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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby emanuel » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:38 am

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I have this knife for a few days now, mostly used to cut fruits, so no real work so far. The stonewash only allows the patina to be seen from certain angles and in diffuse light, no multicolor patina, only very shinny yellow-gray, but I like it. Haven't washed the knife after use so far except a warm water rinse and wipe.

As for its stain resistance, seems to be better than m4 but worse than 10v, so it definitely doesn't stain from a fingerprint as some said. Maybe if you dipped your wet finger in salt first lol.

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Cambertree » Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:07 am

JonLeBlanc wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:30 pm
Cambertree wrote:
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With all the non stainless bladesteels out there at the moment, let’s get this thread going again!

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Now that is one nice little piece you got there!
bearrowland wrote:I agree!
Thanks Jon and Barry! :) You gotta love that Superblue edge! :cool:

Hey Jon, Selrahc's cool pic prompted me to ask you for some progress shots of your 52100 posse! I bet they've got some nice patina by now. ;)

Sweet shot of your Maxamet Manix, Emanuel. Yeah it gets a strange patina. My Para 3 just gets a kind of blue mist, which wipes away to a greyish tool steel look.
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby JonLeBlanc » Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:09 am

Cambertree wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:07 am

Thanks Jon and Barry! :) You gotta love that Soperblue edge! :cool:

Hey Jon, Selrahc's cool pic prompted me to ask you for some progress shots of your 52100 posse! I bet they've got some nice patina by now. ;)

Sweet shot of your Maxamet Manix, Emanuel. Yeah it gets a strange patina. My Para 3 just gets a kind of blue mist, which wipes away to a greyish tool steel look.
Oh man, I wish I was smart enough to figure out the whole pic hosting thing but I just can't, I'd probably have to just send you a pic. But yeah, I've got a GREAT one going on my PM2, and minor use patinas on my Para3 and one of my Millie's :cool:

My M4 PM2 also has some use stain going on, but obviously it's not as profound as 52100. And I'm trying to keep my Police4 clean, just because I kinda like it that way, but I have seen your P4 blade and it looks great with that nice gray!
My collection so far: 52100 Military (2); 52100 PM2 (2); 52100 Para3; Stretch2 V-Toku; KnifeWorks M4 PM2; BentoBox M390 PM2; BentoBox S90V Military; Police4 K390; S110V PM2; SS Delica AUS-6; Wayne Goddard Sprint VG-10
Wish list: Hundred Pacer; Sliverax; Mantra; 52100 PM2 SE; Kapara

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Cambertree » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:38 pm

JonLeBlanc wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:09 am
Oh man, I wish I was smart enough to figure out the whole pic hosting thing but I just can't, I'd probably have to just send you a pic. But yeah, I've got a GREAT one going on my PM2, and minor use patinas on my Para3 and one of my Millie's :cool:

My M4 PM2 also has some use stain going on, but obviously it's not as profound as 52100. And I'm trying to keep my Police4 clean, just because I kinda like it that way, but I have seen your P4 blade and it looks great with that nice gray!
No worries Jon. Yeah I definitely want to see your 52100 knives now! :cool:

I think Vivi has a good ‘how to’ thread on image hosting and posting linked in his sig line.

But feel free to click on my user profile and email me pics as well, and I’ll be happy to post ‘em for you. :)

Thanks for the kind comment on the Police 4, I hope you’re enjoying yours as much as I like mine. It sounds like we have similar tastes in steels. ;)

Most of my basic “workin’ knives” are HAP40, but funnily enough, the ones I use most - the Dragonfly and Wharny Delica barely show any patina.

My Endura has a bit more of a ‘tan line’ :D :

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby RustyIron » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:13 pm

All your experiments intrigued me, so tonight I played with a chunk of Maxamet.
I'll probably just leave it like this, use the knife, and see what happens.
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Airlsee » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:09 pm

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"If you are wholly perplexed and in straits, have patience, for patience is the key to joy."

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby PeaceInOurTime » Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:13 pm

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+ I'm currently participating in a serrated edge only challenge for 2020: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=85560
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:33 pm

That looks great!
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Wartstein » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:17 am

PeaceInOurTime wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:13 pm
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Thanks for the pics! (We chatted about the Patina of this knife in the "what Spyderco is in your pocket" - thread)

Looks very cool! And is very unique and has a "surprise"-effect, since on a HAP40 / SUS410 blade one would expect a Patina only on the former steel...
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: Show Your Patina!

Postby PeaceInOurTime » Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:54 pm

Wartstein wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:17 am
PeaceInOurTime wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:13 pm
Thanks for the pics! (We chatted about the Patina of this knife in the "what Spyderco is in your pocket" - thread)

Looks very cool! And is very unique and has a "surprise"-effect, since on a HAP40 / SUS410 blade one would expect a Patina only on the former steel...

Thanks! I think it turned out pretty good.
+ I'm currently participating in a serrated edge only challenge for 2020: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=85560
+ "Wouldn't it be tight if everyone was chill to each other?" -Gryzzl (Parks and Recreation)

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby TkoK83Spy » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:33 am

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20 :spyder:'s in 11 different steels
2 - ZT's - 0460 and 0470
1 - Microtech Ultratech DE OTF
1 - Civivi Elementum

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:17 am

That's turning out well!
Barry
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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby TkoK83Spy » Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:37 am

Thanks Barry! I'm liking it so far as well. I actually took a majority of the first patina off with some Flitz and was able to get this one from cutting up some steak, mushrooms and asparagus. Instead of Super Blue, it should be Super Fun hahaha. I'm having fun with it, and pretty much able to start from a clean canvas if you want to.
20 :spyder:'s in 11 different steels
2 - ZT's - 0460 and 0470
1 - Microtech Ultratech DE OTF
1 - Civivi Elementum

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Holland » Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:10 pm

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby TkoK83Spy » Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:06 pm

The blue honestly doesn't really look THAT blue. Must be the lighting or angle of the pic :cool:

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20 :spyder:'s in 11 different steels
2 - ZT's - 0460 and 0470
1 - Microtech Ultratech DE OTF
1 - Civivi Elementum

-Rick

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby bearrowland » Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:59 pm

That looks great!
Barry
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have! Theodore Roosevelt

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby Woodpuppy » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:59 pm

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:06 pm
The blue honestly doesn't really look THAT blue. Must be the lighting or angle of the pic :cool:


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Fantastic!
:spyder: My other blade is a Kelly Perfect :spyder:

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:48 am

Thanks guys! Really digging this Super Blue. I wish it were common besides on sprint runs. It definitely gets crazy sharp with ease as well, one of the easier steels to work with imo.
20 :spyder:'s in 11 different steels
2 - ZT's - 0460 and 0470
1 - Microtech Ultratech DE OTF
1 - Civivi Elementum

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Re: Show Your Patina!

Postby kirilpetkov » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:53 pm

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Re: Show Your Patina!

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