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by v8r
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My latest Spyderco..
Replies: 12
Views: 2306

That was good choice of knife,a native will do just about anything that you would need to do with a knife :)
by v8r
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: How long have you loved spyderco?
Replies: 59
Views: 8824

It was 95 and I was 18, had a buddy I went to technical college with that had a delica,and he told me I should try one,so i did and the rest is history......Have always carried a pocket knife anyways growing up,it might as well be one that will CUT. ;)
by v8r
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My Spyderco Mule.
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

That looks great,I wish i could find/afford one.I have always wanted a fixed blade spyderco,and the option of making the grips would be cool.Im thinking checkered camo laminated wood :cool:
by v8r
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Laminated ZDP?
Replies: 16
Views: 3215

what would be the advantage of that? what would be the advantage of sandwiching the two steels? samurai swords were constructed differently,( imagine a V shape .....the outer v made from a steel that had good edge retention properties, and the hollow in the v filled with a steel that was tougher for...
by v8r
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Laminated ZDP?
Replies: 16
Views: 3215

it worked just fine for the japanese samurai.It sounds like the blade construction is simular. inside core is made from one material,and outside made from another for edge retention. :spyder:
by v8r
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:25 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My wish list
Replies: 3
Views: 1303

I used to be a machinist and would love to see a spydie with a damascus blade. That would be pretty sweet. :D
by v8r
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: a pic of my collection
Replies: 8
Views: 1748

I believe it is a original copilot, I bought it 10+ years ago.It was my second spydie.
by v8r
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: a pic of my collection
Replies: 8
Views: 1748

Yeah he gave me the knife back, and tried to charge me for it too.I told him there was no way I was going to pay him,and told him you just ruined a $175 knife. I was pretty hot.That was about 6 or 7 years ago.I took the knife home and put it in the drawer,and recently took it out again and worked on...
by v8r
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My wish list
Replies: 3
Views: 1303

My wish list

I wish SPYDERCO would make a newer model knife with a damascus steel blade. I know sales wouldnt be that great,but I can always wish. :)
by v8r
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: a pic of my collection
Replies: 8
Views: 1748

Yeah it's a cool knife I carried it for several years. It's fairly light weight for such a large knife.It is not in perfect shape anymore,A guy at BASS PRO saw it and begged me to let him sharpen it..... needless to say he almost ruined it.It looked like he sharpened it with a belt sander,not to men...
by v8r
Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: hello from a newbie
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

thanks guys for the welcome. I will post some pictures a little later.....have to get the wife's help, Im not real computer savvy. ;)
by v8r
Sat Jul 19, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: hello from a newbie
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

hello from a newbie

Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum but not so new to using spyderco knives.I have several and they all get used.I will try to post some pictures tommorow. I have a Orange FRN rescue SE AUS-8 steel with plastic clip,Copilot SE stainless handle Gin-1 steel,TI Lum plain edge ATS-55 steel,Native stainles...

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