What is the most worn-down Spyderco you've used or seen?

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What is the most worn-down Spyderco you've used or seen?

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Sun May 18, 2014 8:11 am

Every now and then I have seen old butcher's knives that are literally so used to cut meats that the blade has been resharpened so many times, it is worn down to literally a thin strip of steel. I know many nowadays would likely get rid of such and turn to a new blade at that point.

But has anyone here ever used a Spyderco knife or seen a Spyderco knife that has been used so much so, and resharpened so much so, that the main body of the blade steel is worn down to a mere fraction of what it was when new?

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Postby StuntZombie » Sun May 18, 2014 9:30 am

I've seen some Police models on eBay that were serrated at one point, but had been sharpened down to toothpicks. Can't say I've seen one in person that bad though.

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Postby LC Kid » Sun May 18, 2014 10:14 am

Hi Folks!

The worst worn Spydies I've seen are those which the Not-Precisely-Brilliant owner decided to use like an Ice Pick.
:rolleyes: Also, those guys seems to prefer to use an old rough brick as a water stone sharpener...
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Postby ChapmanPreferred » Sun May 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Many. I witnessed a Micarta Dyad Jr that the PE blade was sharpened so much on something electricly powered that the tip was proud of the handle. I have purchased badly damaged Spyderco's in the past and repaired them to a usable status. Some of my favorite knives to use are the ones I rescued from the scap heap.



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Postby dewildeman » Sun May 18, 2014 6:30 pm

I once saw a Rescue that the serrations were almost worn flat from use. I regret not spending the $15 they had marked on in. AUS8 if I remember correctly.

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