JuPaul wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:33 pm
curlyhairedboy wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:51 pm
I have a Sliverax and love it with one exception: the detente is so weak and I can easily open the knife with just a little bump, and with an actual pop of the wrist, I can fully deploy it. I wasn't sure this would bother me, but now I'm wondering if it's even safe to carry this weak. Is this something spyderco could/would fix under warranty? I've seen other threads on how to strengthen the detente on your own, but I'm definitely not comfortable doing anything myself. And nowhere can I find if this is a warranty issue. I'm the original owner, and the knife was purchased through a reputable dealer.
I've done detent mods on the sliverax multiple times, it's pretty straightforward to get the detent bearing to seat more fully in the blade.
Of course such work does void the warranty, but there's a community of spyderco modders that would be happy to help with this.
Have you done this mod on your own because you want to, or because spyderco wouldn't do it for you? Just curious if it's worth sending to them or if I shouldn't bother.
And by "other modders happy to help", do you mean someone could walk me through it, or that I could send it to someone to do the work?
Hi, I did it myself because I wanted to see if it was something I could try to fix on my own for better flipping action. I can't say whether spyderco would do it if you sent yours in.
Either option would probably work, but the first one is easiest. I could post a guide with pictures.
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