Cobra Hood.

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Cobra Hood.

Postby pyton357ru » Wed Jan 08, 2003 1:00 am

Did anyone tried this innovation?

Does it brings serios perfomance improvement?

Is there any sence in adding this detail to all Spydercos?

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Postby john » Wed Jan 08, 2003 6:20 am

I have the Salsa. It has the Cobra Hood and I really like it on there.
I think it is best put on that size knife and larger.
It may just be in the way on smaller knives.

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Postby KBR » Wed Jan 08, 2003 6:27 am

I find the Cobra Hood to be pretty cool. I have a Salsa as well, and find the Hood to be a breeze to open...sometimes I don't even use the Hole. At first, I thought that it would catch on the lip of my pocket when taking it out, but gladly found out that it isn't affected at all.

I'm eagerly waiting to check out the Cobra Hood on the ATR, when I get around to ordering one. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby J Smith » Wed Jan 08, 2003 6:59 am

I did have problems with it catching on jeans when putting it in my pocket.Taking it out was OK.

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Postby Pachucko » Wed Jan 08, 2003 9:42 am

Have you guys tried waving it? If its catching on your pockets a wave should be possible.

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Postby sam the man.. » Wed Jan 08, 2003 10:05 am

tried the proto two years ago.. very-very AWES<img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>ME! Think the final production ones are highly improved.. <img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0><img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0><img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Big-Target » Wed Jan 08, 2003 10:49 am

It works for those with big thumbs. But the hood is one of those things that you either love it or hate it!!

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Postby vampyrewolf » Wed Jan 08, 2003 11:56 am

Had my Salsa for just about a month now.

I love the cobrahood. It allows even less thought when opening a spydie, and gives a secure spot to place your thumb for tip pressure.

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Postby yog » Wed Jan 08, 2003 12:51 pm

Although I wouldn't like to see the cobra hood on all Spydies, it does work very well on the Salsa. Like VW said, even less thought is needed in opening the knife.

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Postby pyton357ru » Thu Jan 09, 2003 5:07 am

Thanks!

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Postby AllenETreat » Thu Jan 09, 2003 4:49 pm

python357ru -

Not too good Amerikan idea IMO ; it's

overkill, you got the hole, what need

for is "modified opening disc"?<img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>



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Postby pyton357ru » Fri Jan 10, 2003 4:38 am

to AllenETreat
Well, it may be useful on smaller knives. you just slide your finger forward, and you couldn`t miss it( Missing the only hole is possible, especially when you try REALLY quickly open it.)
And why it is not good AMERIKAN idea? Did you meant that in any other country this idea is stiil good?

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Postby sc_rebel1957 » Fri Jan 10, 2003 3:27 pm

I have a question, does the hood drag on cuts through thick material? Ron

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Postby yog » Fri Jan 10, 2003 4:02 pm

Hi SC.
The design on the Salsa is such that the cobra hood is vertically aligned with the back if the cutting edge.

So no, the cobra hood doesn't effect deep cuts. In fact the Salsa is one of the best small knives I have found for deep cuts, it has the cutting capability of a much bigger knife.

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Postby Knife Knut » Sun Jan 12, 2003 2:43 am

Hey Allen, it is part of a plot to corrupt the thumb stud addicts.

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Postby sal » Sun Jan 12, 2003 8:26 am

We have found that not everyone "likes" the same features in a given product. That's why we have variety.

We have no plans to put the Cobra Hood on all models, but some are scheduled.

Only the Salsa, ATR and Assist models have Cobra Hoods.

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