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Count ‘em up and share

Postby SF Native » Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:47 pm

Told my daughter that people are a little bored on the forum and starting games. She said she wanted to count all my spydercos. Fixed blades, kitchen knives, mules, folders, in the car, in the spyderpac, in a drawer, on the desk... all of them.
I said the big question is “is it over 50?”
Wrong spyderholic, it’s officially 88. :eek:

So, count them up and share which ones are special and why.

Special is the tufram police that Sal just sent to me as a charity give away and the red Persian, such a cool design.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Vivi » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:48 pm

I counted users, back-ups, retired knives and the ones I'm thinking about trading / selling.

18 Spydercos, and 1 CE Byrd Cara Cara that's been MIA since 2018.

Special ones?

Police 3 that I bought as soon as they came out. Carried off and on for a decade, rotating with my Millies and PM2. Lots of memories attached to it. First dates, job interviews, a few moves, etc.

Aqua Salt PE that Sal sent me for doing something dumb with an Endura. I beat the hell out of it over the years. It's the knife that opened my eyes to the carbon steel level of toughness H1 has, and made me realize rust proof isn't the only amazing quality of this unique steel.

Tasman Salt. This is from the very first run, one of the first ones to be made without a CC number. It was my first H1 knife, first serrated Spyderco, and first hawkbill from any company. It's had a rough life as a pure beater, slicing dirty and heavily abrasive materials I didn't want to subject my nicer knives to.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby ladybug93 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:56 pm

i only have seven, which is pretty low for around here, but they are a very selective seven and i only have two hands, so it’s about five more than i need. i have been fortunate enough to have visited the sfo though, so i’ve experienced most of the regularly available knives in hand, which really informed my purchases. nothing in that store could kick the manix out of my pocket except a yojimbo and that’s only because it’s such a cool looking knife.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Doc Dan » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:25 pm

I have more than two dozen with me. I’m not sure how many in storage.
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby murphjd25 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:30 pm

6 is all that remains.
GB2, Advocate, Rhino, Bradley Bowie, Junction, Bow River
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:33 pm

They're all special to me in their own way. The S110V PM2 was my first spydie so it holds a special place. But even the ones I've let go are missed.

All time total: 47
Current Collection: 37

Golden:
Para3 Maxamet
Para3 Rex45 (shred cf and copper skinny handles)
PM2 S110V
Yojimbo2 S30V (coyote handle swap)
Yojimbo2 M4 DLC (black handle swap)
P'Kal S30V
Manix2 4V Marbled CF
Lil Native S30V (compression)
Lil Native 4V DLC Red G-10
Native5 40th Anniversary
Native5 S90V fluted cf
Native5 M4 Jade G-10
Native5 LW LC200N never summer
Native5 LW Maxamet
Shaman S30V
Shaman M4 Jade G-10
Shaman S90V Carbon Fiber
Native Chief S30V

Seki:
Ladybug Salt SE Hawkbill
Manbug ZDP-189
Dragonfly Salt PE
Dragonfly Salt SE Hawkbill
Dragonfly ZDP-189
Dragonfly Superblue
Dragonfly Hap40 Burnt Orange
Dragonfly Hap40 Pakkawood
Dragonfly VG-10 Emerson
Delica Superblue
Delica Hap40 Wharncliffe
Delica Trainer
Tasman Salt PE
Tasman Salt 2 SE
Police4 K390 Black G-10
Chef Knife VG-10

Taichung:
McBee CTS-XHP
Kapara S30V

Maniago:
Urban AEB-L

Gifted to friends and family:
Manix2 S30V DLC
Dragonfly Salt SE Hawkbill
Ladybug Salt SE Hawkbill
Manbug ZDP-189

Traded:
Delica Hap40 Burnt Orange
Delica VG-10 Damascus Foilage FRN

Sold:
Rhino CTS-XHP
PM2 M4 Jade G-10
Yojimbo2 S90V DLC (Jade handle swap)
Para3 M390 Blue G-10
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby anycal » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:39 pm

25 :spyder: folders. Another 10-15 in various other manufactures, including several fixed blades. Man, trying to account for them all made my head hurt. And I realize compare to some of you, I ain't go much. I should keep a spreadsheet or something.

In terms of the special ones, I have three and they are all Golden. Steel may vary depending on what is sharp at the moment.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby zuludelta » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:39 am

Plain edge folders:
  • Dragonfly 2 (Zomé Green FRN handle scales), VG-10
  • Dragonfly 2 (Racing Green FRN handle scales), ZDP-189
  • Dragonfly 2 (Blue FRN handle scales), V-TOKU2/SUS410
  • Dragonfly 2 Salt Plain Edge, H1
  • Native 5 Lightweight, CPM-S30V
  • Native 5 Lightweight, CPM-S110V
  • Native 5 Lightweight Salt, LC200N
  • Delica 4 (Zomé Green FRN handle scales), VG-10
  • Chaparral (Gray FRN handle scales), CTS-XHP
  • UK Pen Knife, CTS-BD1N
  • Spy-DK (Orange FRN handle scales), N690Co
  • Alcyone, CTS-BD1
  • Polestar, CTS-BD1
  • Cat, CTS-BD1
  • Byrd Knives Crow 2, CTS-BD1
  • Introvert, VG-10
  • Yojimbo 2, CPM-S30V
Spyder Edge & Combo Edge folders
  • Dragonfly 2 Spyder Edge, VG-10
  • Dragonfly 2 Salt Spyder Edge, H1
  • Dragonfly 2 Salt Hawkbill Spyder Edge, H1
  • Native 5 LW Combo Edge, CPM-S35VN
  • Native 5 LW Combo Edge (Diamond-Like Coating black blade), CPM-S35VN
  • Delica 4 Combo Edge (Foliage Green FRN), VG-10
  • Delica 4 Combo Edge (Titanium Carbonitride-coated black blade), VG-10
  • Salt 2 Spyder Edge (Titanium Carbonitride-coated black blade), H1
Fixed-blades
  • Waterway, LC200N
  • Enuff (Leaf Blade), VG-10
  • Schempp Rock, VG-10
Twenty-five Spyderco folders (although one of them is a Byrd), three Spyderco fixed-blade knives, twelve steel types. I used to own a Para 3 Lightweight but gifted it to my brother. As for special ones... I like them all, but I am especially fond of my combo edge Natives & Delicas which are mainstays in my work knife rotation & my Dragonflies (my very first Spyderco was a Dragonfly).

One of these days I hope to get a Manix, something by Fred Perrin (maybe a Street Beat or a Swick), something by Bob Terzuola, something by Ulrich Hennicke, a Li'l Native, something by Paul Alexander, and an original Worker.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Evil D » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:49 am

Can't count at the moment but I'd say I'm somewhere in the 40s.
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Jazz » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:58 am

I don’t even want to know.
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Postby DirtMcGirt » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:10 am

I have 18 at the moment.
-Military 52100
-Military M4
-PM2 Maxamet
-PM2 2018 Forum S90V
-Native5 Fluted Ti S35VN
-Native5 Fluted CF Maxamet
-Native5 M4
-Wolfspyder S30V
-Endura4 V-Toku2
-Endura4 Hap40
-Lil’ Nilakka RWL34
-Bradley Folder 2 M4
-Advocate M4
-Junction PSF27
-Bushcraft O1
-Province 4V
-Resilience 8Cr13Mov
-Stainless Clipitool w/serrated 8Cr13Mov

The Fluted Ti Native is very special to me. There is a story behind it that I keep to myself, but is a constant reminder of what I mean to Spyderco, and what they mean to me. It’s the only knife I own that will never ever leave my possession. Well, maybe the wolfspyder too. :spyder:
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby curlyhairedboy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:12 am

Got em in my signature, there's a bunch i would like to own again. faves are the shamans and of course the 40th anniversary native.
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Southard, PITS, Shaman, CF S90v Shaman, Ikuchi, Amalgam, Spyderhawk H1, Squarehead LW, Smallfly G10, UKPK
40th Anniversary Native
Would like to own again: Lil Native, Para 3 LW, Hawkbill Dragonfly 2 H1, Sheepsfoot Caribbean
Wishlist: Kapara, Lil Chokwe, Tanto PM2, Sage 5 LW, Shaman Sprints!

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Wartstein » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:13 am

"Just" eleven.

Deliberately try to limit the Spydies I have at any given point in time to "around ten" (One of those I have currently was a gift). So I have to sell some from time to time of course.

9 of them lockbacks, 9 of them FRN, 8 of them belonging to the "Endura family" (if you count the Stretch as a "member").

No Spyderco fixed blades.

Ah, yes, plus only ONE quality folder anymore that is NOT a Spyderco... ;)
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby kwselke » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:36 am

3 - Ladybug
2 - Manbug
1 - Chaparral LW
8 - Delica
1 - Tasman Salt
2 - Positron
4 - Endura

21 - Total

My favorites are my ZDP-189 Delica, carbon fiber Positron, and serrated Endura. Each of the Lady/Manbugs is on a 1 1/4" split-ring key-ring along with my two door keys. The two keys and large split-ring serve as a lanyard of sorts and greatly enhance my grip when using the little knives (If needed,I'll slide my little finger into the ring). If I'm away from home I'll have my house keys which means I'll also have a knife.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Pickmansmodel82 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:19 am

27 spyderco knives, all folders.

Top 3
Toku Manbug- rides pretty much everywhere in my pocket.
St Nick’s para 3- First sprint/ I bought, ooh red one!
Fun Endura VG 10. First spyderco back in 2014.

Full knife collection 65, including Several traditional brands like Case, Queen, GEC, and Cammilus.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby legOFwhat? » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:12 am

I've only discovered Spyderco for a little over a year now and went a little crazy once the BITE sunk in! A quick count I totaled 31 :spyder: 's

Mules have bit me the hardest and probably have enjoyed them more than the folders.

(6) PD#1's (plus 2 gifted)
(5) PMA11's
(1) CPM 4V
(1) RWL-34
(1) CTS-B70P

Para 3's:

BBS M390
Rex 45
CF 52100
BHQ M4
St. Nicks 4V

Paramilitary 2:

Blurple S110V
Rex 45
DLT M390 (One for me one for my son he just left for school,WKU Red, but he though it was too big to carry around campus so I sold his)

DF2's

KC Hap40 Pakkawood
BRG ZDP-189
HB SE

Manix2:

Maxamet
BB S30v

ZDP-189 Manbug, VG10 Ladybug, Endura V-toku2 and my beloved Sprint Spyderhawk!

Most days the BBS para3 is in my pocket and is my most carried knife, the blue is perfect for a Dodger and WIldcats fan. Gifted family over 25 Byrds and a few Spydies over last Christmas, so to think I've purchased over 50 knives in a year is a little worrisome....at least from my wife's pov, I'm fine with it :D
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby abbazaba » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:15 am

Jazz wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:58 am
I don’t even want to know.
Same!

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby Knifemom117 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:53 am

I currently have 9 but I'm sure that number will increase by next year.

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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby mb1 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:09 pm

"Only" 31 Spydies. But that's about a third of my collection, which now includes 40 different steels. Good grief.
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Re: Count ‘em up and share

Postby attila » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:04 pm

I have 20 different steels among my 31 unique Spyderco models. I've had around 60 :spyder: total so far, and I've been trying to cut back recently.

Most are special to some extent, but these stand out:
  • HAP40 Endura was gifted to me by my wife and the first with which I whittled a hair
  • All of my Manixes because CBBL is the best
  • Kapara was my calendar contest prize last year
  • Cruwear Para 3 for some intangible reason
  • The smooth green G10 of my Native 5 is just awesome
  • Red M390 PM2 was one that I passed on during the first run only to kick myself every time I saw one.
  • P.I.T.S. and I have a love-hate relationship. It was an impulse buy of a low wear resistance steel in a pricey package, and the titanium anodizing blemishes super easily, but I like everything else about it.
Own: VG-10 Delica, Old S30V Native, modified Breeden Rescue, VG-10 Delica, HAP40 Endura, ZDP-189 Dragonfly, S110V Manix 2 LW,Pakkawood Delica, Cruwear Para 3, SE H1 Dragonfly, M4 Manix 2, HAP40 Caly 3, smooth G10 S90V Native, K390 Urban, Pakkawood Dragonfly, smooth G10 Cruwear PM2, SE Pacific Salt, HAP40 Jazzlica, Blurple Native, P.I.T.S., DLC Manix 2, REX 45 PM2, REX 45 Para 3, XHP Manix 2 LW, Superblue Caly 3, DLT 20CV PM2, Rhino, SB Calypso Jr., B70P, PMA11, K03, G10 ZDP-189 Stretch 2, Kapara, REX 45 Military, 154CM Manix 2 LW, KW 204p PM2, Swick, Supergold Delica, back lock Lil'Native, AEB-L Urban, HAP40 Stretch, smooth G10 Cruwear Manix, Cruwear Military, DLT M390 PM2, Cruwear Delica, CPM 4V Lil'Native, Mantra 2, Cruwear & Micarta Shaman

Waiting for: Swick 5, and something purple
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