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More K390?

Postby ZrowsN1s » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:34 pm

I'm eager to try some K390, but I think the size of the P4 is a bit much for me. Otherwise it's perfect.

Here's what I'm after, K390 with as high a hardness as Spyderco is willing to make, a THIN blade stock, and a blade under 3". No liner locks or slip joints.

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Delica (G-10 or FRN)
Chaparral LW
PE Hawkbill Dragonfly

An exeption to the under 3 inch requirement I'd be willing to make would be for a Wharncliffe Endura.

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Re: More K390?

Postby abbazaba » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:44 pm

I could not agree more :)
viewtopic.php?t=77862

I still hope we'll see a full Seki sprint run because it seems like a natural thing to do next. But a golden run would sell awesome as well,anf a DLC PM2 is my self centered suggestion :cool:

I'll buy any locking folder though. Just gimme that K390 awesomeness in something smaller than the Police4, please :spyder:

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Re: More K390?

Postby hambone56rx » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:06 pm

abbazaba wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:44 pm
I could not agree more :)
viewtopic.php?t=77862

I still hope we'll see a full Seki sprint run because it seems like a natural thing to do next. But a golden run would sell awesome as well,anf a DLC PM2 is my self centered suggestion :cool:

I'll buy any locking folder though. Just gimme that K390 awesomeness in something smaller than the Police4, please :spyder:
All sounds great to me!

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Re: More K390?

Postby TomAiello » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:23 pm

I'd buy it. I think if it's made in Japan, I'd most like to see a Dragonfly, but so far all those models have sprinted together.

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Re: More K390?

Postby Marulaghost » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:45 pm

Already have a Dfly in V toku but a delica or Caly in K390 would be neat

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Re: More K390?

Postby Marulaghost » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:48 pm

A warncliff delica in k390. I'd be down

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Re: More K390?

Postby Pelagic » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:27 pm

This is probably the best steel, all around, that spyderco has ever offered.

I like M4 a lot because at the hardness it's offered at it is a tougher option than k390, but k390 from a high performance standpoint has it all (aside from corrosion resistance). More k390 is always good.
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Re: More K390?

Postby wrdwrght » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:40 pm

More K390? Yes, please.
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Re: More K390?

Postby sal » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:45 pm

Hi Marulaghost,

Welcome to our forum.

On the K390, there are plans.

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Re: More K390?

Postby ZrowsN1s » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:47 pm

abbazaba wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:44 pm
I could not agree more :)
viewtopic.php?t=77862

I still hope we'll see a full Seki sprint run because it seems like a natural thing to do next. But a golden run would sell awesome as well,anf a DLC PM2 is my self centered suggestion :cool:

I'll buy any locking folder though. Just gimme that K390 awesomeness in something smaller than the Police4, please :spyder:
Thanks for the link to the old thread. I'm with you, I'd like to see a full Seki run. I'd buy a para3 or 2 in k390, but I'd prefer the thinner blades of the Seki models.

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Re: More K390?

Postby Marulaghost » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:06 pm

Gotta say I'm looking really forward!

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Re: More K390?

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:00 am

Pelagic wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:27 pm
This is probably the best steel, all around, that spyderco has ever offered.

I like M4 a lot because at the hardness it's offered at it is a tougher option than k390, but k390 from a high performance standpoint has it all (aside from corrosion resistance). More k390 is always good.
It's one of the best performing steels I've used. Has incredible edge retention while being painless to sharpen. Surprisingly good corrosion resistance for me when used for camp food prep.

I'd like to see a 3.5-4" fixed blade made from 3mm FFG K390, like the Police, with a bit stouter of a tip.

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Re: More K390?

Postby Doc Dan » Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:08 am

I would love to see a Golden made knife in K390, especially the Manix 2 and Manix 2 XL. A good back lock is always my preference. No liner locks or frame locks, please.
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Re: More K390?

Postby Jazz » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:31 am

Native?
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Re: More K390?

Postby Doc Dan » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:14 am

Jazz wrote:
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Native?
The Native is just not my favorite knife. It is a good knife, but it does not fit my hand very well. I love the looks of it, though. Still, if it were in K390 I might have to get one, anyway.
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Re: More K390?

Postby xceptnl » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:25 am

Bring it on. The P4 has been in my pocket all week and has rekindled my appreciation of this steel. Would be great in a PE hawkbill as the OP suggested, still my vote would be to see this in a Caly.... perhaps and FRN one :)
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Re: More K390?

Postby Tims » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:38 am

xceptnl wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:25 am
Bring it on. The P4 has been in my pocket all week and has rekindled my appreciation of this steel. Would be great in a PE hawkbill as the OP suggested, still my vote would be to see this in a Caly.... perhaps and FRN one :)
A Caly 3.5 sprint in burgundy g10 would be sweeeeet

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Re: More K390?

Postby elena86 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:02 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:14 am
Jazz wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:31 am
Native?
The Native is just not my favorite knife. It is a good knife, but it does not fit my hand very well. I love the looks of it, though. Still, if it were in K390 I might have to get one, anyway.

Anything but a Native or even worse, a Shaman.... I'm in for a Delica or a Caly 3.5
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Re: More K390?

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:35 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:08 am
I would love to see a Golden made knife in K390, especially the Manix 2 and Manix 2 XL. A good back lock is always my preference. No liner locks or frame locks, please.
If a man could dream......foliage green Manix XL with DLC K390 blade and blacked out hardware.

I'd have to buy a few.

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Re: More K390?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:46 am

I would like a Military, Native or Shaman. If it had to be 10V or A11 that would be fine too.

Since they are already working with K390 in Seki City then I don't see why doing a full run of Seki knives in k390 would be out of the question. I would be in for a Delica and a Stretch for sure.
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