Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby jdw » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:37 am

What does the corrosion resistance of Maxamet compare to? M4, 52100, SB, etc....as always, thanks!
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby The Meat man » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:04 am

jdw wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:37 am
What does the corrosion resistance of Maxamet compare to? M4, 52100, SB, etc....as always, thanks!
Based on my personal experience, I'd rate it slightly above CPM M4 in corrosion resistance.
It's way better than 52100 or Super Blue.
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby jpm2 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:24 am

Tucson Tom wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:16 am
If I could choose between K390 and Maxamet, I just might choose the K390 though.
That would be my choice too if I were getting rough with the blade. Too bad k390 doesn't come in my style of work knife.
The Meat man wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:04 am
Based on my personal experience, I'd rate it slightly above CPM M4 in corrosion resistance.
It's way better than 52100 or Super Blue.
I agree.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby blues » Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:29 pm

Just got the PM2 in a few minutes ago.

Well ground, no warping and the blade is centered and keen. Drops closed after a drop or two of Super Lube and the only thing I might have to keep an eye on is one of the clip screws which seemed to have less than perfect purchase initially after moving the clip to tip-up, but then tightened down adequately after applying a little more torque.

This is a sweet knife and looks like it's ready to cut for days. Into the pocket it goes.
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby PStone » Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:25 pm

Mine arrived today as well. Shout out to BHQ for fast shipping. Thanks!

Did some swapping around to match my #1 Native. I can’t remember when my Native blade finish was as shiny though. Or if it ever was. This new pm2’s is very nice. Pretty much mirror! Thank you too Spyderco! :spyder:

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby ferider » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:59 am

DirtMcGirt wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:25 pm
Mine arrived today as well. Shout out to BHQ for fast shipping. Thanks!

Did some swapping around to match my #1 Native. I can’t remember when my Native blade finish was as shiny though. Or if it ever was. This new pm2’s is very nice. Pretty much mirror! Thank you too Spyderco! :spyder:
Got mine today, too. With respect to action and detent, this is the best PM2 that I have received so far, and I have a few .... compliments to Spyderco.

Also (confirming the above), compared to the first PM2 Maxamet incarnation, the blade is more polished, where the first incarnation looked almost stone-washed.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby jdw » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:07 am

That's awesome that you have already received yours. Looks great!!! Somehow or another it takes USPS 3 days to get one from Northern Texas to mid-Oklahoma??? Pony Express maybe???
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby blues » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:47 am

jdw wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:07 am
That's awesome that you have already received yours. Looks great!!! Somehow or another it takes USPS 3 days to get one from Northern Texas to mid-Oklahoma??? Pony Express maybe???
Obviously a border security issue. :p

I trust it will be worth the wait. Let us know...
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby 5pins » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:04 am

Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but now it's going to be tonight by 8PM. :mad: That means I will have it in my hand tomorrow.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby yoteslayer » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:23 pm

Amazing Knife!

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby DukeNiemand » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:40 pm

FYI anybody who missed it at BHQ - in stock now at National Knives:

http://www.nationalknives.com/spyderco- ... tocknotify

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby SpyderSeth » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:46 pm

DukeNiemand wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:40 pm
FYI anybody who missed it at BHQ - in stock now at National Knives:

http://www.nationalknives.com/spyderco- ... tocknotify
Thank you! My buddy will be sad I could only order one, but I will find him one eventually.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby Spyder-fan » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:54 pm

It's getting frustrating trying to track one of these down.This is the second dealer I've had an email notification setup, and haven't received an email that they had the knife in stock.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby ferider » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:08 am

Somebody on BF asked about finish differences; thought you guys might want to see, too ... old (middle) vs. new (bottom):

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby Mstach07 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:13 am

The jimping on the new Maxamet looks much cleaner.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby ferider » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:23 am

Since the difference is subtle, one more now in direct sun-light.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby TkoK83Spy » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:43 am

Anybody interested in trading the Maxamet scales with the DLT tan scales??? Hit me up!
Currently have 20 :spyder: 's in 14 different steels.

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby PStone » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:29 am

ferider wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:23 am
Since the difference is subtle, one more now in direct sun-light.

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Thank you for posting that! The middle one is exactly how my native and para3 appear. I really like the newer more polished finish.
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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby ptd » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:53 pm

Back in stock at GPKnives

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Re: Maxamet Paramilitary 2...return of the king!

Postby steelcity16 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:54 pm

ptd wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:53 pm
Back in stock at GPKnives

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