Jonesing for the Techno

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Jonesing for the Techno

Postby gdwtvb » Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:14 am

I don't know why but I haven't been this excited about an upcoming knife ever. I can't wait for the upcoming techno that was shown at the Amsterdam meet. I am thinking of trying to go to the blade show in Atlanta mainly just to see this knife in person. Maybe it's because I am Polish descent and this is a collaboration with a Polish maker. I don't know why but this knife just speaks to me. Have there been any final decisions on the blade steel? I hope that Spyderco keeps the flat grind. I'd love any and all info available. I've never preordered a knife before, this one will probably be my first.

I have been slowly migrating to smaller knives with thinner blades lately, but I love the look of that thick stubby blade. Ti scales with a frame lock. It doesn't get better than that.

Between the upcoming Techno, ZDP ladybug, Manbug, Chaparral, and ti native five, I will spend more on knives than I have in years. Spyderco keep up the great work! I can always get a second job.

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Postby Perry » Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:31 am

I have to agree with grizz; the Techno looks like a real winner. I hope the design and surfaces remain true to the prototype, some really nice details in this knife.

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Postby DeathBySnooSnoo » Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:37 am

i agree. The prototype looked perfect...and I like that it was a different look for a Spydie too.
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Postby Mr.Sparkitle » Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:55 am

I am also really excited about the techno. I really like the rough/industrial look of the knife. It will be nice to see more frame locks come from spyderco too. I really enjoy my sage II and this seems like a nice smaller, more utilitarian knife.
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Postby Pneumothorax » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:41 pm

Agreed! Techno is my #1 Gotta Get this year. Also want, others, but this just HIT me when I saw it. Hope it comes out soon, but looked like an early prototype...
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Postby jaggedwebs » Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:51 pm

Yes! On everything stated thus far. I must have one.

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Postby JNewell » Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:11 pm

It is definitely a looker.

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Postby PaulVB » Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:14 pm

I plan on buying one. It would be my first frame lock (RIL).

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Postby DeathBySnooSnoo » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:12 pm

I will get one for sure...but I do wish that it would come in a lefty!!
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Postby angusW » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:08 pm

DeathBySnooSnoo wrote:I will get one for sure...but I do wish that it would come in a lefty!!
Agreed. Like the look of it a lot but some left action please.
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Postby MCM » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:23 pm

"I am thinking of trying to go to the blade show in Atlanta"
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Postby Orion's Belt » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:36 pm

I didn't see it until this thread. It looks great!

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Postby Chris_H » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:29 pm

I'll be looking for the Techno when it is released too. It was a really nice knife to handle at the Amsterdam Meet 2011.
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Postby Seanski » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:42 am

Yeah it's a beaut! I will buy one if they come out. Keep that nice rustic look about
it, and leave that blade bead blasted or whatever it is that it's called, don't polish it. :)
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Postby defenestrate » Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:09 pm

Agreed about the look. It's the perfect small blade with industrial-type style. I will likely carry one, at work at least.
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Postby olorin15 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:57 pm

+1! It IS perfect as is, don't change anything — just get it into production ASAP! :D
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Postby Menace » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:57 pm

I'm really excited about the Chaparral

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Postby Jazz » Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:15 am

Looks great, especially the finish of the prototype, except bead blasted blades usually don't have sharp enough thumb holes - they get too smoothed out. I'm pretty sure I'll get one if it looks like the proto, though. :cool:

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Postby phillipsted » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:27 am

I'm very interested as well - and I love the bead-blasted finish as well. Does anyone have a relative price point for this one? I assume it isn't going to be $300+ like the LionSpy. Will it be more in the $100-$150 range?

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Postby toomzz » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:33 pm

yep, love at first sight; the looks, the appeal and the feel of the knife. Bring it on, I hope it comes at reasonable price...
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