New Manix 80mm - Use it or Save it?

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New Manix 80mm - Use it or Save it?

Postby Cscoop » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:08 pm

I recently bought a Spyderco Manix 80mm PE. It is in new condition with box. I really like it. Solid. It makes the loudest sound when the blade locks open.
Anyway. Should I use it in my edc rotation or should I save it and keep it in new condition? This dilema is tearing me apart.
What say you?
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Postby SteelDragon » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:16 pm

My vote is: Use it!!!! Great purchase by the way....

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Postby Cobra4246 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:26 pm

+1 on use it

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Postby rg02 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:31 pm

Life is too short! Use it!

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Postby knife nut404 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:46 pm

use it
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Postby DeathBySnooSnoo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:58 pm

That is a user for sure! I almost like it better then the full sized one!

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Postby A.D.D.i.c.t. » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:06 pm

though I dislike g10, this is one of my favorite spydies of all time. I say use it! Despite its rarity, keep in mind, its rare because no one wants to get rid of such a great knife.

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Postby Ken44 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:09 pm

If you're sure its one you like then use it.

I hung onto my Manix 80mm for a few months unsure if I would like it, and realized I just didn't like how heavy and wide it was, so I sold it.

If you know you really like it then put it in your pocket.

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Postby .357 mag » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:18 pm

Use it.. Always use it.

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Postby SQSAR » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:33 pm

Use it!

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Postby mikerestivo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:36 pm

An possible solution is to try and obtain another one. The legendary "Powernoodle" from Bladeforums is a proponent of this strategy. Buy one to use, and one to keep pristine for fondling and drooling over. This is often easier said than done on a discontinued model. I did this recently with the original Manix: I have one for tearing up stuff and one for ogling and stroking.

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Postby toomzz » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:47 pm

As long as you don't wear white cotton gloves to pick up :spyder: :spyder: :spyder: out of your showcase you will be able to make the wise decision to use it. That what it is made for :-)))

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Postby Chief » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:35 pm

Use it!

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