Spyderco IWA 2019

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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby SalomonA » Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:09 am

Quick questian to Sal, what thickness are we looking at with the Z-Cuts? The thinner the better for me.
Also, it does appear that they are fully flat ground, correct?

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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby jimmd » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:53 am

Wow – a lightweight Sage 5! When they announced the LW Para 3, I hoped we'd see this someday. Now I hope it will make it to the next Reveal catalog.

Between compelling new designs — Ikuchi, Drunken, Kapara, Smock, Paysan, Waterway — and lightweight versions of established products — Chaparral, Para 3, Sage 5 — Spyderco has really impressed me. Maybe now the most innovative large production knife maker?

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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby sal » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:02 pm

Hi Jackson,

The "Z-Cut" was designed as a general utility for the average person in a kitchen. The heel of the blade was designed more in the interest of safety. Keeping the fingers away from the edge. I've been using them quite a bit and have not had a problem on a cutting board. Food prep, steak knife, etc. It's very versatile. I've been sharpening them on the Gauntlet with no issues.


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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby Gsg9 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:28 pm

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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby Larry_Mott » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:58 pm

Nice vid Wouter!
Have you lived in the US? Your English makes me envious :)
Do you work for Spyderco or "just" help out at the European events?
See you sunday, God willing and weather permitting!
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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby vivi » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:16 pm

Thought I spied the Native Chief at the end, then I realized it was just the Shaman.
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Re: Spyderco IWA 2019

Postby Spydergirl88 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:21 pm

I hope we still get to see Wouter's photos from the Amsterdam meet

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