What year did you buy your first Spyderco?

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Postby jmh58 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:47 pm

1982.. Gotta go find it and see if I can get it identified.. John
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Postby N. Brian Huegel » Sat Jun 15, 2013 1:45 pm

shunsui wrote:Just happened to be at the right place at the right time.
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Postby mikeh99 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:09 pm

1996/97 Police LH SE followed by the Native.
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Postby einstein2001 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:10 pm

My first Spyderco was a Ladybug Hawkbill Salt purchased way back in January 2013 :D
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Postby Ken44 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:11 pm

It was in the early 90's when the Endura came out. I still have it.

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Postby defenestrate » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:28 pm

Late 1994 or 1995 - a 1st gen SE Dragonfly. The guy I got it from gave it to me, I told him I at least wanted to offer him 10 bucks, haven't seen him since. Would still gladly pay for it though it is long gone and I sincerely doubt he'd accept the money.
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Postby tonydahose » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:03 pm

2000 when i became a cop and the spyderco brand was recommended as a back-up.

I bought an endura 3 combo edge
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Postby ChapmanPreferred » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:22 pm

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Postby OldSarSwmr » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:13 pm

I was issued a Rescue Clipit in 1992/93 and was so impressed I bought one for personal use, soon after. Still have it.
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Postby billy blade » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:19 pm

early 90's SS Police

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Postby JB3 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:36 am

1985. I bought a plain edge SS Worker in a knife shop in Klamath Falls while my band was touring there. Lost the knife through the years but carried it for at least 5 years! Loved that knife!

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Postby Buddha UK » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:01 pm

Around 10 or so years ago. Was a Spydercard and it NEVER left my pocket for the couple of years I owned it until I gifted it to a friend who fell in love with it. Don't see that friend anymore but still miss that little knife when I see one, lol.

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Postby Jinx » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:26 pm

Bought a Merlin in 2001 and paid full MSRP for it before I knew better. Worth every penny.
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Postby Enkidude » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:53 pm

In 2011 i bought a purple Delica. However my first Spydie was a Resilience that my wife got me Xmas 2010.
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Postby sechip » Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:54 pm

march 2013, a para2 black/silver... 16 spydercos later... I think you know how that worked out!

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Postby Pharmagator » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:37 pm

1984... I had been collecting a few knives (mostly Gerber "Paul" knives) and I was receiving the monthly catalog from Cutlery Shoppe... (wife called it my 'knife porn') and I ordered a CO5 Economy... had that for a while... really wanted a police... finally got an Endura with the integral FRN pocket-clip - I broke the clip off... screwed an aftermarket clip on... and 500+ spydercos later... I still collect (and hide) spyderco knives...
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Postby ramlanrafie » Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:09 am

10/9/1999 Ladybugs with AUS 8 blade and Zytel handle.

I should bought it a day earlier

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Postby BilMacGil » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:07 pm

2013!!!
I'm a slow learner...my first knife purchase was in 1969.

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Postby GrossPolluter » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:24 pm

1982

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Postby Jes Schuetz » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:07 am

2013
Matriarch II
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looking forward to finding a Spyderhawk somewhere or Spyderco coming out with a Matriarch or Civillian Salt


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