Ti is getting too expensive lately. I would like a material like on the originals. I really like them the way they are, comp lock and all.
As far as steel goes I'd make it in CPM M4 due to the strength and wear resistance it gives. It would be a great knife. Probably coated to keep complaints about rust down.
The other steels would work but wouldn't bring on the feeding frenzy M4 would. If I'm not mistaken S125V has been dropped from their catalog for the time being. There are other steels that would work, especially if the knife was made overseas.
Any upgrade you have concieved to make this excellent knife better is fine with me, so whatever comes out of this I'll buy. I'm stating my preferences, not stating it would be the best knife around. Thanks for listening, Joe
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