Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

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Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Poll ended at Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:38 am

CPM 20CV
14
11%
CPM S90V
7
5%
CPM SPY27 (=handle color Cobalt Blue)
46
35%
CPM S45VN
12
9%
CTS 204P
7
5%
CTS 20CP
7
5%
LC200N
25
19%
VG-10
2
2%
Super Gold2
1
1%
HAP40
9
7%
 
Total votes: 130

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Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Ric » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:38 am

It seems that in the final poll we are choosing between
Shaman
UK Pen
Lil Native
and one secret contender :-)

Now, we should talk steel.
I selected these because of 20 in the name, S90V (obviously), or they were introduced in 2020.
Also 2 tool steels are included.

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby kennethsime » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:53 am

I'm into Spy27, I kind of think it should definitely be that.

I'm less into the cobalt blue. I get it, I just don't really like blue knives.
C90GRE Stretch 2 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
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

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby steelcity16 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:04 am

write in for Cruwear
:spyder: CRU-CARTA THEM ALL! :spyder:

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby rabbitanarchy14 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:06 am

i second cruwear but am ok with 20cv as well. out of the list of contenders i would only buy the lil native.
In-Possession - Para 3 S35VN, Para 3 G10 M390 Red, Dice XHP, Lil Native S30V comp B, Manix 2 M390 BR, MKM Voxnaes Isonzo N690Co, Benchmade 555HGBlu, Ontario Rat 2 Gr G10
On-Deck - Manix 2 Cruwear, Urban AEBL, Brouwer, Cat BD1N, Lil Native compression 20CV/M390, Dragonfly 2
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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Wartstein » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am

I love HAP40.. if cladded even more so.
Top three going by pocket-time: Endura 4 in VG 10/Micarta-scales; Stretch 1 in VG 10; Endura 4 in HAP 40

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Ric » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am

According Reveal 4 SPY27: Every knife made with this steel will also have a distinctive cobalt-blue handle color that hightlights its elite pedigree.

Cruwear point is taken...

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Sumdumguy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:47 am

YES... Let the Salt flow through you!!!

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby The Meat man » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:25 am

Damasteel.
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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby ChrisinHove » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:04 am

SPY27 gets my vote. The likely attributes discussed of fine carbides, high edge stability, ease of sharpening look very appealing.

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby JuPaul » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:22 am

steelcity16 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:04 am
write in for Cruwear
+1. Also voted for SPY27. Seems fitting for a 2020 forum knife.
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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby JuPaul » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:24 am

Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am
I love HAP40.. if cladded even more so.
Can hap40 be done on a Golden model? Thought rex45 was the Golden take on hap40.
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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:27 am

Maxamet Military!!!
-Darby
sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Wartstein » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:34 am

JuPaul wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:24 am
Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am
I love HAP40.. if cladded even more so.
Can hap40 be done on a Golden model? Thought rex45 was the Golden take on hap40.

Good point!
I did not think about it, just saw the poll and quickly choose an already listed option.
Top three going by pocket-time: Endura 4 in VG 10/Micarta-scales; Stretch 1 in VG 10; Endura 4 in HAP 40

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:39 am

Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:34 am
JuPaul wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:24 am
Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am
I love HAP40.. if cladded even more so.
Can hap40 be done on a Golden model? Thought rex45 was the Golden take on hap40.

Good point!
I did not think about it, just saw the poll and quickly choose an already listed option.
Rex45 is HAP40 with a good heat treat. The same steel but being baked by a better chef. ;)
-Darby
sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby Wartstein » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:46 am

bearfacedkiller wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:39 am
Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:34 am
JuPaul wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:24 am
Wartstein wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:08 am
I love HAP40.. if cladded even more so.
Can hap40 be done on a Golden model? Thought rex45 was the Golden take on hap40.

Good point!
I did not think about it, just saw the poll and quickly choose an already listed option.
Rex45 is HAP40 with a good heat treat. The same steel but being baked by a better chef. ;)
Thanks! I knew that, but not that the Rex45 heat treat is "better".
As said, I like the cladded HAP 40, but maybe the cladding steel (SUS410) is the reason they can't do the same heat treat as with REX45?

Anyway, REX45 is not an option in this poll... :o
Top three going by pocket-time: Endura 4 in VG 10/Micarta-scales; Stretch 1 in VG 10; Endura 4 in HAP 40

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:50 am

Honestly, that's a pretty weird poll. Steels from all over the place. Sal said Golden would have the best chance at making this happen, so I would think (though obviously I don't know anything) that it would be a steel that Golden models typically come with or sprint/exclusive.
Currently have 20 :spyder: 's in 14 different steels.

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:53 am

bearfacedkiller wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:27 am
Maxamet Military!!!
Darby still swinging for that home run haha! :p
Currently have 20 :spyder: 's in 14 different steels.

-Rick

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby bearfacedkiller » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:30 am

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:53 am
bearfacedkiller wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:27 am
Maxamet Military!!!
Darby still swinging for that home run haha! :p
At this point I am just gonna post that in every thread. :)
-Darby
sal wrote:Knife afi's are pretty far out, steel junky's more so, but "edge junky's" are just nuts. :p
SpyderEdgeForever wrote: Also, do you think a kangaroo would eat a bowl of spagetti with sauce if someone offered it to them?

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby DSH007 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:38 am

I voted SPY27. I think its use in the 2020 forum knife would be a pretty cool commemoration of its release!
Rick H.

..well, that escalated quickly..

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Re: Forum knife 2020 - steel poll

Postby The Mastiff » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:13 am

Also 2 tool steels are included.
Where? I only see one non stainless steel.


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