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Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby JonLeBlanc » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:28 pm

Hello all, I am a huge fan of the PM2 and I reckon I’m not alone, so if any of you don’t mind chiming in, may I ask what is your favorite variant, or if you like, which do you think is “the best” (I guess those are pretty much the same but maybe not)? There have been so many and I hope there will be many more! And hey, everybody likes pics amirite? Thanks to all!
My collection so far: 52100 Military (2); 52100 PM2 (2); 52100 Para3; Stretch2 V-Toku; KnifeWorks M4 PM2; BentoBox M390 PM2; BentoBox S90V Military; Police4 K390; S110V PM2; SS Delica AUS-6; Wayne Goddard Sprint VG-10
Wish list: Hundred Pacer; Sliverax; Mantra; 52100 PM2 SE; Kapara

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Liquid Cobra » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:37 pm

Bento Box Shop exclusive with M390 steel and smurf blue G10. Always have been and probably always will be my favourite.

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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: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Spydergirl88 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:50 pm

I have only had 3 and they were all my favorite- foliage green elmax, grey cruwear, and OD Green dlc s30v
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby steelcity16 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:51 pm

Looks-wise the Red M390 from DLT Trading is awesome and you don't see many models in Red. The Jade G10 with DLC M4 blade from BHQ is also a looker! You cant go wrong with the Blurple S110V if you want a good looking slicer that will stay sharp for days. But for me, the Cruwear is my favorite. I would grab one while you can! I'll definitely pick up a Rex 45 to try and a Maxamet if they release more of those. The Peel Ply Carbon Fiber with 52100 blade is also awesome, and you can still get those as well! Decisions, decisions!
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby anycal » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:18 pm

Order of favorite in pic below. The M390 is my oldest PM2, originally a BBS special. However, the CRUWEAR hasn't left my pocket since I got it over a month ago.






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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby abbazaba » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:23 pm

I love M4, DLC, and the Golden peel ply CF is one of my favorites.

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Runner up to my old favorite, the KW exclusive M4/CF, which is available again.

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby JonLeBlanc » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:27 pm

Thanks for the replies so far; I forgot to say that mine is without a doubt the 52100.
My collection so far: 52100 Military (2); 52100 PM2 (2); 52100 Para3; Stretch2 V-Toku; KnifeWorks M4 PM2; BentoBox M390 PM2; BentoBox S90V Military; Police4 K390; S110V PM2; SS Delica AUS-6; Wayne Goddard Sprint VG-10
Wish list: Hundred Pacer; Sliverax; Mantra; 52100 PM2 SE; Kapara

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby murphjd25 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:28 pm

I only have one PM2 now, and it’s the Jade/DLC/M4. Beautiful looking PM2, a home run for sure!
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby attila » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:56 pm

The only one I have is a KC exclusive smooth black G10 Cruwear, but I really wish I had a red DLT exclusive. It's the one that gives me reason to kick myself every time I see one.
Own: VG-10 Delica, Old S30V Native, modified Breeden Rescue, VG-10 Delica, HAP40 Endura, ZDP-189 Dragonfly, S110V Manix 2 LW,Pakkawood Delica, Cruwear Para 3, SE H1 Dragonfly, M4 Manix 2, HAP40 Caly 3, smooth G10 S90V Native, K390 Urban, Pakkawood Dragonfly, smooth G10 Cruwear PM2, SE Pacific Salt, HAP40 Jazzlica, Blurple Native, P.I.T.S., DLC Manix 2, REX 45 PM2, REX 45 Para 3, XHP Manix 2 LW, Superblue Caly 3, DLT 20CV PM2, Rhino, SB Calypso Jr., B70P, PMA11, K03, G10 ZDP-189 Stretch 2, Kapara, REX 45 Military, 154CM Manix 2 LW, KW 204p PM2, Swick, Supergold Delica, back lock Lil'Native, AEB-L Urban, HAP40 Stretch, smooth G10 Cruwear Manix 2, Cruwear Military, M390 PM2, Cruwear Delica, CPM 4V Lil'Native, Mantra 2, Cruwear & Micarta Shaman, M390 Para 3 LW, M390 Manix 2

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Spydergirl88 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:03 pm

attila wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:56 pm
I really wish I had a red DLT exclusive. It's the one that gives me reason to kick myself every time I see one.
Me too :(
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Vivi » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:07 pm

DLC S30V. Sharpens quickly and resist corrosion better than any other PM2. Always available and for a very reasonable price. Discreet black.

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Slumblor » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:14 pm

I've had a few but I've only kept the brown S35VN and the gray Cruwear. I probably grab the S35VN more but like both. There are a few that I haven't had that I think would compete though, DLC M4, 204P...

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby gonzokat86 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:27 pm

S30V digi camo with black DLC. I lusted after this knife for 2 years before getting it. Its in my pocket 50% of the time (the other 50%) is a ZDP dragonfly. I will most likely pic up a Rex 45 PM2 but it wont replace my current EDC knife. Awesome looking and the digi camo looks similar to my old uniform (USMC)
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Spydersense » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:16 pm

Maxamet is my favorite. I was lucky enough to buy a perfect example directly from Sal, at the OKCA show in April.

BBS M390 is a close second.
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Bdubs808 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:29 pm

Spydergirl88 wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:03 pm
attila wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:56 pm
I really wish I had a red DLT exclusive. It's the one that gives me reason to kick myself every time I see one.
Me too :(
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My favorite that I own is my M390 with CF PM2
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby ZrowsN1s » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:37 pm

Blurple S110V. Great 'all around' steel and I really like the color.
Carrying 3 knives is perfectly normal :D
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Calicoast » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:40 pm

Only one?
Ok, the top one:
M390, Smooth G-10, Sharp.
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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby xceptnl » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:55 am

Not a 2nd gen, but still my favorite.

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby RickC27 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:50 am

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Probably because their the only 2 I own. Not much variation in steels, but I love them both.

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Re: Your favorite/“the best” Paramilitary

Postby Whitetail addict » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:01 am

Gray g10, cruwear.
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