Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby wrdwrght » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:05 am

xceptnl wrote:I could go for a GB Air model in XL. With a 3.5" or larger blade in M4 or K390. Slim profile though and thin stock.... whos in?
The arrival yesterday of my first Kiwi, a Kiwi4, prompted me to grab my Air for comparison.

I'm reminded that my beautiful Air has given me fits. I cant't get a good edge on it, unlike my other M4s. And I've had to crank down the pivot to keep the blade from opening in the bottom of my pocket.

Unless a detent (even a lightish one like on the first Bradley) is added to the larger Air, you can count me out.

And I'm not sure what becomes of the gent concept that the Air was meant to illustrate.
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby RLDubbya » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:19 pm

The Szabo Folder in an XL size would be sweet.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby PanChango » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:43 am

I don't normally like larger knives, but I think a Chokwe with a 4.5" blade would be pretty sweet.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby wrdwrght » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:08 pm

Marc <— a mere data-point

RECENT ARRIVAL: Maxamet PM2. ON RADAR: Lil’ Native slipjoint; Siren; PM2 tanto; SPY27 Para3; S45V PM2 sprint; Rex45 Native Chief sprint. IN DREAMS: V4E Military2 stop-lock; 4V Native Chief; Slysz Swayback; C27 serrated Jess Horn; Vanax Massad Ayoob (SE) sprint; LC200N Breeden Captain (recurve SE) sprint.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby ferider » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:54 pm

The battlestation with a >= 4" blade :) The Tighe Stick is getting close, but I'd rather have a fully lined, back-locked G10 handle than the fancy Titanium of the Stick.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby jimmd » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:04 pm

wrdwrght wrote:If true, any buyers? https://www.reddit.com/r/knifeclub/comm ... h=80e1fd3b
Very interesting news: apparently a prototype of the SpydieChef 2.

I think the blade and handle both look longer. I really like the current SpydieChef's size as it is. I hope this revision will remain easy to carry.

Makes you wonder about the possibility of a Slysz Bowie 2 someday.
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby rybu0305 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:13 pm

What’s funny to me is the knives that I would like Larger are already considered big knives.

Gayle Bradley 2 - give me another .5” cutting edge
Manix 2 - bigger but not a man XL. We really just need more cage ball bearing locks and bigger
Spydie Chef -give me another .5” cutting edge
More CBBL please!
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby Chinook3 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:43 pm

1. Chinook 4 XL
2. Yojimbo 2 XL
3. Rhino XL

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby xceptnl » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:05 pm

wrdwrght wrote:If true, any buyers? https://www.reddit.com/r/knifeclub/comm ... h=80e1fd3b
I'd be very interested in this.
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby Canazes9 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:20 pm

xceptnl wrote:
wrdwrght wrote:If true, any buyers? https://www.reddit.com/r/knifeclub/comm ... h=80e1fd3b
I'd be very interested in this.
Me too.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby steelcity16 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:37 pm

TomAiello wrote:I'd like to see the Manix XL in something tough, like 3V.
Yep, this is a great suggestion. We need some 3V and 4V folders in the larger Golden models.
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby Naperville » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:34 pm

I's love to own a Spyderco Shaman in Maxamet. Shaman is a larger Native. Shaman has a 3.6 inch blade w 3+ inch cutting edge. Next to my Lum Darn Dao those would be my favorite Spydercos.
Spyderco Collection: Military (S110V), Bob Lum Darn Dao(CPM-154), Yojimbo 2 (1 in S30V & 2 in 20CV), Sustain(20CV), Native 5(Maxamet), Jumpmaster 2(H1), Province(4V). SHORT LIST: CF Shaman(S90V), Lum Tanto, Native Chief(?), Street Beat (AEB-L, NioMax or Nitro-V at 63HRC).

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby Carlito555 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:45 pm

I agree with evil...dragonfly!!

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby dj moonbat » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:48 pm

PM2. I guess you could also call this a Military with a compression lock. Either way is fine.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby steelcity16 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:00 pm

Carlito555 wrote:I agree with evil...dragonfly!!
Absolutely, id love to see what an XL DF2 would look like...one in G10...and one salt version in serrated black TiCN coated H1 with black FRN
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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby hebertjb » Sat May 25, 2019 11:18 am

I won't waste your valuable time so I will cut (pun intended) to the chase:

The world needs a
5.5-6"blade Spydiechef XL

*5.5-6" LC200N steel blade
*handles..CF (bacteria?) 6061-T6 HAIII coat?
*ball-lock with heavy jimping
*LC200N steel
*offer plain edge & FULLY SERRATED

Why?

The Spydiechef is a prayer answered and mostly got it right!
LC200N...... clear win
Titanium......clear win
Portability...clear win
3.32" blade.....100% great BUT only for 50% of most kitchen tasks!

The new Spydiechef is great, THANK YOU, BUT... it only partially answered the needs of us mobile chefs. I am a chef & nothing frustrates me more than cooking at the home of a family member or friend and the frustrating hunt that ensues for anything sharper than a butter knife. For me, the Spydiechef's 3.32" blade satisfies half of my food-prep needs, carrots, celery, pepperoni, small fruit, etc. However, it's inadequate for almost anything larger than a medium onion & unusable for eggplant, cantaloupe, slicing most meats, etc.

While I understand the legal ramifications of carrying folding knives with larger blades, and that market needs & profit (rightly) drive production decisions, I truly believe an XL Spydiechef would be a runaway hit and become a Spyderco icon and shelf staple.

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Re: Which knives would you like to see in XL size?

Postby Jimbo2 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:20 am

Yojimbo 2 XL. Toss in M390 or CPM S90v for a bonus.
Looking for the "blurple" Yo2 to drop one day.


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