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play ???

Postby joebe » Thu Jan 09, 2003 1:00 am

when you have the blade locked in the open position and you press it against a hard object (cutting board) is it normal to have a little play in the blade ? it's minnimal but there is justed a bit before it stops. i would guess this is normal after the knife has broken in ?

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Postby Sword and Shield » Thu Jan 09, 2003 12:30 pm

How much is "a little"? A mm or so is normal, as the lockbar is designed with a little leeway to compensate for wear.

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Postby john » Thu Jan 09, 2003 12:58 pm

What model Spydie are you taking about?

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Postby joebe » Thu Jan 09, 2003 1:01 pm

it's only maybe a mm or so, really not much just seemed strange....

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Postby yog » Thu Jan 09, 2003 1:10 pm

If it's a lockback knife then a mm or so of play is normal. This is a feature of ALL lockbacks and is caused by the built in tolerance needed for the locking bar to clear the notch in the blade tang for when it is disengaged.

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