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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:16 pm

Buy one and get an education. The Manbug blade shape has been around for thousands of years because it simply works. It is a good, all around choice and it is fantastic for slicing and skinning. The other two you mentioned are more limited and specialized.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Nasgul » Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:21 pm

sal wrote:
Spydergirl88 wrote:It's definitely a winner. I wonder if we'll ever see the sheepsfoot version that Sal was talking about
In-the-works.

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Rhoooo that sweet ! :D

More Manbug are coming ! It's goooooood !

Everyday I have either the black one or the Superblue in the little pocket of my pants.
Can't wait for the burnt orange one !
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:56 pm

Doc Dan wrote:Radioactive,

Who made those scales for you? Also, did you dye your Manbug's G10 or did somebody make those scales, as well. I remember seeing these before but I do not remember the details. Those look very nice.
Hi Dan,

Steve Ketchen made the polished black G10 scales with the blue pinstripe, plus the matching blue G10/Ctek bead. It's one of my absolute favorites. The other black-only scales were a RIT dye job done by me in this old thread here:

//forum.spyderco.com/viewto ... =2&t=60785

Thanks for the nice comments everyone! Steve Ketchen of course deserves all the credit for how cool these scales are!

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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Doc Dan » Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:34 am

I carried my Super blue all day, today. The only thing I would change is to have the Super Blue blade in the G10 handle. I would do it but the G10 versions have really jumped in price! Yikes! I do not understand that. I thought the Yen was weak against the dollar.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby RobDigi » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:00 pm

I have a Manbug g10 and a Ladybug like them both...very much!!
I prefer the Manbug g10... but thats just personal preference.
The Byrd Finch could also be included in this conversation.
I like the blade shape of the Finch it also has g10 and steel liners.. granted probably not the same as Manbug.

I do realize that it is not the same quality as the Spyderco Manbug or Ladybug but...
I have used mine a lot over the last year and its gone through the washer in my jeans more then once.
Maybe I just got lucky with this one... but no blade play, still solid lock up, cuts like a razor with ffg...oh and one more thing,
I really like the jimped finger choil on the Finch neither the Manbug or Ladybug has that... gives much more utility to a small knife.
I love my Finch...15 bucks can't beat it!!
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Spydergirl88 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:08 pm

RobDigi wrote:I have a Manbug g10 and a Ladybug like them both...very much!!
I prefer the Manbug g10... but thats just personal preference.
The Byrd Finch could also be included in this conversation.
I like the blade shape of the Finch it also has g10 and steel liners.. granted probably not the same as Manbug.

I do realize that it is not the same quality as the Spyderco Manbug or Ladybug but...
I have used mine a lot over the last year and its gone through the washer in my jeans more then once.
Maybe I just got lucky with this one... but no blade play, still solid lock up, cuts like a razor with ffg...oh and one more thing,
I really like the jimped finger choil on the Finch neither the Manbug or Ladybug has that... gives much more utility to a small knife.
I love my Finch...15 bucks can't beat it!!
I concur! Awesome value

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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Nasgul » Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:44 pm

I discover it with Spydergirl88 ! ;)
Still looking for it in France.
Not much people have it here.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Doc Dan » Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:58 pm

This was posted on another thread for those interested in Super Blue.

Postby bouhunter » 04 Mar 2016 02:07

Hey everyone. I'm new here and enjoying the discussions :) It seems the Super Blue models were very popular. Just thought I'd pass along the Manbug is still available here:

http://www.osograndeknives.com/catalog/ ... 25338.html

I was surprised to see this since the Super Blue knives were in such high demand overall.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby ZrowsN1s » Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:41 am

got my dad the zdp man bug for his birthday. he hates carrying things in his pockets, the kind of guy that uses a money clip instead if a wallet. he loves it, carries it everyday.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby StuntZombie » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:37 am

Doc Dan wrote:This was posted on another thread for those interested in Super Blue.

Postby bouhunter » 04 Mar 2016 02:07

Hey everyone. I'm new here and enjoying the discussions :) It seems the Super Blue models were very popular. Just thought I'd pass along the Manbug is still available here:

http://www.osograndeknives.com/catalog/ ... 25338.html

I was surprised to see this since the Super Blue knives were in such high demand overall.
Not trying to say anything bad about Oso Grande, but I've had a couple of orders cancelled by them because the model they showed in their store wasn't actually in stock. I got a refund of course, but it's definitely a good idea to contact them before you place an order, just so you can verify they actually have it.

I've actually been looking at the Manbug more and more lately, and it seems that it doesn't have as high of a point as I originally thought. I might just have to add one to my pocket after all.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:13 am

It is an awesome little knife. You won't regret it and you will find yourself going out of the house with the Manbug and larger knives are left at home.
I am waiting very impatiently for the HAP40 version.
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Re: Manbug--Spydercos Most Awesome Knife!

Postby sal » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:08 pm

Hi AHahn, RobDigi, ZrowsN1s,

Welcome to our forum.

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