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by Lt.Hawkins
Tue Jul 03, 2001 3:29 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: So what is a box cutter ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1318

NY Law gives this definition: "(1) "Box cutter" means any knife consisting of a razor blade, retractable, non-retractable, or detachable in segments, attached to or contained within a plastic or metal housing, including utility knives, snap-off knives, and box cart cutters." source: http://www.counc...
by Lt.Hawkins
Tue Jul 03, 2001 12:11 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spderco/Gravity knife
Replies: 14
Views: 3244

i don't know about jersey, but in NY penal code, a gravity knife is defined as: "5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released from the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force which, when released, is locked in place by means ...
by Lt.Hawkins
Tue Jul 03, 2001 1:12 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Question on the Native
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

okay, i got impatient, found a good price on the 'net, and ordered a native 50/50, and a spydercard plainedge. (i'll put in an extra hour or two at work this week to cover the price of that spontaneous purchase <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>)
by Lt.Hawkins
Tue Jul 03, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: no such thing as a gravity blade
Replies: 3
Views: 822

no such thing as a gravity blade

from NYS penal code: " 5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released from the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force which, when released, is locked in place by means of a button, spring, lever or other device. " anyone well-...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Jul 02, 2001 10:24 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Question on the Native
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

yeah, i was semi-worried about the combo thing being a jack of all trades and master of none. also, is it 50/50? the product listing says 35/65. http://www.spyderco.com/dealer_product_info.asp?sts=7%2F2%2F2001+10%3A21%3A02+PM&pfid=C41BK&deptId=1010&mscssid=W2GMQ7WJ6HSW8NBPC5M9XH9HKRV08J3E anyway, ho...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Jul 02, 2001 9:32 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Question on the Native
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

yeah- the only other knife i've really ever dealt with was a swiss army one... i know they're apple and oranges, but that really turned me off to plain edge. and i'm not sure that i can acheive a clean cut with spyderedge. thus, the compromise <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle> he...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Jul 02, 2001 8:51 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Question on the Native
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

also: i'm open to recommendations. planning on using this as a daily knife, with self defense being a *very* secondary application. (i'm not a fan of using a knife for self defense unless properly trained. i'd rather run if possible. unfortunately, i don't think we cover extensively the USE of a kni...
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Jul 02, 2001 8:45 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spderco/Gravity knife
Replies: 14
Views: 3244

first our guns, now our (legal) knives? <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>

maybe spyderco should start making folding baseball bats: The Babe Ruth, the McGuire, and the Pocket Nightstick <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>
by Lt.Hawkins
Mon Jul 02, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Question on the Native
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

Question on the Native

So i finally found a place that sells more than just the delica, so i could handle the knife before purchasing. (a flourist that sold knives... i was just as surprised <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle>) anyway, i was trying to decide between a native, an Endura, and a delica. (al...

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