Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby ASmitty » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:53 pm

Conan wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Does the Para 3 LW have liners and washers?
My thoughts (based not on fact) would be that they'd have the minimum possible to secure the pivot pin to the compression pin on both sides (kind of like the small "figure-8" shaped metal piece on either side of the Manix 2 LW and to allow for the compression lock's lockbar.

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby Wartstein » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:33 pm

FK wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:29 pm
Conan wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Does the Para 3 LW have liners and washers?
If it does not have blade washers,,,, I will pass,,, along with many others.

FK
No offense, just out of interest: Did you try a Native 5 LW and if, did you miss the blade washers there? I personally don't.
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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby Doc Dan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:10 pm

FK wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:29 pm
Conan wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Does the Para 3 LW have liners and washers?
If it does not have blade washers,,,, I will pass,,, along with many others.
The compression lock design has liner on one side for the lock,, they could delete or make minimum liner on other side.

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Sorry FK, but there are no “many others “ who will pass because of the washers. Spyderco’s light weight FRN knives are extremely popular, and for good reason. They work well.
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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby sparky2016 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:52 pm

Wartstein wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:05 pm
sparky2016 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:04 pm
Lock, choil, size.

Plus you haven't seen the Delica 5 yet. :P
Delica 5: For me still NO choil, still backlock hopefully... ;)
Yeah, I don't see it getting a choil. That's why there are other models. And that's one reason why the Para variations don't displace the Delica. Clearly there's room for both.

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby 5-by-5 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:28 pm

sparky2016 wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:52 pm
Wartstein wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:05 pm
sparky2016 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:04 pm
Lock, choil, size.

Plus you haven't seen the Delica 5 yet. :P
Delica 5: For me still NO choil, still backlock hopefully... ;)
Yeah, I don't see it getting a choil. That's why there are other models. And that's one reason why the Para variations don't displace the Delica. Clearly there's room for both.
Great answer.

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby Wartstein » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:29 am

sparky2016 wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:52 pm
Wartstein wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:05 pm
sparky2016 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:04 pm
Lock, choil, size.

Plus you haven't seen the Delica 5 yet. :P
Delica 5: For me still NO choil, still backlock hopefully... ;)
Yeah, I don't see it getting a choil. That's why there are other models. And that's one reason why the Para variations don't displace the Delica. Clearly there's room for both.
Well said. Let me add: And that´s also one reason why many will get both the Para 3 LW AND the Delica... ;)
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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby Dodge » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:05 am

This may have been covered already Does this come with any liners?
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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby ASmitty » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:35 am

Dodge wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:05 am
This may have been covered already Does this come with any liners?
The word on the street is that the liners are minimal. Whatever is the minimum necessary to allow for a compression lock. The consensus is that the non-locking side is linerless; however, I think that it is possible there will be a small metal piece securing the compression lock pin to the pivot pin on that side so that something more than the FRN is securing the compression lock. The Manix 2 LW is supposed to have small "figure-8" shaped "liner" to secure the pivot to the top pin through the locking mechanism. I would think something like this would be employed in the Para3 LW.

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby anteck7 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:49 am

Really like the design on the new par 3 lw. I think both the delicate and p3lw need to be about $10-15 dollars cheaper

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Re: Will the Paramilitary FRN replace the Delica?

Postby Dodge » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:20 pm

ASmitty wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:35 am
Dodge wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:05 am
This may have been covered already Does this come with any liners?
The word on the street is that the liners are minimal. Whatever is the minimum necessary to allow for a compression lock. The consensus is that the non-locking side is linerless; however, I think that it is possible there will be a small metal piece securing the compression lock pin to the pivot pin on that side so that something more than the FRN is securing the compression lock. The Manix 2 LW is supposed to have small "figure-8" shaped "liner" to secure the pivot to the top pin through the locking mechanism. I would think something like this would be employed in the Para3 LW.
Makes sense from a design standpoint. Is the metal nested or embedded?
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