thewoodpecker wrote: ↑Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:03 pmSal - I never would have believed the RockJumper would bump the exquisite Caly 3.5 out of my #1 spot. I was looking forward to checking it out as I am a big fan of both Wharncliffe blades and FRN. I can already say that I am blown away by this design. My belief is that once more people get it in hand this knife is going to be extremely popular. Ergos and operation are exceptional. Full overview will be in the works.
Hoping we get to see this design with K390, Cruwear and in an LC200N salt platform.
Quick question: do you (or anyone else) know if this model has a bushing pivot? It feels like it does based on the smooth action is but I don't plan on dissembling to find out.
Man, I'd really appreciate that!
Nice pic!Evil D wrote: ↑Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:00 pmI'm working on some comparison shots but I don't have a Delica and I know (for whatever reason) that's the knife this is being compared to the most. My first impression is that it's closer in size to what you'd expect from a choil-less Manix 2 (that's not to say the ergonomics are any way similar to a Manix 2, just the edge and handle size).
It's officially my EDC for the foreseeable future. I have a long term test in mind for the Caribbean that will retire it for a while and I've been holding off on it until I could get a RJ.
Thanks, Evil D.Evil D wrote: ↑Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:46 pm
I'm not the best with calipers but I measured at the top of the serrations vs my very reprofiled Caribbean leaf and they both measured around 0.031-0.032, the blade at least is ground as thin as anything else I have. I'd be interested to see how the thickness compares to the wharnie Delica since it has thinner blade stock. They don't "feel" thicker/deeper to me just running my fingers along the sides of the teeth but they are certainly more shallow than my Stretch and I suspect shallower than anything ground into a hollow grind.
Oh, and I posted all the comparison pics into a thread, I figured that way it's easier to find instead of getting buried several pages back in this one.
I agree in regards to what I've observed on other FFG serrated models (only through photos though, as I don't own a FFG SE Spyderco yet).
But their measurements for overall length and handle length are the same so something doesnt add up.RamZar wrote: BladeHQ is one of the only dealers which actually goes through the time and trouble to measure knives independently for specs.
In the case of the RockJumper they show the blade length as 2.83” instead of the Spyderco published 3.08”. If the 2.83” is accurate (usually is with BHQ) then that’s good news since it would make the RockJumper legal in jurisdictions with 3” limits.