Police 4 Lightweight Observations

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Wartstein » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:04 pm

ThomC wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:09 am
Vivi wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 pm


:)
I actually watched the linked video in your signature and I'll definitely try it out when I get a lockback, which might very well be the P4LW. Or the S35VN Native 5.

Maybe you´d like to try these alternative methods too (see links below, each shown one time slow, two times regular speed)

(Hope it doesn´t get annoying for some that I`ve posted these clips several times now already. I just think they could be helpfull for people not too familiar with backlocks
All others: Just don´t watch... ;) )


https://streamable.com/j7fjd
https://streamable.com/bhhzs
https://streamable.com/myzlt
Top three going by pocket-time (update July 21):
- EDC: Stretch 1 in VG10, Tenacious LW in S35VN, Endela SE in VG10.
- Mountains/outdoors: Pac.Salt 1 SE in H1, Endura in VG10 (Micarta scales), Salt 2 SE in LC200N

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby ThomC » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:02 am

Wartstein wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:04 pm
ThomC wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:09 am
Vivi wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 pm


:)
I actually watched the linked video in your signature and I'll definitely try it out when I get a lockback, which might very well be the P4LW. Or the S35VN Native 5.

Maybe you´d like to try these alternative methods too (see links below, each shown one time slow, two times regular speed)

(Hope it doesn´t get annoying for some that I`ve posted these clips several times now already. I just think they could be helpfull for people not too familiar with backlocks
All others: Just don´t watch... ;) )


https://streamable.com/j7fjd
https://streamable.com/bhhzs
https://streamable.com/myzlt
I actually tried one-hand operation on the SS Delica I gifted my father for Christmas. It's pretty smooth, intuitive and easy. Guess I know what folder I'm buying next.
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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Wartstein » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:19 am

ThomC wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:02 am
Wartstein wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:04 pm
ThomC wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:09 am
Vivi wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 pm


:)
I actually watched the linked video in your signature and I'll definitely try it out when I get a lockback, which might very well be the P4LW. Or the S35VN Native 5.

Maybe you´d like to try these alternative methods too (see links below, each shown one time slow, two times regular speed)

(Hope it doesn´t get annoying for some that I`ve posted these clips several times now already. I just think they could be helpfull for people not too familiar with backlocks
All others: Just don´t watch... ;) )


https://streamable.com/j7fjd
https://streamable.com/bhhzs
https://streamable.com/myzlt
I actually tried one-hand operation on the SS Delica I gifted my father for Christmas. It's pretty smooth, intuitive and easy. Guess I know what folder I'm buying next.

What do you mean by "SS" Delica?
"SE" like in serrated, or maybe the "SS" (straight spine) Stretch (and not Delica)?

Anyway, I find one handed operation backlock operation even easier on larger knives than on smaller ones. So if it works well with the Delica, it certainly also will with larger backlock-folders.

Generally one handed backlock operation most likely has a bit of a longer "learning curve" than other locks (I myself really just can´t recall how it felt at first, it´s just too long ago that I got my first backlock knife). But people who really use their knives (or just like to practice a bit) will get the trick pretty soon I think, and then this is in my opinion a very safe and easy to operate lock type
Top three going by pocket-time (update July 21):
- EDC: Stretch 1 in VG10, Tenacious LW in S35VN, Endela SE in VG10.
- Mountains/outdoors: Pac.Salt 1 SE in H1, Endura in VG10 (Micarta scales), Salt 2 SE in LC200N

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Filoso- » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:58 am

Wartstein wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:19 am

What do you mean by "SS" Delica?
"SE" like in serrated, or maybe the "SS" (straight spine) Stretch (and not Delica)?
I think SS stands for Stainless Steel, so he is talking about the Delica with stainless steel handle.

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Wartstein » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:00 am

Filoso- wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:58 am
Wartstein wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:19 am

What do you mean by "SS" Delica?
"SE" like in serrated, or maybe the "SS" (straight spine) Stretch (and not Delica)?
I think SS stands for Stainless Steel, so he is talking about the Delica with stainless steel handle.
Thanks! :)
Top three going by pocket-time (update July 21):
- EDC: Stretch 1 in VG10, Tenacious LW in S35VN, Endela SE in VG10.
- Mountains/outdoors: Pac.Salt 1 SE in H1, Endura in VG10 (Micarta scales), Salt 2 SE in LC200N

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Hobnob » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:11 pm

Anyone know what is going on with Vivi? He started this thread and now the OP shows account removed.

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Wartstein » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:17 pm

Hobnob wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:11 pm
Anyone know what is going on with Vivi? He started this thread and now the OP shows account removed.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=85672
Top three going by pocket-time (update July 21):
- EDC: Stretch 1 in VG10, Tenacious LW in S35VN, Endela SE in VG10.
- Mountains/outdoors: Pac.Salt 1 SE in H1, Endura in VG10 (Micarta scales), Salt 2 SE in LC200N

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Hobnob » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:35 am

Thanks for the link. Hate to hear that.

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby sal » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:58 pm

As I understand, he was angry over something with another forumite. I personally hopes he reconsiders and returns to our forum. None of us is perfect and in tune with everyone else and patience is a great attribute to acquire.

sal

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby JonLeBlanc » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:21 pm

^ain't it tho lol
My collection so far: 52100 Military (2); 52100 PM2 (2); 52100 Para3; Stretch2 V-Toku; KnifeWorks M4 PM2; BentoBox M390 PM2; BentoBox S90V Military; Police4 K390; S110V PM2; SS Delica AUS-6; Wayne Goddard Sprint VG-10
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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby Enactive » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:08 pm

sal wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:58 pm
As I understand, he was angry over something with another forumite. I personally hopes he reconsiders and returns to our forum. None of us is perfect and in tune with everyone else and patience is a great attribute to acquire.

sal
It would be nice if Vivi returned whenever he's ready. I have said it before but I learned quite a bit from him, especially the finer points of sharpening.

We all, myself included, could do with a little (or a lot) more patience.

Thanks for everything, Sal.

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Re: Police 4 Lightweight Observations

Postby TSINGA » Tue May 11, 2021 6:54 pm

vivi wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:10 pm
AwayFromMySpydieHole wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:17 pm
I thought the steel for the P4 lightweight was supposed to be k390? I remember a video with Eric stating that I'm pretty sure.




Can't speak for others but VG10 works better than K390 as an EDC for me due to the corrosion resistance. I'd rather touch up a little more often than scrub rust out of pivots.
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