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by DSH007
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: So I want to try a Native.
Replies: 48
Views: 2582

Re: So I want to try a Native.

I've always loved the Native. Years ago, long before I got into Spyderco, I remember seeing a friend's Native (4, I think..) and just falling in love with the design.. Fast-forward to today and the Native is model that I have the most of.. the Native Salt has probably been my most carried Native, du...
by DSH007
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: KC Exclusive Shaman Rosewood REX 45
Replies: 363
Views: 19503

Re: KC Exclusive Shaman Rosewood REX 45

I've been trying to temper my knife-buying lately and was able to hold off on this one.. Looks like an absolutely gorgeous piece though, and I'm pretty excited to see some pics of it in the wild! :)
by DSH007
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Let’s make Spyderco haikus
Replies: 79
Views: 4059

Re: Let’s make Spyderco haikus

I hate poetry,
But I love Spyderco knives..
So, this I shall post.
by DSH007
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll
Replies: 35
Views: 1551

Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

I voted SPY27. I think its use in the 2020 forum knife would be a pretty cool commemoration of its release!
by DSH007
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Reveal 4, What's your favorite release?
Replies: 141
Views: 5944

Re: Reveal 4, What's your favorite release?

SPY27! S45VN! REX45! Watu!

Wow! The new steel/scale colors look great! Loving all the REX too, hopefully I'm finally able to pick some up!

I didn't think that I'd be too interested in this reveal.. I was mistaken.
by DSH007
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 19402
Views: 1504051

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

All the OD green micarta! Matches your Bradley, no? Yes! I liked it so much on the GB2 that I ordered a set for the Smock. I prefer the finish on the GB2 scales.. the Smock scales are smoother for some reason even though they are the same material from the same company (Sharp Dressed Knives).. stil...
by DSH007
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 19402
Views: 1504051

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

All the OD green micarta! Matches your Bradley, no? Yes! I liked it so much on the GB2 that I ordered a set for the Smock. I prefer the finish on the GB2 scales.. the Smock scales are smoother for some reason even though they are the same material from the same company (Sharp Dressed Knives).. stil...
by DSH007
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: I Don't Get The "Spydie-Flick."
Replies: 57
Views: 1648

Re: I Don't Get The "Spydie-Flick."

I've never really given it much consideration, but thinking on it now.. I'd say I typically thumb-roll open my knives a large majority of the time. I find this to be reliably fast and efficient across all lock types, and because I rotate my carry pretty frequently, thumb-roll opening just makes the ...
by DSH007
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Got a favorite ax? Post ‘em up!
Replies: 26
Views: 1863

Re: Got a favorite ax? Post ‘em up!

My favorite axe is my Fiskars X27. They're definitely not as cool looking as traditionals, but mine splits wood like no axe I've ever used.. now if I can just keep my father from beating the hell out of it..
by DSH007
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 25K Post Contest
Replies: 140
Views: 4119

Re: 25K Post Contest

Congrats dj! Thanks again for the opportunity Paul, very generous!
by DSH007
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: To Signet Ring Or Not To Signet Ring, That Is My Question
Replies: 15
Views: 625

Re: To Signet Ring Or Not To Signet Ring, That Is My Question

I've always considered them to be nothing more than a bit of conspicuous "tacticool" hokum. But hell, I'm just some guy on the internet, what do I know ;)..
by DSH007
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Kapara woes...
Replies: 12
Views: 612

Re: Kapara woes...

Hah, I saw this thread title and thought to myself, hmm "woes" is definitely not a word I'd associate with the Kapara.. makes sense now. I'd be in for some sprints.. great knife!
by DSH007
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Forum knife 2020 - model poll
Replies: 96
Views: 2709

Re: Forum knife 2020 - model poll

Given the choices, I voted UKPK. Seems like it would be the most accessible option for the largest number of members. As others have mentioned, I'd love to see the drop point version! A Shaman would be nice, but I feel like it might price itself out of consideration for more members than something a...
by DSH007
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Design details that are deal breakers
Replies: 47
Views: 1898

Re: Design details that are deal breakers

Idk that there are really any "dealbreakers" for me when it comes to Spyderco knives with regard to design language.. I have my preferences yes, but generally, I'm willing to give any Spyderco a chance because when I handle them I can see and appreciate that each design feature was thoughtfully and ...
by DSH007
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??
Replies: 19402
Views: 1504051

Re: What Spyderco is in your pocket today??

Nice! Aftermarket micarta scales on that Bradley? I like it better than the carbon. I agree! Very nice alternative, who made those? Thanks guys! Scales are OD green canvas micarta from Sharp Dressed Knives. I put them on my GB2 on Saturday and I absolutely love them! The CF is nice and all, but the...
by DSH007
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: 25K Post Contest
Replies: 140
Views: 4119

Re: 25K Post Contest

Wow, very generous! Thank you for the opportunity and cograts on 25K!

I'll take 487! :)
by DSH007
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Top 5 “Other” in 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 889

Re: Top 5 “Other” in 2019

My "top 5 other" are for 2018 - 2019.. because they are the only non-Spyderco knives that I've bought in the past two years.. TRM Neutron Benchmade 940S ZT 0450 ZT 0566 ZT 0350 (just barely made the cut.. ordered 12/31/19, and it hasn't even arrived yet!) All are pretty great knives that I really en...
by DSH007
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: First Spyderco knife to obtain in 2020?
Replies: 99
Views: 4488

Re: First Spyderco knife to obtain in 2020?

Just spent some time glancing through the 2020 Product Guide.. nothing jumped out at me as being a "must have now," but I am really intrigued by the Siren. I'm thinking this will probably be my first for 2020! I'm also really looking forward to the Swick, but believe that comes out later in the year...

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