Dear Sal, could a SE sprint from the past be a posibility?

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Dear Sal, could a SE sprint from the past be a posibility?

Postby twinboysdad » Wed May 28, 2014 8:19 pm

Reading over some of JD Spydo's old threads has me curious if we could ever have one of the spyderedged badasses from the past come back? I will list the usual ones that everyone pines for. Your feedback to Sal speaks the loudest! Speak now or forever carry a PE.

1. G10 Ayoob in SE
2. Breeden Captain in SE
3. Dodo in SE (been done, easy bring back)
4. Military in SE (been done recently, real easy)
5. Para 2 (never been done, couldn't be hard)

feel free to add others, but the Ayoob and Captain both scream out for teeth like a suddenly awakened Alabama fan! War Eagle!!

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Postby xceptnl » Wed May 28, 2014 8:53 pm

twinboysdad wrote: ...2. Breeden Captain in SE...
Would just the inward curved portion be spyderedge? I think I could really like something like this. I am good with bringing back some full SE models. Also it is nice to see someone else carrying the torch for JD while he is recovering.
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Postby Invective » Wed May 28, 2014 9:19 pm

xceptnl wrote:Would just the inward curved portion be spyderedge? I think I could really like something like this. I am good with bringing back some full SE models. Also it is nice to see someone else carrying the torch for JD while he is recovering.
I've seen and posted a picture of a Captain modded like that. It looks amazing!

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Here it is! Definitely would consider doing this to mine, but I gotta fix some lock-up issues first :(

And I would enjoy another run of Military in SE, I've got one in 440V SE that's amazing but, you know the saying, one is none, two is one :p

Of the others, I don't find the ergos that good so I would pass on those.

However, some other old runs that I would like to see brought back as SE Sprints would be an ATR, a Lil Temp, and of course, the Aqua Salt! Would love any of those as an SE Sprint!

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Postby xceptnl » Wed May 28, 2014 9:22 pm

Alright, I'm sold. That looks both vicious and versatile.
Invective wrote:...And I would enjoy another run of Military in SE, I've got one in 440V SE that's amazing but, you know the saying, one is none, two is one :p
So true. We could use a new SE in a unique steel.
Invective wrote:...However, some other old runs that I would like to see brought back as SE Sprints would be an ATR, a Lil Temp, and of course, the Aqua Salt! Would love any of those as an SE Sprint!
Black, SS or Ti?
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Postby Invective » Wed May 28, 2014 9:26 pm

xceptnl wrote: Black, SS or Ti?
I wanna say Ti but I know that would bring the price up a lot, so let's go with SS/Black. Plus then it would probably be Seki City and not bog down Golden more than it already is.

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Postby TomAiello » Wed May 28, 2014 9:36 pm

I'd be in for the Ayoob or Captain. :)

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Postby xceptnl » Wed May 28, 2014 9:57 pm

Invective wrote:I wanna say Ti but I know that would bring the price up a lot, so let's go with SS/Black. Plus then it would probably be Seki City and not bog down Golden more than it already is.
I completely agree with this line of thinking. I have decided to carry my ATR tomorrow. Shame it is PE.
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Postby Fred Sanford » Wed May 28, 2014 9:59 pm

I LOVE fully serrated blades. Not partial (combo edge) but full serrations. I'd be game for a blast from the past with full SE.

Might I suggest a ...

  • Centofante 3
  • Sage
  • Para 2
Any of those with a fully serrated edge would rock hard.
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Postby 3rdGenRigger » Wed May 28, 2014 10:06 pm

I want to see a Goddard in full serrated H1. It's already linerless and has volcano texture FRN (Like the current Salt lineup), and is one of the Seki models and as such would be one of the easier models to convert.
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Postby kurt6652 » Wed May 28, 2014 10:38 pm

How about a g10 linerless caly jr or even a frn caly jr. Serrations and a ffg blade go well together.

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Postby twinboysdad » Thu May 29, 2014 3:58 pm

what about the Schempp Barong? Also the large Caly?

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Postby Pockets » Thu May 29, 2014 4:58 pm

I'd be totally content with an SE Millie.
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Postby Halfneck » Thu May 29, 2014 8:02 pm

I'd love to see a fully serrated ParaMilitary 2.
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Postby sal » Thu May 29, 2014 8:16 pm

Hi TBD,

Anything is possible. The question becomes capacity and market size.

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Postby Donut » Fri May 30, 2014 6:19 am

What about a left handed military? :)

Maybe after the expansion is finished. Shouldn't that be any day now? :p
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Postby noseoil » Fri May 30, 2014 6:35 am

As long as we're asking, how about another run of the Aqua Salt. I still can't find one at a decent price but continue looking. Please?

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Postby rescueseven » Fri May 30, 2014 7:19 am

twinboysdad wrote:...could ever have one of the spyderedged badasses from the past come back?

5. Para 2 (never been done, couldn't be hard)
Invective wrote:
However, some other old runs that I would like to see brought back as SE Sprints would be an ATR...

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Postby N. Brian Huegel » Fri May 30, 2014 8:06 am

Cheaper, faster, and easier to send any PlainEdge knife to Willey Knives (http://www.willeyknives.com) and have them SpyderEdge it. They have professional machine that perfectly matches Spyderco's iconic edge. :D
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Postby JD Spydo » Fri May 30, 2014 8:53 am

xceptnl wrote:Would just the inward curved portion be spyderedge? I think I could really like something like this. I am good with bringing back some full SE models. Also it is nice to see someone else carrying the torch for JD while he is recovering.
Yeah with the C-111 Captain model the inner arch part in full Spyderedge is definitely what I would have in mind. Because the rounded off, pendulum edge end would be handy for many everyday cutting chores. If my memory serves me well I believe that the original Jason Breeden Captain model was intended to have the inner arch part fully serrated.

The picture that "Invective" is showing is exactly what I have in mind for that model. I wouldn't even be too particular what steel they would use as long as it would be VG-10 or better.

Also the original Dodo from 2003 was offered at one time in full Spyderedge and it was a "beast" of a knife with that edge type. I never could figure why none of the Sprint versions were ever offered in that edge??? The Military model in 440V was offered for a while in full Spyderedge and I've heard many wanting it to come back in the line up fully serrated.
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Postby Invective » Fri May 30, 2014 10:10 am

JD Spydo wrote:
The picture that "Invective" is showing is exactly what I have in mind for that model. I wouldn't even be too particular what steel they would use as long as it would be VG-10 or better.
This got me thinking, what models in AUS-6 have we had in full SE that would be made better with a steel upgrade?

The first knife that came to my mind was the MeerKat!! One of the best LBKs and it came in a variety of blade shapes, Reverse S being my favorite! If we could get a sprint MeerKat in VG-10 of the MeerKat with SE, I would pick up at least 3! It's such a nice little unimposing knife, plus you can win free drinks from your friends by challenging them to close it :p

Also, this thread needs more pictures, so I'll post some of the yardwork I've been doing the past few weeks.

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This is my front yard. Way too many flowers. Gotta take em out somehow, and our town has an ordinance banning gas tools so no weed whacker for me. Guess that means, it's time for the SpyderEdge to shine!

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This is two weeks in. I probably could have finished in a day but our recycle bin is small and fills up easily.

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Tools of the day! If you can't tell that's a 440V SE Military. Last week I used my Gin-1 Worker, which worked just as well, although I was thankful for the longer blade of the Military. The SE just makes it so much easier to cut through the flower stalks, especially the old dead ones. I tried using Super Blue Caly 3.5 before but it kept getting snagged on the dead stalks, and I was nervous to cut it near the dirt for fear of dulling the blade. Not so with the SE! I have cut into the dirt and even dug into it with the stone/brick walkway a bit and the Military was fine.


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