Gray Calypso Jr. or Centofante III

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Gray Calypso Jr. or Centofante III

Postby Outlaw » Thu Oct 28, 2004 5:35 pm

I'm thinking about a Gray Calypso Jr. or Centofante III as my next purchase. Right now I'm leaning toward the Centofante, but a Gray Calypso Jr. would go with my Gray Goddard nicely.

What would you do?

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Postby JDEE » Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:31 pm

I can only speak for the Calypso Jr - if you are looking for a slicer go for it.
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Postby The Deacon » Fri Oct 29, 2004 4:12 am

Calypso Jr. hands down, great midsize knife, it's thin, light, comfortable in the hand, and a superb slicer. Can't honestly think of one good thing to say about the Centofante III other than that the bug in the handle looks neat, shame it's on the wrong side.
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Postby dialex » Fri Oct 29, 2004 4:25 am

Another vote for the Calypso jr. The Centofante isn't bad, either, but not quite my cup of tea.
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Postby RLR » Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:25 am

I'm swimming against the current here. I have both, use both and love both. But, for EVERYDAY (inside, outside, delicate and no-so-delicate) I'd go with the Centofante III. It's my fav blade shape and it's thin. Just dig it is all...

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Centofante, hands down.

Postby Ray.Hood » Fri Oct 29, 2004 11:35 am

Best over all blade shape, great handle. Strong lock 2.

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Postby spyderknut » Fri Oct 29, 2004 12:26 pm

Just received a Centofante III pe. Very classy design. Good sized blade. Looks to me like an excellent, inexpensive EDC gent's knife. I will be ordering a Caly. Jr. soon so head to head comparison will follow. Just buy both too. Can a man (or woman) have too many :spyder: s?

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Postby Outlaw » Fri Oct 29, 2004 5:20 pm

Gee 3 votes a piece. Is this going to be closer than the Presidential election?

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Postby RLR » Fri Oct 29, 2004 5:40 pm

Centofante!!! There, I'll tie break (OK, voted twice ;) )

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Postby loki88 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 6:13 pm

I sold my Centofante III because i didn't liked the blade. It's a very thin blade wich lacks IMHO a little beefieness. It's a great slicer, good lock, but too civilised in my opinion. This is an office knife that goes with your suit to cut your apples during lunch with without everyone running screaming out the door. Because i don't cut fruit with my Spyderco's i like the "civilian" more then the civilised. :D

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Postby Outlaw » Fri Oct 29, 2004 6:17 pm

[quote="RLR"]Centofante!!! There, I'll tie break (OK, voted twice ]
Oh no..... the first case of voter fraud! :eek:
Quick someone call CBS news! :D

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Postby klattman » Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:07 am

Well, you guys are no help at all. I fear that I will have to buy several more :spyder: s ...

Centofante III FRN is nice, but I wanted to limit choices...

I ordered the caly.. why? because it's a limited run, and I can always get a native or Cento later since they are mainstays....

This is MUCH MUCH MUCH different than the presidental election. Here we have 2 or 3 wonderful candidates..any choice is a good one! ... but for the leadership of our country, our choices are less than stellar this time around :o

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Postby klattman » Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:59 am

Outlaw wrote:Oh no..... the first case of voter fraud! :eek:
Quick someone call CBS news! :D

This is nothing like the US election. Here we have two GOOD choices, you can't go wrong... :o

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Postby yog » Sat Oct 30, 2004 7:20 pm

Both are great knives.

But I think every one deserves to have, (or at least should be forced to own :p ) a Calypso Jnr :D
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