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by foofie
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Tell us about your Spyderco Knife of the Year 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2071

Re: Tell us about your Spyderco Knife of the Year 2019

TomAiello wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:25 pm
I think I'd have to go with the Province as my top new knife this year.
I was going to vote waterway, then quite a few votes for the province got me thinking. Have one inbound finally so we shall see.
On the folder side, the para3 lw is really well done.
by foofie
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What models would you like to see with the side button compression lock like the Smock
Replies: 43
Views: 2484

Re: What models would you like to see with the side button compression lock like the Smock

It would be nice for the knives that have minimal cut outs to access the compression lock. Like the ikuchi. Sliverax. Maybe lil native.
by foofie
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Micarta Chaparral
Replies: 28
Views: 1494

Re: Micarta Chaparral

Much as I love Micarta, I don't think the Chaparral is the best vehicle for it. Micarta looks best when it's thick enough to be at least a bit rounded so the layers are visible. Agree with this - the radius makes all the difference in look and feel, and may be difficult to achieve in such a thin sc...
by foofie
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Re: Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390

I love it - three new threads within minutes. I guess some of us are excited!
by foofie
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Re: Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390

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by foofie
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Sprint - Para3 LW - red M390

Just got this announcement - the first para3 LW sprint is being released by DLT. Let the good times roll! https://www.dlttrading.com/spyderco-para-3-lightweight-red-frn-m390?utm_source=remarkety&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Para+3+LW+Red+M390+Announcement&utm_content=&_rmId=Az5JxgpbO2HBELOB12OosgPN...
by foofie
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Past Present and Future
Replies: 25
Views: 2661

Re: Past Present and Future

past: centofante wharncliffe, goddards
present - province
future: k390 para 3 LW, swayback
by foofie
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Official 2020 Discontinued List
Replies: 172
Views: 13820

Re: Official 2020 Discontinued List

C152STIBLP - Chaparral Blue Stepped Ti C152STIP - Chaparral Stepped Ti C82GP3 - D'Allara 3 Odd..those three were also on the 2018 discontinued list.. :confused: so was the k11s cooks knife. Didn't stop me from picking up a couple on super clearance just now. I wonder if there has been stock sitting...
by foofie
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Another way to find out which of your Spyders you really need ;) (Phantasy-knife-world: Court took all your knives...)
Replies: 52
Views: 2146

Re: Another way to find out which of your Spyders you really need ;) (Phantasy-knife-world: Court took all your knives..

1. Para3 in s110v and micarta - my do everything knife 2. ukpk in s110v and micarta - my work knife and do everything else knife 3. smock - just for fun 4. para3 lw/maxamet. Do I need this one now? No... but I like it too much to wait. I almost put it #3, but it would be silly to have two Para3s so ...
by foofie
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: CRUWEAR for all!
Replies: 36
Views: 1739

Re: CRUWEAR for all!

I just finished posting in the "3 favorite steels" thread - #1 was s110v, #3 was ZDP. Chuckled when I read OP. Just shows you there are very different tastes, wants, and needs. And I agree with above - room in the line-up to make everyone happy. That is one of the joys of Spyderco :spyder: :cool:
by foofie
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: So what's your top 3 favorite steels? and why?
Replies: 145
Views: 5119

Re: So what's your top 3 favorite steels? and why?

No easy answer for me. I love the variety. Most carried/favorite #1- s110v. Haven't seen this listed much, but is has great corrosion resistance and just cuts forever. 2) maxamet. This is a favorite for rational and irrational reasons. Love the high hardness, love the edge, love the lack of any disc...
by foofie
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Rusty Waterway - Your Thoughts
Replies: 41
Views: 2197

Re: Rusty Waterway - Your Thoughts

What I’d personally like to see is an “Aficionado” version with 2mm - 2.5mm blade stock and nothing over about 0.008” BTE of all the steels mentioned above and more. ;) I love this idea. Flash batch aficionado version. Thin grind with a steel that takes high edge angles. Call it the cutaway :D :spy...
by foofie
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: S110V Para3 LW?
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Re: S110V Para3 LW?

My two most carried Para3's are s110v and Maxamet - both of which come in Native/Manix LW versions. I am very hopeful these will be added to the Para3 LW line-up. Especially in their respective colors (dark blue and grey)!
by foofie
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Micarta Putman scales at DLT
Replies: 38
Views: 2517

Re: Micarta Putman scales at DLT

And some obligatory pics:
(sorry that the lighting/color is a bit off)

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by foofie
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Micarta Putman scales at DLT
Replies: 38
Views: 2517

Re: Micarta Putman scales at DLT

Oh btw, the micarta scales are a bit thicker than the stock scales on both knives, but not by much. Here are comparison pics on the Smock. https://i.imgur.com/Stcov0h.jpg Got mine today as well. I had an mxg clip with the CF scales - after swapping for micarta, the screws would not engage the liner...
by foofie
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Micarta Putman scales at DLT
Replies: 38
Views: 2517

Re: Micarta Putman scales at DLT

https://i.imgur.com/N7eTplt.jpg Oh wow, those do look good! Much better in your pics than in the product ad pics. They looked kinda bulky there, I thought, but not at all in your pics. The screws look countersunk - so it looks like the scales may add some thickness? On my smock with stock scales (f...
by foofie
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco App Notifications
Replies: 26
Views: 1630

Re: Spyderco App Notifications

Yes. If you don’t want notifications , swipe up on the spydie hole in the app, and go to settings. Turn off notifications there.
by foofie
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Micarta Putman scales at DLT
Replies: 38
Views: 2517

Re: Micarta Putman scales at DLT

I just made my first scales out of micarta today. Man, it’s nasty stinky stuff. Looking good! I remember a discussion I had with a custom knife maker a couple years back. He charged more for green micarta than brown micarta or even CF. He said it was harder to work with, more wear on belts, and mor...
by foofie
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Blade swap, Para 3 LW
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: Blade swap, Para 3 LW

It works!
Older pic, but as requested:
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Edit - Just want to say that I like this knife so much more with the LW scales...
And I really liked the Para3 to begin with.

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