What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby wrdwrght » Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:18 pm

Chaparral and Police4.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby SpyderSeth » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:12 pm

My native 5 in LC200N reground by deadboxhero (aka BBB, aka Big Brown Bear). 0.005" behind the edge, 12dps (original geometry was 0.025" bte, 15dps).

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Cambertree » Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:06 am

Police 4. Super Blue Delica, Chaparral, K390 Urban.

Super Blue Delica if I had to pick just one. Like the K390 Urban it seems to be ground thinner than other versions of the same model.

Edit: I wasn’t really thinking of the kitchen knives, but the SE and PE roundnose Z-Cuts I recently picked up are excellent slicers. I thinned out the PE Z-Cut and gave it a more acute edge and I’m very impressed with it, especially considering the price.

The Masahiro made MBS-26 utility slicer I was lucky enough to receive from one of ‘Sal’s office box’ raffles is an outstanding thin slicer as well.
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby yowzer » Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:36 am

The Schempp Bowie is no slouch in that department.

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Re: What's your favorite thing & slices Spydie?

Postby Brock O Lee » Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:18 am

kennethsime wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:14 pm
Brock O Lee wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:20 am
Chaparral and UKPK with their thin blades are a pleasure to use, but my best slicers are flat convexed FFG’s. The shoulders of a V-bevel needs a lot of force to push through rigid material. A convex negate that to a large degree.

I have convexed a few: Military x3, PM2 x2, Stretch, Manix, Caly, Sage, etc. They are all exceptional slicers, comparable with the Nilakka. I maintain 30 deg incl micros.
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Kels73 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:36 am

Chaparral FRN for me.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Catamount123 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:53 am

I don't know if fixed blades count, but I recently got a Gayle Bradley Junction. Being thin & slicey is a big part of why I love it.
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby npad69 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:24 am

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Nate » Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:55 am

Many I could mention, especially ones that have been reground or reprofiled, but lately my #1 stock blade in this dept is the Baby Horn sprint. Such an underrated blade from a true legend.
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby elena86 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:08 am

Watu :D
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby TomAiello » Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:53 am

I have a reground South Fork that's a wicked slicer, and the Sprig gets a nod, too

But for EDC, I'm still going with the Chaparral.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby dan31 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:28 pm

Hap40 stretch has a nice grind. Thinner than normal.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby ZrowsN1s » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:35 pm

Dfly, Delica, Police4.
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Halfneck » Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:40 pm

Chaparral LW
Delica FFG
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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Notchlubber » Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:35 am

Chapparral, Sage 5, Delicas

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Mako109 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:51 pm

Chaparral appears to be the winner based on the number of mentions, but I've never handled one.

Out of my collection the first to jump to mind is the Caly 3.5 ZDP-189 Sprint.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby JohnAPA » Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:03 pm

Ikuchi

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Sumdumguy » Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:58 pm

I was surprised by the sliceiness(sliceyness?) of the Ulize. It's got a pretty thin blade, with a high hollow grind and that adds up to a nasty slicer. Especially in the recurve.

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Re: What's your favorite thin & slicey Spydie?

Postby Sharp Guy » Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:07 am

All my Spydies are pretty slicey in general compared to other brands I have. In thin & slicey department, excluding kitchen knives, the Chaparrals are definitely my favorite followed by the UKPK S110V LW & Baby Horn. The Delicas aren't quite as thin but certainly deserve a mention
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Re: What's your favorite thing & slices Spydie?

Postby Bill1170 » Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:37 pm

Brock O Lee wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:20 am
Chaparral and UKPK with their thin blades are a pleasure to use, but my best slicers are flat convexed FFG’s. The shoulders of a V-bevel needs a lot of force to push through rigid material. A convex negate that to a large degree.

I have convexed a few: Military x3, PM2 x2, Stretch, Manix, Caly, Sage, etc. They are all exceptional slicers, comparable with the Nilakka. I maintain 30 deg incl micros.

Sage 2 (left) is probably the one I carry and enjoy the most.

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I like the convexed Militaries too (M4, 204P and 52100)! :)
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I’m right there with you on convexed FFG blades for separating cardboard. Even on saber ground blades, rounding the shoulders makes a marked difference in slicing ability.


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