Stonewashed Handles - which models?

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Stonewashed Handles - which models?

Postby hunterseeker5 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:47 pm

I've recently reached the conclusion that part of the reason the Techno is so deliciously comfy in the hand, is that stonewashing the blade and handle left all the little corners and edges (particularly the edges on the inside faces of the handle) smoothed over that little bit.

So my question is simple: which other in-production spyders have these wonderful stonewashed handles and the accompanying comfort?

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Postby Chris_H » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:44 pm

I can't really think of any others! :confused: Most of the other Ti frames are bead blasted and the SS models are usually a satin finish.
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Postby RealKnifeUser » Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:05 am

A stonewashed SS would look really nice, but is it even possible to have? Pretty sure the SS knives, being pinned construction, are finished after being pinned to blend the steel into the uniform satin finish that hides all the pins. Would they have to tumble the whole knife?
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Postby hunterseeker5 » Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:57 pm

No others? Well this is unfortunate. :( Stonewashes are so pretty too. :P Oh well.

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Postby Syncharmony » Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:20 pm

Southard lock side and blade are stonewashed. Dominos lock side is stonewashed too I think.
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Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Sun Feb 16, 2014 7:58 pm

I think you're right Syncharmony, I can't think of any others. That means there should be more :D .
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Postby PMBohol » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:16 pm

I believe the upcoming Dice is a tumbled finish.

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Postby Holland » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:28 pm

Southard is as well I believe
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Postby hunterseeker5 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:09 am

The Southard, Domino, and Dice though have liners on the opposing side. Are those tumbled as well? I would think not, as it'd round the edge that was to mate with the G10/CF and the result would be a minor gap. Is that inner edge nicely rounded over?

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Postby Donut » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:52 am

I think the Sage 2. I can't remember if the corners are all smooth.

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