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by Ngati Pom
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:07 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: 1146

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

Yes, for sure! Look at the Waterway. It’s pigeon holed as a no rust knife and Heaven forbid anyone would want one in any blade steel that could potentially rust. :eek: :p :p This is one of the reasons the Siren has a slightly less obvious water reference. I designed both the waterway and the Siren ...
by Ngati Pom
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: byrd Knife General Discussion
Topic: What would you like to see next from Byrd?
Replies: 99
Views: 22888

Re: What would you like to see next from Byrd?

Could we get the Meadowlark with Wharncliffe and Emerson wave? :cool:
by Ngati Pom
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sharpmaker rod maintenance
Replies: 36
Views: 2701

Re: Sharpmaker rod maintenance

BKF and ScotchBrite are my choice for the Spydie stones and I have had success cleaning Edge pro/Hapstone diamond stones using an eraser.
by Ngati Pom
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:35 am
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: 2114

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

Whilst hoping this is all a bad dream :eek:
First, Stretch 2.
Second, Chaparral lightweight.
Third, 'Jazz'lica
Fourth, Sliverax.
Fifth, Dragonfly H1 SE
by Ngati Pom
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar - Winners!
Replies: 60
Views: 2615

Re: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar - Winners!

Congratulations, to all the winners. Well deserved.
Amazing selection of images.
by Ngati Pom
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: So what's your top 3 favorite steels? and why?
Replies: 145
Views: 4982

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

In no particular order: XHP, straightforward to sharpen, holds an edge well. H1, durable, can be used in any adverse environment, easy to bring back to a fine edge on the Sharpmaker and in SE just keeps on cutting. BD-1, a no nonsense stainless that achieves a happy balance between edge durability a...
by Ngati Pom
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday CLIFF STAMP
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Happy Birthday CLIFF STAMP

A font of knowledge indeed,Happy birthday.
by Ngati Pom
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco fixed blade knives
Replies: 33
Views: 1972

Re: Spyderco fixed blade knives

Fantastic collection.
First time I have seen a PE Jumpmaster, thanks.
by Ngati Pom
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Photo of the Week Contest!
Replies: 4261
Views: 439878

Re: Spyderco Photo of the Week Contest!

JuPaul wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:16 am
Ngati Pom wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:47 am
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Very cool dye job! Do you remember what color RIT you used? Liquid or powder?
Sorry can’t remember the colour, may have been burgundy? :rolleyes:
But I can remember it was a powder. Hope this helps.
by Ngati Pom
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Calendar Contest Images
Replies: 33
Views: 2713

Re: 2020 Calendar Contest Images

Thanks Attila, so much talent here. Good luck everyone. :spyder:
by Ngati Pom
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Forum Join Date Box Code Game
Replies: 53
Views: 1818

Re: Forum Join Date Box Code Game

LQ ?
by Ngati Pom
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar Contest!
Replies: 173
Views: 11235

Re: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar Contest!

A Pile of Salt. The knives are all precariously balanced on each other and a few went for a swim a number of times when the wind caught them during the shoot ... not that they seemed to care! Two more ended up in the naughty corner and don't appear in the image - my Spyderhawk (the orange handle tu...
by Ngati Pom
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco Picture Gallery
Topic: No Words! Only Pictures Thread!
Replies: 2512
Views: 392734

Re: No Words! Only Pictures Thread!

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by Ngati Pom
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Android App Release!
Replies: 57
Views: 4315

Re: Spyderco Android App Release!

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Hope I'm not too late? :)
by Ngati Pom
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar Contest!
Replies: 173
Views: 11235

Re: 2020 Spyderco Forum Calendar Contest!

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My son found the antler on a bushwalk and donated his shirt as the background.
The polestar needs more recognition.
by Ngati Pom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Rockin’ orange
Replies: 27
Views: 1499

Re: Rockin’ orange

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by Ngati Pom
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Yojimbo 2 wharncliffe with straight edge vs. curved sword cutting philosophy
Replies: 27
Views: 1076

Re: Yojimbo 2 wharncliffe with straight edge vs. curved sword cutting philosophy

Interesting thread, it seems to me, after looking at Mr Janich's post on the 11 Bravo knife and reading Sal's on the Yojimbo design, that the broad head arrow relies on a similar geometry to achieve pretty much the same effect. All be it more focused/localised.
by Ngati Pom
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: How to upload pictures to the forum
Replies: 16
Views: 1560

Re: How to upload pictures to the forum

Thanks Vivi, most helpful.
by Ngati Pom
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Spyderco Picture Gallery
Topic: Spydercos hunting (blood spoiler)
Replies: 32
Views: 16933

Re: Spydercos hunting (blood spoiler)

Hunting Rusa with my son and a good mate.
Stretch2 came in handy.
Mate was impressed with the knife.
I've given the details to his wife. :)
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