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by silvershade255
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: POLL: Possible new double blade folder: Would you like to see another version featuring a saw?
Replies: 53
Views: 1716

Re: POLL: Possible new double blade folder: Would you like to see another version featuring a saw?

Hmm...most of the time if I want to saw I'd rather have a dedicated saw of some type, even at the expense of weight. Now if it could be interchangeable maybe. But that sounds expensive and small parts to lose, plus most tools or knives I've seen like that feel pretty gimmicky.
by silvershade255
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco 2019 Lists: Delivered & Upcoming
Replies: 789
Views: 115958

Re: Spyderco 2019 Lists: Delivered & Upcoming

Why are the “reveal knives” Coming out before the ones that were already on the list? If anyone has an answer I would be interested to hear it. This may be a good question for sal to answer. My understanding from reading the updates. The reveals are the new system meant to announce things closer to...
by silvershade255
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Extending the Para Family
Replies: 13
Views: 875

Re: Extending the Para Family

Kind of weird and likely wouldn't be popular enough to pursue, but I'd be curious in hybrids, so a pm2 handle with para 3 blade or millie with pm2 etc.
by silvershade255
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Knives you didn't expect to like so much, or vice versa
Replies: 52
Views: 2943

Knives you didn't expect to like so much, or vice versa

For me it's the spyderco khukuri. I picked it up just because I thought turning a big chopper blade into a small pocket folder was such a neat idea, and it's pretty much become the main edc. I think I like how small it carries (have to check out a baby jess horn next I think). PM2 is the one I expec...
by silvershade255
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Just bought a Golden Stone and.......
Replies: 35
Views: 5469

Re: Just bought a Golden Stone and.......

Honestly....I kind of like it more than the sharpmaker. Just so convenient. I'd be interested in a half width one, less convenient but would become very packable.
by silvershade255
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spydiechef vs Kapara
Replies: 53
Views: 7227

Spydiechef vs Kapara

Both designs draw inspiration from food prep, combined with edc characteristics. From a design standpoint (so ignoring material differences), which would you prefer for that kind of use?
by silvershade255
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spydercos you sold, only to purchase again?
Replies: 26
Views: 1998

Re: Spydercos you sold, only to purchase again?

Gb2.... Did some trading for a kapara, dropped it off and immediately doubted my decision. Definitely not for sale/trade!! Not impressed with the Kapara, or at least how it stands to the GB2? Obviously 2 totally different knives, just like to hear opinions as I'm soooooo close to pulling the trigge...
by silvershade255
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spydercos you sold, only to purchase again?
Replies: 26
Views: 1998

Re: Spydercos you sold, only to purchase again?

Gb2.... Did some trading for a kapara, dropped it off and immediately doubted my decision.
by silvershade255
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: "Best" Survival Foods?
Replies: 23
Views: 2375

Re: "Best" Survival Foods?

Ration bars are great for shelter in place where there will likely be limited water (car, boat, storm shelter, bunker, etc). They are non thirst provoking and provide a lot of calories and vitamins for the size, and are pretty resilient in less than perfect storage conditions. However, they don't pr...
by silvershade255
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Paramilitary 2 With Wire Clip!
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: Paramilitary 2 With Wire Clip!

brainfriction wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:43 pm
Nice, but why put it on that side?
Guessing you're right handed? ;)
by silvershade255
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Sharpening of khukuri, s, hawkbills, etc
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Sharpening of khukuri, s, hawkbills, etc

I've been having difficulty getting my khukuri sharp, are there any particular tips or tricks to the recurved part of the blade shape? I have been working with the sharpmaker on this one, and will admit it could simply be lack of practice (got spoiled by a we system) combined with over thinking and ...
by silvershade255
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: LOL! I guess it's a knife?
Replies: 34
Views: 2641

Re: LOL! I guess it's a knife?

Ugh, this damned thing again. I remember a couple years back a bunch of pictures/stories about how "It takes a team of surgeons to sew up, victims bleed out in minutes" hype going around and calls for it to be banned and how evil people are, and then there's lil ol me, just sitting back and going "B...
by silvershade255
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Spyderco Restricted Models Discussion
Topic: Autonomy 2
Replies: 51
Views: 15357

Re: Autonomy 2

Question for you friends, do you think there'd be much risk of accidental deployment if carried in the left pocket? Presuming the safety had been disengaged either intentionally or accidentally.
by silvershade255
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What percent of your knife collection consists of users?
Replies: 53
Views: 2327

Re: What percent of your knife collection consists of users?

Guess it depends how you define user. Of my edc appropriate knives most get carried and used often enough, but I don't actually need to do much cutting anymore. The big ones and fixed blades rarely come out anymore, they been used but can't really call them users at this point. I wouldn't have somet...
by silvershade255
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Part serrated
Replies: 7
Views: 369

Re: Part serrated

I know of two knives with that front serrations available, the victorinox one hand trekker combo edge and boker direkt. I'd be curious to see someone with a a full serrated spyderco knife spend a few days doing their typical se cutting with the front portion and seeing how it worked out. I imagine t...
by silvershade255
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco 2018 Lists: Delivered & Upcoming
Replies: 622
Views: 143289

Re: Spyderco 2018 Lists: Delivered & Upcoming

Techno 2 has been spotted in the wild. Several videos, presumably from our European friends.
by silvershade255
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Friendly Challenge to fellow Spyderco Users: I say Endura and Delica 4 = Best and "Peak" Spyderco Model. What say you?
Replies: 28
Views: 1315

Re: Friendly Challenge to fellow Spyderco Users: I say Endura and Delica 4 = Best and "Peak" Spyderco Model. What say y

As far as pure function for what a pocket knife should be used for, I'd agree. From that standpoint it's hard to argue that there is much functional benefit from a fancy handle material or even the compression lock/righty fidget device :p
by silvershade255
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Are you cheating on the bug?
Replies: 78
Views: 3611

Re: Are you cheating on the bug?

I've said it before, but my number one is, and at this rate always will be, the leatherman skeletool. Others I like are benchmade griptilian, CRKT M16, and two prized fixed blades, a USMC kabar and a Randall model 3-6. Spyderco is my favorite overall brand still, in large part because of the forum a...
by silvershade255
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Emotional State based on Spyderco Availability?
Replies: 18
Views: 1141

Re: Emotional State based on Spyderco Availability?

I mean it's exciting to get one you've been looking forward to and a bit disappointing if you miss out, but that's all.

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