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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 am

twinboysdad wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:51 am
Lil Ayoob. The original was a large knife, and not what edc size really dictates for most now. An Ayoob in Delica/Native size would be a way to put that great design in more hands. The Lil Matriarch is just getting the appropriate appreciation and really evolved into a better knife than the original. I think the same could happen with a more edc friendly Ayoob
I think you hit the nail directly on the head TBD ;) To make an Ayoob model on the same scale as the Rookie model was to the legendary Police model would be a dream EDC carry IMO.

With that said I'm still surprised that the Rookie Model never gained any real momentum. I think the Rookie kind of fell victim to the fact that there were so many super-classic Spyderco models when it was introduced that it just couldn't get the numbers it needed.

Another example of that was the C-54 Calypso model>> it was a super awesome design but it was also overshadowed with at least 6 to 8 super selling models when it came out.

But an Ayoob model on the same or similar scale as the Rookie model would just be really cool.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby Mushroom » Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:03 pm

JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 am
twinboysdad wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:51 am
Lil Ayoob. The original was a large knife, and not what edc size really dictates for most now. An Ayoob in Delica/Native size would be a way to put that great design in more hands. The Lil Matriarch is just getting the appropriate appreciation and really evolved into a better knife than the original. I think the same could happen with a more edc friendly Ayoob
I think you hit the nail directly on the head TBD ;) To make an Ayoob model on the same scale as the Rookie model was to the legendary Police model would be a dream EDC carry IMO.

With that said I'm still surprised that the Rookie Model never gained any real momentum. I think the Rookie kind of fell victim to the fact that there were so many super-classic Spyderco models when it was introduced that it just couldn't get the numbers it needed.

Another example of that was the C-54 Calypso model>> it was a super awesome design but it was also overshadowed with at least 6 to 8 super selling models when it came out.

But an Ayoob model on the same or similar scale as the Rookie model would just be really cool.
I really love the Rookie model and would absolutely like to see a sprint run of the Rookie.

I've been campaigning for a long time now for a Rookie Sprint run in K390 to compliment its big brother the Police 4! :spyder:
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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby rangefinder » Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:33 pm

I know I'm not the only one who would like to see a "Lil Stretch" model with a blade just a hair under 3" -- both for ease of carry and to meet the legal requirements some places have. The drop-point version of the UKPK is close, but of course the UKPK doesn't lock.

A somewhat similar but different knife would be a larger (again, about 3" blade) version of the Jester.

I personally like choils on knives, so I'd prefer a smaller Stretch over a larger Jester. But I'd take either if they existed.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby Wanimator » Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:21 pm

I want another Tatanka sized folder.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby SF Native » Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:01 am

rangefinder wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:33 pm
I know I'm not the only one who would like to see a "Lil Stretch" model with a blade just a hair under 3" -- both for ease of carry and to meet the legal requirements some places have. The drop-point version of the UKPK is close, but of course the UKPK doesn't lock.

A somewhat similar but different knife would be a larger (again, about 3" blade) version of the Jester.

I personally like choils on knives, so I'd prefer a smaller Stretch over a larger Jester. But I'd take either if they existed.
Oh man, a 3” straight spine stretch would be awesome. Count me in. Loving the ss stretch. 3” would add that extra level of legality and pocket friendliness like the para3. Need this.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:10 pm

Wanimator wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:21 pm
I want another Tatanka sized folder.
I was thinking the other day how cool it would be to have either Jess Horn model or a Howard Viele model in that size range of the Tatanka.

I also want to see a super sized Spyderhawk as well.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby Wartstein » Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:16 pm

SF Native wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:01 am
rangefinder wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:33 pm
I know I'm not the only one who would like to see a "Lil Stretch" model with a blade just a hair under 3" -- both for ease of carry and to meet the legal requirements some places have. The drop-point version of the UKPK is close, but of course the UKPK doesn't lock.

A somewhat similar but different knife would be a larger (again, about 3" blade) version of the Jester.

I personally like choils on knives, so I'd prefer a smaller Stretch over a larger Jester. But I'd take either if they existed.
Oh man, a 3” straight spine stretch would be awesome. Count me in. Loving the ss stretch. 3” would add that extra level of legality and pocket friendliness like the para3. Need this.
Totally grant you that model, but tbh I don´t think the Stretchs great ergos would work anymore if scaled down... would be a different knife, and probably meant to be always held with one finger in the choil at least for somewhat bigger hands - ?!
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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:56 am

Wanimator wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:21 pm
I want another Tatanka sized folder.
I would like to go to extremes. If you all remember the JESTER which was in the size range of the Ladybug model. I always thought the the blade design of the JESTER had nice ergos. So I would like to see a Tatanka sized version of the JESTER.

However my highest priority would be to see a super-sized version of the DODO model. Or maybe take the CRICKET model up to the same size as the Tatanka.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby kennethsime » Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:00 am

I'd love a Dragonfly scaled up to accommodate a 3" blade. ZDP-189 and British racing green, please.

I know some feel like the Delica can't possibly be improved upon, and nothing against that knife, but I just prefer the Dragonfly and would love a larger version.
Lost to the Ages: C90GRE Stretch 1 ZDP-189 British Racing Green | C28GRE2 Dragonfly 2 ZDP-189 British Racing Green
C12BK2W Matriarch 2 VG-10 Emerson Open | C81G2 Para Military 2 S30V

Currently Rotating: C81GPRGR2 Para Military 2 K390 Ranger Green | C223GPRGR Para 3 K390 Ranger Green
C90FPIV2 Stretch 2 Straight Spine, VG-10 Rit Dye'd Dark Apple Green | C223GP Para 3 S30V Green Canvas Micarta
C41BORE5 Native 5 Lightweight REX 45 Burnt Orange | C223BORE Para 3 Lightweight REX 45 Burnt Orange
C101GY2 Manix 2 Lightweight Maxamet Gray | C28GFG Dragonfly VG-10 Foliage Green
MT27 Mule Team 27 Micro-Melt PD#1 Ranger Green | C36GPGR Military 204p Dark Green

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby kennethsime » Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:02 am

SF Native wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:01 am
rangefinder wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:33 pm
I know I'm not the only one who would like to see a "Lil Stretch" model with a blade just a hair under 3" -- both for ease of carry and to meet the legal requirements some places have. The drop-point version of the UKPK is close, but of course the UKPK doesn't lock.

A somewhat similar but different knife would be a larger (again, about 3" blade) version of the Jester.

I personally like choils on knives, so I'd prefer a smaller Stretch over a larger Jester. But I'd take either if they existed.
Oh man, a 3” straight spine stretch would be awesome. Count me in. Loving the ss stretch. 3” would add that extra level of legality and pocket friendliness like the para3. Need this.
I also support the 3" SS Stretch. This came up in the Stretched Stretch thread the other day as well.
Lost to the Ages: C90GRE Stretch 1 ZDP-189 British Racing Green | C28GRE2 Dragonfly 2 ZDP-189 British Racing Green
C12BK2W Matriarch 2 VG-10 Emerson Open | C81G2 Para Military 2 S30V

Currently Rotating: C81GPRGR2 Para Military 2 K390 Ranger Green | C223GPRGR Para 3 K390 Ranger Green
C90FPIV2 Stretch 2 Straight Spine, VG-10 Rit Dye'd Dark Apple Green | C223GP Para 3 S30V Green Canvas Micarta
C41BORE5 Native 5 Lightweight REX 45 Burnt Orange | C223BORE Para 3 Lightweight REX 45 Burnt Orange
C101GY2 Manix 2 Lightweight Maxamet Gray | C28GFG Dragonfly VG-10 Foliage Green
MT27 Mule Team 27 Micro-Melt PD#1 Ranger Green | C36GPGR Military 204p Dark Green

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:38 am

Mushroom wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:03 pm
JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 am
twinboysdad wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:51 am
Lil Ayoob. The original was a large knife, and not what edc size really dictates for most now. An Ayoob in Delica/Native size would be a way to put that great design in more hands. The Lil Matriarch is just getting the appropriate appreciation and really evolved into a better knife than the original. I think the same could happen with a more edc friendly Ayoob
I think you hit the nail directly on the head TBD ;) To make an Ayoob model on the same scale as the Rookie model was to the legendary Police model would be a dream EDC carry IMO.

With that said I'm still surprised that the Rookie Model never gained any real momentum. I think the Rookie kind of fell victim to the fact that there were so many super-classic Spyderco models when it was introduced that it just couldn't get the numbers it needed.

Another example of that was the C-54 Calypso model>> it was a super awesome design but it was also overshadowed with at least 6 to 8 super selling models when it came out.

But an Ayoob model on the same or similar scale as the Rookie model would just be really cool.
I really love the Rookie model and would absolutely like to see a sprint run of the Rookie.

I've been campaigning for a long time now for a Rookie Sprint run in K390 to compliment its big brother the Police 4! :spyder:
Please help me here??? I thought that the Rookie was basically a smaller scale version of the POLICE model? So are you saying that you would want either a smaller version of the ROOKIE or a larger version?

I've thought for a long time that the ROOKIE is about the absolute perfect size and scale for an EDC for most people ( especially non-knife people).

Or are you wanting a ROOKIE that exceeds the size of the Tatanka? Or are you just wanting a new revamped, super improved version?

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby Mushroom » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:45 am

JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:38 am
Mushroom wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:03 pm
JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 am
twinboysdad wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:51 am
Lil Ayoob. The original was a large knife, and not what edc size really dictates for most now. An Ayoob in Delica/Native size would be a way to put that great design in more hands. The Lil Matriarch is just getting the appropriate appreciation and really evolved into a better knife than the original. I think the same could happen with a more edc friendly Ayoob
I think you hit the nail directly on the head TBD ;) To make an Ayoob model on the same scale as the Rookie model was to the legendary Police model would be a dream EDC carry IMO.

With that said I'm still surprised that the Rookie Model never gained any real momentum. I think the Rookie kind of fell victim to the fact that there were so many super-classic Spyderco models when it was introduced that it just couldn't get the numbers it needed.

Another example of that was the C-54 Calypso model>> it was a super awesome design but it was also overshadowed with at least 6 to 8 super selling models when it came out.

But an Ayoob model on the same or similar scale as the Rookie model would just be really cool.
I really love the Rookie model and would absolutely like to see a sprint run of the Rookie.

I've been campaigning for a long time now for a Rookie Sprint run in K390 to compliment its big brother the Police 4! :spyder:
Please help me here??? I thought that the Rookie was basically a smaller scale version of the POLICE model? So are you saying that you would want either a smaller version of the ROOKIE or a larger version?

I've thought for a long time that the ROOKIE is about the absolute perfect size and scale for an EDC for most people ( especially non-knife people).

Or are you wanting a ROOKIE that exceeds the size of the Tatanka? Or are you just wanting a new revamped, super improved version?
I'm saying I would want a new revamped Rookie model with more modern materials. As you said, it's already a great example of a "smaller version" of a classic Spyderco.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby archangel » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:47 am

Lil' Para 3.... ;)
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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:56 am

Mushroom wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:45 am
JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:38 am
Mushroom wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:03 pm
JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 am

I think you hit the nail directly on the head TBD ;) To make an Ayoob model on the same scale as the Rookie model was to the legendary Police model would be a dream EDC carry IMO.

With that said I'm still surprised that the Rookie Model never gained any real momentum. I think the Rookie kind of fell victim to the fact that there were so many super-classic Spyderco models when it was introduced that it just couldn't get the numbers it needed.

Another example of that was the C-54 Calypso model>> it was a super awesome design but it was also overshadowed with at least 6 to 8 super selling models when it came out.

But an Ayoob model on the same or similar scale as the Rookie model would just be really cool.
I really love the Rookie model and would absolutely like to see a sprint run of the Rookie.

I've been campaigning for a long time now for a Rookie Sprint run in K390 to compliment its big brother the Police 4! :spyder:
Please help me here??? I thought that the Rookie was basically a smaller scale version of the POLICE model? So are you saying that you would want either a smaller version of the ROOKIE or a larger version?

I've thought for a long time that the ROOKIE is about the absolute perfect size and scale for an EDC for most people ( especially non-knife people).

Or are you wanting a ROOKIE that exceeds the size of the Tatanka? Or are you just wanting a new revamped, super improved version?
I'm saying I would want a new revamped Rookie model with more modern materials. As you said, it's already a great example of a "smaller version" of a classic Spyderco.

:spyder:
I too would like a super deluxe version of the Rookie>> try a polished Micarta handle similar to the one on the original STREETBEAT model>> and probably one of the newer nitrogen based blade steels like Vancron Superclean or something else in that league.

I used to have one of the original ROOKIE models in full SE>> the only smaller Spyder I ever had in full SE that was a better cutter than the SE ROOKIE was my 440V full SE NATIVE model.

But this talk of the ROOKIE has made me think of what a bigger sized POLICE model might be like.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby JD Spydo » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:58 am

archangel wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:47 am
Lil' Para 3.... ;)
Are you thinking of taking the Para3 in the size range of a MEERKAT model? To me the PARA3 is already too small for what I would use it for. But it might be a great idea to have a smaller scale GOLDEN made model of some type.

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Re: Classic Spyderco Folders In Larger Or Smaller Scale

Postby archangel » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:08 pm

JD Spydo wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:58 am
archangel wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:47 am
Lil' Para 3.... ;)
Are you thinking of taking the Para3 in the size range of a MEERKAT model? To me the PARA3 is already too small for what I would use it for. But it might be a great idea to have a smaller scale GOLDEN made model of some type.

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