avocadobbq wrote:Sarcasm? I've been waiting for this one but it's too expensive for me. Can't help but notice it's 5x the price of the last kiwi. It looks amazing though, can't wait for some reviews.
MSRP is exactly the same as that of the last "real" Kiwi was in 2009. Sure the "Chinese Gooseberries" are a lot cheaper, but they're non-locking, use a lower quality steel, and are made in China rather than by Spyderco's best Japanese maker.
As for the new Kiwi 4. Thanks to Sal, I've had one for about 4 months now. If you like the G-10/VG-10 versions of the Caly 3 and 3.5, and are looking for similar quality and features in a more compact 3" bladed wharncliffe folder, you'll love it, since that's exactly what you will be getting. OTOH, if you loved the non-tactical elegance of the older bolster and scales Kiwis from Moki, you'll have to keep looking.