Orange Dodo Availability

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Postby beachgun » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:28 am

I emailed a well known retailer a couple weeks ago about Dodo availability. Last night, I received a email saying they received 2, and one of them had my name on it if I was still interested. It's in the mail today....

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Postby Seven » Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:42 pm

I got mine today :D Smaller then I expected, never handled one, havin to use to hands to close it so far. I like the size alot, I think a full sized one in a compression lock would be neat.
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Postby markg » Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:03 pm

I had two of the original Dodo's... One black the other blue. They are interesting knives. And yes if you have never handled one they are smaller than they look. I would be interested in one, but the prices look a bit high for me at the moment.

Not to rub it in, but when I got my original black G-10 version, I think I got it new for $69. ;)

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Postby Gunslinger » Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:25 pm

I got an email today from BladeHq saying they shipped my knife.
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Postby DeltaWhiskey » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:22 pm

Shipped today from knifecenter :)
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Postby brightb » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:36 am

Just received mine in the mail, love it! It has definitely been refined compared to the old version, smoother, better F&F, and better lock up. It is harder to unlock one handed. The first few times I felt my finger nail bend back (I hate that sensation!) I trimmed the nail as short as possible, and now it's pretty easy to close.
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Postby syphen » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:42 am

I've noticed that where the ball bearing sits in the groove on the new models is MUCH further forward which results in maybe a more sturdy lock up... but makes the unlocking much more difficult when compared to the old blues and blacks.
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Postby gbelleh » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:50 am

Yeah, but now you won't see internet videos of Dodo spine whack failures.
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Postby Donut » Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:50 pm

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Postby angusW » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:03 pm

Howes shows them in the new release section that will be in Apr.02.
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Postby Tdog » Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:27 pm

Just got notice the Spydercostore has them in stock http://www.thespydercostore.com/Sprint- ... -s/301.htm free shipping here. Well they were in stock no longer at 10:15pm. These Dodo's have learned to fly :eek:

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Postby mikerestivo » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:06 pm

gbelleh wrote:Yeah, but now you won't see internet videos of Dodo spine whack failures.
Awesome. Funny stuff.

Sadly enough, someone will try it now that the seed has been planted.

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Postby Jay_Ev » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:25 pm

Tdog wrote:Just got notice the Spydercostore has them in stock http://www.thespydercostore.com/Sprint- ... -s/301.htm free shipping here. Well they were in stock no longer at 10:15pm. These Dodo's have learned to fly :eek:
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Postby Mr Blonde » Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:56 am

I got mine today and I echo the comments about improved f&f. The lock-up indeed seems more positive than before.
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Postby IG-88 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:05 am

I saw Jim has some for sale again. Hurry up they go quick
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Postby Wildernest Survivor » Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:56 pm

They've flown the coop from Howes' as well. ;) :eek:
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Postby kronk » Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:57 pm

Ah shucks just missed. Hope they'll be a few more.

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Postby GroundGravy » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:58 pm

My dealer has maybe two in stock the place is called "plaza cutlery" they do have a website, but you have to call or email them for that particular knife, or if you live near South Coast plaza in California you can just go to their store that is in the mall. Just got mine today :D

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Postby gbelleh » Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:15 pm

My Dodo finally arrived safely today.
This is the first Dodo I've ever handled, and it is nice!
The orange G-10 is striking, and the fit and finish are as good as anything I've seen from Golden. Excellent!
Ergonomics are great! As you can tell by the number of exclamation marks in this post, I'm very pleased with this knife!

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Postby Arcitecht » Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:35 pm

Got mine from KC today!. I was a little worried about the lack of liners, but its totally sturdy without them, very pleased.

The finish on the blade is PERFECT and it came scary sharp out of the box. Very glad to finally have this blade!

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