The hard choice of Christmascarry

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby Mom3ntuM » Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:10 am

So, i went with the native 5. On my way out i walked by my gunsafe and saw my ukpk so i slipped it in another pocket.
I ended up using that for all my cutting on Christmas eve (we celebrate and open presents on the 24th in Norway)
I don't understand why i prefered a plastic handled, non locking featherweight budget knife over a sexy native.
I've Just been fondling it KeithKevinKen style since I got it, the frn pattern feels exclusive in some weird way.
The ergos is fantastic for me, and the drop point blade is beautifully ground for slicing and cutting.
Bd1n, although not the most exotic steel is more than adequate for EDC.
Deep carry minimalistically brilliant wireclip.
I even find the lack of a lockingmechanism adding to the fidgetelement of the knife.
I guess i understand why,,, but i don't understand why i feel This way.
I never thought i would fall in love with one of my cheapest knives.
Sry for the Norwenglish.
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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby boamedt » Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:25 am

Went for my bhq manix 2 in m4, just got it on fri

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby SpeedHoles » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:02 pm

UKPK is a great design, but I'm a bit biased since one of my all time favorites is the Caly!
I have a G10 drop-point UKPK that I carry often.
Going back to Caly.

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby attila » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:12 pm

Merry Christmas to everyone!!!

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Own: VG-10 Delica, Old S30V Native, modified Breeden Rescue, VG-10 Delica, HAP40 Endura, ZDP-189 DF2, S110V Manix LW,Pakkawood Delica, Cruwear Para 3, SE H1 DF2, M4 Manix 2, HAP40 Caly 3, S90V Native 5, K390 Urban, Pakkawood DF2, Cruwear PM2, SE Pacific Salt, HAP40 Jazzlica, S110V Native, P.I.T.S., DLC Manix 2, REX 45 PM2, Para 3, XHP Manix LW, Superblue Caly 3, 20CV PM2, Rhino, SB Calypso Jr., B70P, PMA11, K03, ZDP-189 Stretch 2, Kapara, REX 45 Military, 154CM Manix LW, 204p PM2, Swick, Supergold Delica, backlock Lil'Native, AEB-L Urban, HAP40 Stretch, KC Cruwear Manix 2, Cruwear Military, M390 PM2, Cruwear Delica, 4V Lil'Native, Mantra 2, CruCarta Shaman, M390 Para 3 LW, M390 Manix 2, K390 Police 4, RexWood Shaman, DLC Cruwear Shaman, Rex 45 Manix 2, Native 5, Native LW, 204p Para 3, S45VN PM2, S90V Manix LW.

Waiting for: K490, Swick 5, and something purple
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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby TkoK83Spy » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:17 pm

Nice! Don't see that Manix very often these days.
Currently have 17 :spyder:'s in 11 different steels. Constantly adding and purging!

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby zhyla » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:56 pm

Dang, the Kapara somehow slipped past me until I saw it a couple times in this thread. Those look really nice!

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby Evil D » Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:14 pm

I ended up carrying my Autonomy anyway. I guess I'm a creature of habit. Nothing cuts up clam shell packages like SE.
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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby zhyla » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:06 pm

Evil D wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:14 pm
I ended up carrying my Autonomy anyway. I guess I'm a creature of habit. Nothing cuts up clam shell packages like SE.
True story. I guess an actual hook type blade like you see on the back of some skinning knives would be ideal, but SE hits the spot.

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby lonerider1013 » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:12 pm

Native 5 fir me on xmas... first xmas with a spyderco lol!
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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:14 pm

Police 4 and Leatherman Rebar for me.

Police helped open a lot of packages, cut tape and ribbon, did a little food prep, etc.

Rebar was used to cut wrapping paper this morning, the serrated blade worked nice for that. Catch the paper in one of the large scallops then glide right through it with a push cut. The pliers and screwdrivers came in handy for getting some toys ready to go and fixing some stuff.

Since I don't really own any gents knives, fancy knives or any in red or green, I just went with my favorite tools.

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby Crux » Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:51 pm

Spydersense wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:08 am
St. Nick's Para 3 for me. Too obvious? ;) :)
Spot on! We have a winner!
Can you find it and can it cut? :eek:

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Re: The hard choice of Christmascarry

Postby jezabel » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:16 pm

Christmas carry is obvious. A Persian. Preferably a red one if your lucky enough to own one!

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