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Your top 3 (Owned) Spyderco folders

Postby DutchBlades » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:54 pm

What is your top 3 folding knives from Spyderco wich you own? :spyder:

#1 = Spyderco Southard
#2 = Spyderco Manix 2 Xl (custom)
#3 = Spyderco Endura 4 by Santa Fe Stoneworks

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Postby Spydersense » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:02 pm

1. Para 2 S30V
2. Manix 2 S30V All Black
3. Manix 2 Translucent Blue lightweight

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Postby RanCoWeAla » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:11 pm

1 Caly 3.5
2 Sage 1and 2
3 Small Lum Chinese folder

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Postby BadFish » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Centofante 3

Manix 2 lwt

Persian 2
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Postby xceptnl » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:22 pm

#1 = Military (hands down)

#2 = Caly (Jr. or 3 or 3.5 without a second thought)

#3 = Dragonfly (FRN or G-10 best LBK for me)

Honorable mention to the following: Manix 2, Kopa, Stretch, Delica
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Postby gbelleh » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:23 pm

This is really impossible to answer, but... today I'd say, as far as what I EDC:

Para 2 (S90V)
Native 5 (fluted ti)
Caly 3.5 (ZDP-189)

Those 3 could cover just about anything I could ask.
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Postby rodloos » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:11 pm

gbelleh wrote:This is really impossible to answer, but... today I'd say, as far as what I EDC:

Para 2 (S90V)
Native 5 (fluted ti)
Caly 3.5 (ZDP-189)

Those 3 could cover just about anything I could ask.
Did you see KnifeWorks post on Facebook the other day that they expect to get 10 of these fluted Ti Natives in (if you don't already have one)? It looks like they haven't sold all of them yet... I already have 3 so I need to NOT buy another :) .

My problem with a top-10 or top-3 list, is that it changes from day to day depending on my mood or what catches my fancy that I may not have carried for awhile :) . Lots of them that I really-really like, not enough pockets to carry them all.
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Postby bh49 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:33 pm

1. Native5 (2013 Forum variant)
2-3 Caly3.5 G10/VG10 variant & C83 Black micarta bolstered Persian
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Postby A-Ro » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:41 pm

1. Sage 2
2. Caly 3.5
3. Chaparral

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Postby Mutt » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:41 pm

1.Sage 1
2. Native v. Forum version
3. Para 2 blacked out "stealth" version

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Postby zunedog31 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:42 pm

Paramilitary 2


Own or have owned: Manix2, Dragonfly G10, Sage 1, Tasman Salt, Delica 4 waved, Kiwi, SS Police, Orange PM2, Pacific Salt, Gayle Bradley, Tenacious, Harpy, Military, Salsa, ZDP-189 Ladybug

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Postby The Deacon » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:18 pm

Bolstered cocobolo Stretch, a magnificent gift from Sal:


Bolstered Kiwi, started out life with jigged bone scales, had those replaced with Sambar Stag that I selected myself at a knife show and had installed by Santa Fe Stoneworks. A few years later I had the bolsters engraved by David Clevinger:


Chaparral CF, superb slicer and my go-to knife on those days I head into Greenville, where there's a 3" blade limit:

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Postby Leon » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:23 pm

1_Sage 1
2_Para 2

Altho I'm still waiting for my Native5 to arrive..that might change the game!

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Postby razorsharp » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:34 pm


Caly 3.5

I really have few spyderco knives left. I would say Military in CruWear but thats for sale lol.

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Postby Tdog » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:52 pm

Hard to choose only 3. In no particular order because they are all great:

1. CF Caly 3.5
2. Domino
3. Para 1 or 2

When originally posting this I said no particular order however in fact this probably would be the order though it's tough. The Sage 1 could be thrown in there just as well, and the CF ZDP Stretch too. Whew it's rough to say only 3

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Postby jmh58 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:58 pm

1.. Caly3 SB

2.. Delica VG-10 Orange

3.. Cat 440c Black G-10 John
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Postby dbcad » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:59 pm

It's so hard to pigeon hole only 3 :) During my latest cull among midsized folders I retained:
Breeden Rescue

Can't really decide among the smaller ones as most of them have really become part of everyday life. Plus there are a couple of newcomers :)

As long as you can enjoy, use, sharpen, and appreciate :D

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Postby Blue Possum » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:03 pm

Dyad Jr - Sprint Run

Stretch - FRN / VG-10

Atlantic - Salt Saver
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Postby ChapmanPreferred » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:51 pm

Miltary CPM S90V PE, Jess Horn ZDP 189 Lightweight PE and Cricket ATS-55 SE unless you count the sharpmaker, then it would replace the cricket.
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Postby Liquid Cobra » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:52 pm

1. Yojimbo 2.
2. Not sure
3. Not sure
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