Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

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Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby AwayFromMySpydieHole » Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:55 pm

The para 3 LW is quickly becoming one of my most carried and used knives. It’s just...wonderful!


I have each iteration of the current lightweight maxamet options and love them, but a para 3 LW in the grey/maxamet treatment would be just about my perfect knife. I’d literally buy 4 of them just for me.


I have never asked anything of Spyderco, but this is one request I can’t get out of my head. I hope this is in the works!

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby kennethsime » Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:57 pm

I'm game. Has anyone dyed a Grey FRN knife yet? B-)
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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby GarageBoy » Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:37 pm

One at a time guys, they can barely get the catalog models out

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby AwayFromMySpydieHole » Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:42 pm

GarageBoy wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:37 pm
One at a time guys, they can barely get the catalog models out


Well to be fair the only thing they’d need to do is color the FRN differently.


They already make para 3 blades in maxamet. All of the p3 blades are interchangeable. They already have the mold and make para 3 LW scales. So really it boils down to making some of the scales they already make, but in grey. And then slapping a blade they already make into the scales.


It’s not like I’m asking for a whole new model in a whole new steel. I’d love to see it happen!

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby Ric » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:52 pm

I'd also love to see a Para 3 LW in Maxamet!

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby Cscottsss » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:25 pm

I too find myself carrying the Para 3 lw more often than any other knife I own, especially since I work in an office.

I'll be first in line for a grey/Maxamet.

It will more than likely happen seeing as how it's such a popular model. If not, I'd be shocked. :eek:

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby TomAiello » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:35 pm

Instant buy for me. And probably a lot of other people.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby carrot » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:40 pm

I need this as well.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby BigGrove » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:09 pm

Why make it exactly the same as the G10 version? Need to get creative...

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby AwayFromMySpydieHole » Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:29 pm

BigGrove wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:09 pm
Why make it exactly the same as the G10 version? Need to get creative...


Because it would follow the same logical progression of the other maxamet/LW models. The native, manix 2, and then para 3 LW. All in grey FRN and maxamet.


It would be a production piece. Leave it up to the sprints and exclusives to be creative.


I’d much rather have availability than creativity. A nice creative knife means nothing to me if I can’t actually get my hands on it.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby jpm2 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:17 pm

I'll take at least 1.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby TkoK83Spy » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:20 pm

Cscottsss wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:25 pm
I too find myself carrying the Para 3 lw more often than any other knife I own, especially since I work in an office.

I'll be first in line for a grey/Maxamet.

It will more than likely happen seeing as how it's such a popular model. If not, I'd be shocked. :eek:
Not trying to bash you...but if you carry your LW because you work in an office, what the heck would you need Maxamet for!?
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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby jpm2 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:30 pm

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:20 pm
Cscottsss wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:25 pm
I too find myself carrying the Para 3 lw more often than any other knife I own, especially since I work in an office.

I'll be first in line for a grey/Maxamet.

It will more than likely happen seeing as how it's such a popular model. If not, I'd be shocked. :eek:
Not trying to bash you...but if you carry your LW because you work in an office, what the heck would you need Maxamet for!?
Maybe never have to sharpen it ?

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby Deadboxhero » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:38 pm

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:20 pm
Cscottsss wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:25 pm
I too find myself carrying the Para 3 lw more often than any other knife I own, especially since I work in an office.

I'll be first in line for a grey/Maxamet.

It will more than likely happen seeing as how it's such a popular model. If not, I'd be shocked. :eek:
Not trying to bash you...but if you carry your LW because you work in an office, what the heck would you need Maxamet for!?
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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby Ric » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:35 pm

I want so use a Maxamet knife. To experience the steel and also to see how it sharpens.

I like variety and experience and diversity.

If it's only about need I never would have bought a Spyderco, because my first SAK would fulfill all my knife needs.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby foofie » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:20 am

I have a Franken para3 lw maxamet. It is absolutely wonderful. And it it were released from Golden, I would get a couple more.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby bigboned » Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:37 am

id take one for the grey scales!
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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby Cscottsss » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:54 am

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:20 pm
Cscottsss wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:25 pm
I too find myself carrying the Para 3 lw more often than any other knife I own, especially since I work in an office.

I'll be first in line for a grey/Maxamet.

It will more than likely happen seeing as how it's such a popular model. If not, I'd be shocked. :eek:
Not trying to bash you...but if you carry your LW because you work in an office, what the heck would you need Maxamet for!?
Does anyone really NEED Maxamet?

No, but I'm a collector and tend to buy many different variations of the same knife in different steel and handle material/color. The Maxamet with the grey scales just really looks good to me aesthetically too.

Really a silly question.

Oh, and even though it's an "office" it is still a lumber yard and I still cut more than just tape or an apple.

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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby PStone » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:13 am

I cant say I NEED Maxamet, but I enjoy the heck out of it. It’s my favorite steel Spyderco offers. I’ve had every model it is available in. Although currently just the pm2 and native as I sold the para3 and manix. I enjoy the wear resistance it offers. I carried my pm2 from dec1st until yesterday. Used it everyday. A ton of cardboard. Not so much as a strop or anything to touch it up. It will still shave arm hair. Native hasn’t needed any touch ups in almost a year. Both are set around 20dps off a med grit(supposedly 280) Norton crystalon stone.

I would 1000% jump on a para3 frn lw Maxamet too. Make it fluted cf with the same partial liner for the comp lock and I would sell my soul to have one.

And a side note to add, my cat is named Maxamet because of my affinity for this steel.
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Re: Sal, can we please get a Para 3 lightweight in grey/maxamet please?

Postby JMM » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:12 pm

Within a day of receiving my Para3 LW I had swapped blades with my Para3 Maxamet, they haven't swapped places since... :)


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