Your very first Spyderco was a _____?

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Your very first Spyderco was a _____?

Postby Jay_Ev » Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:53 pm

Just curious what your first Spyderco was. The one that got you hooked. I will start by saying that mine was a blue aluminum Salsa PE. What was yours?

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Postby amen74 » Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:56 pm

Mine was a black FRN PE Endura 4. This knife is the one that did it. I still love it just the same more than 20 Spydies later.
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Postby mrappraisit » Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:59 pm

FRN PE Native. I can't wait for the Native 4!!
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Postby scout » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:01 pm

Fully Serrated Delica 1

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Postby RIOT » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:04 pm

fully serrated Delica 1 aswell, i was a happy kid at 15 years old, think my dad probably bought it for me too

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Postby yablanowitz » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:05 pm

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Postby The Deacon » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:07 pm

My first was an aluminum Peter Herbst. Quickly realized it was a bad choice for a lefty, but did get hooked by the hole. Next was a Native I still carry occasionally.
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Postby ousanas » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:08 pm

fully serrated endura 1 frn clip, replaced by pe endura 1. (let's see, I was in HS when I got the se, so had to be 93 or 94 I'd guess), then a native (broke the tip), s30v native (gave to bro in law who promptly lost it :( ) now d4W, expecting a caly 3 to wander it's way here tomorrow :) next up is a para black blade PE, either I"ll get it with some horsetrading or tax stimulus check :)

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Postby Zozo*HC* » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:14 pm

Mine was Native 3....first stepstone to the addiction :p
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Postby bh49 » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:33 pm

My first :spyder: was FRN Native, just because I wanted to try S30V. But little Kopa Coco got me hooked on Kopas first and than on other Spydies. :)
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Postby Spyderwings » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:33 pm

My first Spyderco was a Black Blade, Plain Edge Para-Military. Everyone around me was wondering why I would spend $180 on a knife when I could get one for $10 at Canadian Tire.

PS. If you're wondering why it was $180, it's because thats how much it cost to get it in Canada at the time. I could have saved ~$20 if I bought it from the States, but then there is the good chance that I would have had to pay a large duty on it...
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Postby tomahawk23 » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:52 pm

First... PE Atlantic Salt. Didn't like it. Traded it for a Police My buddy had bought.
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Postby Ferreter » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:54 pm

First Spydie was actually an original SpydeRench, thought it was so good I had a look at what other knives Spyderco made....
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Postby awlriteeden » Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:57 pm

My first Spyderco was a black PE Pacific Salt. I didn't start appreciating it's ugly functionality until a year or two ago, now I'm hooked :D

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Postby Spygineer » Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:02 pm

Cricket as a groomsman present! Hooked ever since
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Postby Lockback » Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:04 pm

SE FRN Delica with integral clip, recently back from sharpening at the factory.

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Postby Harry White » Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:13 pm

SS Police PE. Took about five years until I bought another knife, and then caught the "bug." :D
Users: SS Police PE, Delica 4 PE, Kopa Cocobolo, Blue Dodo SE, Yellow Pacific Salt PE, Micarta SPOT SE, Gray Calypso Jr, Temperance SE, Burgandy Jess Horn w/ZDP, UK Penknife, BB Delica 3 PE, Captain, CF Military w/BG-42, Lava, Caly3 SE, Para-Military SE, Manix CE, BB Para-Military SE, Delica 4 Wave, Ocelot CE, SpyderFly, Navigator II SE, Vagabond, D'Allara Drop Point CE, Black Assist I, Bug Set (and also: Sharpmaker, SS byrd Finch PE, Profile Set, byrd Firebyrd, Large Spyderpac, byrd Wings)

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my first...

Postby Agent Starling » Wed Apr 30, 2008 7:15 pm

Harpy SS SE... :D

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Mine

Postby Manix Guy 2 » Wed Apr 30, 2008 7:18 pm

C44 Dyad . MG2

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Postby enyong112 » Wed Apr 30, 2008 7:30 pm

Mine were actually two came in the same time Caly Jr. and a Native CE... :) and then bang...
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