ZDP - Wow its brittle!

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Re: ZDP - Wow its brittle!

Postby spoonrobot » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:05 am

I'm interested to see how this is handled compared the the maxamet manix 2 that broke earlier this year.

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Re: ZDP - Wow its brittle!

Postby JD Spydo » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:42 am

There is one big important lesson I've learned the hard way about ZDP-189. About 9 years ago I was cutting up some fresh, home grown tomatoes out of my garden I had at that time. Like a fool I forgot to wash the blade after I was done. The next day the corrosion was so bad it was as if I had soaked it overnight in some industrial strength acid :eek:

The pitting was so bad that I sent it in to Spyderco Warranty and Repair. But I'm here to tell all of you that ZDP-189 is vulnerable to corrosion from food acids. Oh I still like ZDP-189 and I still love my Burgundy Caly Jr. But I would be extremely careful using it in corrosive environments.

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Re: ZDP - Wow its brittle!

Postby Cambertree » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:45 am

Looks like a prying induced break to me...

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Re: ZDP - Wow its brittle!

Postby Donut » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:46 am

Maybe start a new thread instead of continuing a thread from 10 years ago. It is the month of Halloween, though. :)
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Re: ZDP - Wow its brittle!

Postby Albatross » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:18 am

Donut wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:46 am
Maybe start a new thread instead of continuing a thread from 10 years ago. It is the month of Halloween, though. :)
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...But in general, I'm all about high performance, Ergos, safety. That's why I've been accused of "deigning in the dark"...

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