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    I have 4 Native 5 knives. They are all that way....

    I have 4 Native 5 knives. They are all that way. It is one of the reasons that I don't carry them more. The two forum knives, if anything, are a bit smoother and lighter than my other two. Still, far...
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    I use that chart all of the time. Great stuff. I...

    I use that chart all of the time. Great stuff.
    I just wonder where Komitadjie got those numbers for the grit ratings on the Spyderco ceramics? If Sal doesn't know... ??
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    Nice pics.. I found it real hard to get anything...

    Nice pics..
    I found it real hard to get anything from the camera that looks like the color of the scales in person. Even to the eye, they change in color with lighting. You got closer than I did,...
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    http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r520/mandrake5...

    http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r520/mandrake50/Forum%20Native%205/0515A_zpsa981e25e.jpg

    http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r520/mandrake50/Forum%20Native%205/IMG_0535_zpsadca82a4.jpg
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    I think it depends on what you want in an edge....

    I think it depends on what you want in an edge. If you are looking for edge refinement and surgical like slicing abilities, finer is better. If you like more "tooth" for cutting fibrous or very hard...
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    I also got the Forum Native 5 the other...

    I also got the Forum Native 5 the other day...Monday. Along with a couple of the K390 mules. The Natives were the two dullest knives I have gotten from Spyderco out of the box. I am at about 40 and...
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    depends on what you are sharpening with... At...

    depends on what you are sharpening with...
    At some point I wanted to ask Jim (Ankerson)(?) how he sharpens and measures thickness "behind the edge"

    I sharpened the ZDP-189 mule on my WEPS. It...
  8. The admins started a thread after only 23 minutes...

    The admins started a thread after only 23 minutes saying that this was a major factor in the slowdown. Apparently it was more than a "few" people, and they started very early in the process.


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    Thanks for the welcome Sal. I have been...

    Thanks for the welcome Sal. I have been registered here for awhile and reading the forums for quite awhile longer. I just don't type much. This will be my tenth set of mules. I try not to miss them,...
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    Still show as available.

    Still show as available.
  11. I had to re-enter the code every time I...

    I had to re-enter the code every time I refreshed...
    It did take it once the error cleared.
  12. I got mine ordered. Took about 30 tries before...

    I got mine ordered. Took about 30 tries before the state/zip error went away.
    How does one even check quantities. I have seen this mentioned before, especially with Mules, but I never have figured...
  13. Quite helpful, thanks to everyone that replied. I...

    Quite helpful, thanks to everyone that replied. I am pretty excited. The forum knife and K390 Mule on the same day.
  14. I wonder if any of you kind folks might help me...

    I wonder if any of you kind folks might help me out on exactly how the purchase will be done. I have bought several items from the online store, including most of the mules. But they were already...
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    Fob 1. A small pocket at the front waistline...

    Fob

    1. A small pocket at the front waistline of a man's trousers or in the front of a vest, used especially to hold a watch.
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    a. A short chain or ribbon attached to a pocket watch and worn...
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    Sory for the ingnorance.. BUT, What is KC?. ...

    Sory for the ingnorance.. BUT,
    What is KC?. Knife Center perhaps

    Phil
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    Might you tell me what CS stands for. I went...

    Might you tell me what CS stands for. I went looking for this overstock item but can't find anything that really ties to "CS" other than Cold Steel, and I see no Spyderco knives on their site

    Phil...
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    I think that your photos are great. I have been...

    I think that your photos are great. I have been messing with a cheap Veho at.. supposedly 400X and getting the lighting and angles correct is a real pain. What you have here is orders of magnitude...
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    Try this:...

    Try this:
    http://www.bushcraftuk.com/downloads/pdf/knifeshexps.pdf
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