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Question for Sal.......

Postby Tom Puderbaugh » Sun Sep 09, 2001 12:00 am

Just two quick questions for Sal --

When will the diamond Sharpmaker be available?

How much more (retail) will it cost over the existing ceramic?


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Postby The Stare » Sun Sep 09, 2001 5:10 pm

Just to flesh out the question -- tho I do recall Sal saying around the first of next year for the appearance of the diamond sleeves -- will there be a completely new model containing both the two grades of ceramic and the diamond sleeves; and, will the sleeves be sold as a separate item, to enable the 203/204 to be brought up to speed?


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Postby gadfly » Mon Sep 10, 2001 11:35 am

The diamond sleeve sounds like a great idea, but would it be possible to get a
sharpmaker 204 handle?

I already have every piece of ceramic that Spyderco makes, but I would like to get the handle that would allow me to sharpen to both thirty and fourty degrees.

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Postby sal » Mon Sep 10, 2001 7:33 pm

The diamond triangle will be an accessory.

It is a hollow steel triangle that is diamond plated (hollow to save weight). It has a groove just like the ceramic triangles.

Production is expected in January '02.

We don't have any $ figures yet. I can say that they will be more expensive than the ceramic stones. If you purchase as set, you will, IMO, probably replace the gray (brown) stones with the diamond "stones".


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