Para 3 mod for lefties

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Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby BornIn1500 » Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:58 am

Saw a video today from a guy that modified the Para 3 for left-handed people. It would work just like a liner lock for them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieNgtMgbvP4

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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby Wartstein » Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:47 am

I am nor a Lefty, neither a Para 3 guy, but this is a very cool mod and good work at least from a technical point of view!

Also, I actually do prefer a good linerlock in operation over a comp.lock.
So theoretically this could be an option for RIGHTIES in let's say a left handed PM2 for example...
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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby Pancake » Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:26 am

I am not sure if I am seeing this right, but it looks like that ,,second,, liner is above the scales, so if looks like a nice thin piece of metal that want to make a hotspot every time you squeeze the handle a bit harder.
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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby BornIn1500 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:25 pm

Pancake wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:26 am
I am not sure if I am seeing this right, but it looks like that ,,second,, liner is above the scales, so if looks like a nice thin piece of metal that want to make a hotspot every time you squeeze the handle a bit harder.
People should be able to contour the metal. It seems to be more of a proof of concept than a perfect final version. But you're right, without grinding away some plastic for a cut-out, at least a little metal would have to stick out.

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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby Donut » Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:34 pm

If somehow you can attach a piece of metal to the lock release from the spine to the opposite side, pressure in the same direction to release the compression lock would be the same pressure as a left hand liner lock.

Seems like a good idea. Maybe a production version/change.
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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby attila » Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:54 pm

I don’t know who it is anymore, but a member here drilled through the side of a compression lock knife and added a button (extra pivot barrel added to the compression lock bar). It would be a great alternative for a lefty.

Anyone else remember this? Anyone remember who it was? Thanks!
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Re: Para 3 mod for lefties

Postby attila » Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:05 pm

Own: Delica, yOld S30V Native, pointy Breeden Rescue, Delica, HAP40 Endura, ZDP DF2, S110V Manix LW,Pakka Delica, Cru-wear Para 3, SE H1 DF2, M4 Manix, HAP40 Caly 3, S90V Native 5, K390 Urban, Pakka DF2, Cruwear PM2, SE Pac Salt, HAP40 Jazzlica, S110V Native, P.I.T.S., DLC Manix, REX 45 PM2, Para 3, XHP Manix LW, SB Caly 3, 20CV PM2, Rhino, SB Calypso Jr., B70P, PMA11, K03, ZDP Stretch 2, Kapara, REX 45 Military, 154CM Manix LW, 204p PM2, Swick, SG Delica, BL Lil'Native, AEB-L Urban, HAP40 Stretch, KC Cruwear Manix,Cruwear Military, M390 PM2, Cruwear Delica, 4V Lil'Native, Mantra 2, CruCarta Shaman, M390 Para 3 LW, M390 Manix, K390 Police 4, RexWood Shaman, DLC Cruwear Shaman, Rex 45 Manix, Native 5, Native LW, 204p Para 3, S45VN PM2, S90V Manix LW, 20CV Manix, Rex 45 Lil’Native, Shaman, C208GP Cruwear Manix

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