Sal: All power to you, and i know your philosophy. I own a fair number of Spydies and i really appreciate the diversity, even if my posts here might indicate the opposite
I guess it may be in my mind i see certain Spyderco "families" in a certain way, like the Kopas - "suit/dress knives", Delica/Endura - work horses i would trust my life on, and the Sages as a bit dressy with "classy" materials, hence a FRN Sage would kinda stick out..
I'm also no fan of the CBBL which reminds me of a Glock trigger (I might have been unlucky with the specimens i have handled) but my D'Allara and Poliwog are so much smoother.
Anyway, i am one man with one opinion, and there are loads of knives in the Spyderco portfolio to keep me happy!
On a side note i can't get my head around how the Manix back lock didn't sell well enough(?) I read daily about people lamenting the demise of the first gen Manix.. Go figure.
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