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    I think I do understand the dilemma, lamorak. I...

    I think I do understand the dilemma, lamorak. I don't have 50, but do own several Spydies, and no longer own some that I didn't like. Some of the ones I have are my most frequently carried knives. ...
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    Yeah... this is one those desired fixes that...

    Yeah... this is one those desired fixes that don't normally end well. You could attempt to tighten the pivot, which is essentially a "precision rivet" by crushing it in a vice or using a hammer and...
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    Many good points and varying perspectives have...

    Many good points and varying perspectives have been expressed already, and from the diversity of perspectives, it should be obvious by now that the guys who read and respond on this forum have widely...
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    Fondle it... Fondle it... And fondle it some more...

    Fondle it... Fondle it... And fondle it some more :). It'll get smoother the more you use it. But as stated above, the stop pin is your "sweetness" adjustment. I suggest taking the screws out of...
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    Thanks for that thought. I've held off on this...

    Thanks for that thought. I've held off on this knife for some reason I couldn't put my finger on, but that's it. Black hardware... hmmm...
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    A classic American bowie with an "S" guard, a...

    A classic American bowie with an "S" guard, a clip point and a coffin handle... by Schempp?! Sign me up!!!!!
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    I know it's a bit intimidating to start grinding...

    I know it's a bit intimidating to start grinding away on your $200 knife, but the work on the liner lock is really not that hard. First, mark the liner with a pencil, following the arc of the choil...
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    Sorry guys... I meant to include pics, but had to...

    Sorry guys... I meant to include pics, but had to re-size them to upload. Here they are...1993519936199371993819939

    Believe me, I get the concept of the knife -- that's why I bought it -- great...
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    Vallotton Surprise!

    I recently received my long-anticipated Spyderco Vallotton folder. I had watched videos, read reviews, and gotten over my feeling of oddness about the thumb studs / blade stops. I finally decide I...
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    I laughed as I read the agonizing question and...

    I laughed as I read the agonizing question and the very well-thought-out answers. But as Jet B says... the only real answer is... BOTH :)
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    Millie comp lock... Millie comp lock... Millie...

    Millie comp lock... Millie comp lock... Millie comp lock. Reversible tip-up clip... Reversible tip-up clip... Reversible tip-up clip. I dream it all the time, so I thought if I replied it to this...
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    Of course, they could make a budget GB, with...

    Of course, they could make a budget GB, with VG-10 steel, bi-directionally textured FRN scales, maybe in some cool colors, and sell it for around $80. But wait... wouldn't that be a Stretch? :)
  13. Wow... Who would have thought 2 or three years...

    Wow... Who would have thought 2 or three years ago that we would all come to regard S30V as the old tried-and-true, unremarkable, "old pair of blue jeans" steel? When it first became available, I...
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    I agree with DeathBySnooSnoo... I've had mine...

    I agree with DeathBySnooSnoo... I've had mine since Christmas (what a wife I have :) ), and I have to say the durability of the CF is rather amazing. I've EDC'd it about half the time I've owned it,...
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    I have no experience with ZDP189 steel, but......

    I have no experience with ZDP189 steel, but... I'm wondering if because its extreme hardness you might be getting some micro-chipping at the edge, perhaps caused by drawing the knife back from the...
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    Just do it! I would stick with the satin blade...

    Just do it! I would stick with the satin blade versions though... that is of course unless you're a covert operator who works mostly at night and don't want your opponents to see the reflection off...
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    I guess I have to agree with most who have...

    I guess I have to agree with most who have posted... I own 2 Golden, CO, USA Spydies, and 2 Taichung knives. My US-made blades are a Military and Paramilitary 2. The Taiwan knives are a Gayle...
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