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by PStone
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My growing love for the Para3
Replies: 36
Views: 735

Re: My growing love for the Para3

I never quite fell in love with the g10 version. But I recently got a LW and it’s a game changer for me. Something about it just works for me better than the g10 ever did. And you’re right about the fidget factor. I think it’s even more fun to flick around than the pm2 is. Definitely try the LW if y...
by PStone
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spy27 Threads the Needle?
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Spy27 Threads the Needle?

I have had similar experience too. Also have yet to chip any. It seems to want to roll or deform rather than chip. I actually find it very similar to S45vn in use and sharpening. Can’t wait to get that mule and put them both head to head in identical platforms.
by PStone
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 26886
Views: 2053043

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

Battlestation today. Waiting for some sharps containers to be picked up and disposed of when I saw a photo op. Those are empty Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vials in there.
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by PStone
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: I took apart my Pheonix
Replies: 30
Views: 1262

Re: I took apart my Pheonix

No and yes. I didn’t buy from SFO, but I am sending it in for them to evaluate and decide what to do. Id rather take a chance at getting a repair/replacement than just a refund. I trust Charlyn’s judgement. I want the model, but I want to be happy with it too. Keep this thread updated with your exp...
by PStone
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Let’s see your Urbans
Replies: 63
Views: 1021

Re: Let’s see your Urbans

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by PStone
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 26886
Views: 2053043

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

VToku2 Endura. My first Sprint Run, and still lovin it :spyder:
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by PStone
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which spyderco is in the mail?
Replies: 5827
Views: 578214

Re: Which spyderco is in the mail?

Another stainless Kopa. Was completely blown away by the one I got last week. Had to hunt another one down. :spyder:
by PStone
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 26886
Views: 2053043

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

Native Spy27 at lunchtime.
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by PStone
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 26886
Views: 2053043

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

Swayback and my new Kopa :spyder:
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by PStone
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Para 3 strange vertical streaks in blade
Replies: 23
Views: 692

Re: Para 3 strange vertical streaks in blade

I can see the same lines in my Spy27. Maybe they aren’t as prominent, but definitely are there. I view them as signs of a nice evenly ground profile. Almost works of art on some models.
by PStone
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Finally got a Chap!
Replies: 19
Views: 522

Re: Finally got a Chap!

Thanks to Wartstein and his constant high praise of the Chaparral I finally gave in. It looks amazing in hand. The quality of finish is top notch. I love how the lock bar is beveled at the cutout. I had never seen that in pictures so it was a surprise. I haven't done any testing yet but with it's t...
by PStone
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Finally got a Chap!
Replies: 19
Views: 522

Re: Finally got a Chap!

Thanks to Wartstein and his constant high praise of the Chaparral I finally gave in. It looks amazing in hand. The quality of finish is top notch. I love how the lock bar is beveled at the cutout. I had never seen that in pictures so it was a surprise. I haven't done any testing yet but with it's t...
by PStone
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Crazy Good Deals Part 2!!
Replies: 925
Views: 117266

Re: Crazy Good Deals Part 2!!

https://www.knivesshipfree.com/limited-edition-strop-shoes/ Lol at this one! Read the description for a promo code worth $10 off $100, and a laugh. Today only. Ha ... Ha ... Good One KSF!!! Salt 2 SE Wharncliffe on its way, no joke! Thanks for posting this as I would have missed it. CG Nice! I went...
by PStone
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Crazy Good Deals Part 2!!
Replies: 925
Views: 117266

Re: Crazy Good Deals Part 2!!

https://www.knivesshipfree.com/limited- ... rop-shoes/

Lol at this one! Read the description for a promo code worth $10 off $100, and a laugh. Today only.
by PStone
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: byte e-newsletter
Replies: 8
Views: 531

Re: byte e-newsletter

Wow! What a GREAT video! Love seeing that Genzow in action as well as the Murray Carter. Also if you read this SurfinGringo, tell Nico congrats again on winning a spot in the calendar. It's so cool you guys got featured in the Byte the same month his picture is featured! :spyder:
by PStone
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: If you liked X you’ll love Y
Replies: 36
Views: 838

Re: If you liked X you’ll love Y

Backlock preference? No, I like those and compression locks equally as well, and both very much at that! The Shaman has a few "misses" to it that I still to this day can't understand, like the PM1-style blade hump and that darn comp lock tab sticking out when closed. Neither of those things happen ...
by PStone
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Keychain Knives Suggestion
Replies: 25
Views: 492

Re: Keychain Knives Suggestion

When it comes to split rings, I usually rob Peter to pay Paul. I’m always taking from another knife when I need one. Especially those little ones that come on SAKs. I would love to see the addition of a small ring included. Also, a little off topic... I love my stainless clipitool, but don’t keyring...
by PStone
Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: I took apart my Pheonix
Replies: 30
Views: 1262

Re: I took apart my Pheonix

Going back to Golden. Does this mean you bought it direct from Spyderco and you are returning it, or does it mean you are sending it in for warranty work? The lock stick is getting better on mine. Like you, I had trouble opening the knife. I can reliably open the knife, but there is still lock stic...
by PStone
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: If you liked X you’ll love Y
Replies: 36
Views: 838

Re: If you liked X you’ll love Y

Lil Native - Native - Shaman - Chief https://i.ibb.co/QnYv6FW/IMG-20190613-181242-811.jpg Hmm, I don’t like the Lil Native or the Shaman, however I love the Native 5 and the Chief... Backlock preference? I know you’re asking Radioactive, but that’s how I feel. I love the Native and Chief. And the S...

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