Caly 3 Review & My First Super Blue Experience...

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Postby Donut » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:01 am

anagarika wrote:The lockbar seems to have an indentation? Referring to the photo where it's almost snapping shut ..
They pinch/squeeze the lock bars to adjust/tweak the lockup when it is needed. I think the light is catching it just right to make it look funny. Image for reference:

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Postby Uke » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:56 am

Donut wrote:They pinch/squeeze the lock bars to adjust/tweak the lockup when it is needed. I think the light is catching it just right to make it look funny.
You're spot on mate, it was a trick of the light. I've taken a couple of pics showing what the lock bar actually looks like...

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...no issues with lock up at all, rock solid and smooth to release. I'd just presumed it was similar to the occasional marks you get inside the spydie-hole / on the liners from laser cutting. I didn't realise they sometime pinch the lock bars.

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Postby mcb » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:35 pm

Sorry for bringing this back from the dead...but I just loved this review. Really brought out the beauty of this knife. I actually have two of these myself that I am going to gift to a friend. They hardly saw use but I found a vendor that still has these available and I want to start fresh with one to see it transition. My last two were kind of forced and I didn't take proper care of the blades. I'm at that point where I have no set EDC, but the Caly 3 CF ZDP was mine for quite sometime last year. This review definitely brought me back to goodness of the Caly 3 and that Super Blue is something else! Definitely can't wait for this fresh one to arrive!

Again, thanks for the review!

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Postby sok » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:30 pm

Great review, thanks.

I feel that I have made some decent knife buying decisions the last few years but to pass on the sb Calys is a decision I still regret.

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Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:00 pm

Uke, just beautiful pics and a great review in this thread. That's definitely some intense patina you've got going there!
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