Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

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Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:38 pm

For those of you that;
A) Have use for large folders
B) Love the Paramilitary 2 (but want a longer blade)
C) Rarely wear thick gloves and don't need a liner lock
D) Prefer compression locks (which work perfectly fine with thin gloves)
E) Prefer multi position pocket clips (done right, from the factory) *Tip up without jerry rigging
F) Have no desire to change the existing Military model

If Sal could find/make time (in the up coming year) for his engineer to design a longer version of the Paramilitary 2, would you be interested?

This is my dream knife!

Perhaps dealer/distributors may be more likely to do sprints in this new model. 'Cos lately, they obviously haven't shown the Military a whole lotta love.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby bdblue » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:01 pm

No.
I am perfectly happy with the PM2 and I am perfectly happy with the Military. I have no reason to change either one.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby allhatnocattle » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:12 pm

bdblue wrote: No.
I am perfectly happy with the PM2 and I am perfectly happy with the Military. I have no reason to change either one.
Ditto, you want big compression lock get a shaman, leave the military alone.

if it aint broke don’t fix it.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby The Meat man » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:51 pm

So essentially, just a comp lock Military with a four-way pocket clip.

I'll pass. I have never owned or used a compression lock knife, but I like the linerlock on the Military. Also, clip position doesn't bother me.

Of course, the more knives the better, so if the idea of an XL Paramilitary 2 gains enough support to warrant production, it has my blessing. :)
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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby koenigsegg » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:01 pm

Think about how big the lanyard hole would be on that thing haha
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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Bdubs808 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:02 pm

Oh boy,
Chris_P_Bacon wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:38 pm
Have no desire to change the existing Military model
yet they still get defensive of the Millie...
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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:08 pm

This was my dream knife for a while.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Bdubs808 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:10 pm

People are endlessly requesting hypothetical models on this forum; one guy wanted a Delica Wharncliffe and everyone thought he was crazy! How dare he change a beloved design?!? Well, the Jazz-elica turned out to be a great idea after all, didn't it?

I'll be blunt and say it, Sal give us a compression lock Military, please!
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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Evil D » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:15 pm

If they made a knife that's exactly like a Military but changed the lock to a compression lock then I'd give it a shot. I'm skeptical because I love the Military and it's liner lock for gloved work. I tend to agree that I'd rather just have a Shaman, though I also wish the Shaman had squeezed a bit more edge length into the handle.
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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Wanimator » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:19 pm

I've wanted a Paramilitary XL for years.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:19 pm

There's always the Szabo if a large compression lock folder is what you want :D

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Tucson Tom » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:40 pm

I want an XXL Military with a 6 inch blade. I'll take any kind of lock. Compression lock would be fine.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby SF Native » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:57 pm

Spyderco made a back lock manix. Many really like that model. Don’t see why a compression lock military couldn’t be possible.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:02 pm

bdblue wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:01 pm
I am perfectly happy with the PM2
So am I, no one is asking to change the PM2.

People please understand this is a request for a new model! A new larger model similar to a PM2.
bdblue wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:01 pm
and I am perfectly happy with the Military. I have no reason to change either one.
Nor I, you read "F" on the OP ?
F) Have no desire to change the existing Military model
This is not about the military, at all.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:07 pm

koenigsegg wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:01 pm
Think about how big the lanyard hole would be on that thing haha
In my best Donald Trump impersonation "Hugeeeeeeeeeeee"

But seriously,

B) Love the Paramilitary 2 (but want a longer blade)

Well, longer handle, and a longer blade.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:10 pm

Tucson Tom wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:40 pm
I want an XXL Military with a 6 inch blade. I'll take any kind of lock. Compression lock would be fine.
My man.

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:17 pm

allhatnocattle wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:12 pm
if it aint broke don’t fix it.

Nothing to fix, just requesting a new knife. With features that we love about the PM2 included in it's design.

Think Para family.
Small - Para3
Medium - PM2
Large - Name it what you want.
Last edited by Chris_P_Bacon on Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:29 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:23 pm

Vivi wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:10 pm
Tucson Tom wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:40 pm
I want an XXL Military with a 6 inch blade. I'll take any kind of lock. Compression lock would be fine.
My man.
I'd buy that one too!

But taking baby steps here. This new model is something that I believe will sell, and it doesn't change any of the existing models. So no need for defense from anyone. No ones requesting any of our beloved Spyderco's get changed in any way, shape, or form.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Chris_P_Bacon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:27 pm

Wanimator wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:19 pm
I've wanted a Paramilitary XL for years.
I have a hunch there's many of us that want this model badly. I think it's time.
Currently have 147 :spyder: 's in 40 different steels.
Bench Stones Atoma Diamond Plate 140,400,600,1200. Naniwa Chosera 400,800,1000,3000,5000.
Shapton Glass 1000,6000. Suehiro Rika 5000. Shapton Pro 320,1000,2000,5000,8000.
Naniwa Bonded Diamond 400,600,800,1000,3000,6000. Venev Gen2 OCB Combo Diamond 800/1200.
Spyderco 8x3 UF 306UF. Doublestuff 303FCBN2
Want List Steels 9V, 15V, K490, M398, S125V, S390, SRS-15, Vanax SC, Vancron SC

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Re: Larger version of the Paramilitary 2

Postby Tucson Tom » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:59 pm

SF Native wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:57 pm
Spyderco made a back lock manix. Many really like that model.
I am still sulking after learning that model was discontinued. Here I was dreaming about sprint runs in K390 or Rex45 and nobody buys the thing and it gets discontinued. It is just wrong and sad. I grabbed two on clearance to use as Christmas gifts for my two sons.


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