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by aj1985
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Hi
Replies: 13
Views: 1141

Re: Hi

Please forgive me guys don't have many pictures from the old days. Still have a few old school spydies left that I cherish. :)

Hiya Sal,

I was looking forward in seeing you at OKCA, but it seems like more than likely we will meet next year sometime.
by aj1985
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Hi
Replies: 13
Views: 1141

Re: Hi

Mushroom wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:53 pm
Hi, Aj! Welcome back!
Do you still have all the Dodos? Because I think that might still work as a claim to fame! :D
Sorry to say almost everything went when I got into customs. Spyderco Ronin and the Spydercard are what got me hooked. :)
by aj1985
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Hi
Replies: 13
Views: 1141

Hi

Just wanted to break the ice and say Hi. I know it's been a few years that's for sure.

I guess in the old days my claim to fame was having 21 Dodos LOL. :D
by aj1985
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sal and Eric: How about a Spyderco twist on this?
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Sal and Eric: How about a Spyderco twist on this?

Larry_Mott wrote:Not quite the same though as far as I can see, the LeMaire has the thumb wheel attached to the blade as opposed to it being part of the blade/tang.
I stand corrected. Thank you for the history lesson :)
by aj1985
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sal and Eric: How about a Spyderco twist on this?
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Sal and Eric: How about a Spyderco twist on this?

It is a neat concept and the knifemaker that made it in initially was Randal Gilbreath. Gillbreath taught Kit Carson on how to build flippers and rest you can say is history. http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc136/carpediem1985/custom-knife-maker-Randall-Gilbreath-1466877761M_zpsacro34de.jpg Randa...
by aj1985
Sat May 25, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Need help in locating a spyderco
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Hello Everyone

Funny part is I was trying to track down this one for a friend and when I finally did with the help of many of you I found out my friend had already gotten two in the last couple of weeks.

thank you so much for looking out for me guys I really appreciate it eh. :)

AJ
by aj1985
Sun May 19, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Need help in locating a spyderco
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Need help in locating a spyderco

Hey guys hope all is well

Trying to help a good friend locate a terzuola slipit. I would very much appreciate if someone can point me in the right direction please. Seems as though they have become rare as of late.


Take care and thank you so much

Aj
by aj1985
Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Southard too expensive?
Replies: 88
Views: 13973

+1 I think you can't complain in the US about prices. Spyderco knives in general are expensive over here in Europe! If I compare the Southard to my Sebenza or Hinderer, the Southard is a way better knife then both the Sebenza and the XM. If you compare it in price its cheap. A Sebenza is over $325 ...
by aj1985
Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Southard too expensive?
Replies: 88
Views: 13973

As a guy that will call out when I see something that I think needs mention, I have to say that while the Southard is expensive, I don't think that it is poorly priced at all. Would I like it to be $200. Yes, double yes, hell yes. But, given the quality of the Taiwanese knives, the quality of the m...
by aj1985
Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Jot Singh Khalsa G-10 Sprint Run 2013
Replies: 44
Views: 7975

Thanx much AJ, Astute observations and thanx also for the kind words. The Jot was the first Kinetic opener. It's an MBC style knife that is hidden in the design. James Keating taught a class using the Jot in his "Riddle of Steel". (Great teacher, great experience). He taught the use of the upper gu...
by aj1985
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Southard too expensive?
Replies: 88
Views: 13973

Hey guys hope all is well Imo this is one of the most iconic models Spyderco has ever released. Brad has been a spydie nut and a forumite here for a real long time. Many of the old timers have watched him progress from pimping Spyderco's to being one of the most sought after makers on the planet. Th...
by aj1985
Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Jot Singh Khalsa G-10 Sprint Run 2013
Replies: 44
Views: 7975

Sal is very very good at what he does and Spyderco didn't become a leader in this field overnight guys. Spyderco is at full capacity at the moment with models that have been proven and tested in the field. There are quite a number of knives/models Spyderco can't make fast enough and I truly believe ...
by aj1985
Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Jot Singh Khalsa G-10 Sprint Run 2013
Replies: 44
Views: 7975

I think that if they want to do the design and maker justice, a G10, VG-10, nearly $200 knife isn't the way to go. No offence to Sal and Co meant at all. I just think that the original design despite any flaws, was a much classier and more interesting knife. I give Sal a ton of respect for even mak...
by aj1985
Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Jot Singh Khalsa G-10 Sprint Run 2013
Replies: 44
Views: 7975

Hey guys hope all is well I was speaking to Sal at blade and he said Spyderco would be doing this sprint mainly because they really wanted to do the design as well as the maker justice. These old schools spydies had quite a number of problems associated with them which couldn't really be fixed becau...
by aj1985
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Remember me
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Hope to see more of your comments in the future , I for one appreciate your contributions on the Forum . regards MG2 Sort of got stuck on the USN. It's really tough to leave that place. :D Got into Watches Customs knives Customs pens Flashlights Gadgets Jewelery Leatherwork It's like a whole other ...
by aj1985
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Remember me
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Manix Guy 2 wrote:Good to hear from you , hope you are well . Regards MG2
Doing pretty good thank god it's a new year. :)

aj
by aj1985
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Remember me
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Remember me

Sorry guys haven't been here for a while. Just wanted to let you know that I'm alive :)

Hope all is well with everyone and wishing you all a great year eh.

take care
aj

p.s Sort of became a bit of a custom guy, but as always I love my spydies. Haven't gotten a new one in a while though.
by aj1985
Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:52 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which Spydie for girlfriend?
Replies: 37
Views: 4794

Image
Gave this to her and she always has it on. :)
by aj1985
Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Please Rate My Sickness....
Replies: 18
Views: 3005

Judging by your avatar name you are pretty bad my friend. :p

aj

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