ABX2011 wrote: ↑Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:03 amGreat question! I clearly think the answer is yes, exclusive rights to the PM2 tanto but I would love to hear more from Spyderco or BHQ.
I'm thinking BHQ has the rights to this specific Tanto/Steel/Finish/Color combo, but Spyderco or any other dealer could do a Tanto PM2 in another combo. BHQ was just the first to do the Tanto shape and pushed for it and put up the $ to make it happen. I doubt Spyderco would give them exclusive rights to the Tanto blade shape in the PM2 short of a commitment from BHQ to commission 10K plus of these or some other huge number over the next few years given the R&D cost of bringing a new blade shape to market.