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KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:14 pm

:eek:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/LIMITED-EDITIO ... Sw~mpa44iL

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I can’t tell what color the handles are...
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Re: KnifeWorks Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby abbazaba » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:15 pm

Whoa. A boosted curve in Photoshop didn't reveal any coloration. I'm guessing black.

Another shot from the listing looks like G10, could it be smooth(er)?
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Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:54 pm

It does indeed look like smooth black G10!
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby elena86 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:05 pm

They're late to the party ....I would be more interested in a Para3 in Elmax or CTS-XHP or a PM2 in K390.
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby KnickKnackCity » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:11 pm

The gray G10 Cruwear is my favorite variant out of the six PM2s I own. I feel comfortable throwing almost anything I encounter in life at that knife.

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby husq2100 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:38 pm

Sweet! Though I do prefer the grey g10 . Between this and the maybe coming 204 from KW, will keep me on my toes

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby basedlarrydavid » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:19 pm

I think it’s just a low resolution photo. I can see the peel-ply pattern on the lower portion of the handle, so I think it is just a standard black G10.

That’s a shame. While I don’t yet have a grey Cruwear PM2 to match my Cruwear Millie (SELL ME ONE), I would rather have that. Cruwear is such a great steel, something more exciting could have been done with the scales.
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby FK » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:43 pm

The appearance of standard black G-10 is disappointing, especially in a limited run special steel.

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby Molle Ninja » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:05 pm

Yeah, too bad it’s basic black. Glad I have the original sprint.

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby Spydergirl88 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:25 pm

I'm hoping the choice of black g10 keeps the price lower than the price for g10 in a different color. I had the cruwear pm2 sprint and I did like the grey but honestly would have prefered black. I am probably the only one lol
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby Bdubs808 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:33 pm

I bought 2 gray CW PM2s and sold them both; redemption time :)
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby steelcity16 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:11 pm

I've been dying for more Cruwear, but not another PM2. :mad: Can't we get a Native or Para 3 or Lil Native in Cruwear? Preferably all 3! And i'll echo everyone else with the "meh" on the black. And if it is smooth G10, which it looks like, then double meh. If it was something new like a translucent grey smoke, translucent brown smoke, translucent dark green, translucent dark orange, etc, then i'd probably grab one. With so many options in production models, exclusives, and sprints, I feel like it has to be a great combo of steel and scale color to invoke a true feeding frenzy. Plus a little social media hype never hurts...right BHQ? :D
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby blendergasket » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:30 pm

Spydergirl88 wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:25 pm
I'm hoping the choice of black g10 keeps the price lower than the price for g10 in a different color.

I agree, I'd love a Cruwear PM2 and the cheaper the better! This thing will go with me everywhere and will likely get dirty. If I want it pretty I'll get some micarta scales for it (that'll make it a bit less cheap, lol).

Hopefully a Manix 2 LW in cruwear's next!

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby blendergasket » Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:43 pm

How often after these show up on Ebay should I expect them to be released?

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby EngDevGr3 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:55 am

I saw a few pics of this from one of the other collector club members. He confirmed that it is black Smooth G10. I am guessing we should see these show up within a week or so.

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby Liquid Cobra » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:24 am

Most recently acquired: Native Chief, Shaman S90V, Para 3 LW, Ikuchi, UKPK, Smock, SUBVERT, Amalgam, Para 3 CTS-XHP, Kapara, Paramilitary 2 M390
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby DirtMcGirt » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:39 am

I really really like the smooth g10 on my KC exclusive green native. This is now #1 on my purchase list.
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby abbazaba » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:42 am

Hmm... I do wish it was the same dark green as the Native.

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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby attila » Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:34 am

abbazaba wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:42 am
Hmm... I do wish it was the same dark green as the Native.
That would have been really awesome!!!

Perhaps in the future, we'll get one with the Native's shade of green. If we do, and depending on the steel offered, I may have to do a blade swap to get Cruwear into the green handle.
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Re: KnifeCenter Exclusive CPM-Cruwear Paramilitary 2

Postby archangel » Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:20 pm

It's a bit off topic, but anyway: IIRC there has been an official statement from Spyderco that the steel 's official name is Cru-Wear - nevertheless the etching on the blade says Cruwear. :confused:
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