a Police stainless PE I would jump on the new P4. It looks like a fantastic value and design but just not filling any perceived holes in my herd of kni...
by NWPilgrim
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Most Ideal PE Or Spyderedge
Replies: 80
Views: 4678

Re: Most Ideal PE Or Spyderedge

Count me in the SE convert crowd. I think it was Evil D that convinced me by his postings to try the Endura Wharncliffe SE. Very powerful cutter yet handles slicing tomatoes and cheese just fine. The Wharncliffe blade shape seems to help me dig into the rope or material rather than slipping off it. ...
by NWPilgrim
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 23563
Views: 1825067

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

After buying a few Spydercos last year I find that I mostly carry the PM2 S35VN and the Endura SE Wharncliffe depending on what I am doing. During the rainy winter working outdoors I was often carrying my Pacific Salt SE. I have a PM3 S35VN but the blade seems too stubby. The PM2 feels like the perf...
by NWPilgrim
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Province - First Impressions.
Replies: 129
Views: 11709

Re: Province - First Impressions.

I just came across this thread. Your photos make the Province look much better than the advertising pics. I passed on it based on those initial pics. But seeing yours in action it looks beautiful and practical. I want! Thx for a great post!!
by NWPilgrim
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which spyderco is in the mail?
Replies: 5414
Views: 531687

Re: Which spyderco is in the mail?

Finally getting around to ordering a Wharncliffe Endura, full serrated. I have a Pacific Salt which is my current favorite. So I want another similar but different knife for EDC in my work pants. Was hoping the Police FRN would be out by now in SE; nope. So I am going to see what a serrated VG-10 bl...
by NWPilgrim
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: FRN Police 4
Replies: 175
Views: 25353

Re: FRN Police 4

Many good ideas on the Police 4 FRN!!

Here are my wants in top down priority:
1) Full serrated. (Would buy it in a heartbeat!!)
2) LC200N Salt aka Beach Patrol
3) Dark green or O.D., or else a dyeable lighter color such as yellow or desert tan or sand FRN scales
4) Black DLC blade coating
by NWPilgrim
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Future of the Mule Team Project
Replies: 32
Views: 1728

Re: Future of the Mule Team Project

I like the idea of the Mules, but I think the idea of using the exact same grind for all them skews the results in favor of those steels best suited to the standard grind (whatever ever it is/will be). I know this is done to save costs as well as provide a standard for comparison, but you can miss o...
by NWPilgrim
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which Steel In you’re experience is your favorite for Spydie Edges?
Replies: 61
Views: 2303

Re: Which Steel In you’re experience is your favorite for Spydie Edges?

I voted H1 mainly because it is the only SpyderEdge I have. But also as Vivi says, H1 in SE is a super steel. I was a confirmed anti-SE until reading his praise for it. I was skeptical of a soft steel AND of SE. Got a Salt 2 and Pacific Salt. The PE point rolls easily and so frequently have to hone ...
by NWPilgrim
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Police 4 LW
Replies: 84
Views: 7026

Re: Police 4 LW

Wartstein wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:44 am
Dangerous thread.. ;)

I don´t want to want one, but I want one... :o :D
Haha! So true. As soon as the LW comes out in SE, I am jumping on it!
by NWPilgrim
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Wow Pacific Salt is being discontinued.
Replies: 75
Views: 4113

Re: Wow Pacific Salt is being discontinued.

.... After some sharpening to smooth the points it is impressive in what it can do. Slices soft tomatoes and even cheddar cheese very easily and controlled. Slices through thick cardboard like a greased zipper . ..... With all respect just an honest question: In my experience, if you have two blade...
by NWPilgrim
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Wow Pacific Salt is being discontinued.
Replies: 75
Views: 4113

Re: Wow Pacific Salt is being discontinued.

I hope there is market support for both H1 SaberSE and LC200N FFG PE and SE. I really like my H1 SE and may have to get a spare just in case. I have not found anything lacking in it. After some sharpening to smooth the points it is impressive in what it can do. Slices soft tomatoes and even cheddar ...
by NWPilgrim
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Manix v Manix XL v PM2
Replies: 31
Views: 1758

Re: Manix v Manix XL v PM2

Can’t comment on the Manix thought it tempts me. I have a PM2 (my first recent Spyderco) and a Pacific Salt (based on the Endura 3). The PM2 compression lock makes opening and closing significantly easier than the back lock. My experience anyway. BUT, it is definitely right handed only. I can flick ...
by NWPilgrim
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Models That Deserved To Be Offered In SE
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: Spyderco Models That Deserved To Be Offered In SE

I am really hoping the new Police FRN comes out eventually in SE, as well as the Siren. I think any model with long blades with shallow belly, no belly like a Wharncliffe, or hawkbill lend themselves to a serrated edge. Also any Salt model, like the Siren deserves to be available in SE.
by NWPilgrim
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Police 4 LW
Replies: 84
Views: 7026

Re: Police 4 LW

I "hate" this forum... ;) Does not make my life easier... ... Now I am torn between Pac Salt, Police 4 LW, a possible Endela PE with blue scales, and then I saw that Siren.... tough times, really ;), and don´t tell me I should get all of them :D Get all but the blue Endela!! That help? I already ha...
by NWPilgrim
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: oH tHe TiP iS ToO FrAGilE
Replies: 45
Views: 3451

Re: oH tHe TiP iS ToO FrAGilE

I really like my pointy Police Stainless. However, given the common, frequent misuse of knives for prying, why not a main line model with a blunt pry tip like some dive knives? Call it the FUDD or Daryl or something. Maybe a version of the Delica/Endura? Or call it the Archimedes!
by NWPilgrim
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Police 4 LW
Replies: 84
Views: 7026

Re: Police 4 LW

I’m hoping this will be offered soon in VG-10 FFG SE, too. I have a Police Stainless plain edge. So it would be nice to get SE in the new Police FRN. Maybe down the road a LC200N PE or H1 SE—Police Salt? Guard Salt?
by NWPilgrim
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 23563
Views: 1825067

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

9BBCDA6E-424C-4CC1-B6D2-1F4F67730EDB.jpeg Pacific Salt. I’ve been trying it out cutting various materials. After using some strokes on both sides of blade on Sharpmaker white rods the serrations are smoother and don’t grab so much but slice e trembly well. One item that impressed me was not for its...
by NWPilgrim
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Cru-wear Delica
Replies: 254
Views: 17974

Re: Cru-wear Delica

All's well that ends well, and my replacement CruLica arrived safe and sound! Thanks again Knives Plus! The only problem is that now I have to swap my Flytanium CF scales off the VG-10 damascus blade and on to the CruWear Delica... I suppose I'll survive the exertion ;) That is amazing customer ser...
by NWPilgrim
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: RIP Pacific Salt
Replies: 29
Views: 2218

Re: RIP Pacific Salt

wrdwrght wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:06 am
Clearly, the FRN on Salts should have buoyancy sufficient to keep the blade afloat, ...
I think that magic material is called “wood.” :D

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