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UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Sharp Guy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:51 pm

In the Coyote Urban thread the idea of a 52100 sprint was mentioned once again. Sal suggested that we start a seperate thread to gauge interest. So I'm doing just that.

Would you be interested in a UKPK with 52100 steel? If so, what configuration would you like to see?

Personally, I'd like to see OD green G10 scales with the leaf shaped blade. However, I'd also be perfectly happy with FRN scales and drop point blade.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby steelcity16 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:02 pm

Im not really interested in any slippies so I wouldnt buy one of these. A locking FRN UKPK with a 52100 Drop Point blade? That I would buy in a heartbeat. I like 52100 a lot. I would rather see a Native LW and Linerless G10 (no peel ply cf please) Native in 52100.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby SF Native » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:41 pm

I’m still trying to save some funds for the 52100 para3. And now there is one in 4v. I can hardly keep up.
I really want to try 52100. And I like the ukpk platform. I would get one

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby PanChango » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:52 pm

While G10 or CF would make for some nice scales, I would be happy with any frn 52100 leaf shaped UKPK.

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Jazz » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:53 pm

Yes sir. OD green FRN. Leaf blade. Hook me right up.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby shaztec » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:13 pm

Yes please. Frn with leaf shape.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Sharp Guy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:17 pm

steelcity16 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:02 pm
Im not really interested in any slippies so I wouldnt buy one of these....
I understand your disinterest but have you tried a UKPK? A few years ago, I had 0 interest in a slip-joint Spydie. After reading about them here on the forum I decided to try one. I'm sure glad I did! The way the blade clicks into place it's just short of it being fully locked. It's kind of hard to explain but it's basically locked but it unlocks by pushing on the spine. With your finger in the forward groove there's no worry about hurting yourself if the blade does close somehow.

I still want my locking folders but the UKPK can handle most of what I use a EDC knife for.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Woodpuppy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:33 pm

I got a squeak for my wife, and I gotta say I’m pretty impressed with the slipits.

So... 52100, how about some micarta?
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Jazz » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:00 pm

Sharp Guy wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:17 pm

I understand your disinterest but have you tried a UKPK? A few years ago, I had 0 interest in a slip-joint Spydie. After reading about them here on the forum I decided to try one. I'm sure glad I did! The way the blade clicks into place it's just short of it being fully locked. It's kind of hard to explain but it's basically locked but it unlocks by pushing on the spine. With your finger in the forward groove there's no worry about hurting yourself if the blade does close somehow.

I still want my locking folders but the UKPK can handle most of what I use a EDC knife for.

Exactly.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Slumblor » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:32 pm

I'm in! And I'm liking the sound of the OD green G10 and leaf blade on this too. I've been really wanting a G10 UKPK.

Part of me would kind of rather a stainless for a sprint UKPK though, if I had a choice. But I will buy one and have wanted to try 52100

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Liquid Cobra » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:37 pm

I’ve been beating this drum for a while now so I’m glad to see someone else start a ukpk sprint thread. Thanks Spark Guy. As usually I hope for G10 scales but it’ll likely be frn which is good too. Please don’t do green though!

Orange, tan, blue, yellow, grey..anything but green. :D

52100 would be cool. I haven’t tried that steel yet.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby joeldworkin307 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:08 pm

Yes and yes!

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby knivesandbooks » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:28 pm

Oh yes yes yes OD Green with a coated blade.
Or if Knifecenter picked this one up for some pakkawood.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby foofie » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:28 pm

Yes and yes please.
I am now up to 4 ukpks, with two more sets of custom scales on the way. I really love my Para3 in rex 45 and my sliverax, but the UKPKs can cut 99% of what I need them to do without even making me think twice. The more I use them, the more I realize I don't need a lock.

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Hobnob » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:33 pm

The UKPK has replaced both the Delica and Native as my EDC. Of the 5 I have the S110 and BD1N leaf are carried most. How about keeping the BD1N and offering different colors of FRN. Tan, Gray, Lt Blue would be my preferred choices.

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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Sharp Guy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:37 pm

Liquid Cobra wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:37 pm
I’ve been beating this drum for a while now so I’m glad to see someone else start a ukpk sprint thread. Thanks Spark Guy. As usually I hope for G10 scales but it’ll likely be frn which is good too. Please don’t do green though!

Orange, tan, blue, yellow, grey..anything but green. :D

52100 would be cool. I haven’t tried that steel yet.
I know you've been rooting for a UKPK sprint for awhile now. When Sal suggested starting a seperate thread I did it with you in mind. I had no idea you were so against the color green. Somebody mentioned OD green awhile ago. I've grown kind of fond of it lately and it seems like it would be a good fit with 52100. So I threw it out there and I'm going with it. Everyone's welcome to make their own suggestions and we'll see what sticks.

I have so much grey now that it's quickly becoming the new black for me.

Orange is becoming a bit overdone too (IMO) and they've already made a orange UKPK.

I love blue but I already have several blue knives, including a UKPK.

Coyote tan would be ok I guess but they're already doing the Urban with it.

How about bright red? I finally have some red knives now but another one would be ok if it was the right shade.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Woodpuppy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:08 am

I don’t much care for OD green, but I *love* dark forest green like the tenacious looks in pics. Haven’t seen one in person...
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Nate » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:46 am

Interested in pretty much whatever color and with a slight preference for leaf, but drop point would be fine too.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Jazz » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:32 am

Anything but pink, really. Tomato red? Goldenrod yellow? Not a coated blade, please.
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Re: UKPK 52100 Sprint?

Postby Liquid Cobra » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:43 am

Sharp Guy wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:37 pm
Liquid Cobra wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:37 pm
I’ve been beating this drum for a while now so I’m glad to see someone else start a ukpk sprint thread. Thanks Spark Guy. As usually I hope for G10 scales but it’ll likely be frn which is good too. Please don’t do green though!

Orange, tan, blue, yellow, grey..anything but green. :D

52100 would be cool. I haven’t tried that steel yet.
I know you've been rooting for a UKPK sprint for awhile now. When Sal suggested starting a seperate thread I did it with you in mind. I had no idea you were so against the color green. Somebody mentioned OD green awhile ago. I've grown kind of fond of it lately and it seems like it would be a good fit with 52100. So I threw it out there and I'm going with it. Everyone's welcome to make their own suggestions and we'll see what sticks.

I have so much grey now that it's quickly becoming the new black for me.

Orange is becoming a bit overdone too (IMO) and they've already made a orange UKPK.

I love blue but I already have several blue knives, including a UKPK.

Coyote tan would be ok I guess but they're already doing the Urban with it.

How about bright red? I finally have some red knives now but another one would be ok if it was the right shade.

Everyone will have their own color preferences of course. So if it was foliage green many would be happy, many would not be. The problem with OD green just like orange is that Spyderco has already made OD green UKPKs. So something new would be better imo.
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