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  1. Thread: Hello!

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    Welcome Paddy:) This is a good place;) What...

    Welcome Paddy:) This is a good place;) What :spyder:'s do you own?
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    Read thru this thread a couple of times now:eek:...

    Read thru this thread a couple of times now:eek:

    Quite enjoy your original question David:) Simpler and more durable is always a good development:)

    Materials and properties thereof are the big...
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    Currently Native XHP, Urban, Balance in pocket,...

    Currently Native XHP, Urban, Balance in pocket, constantly switches up adds, subtracts other spydies. Caspian Salt and vg-10 mule in the lunch bag, D'Fly salt on the keychain:D
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    Here's a quick and "eh" picture of the CF...

    Here's a quick and "eh" picture of the CF Balance and the Cricket on their backs, 1200 wide. Minutes old.....

    The Balance CF is just extremely robust for it's size:D Mine has been taken off of...
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    The Balance is a small, very robust beast....

    The Balance is a small, very robust beast. Capability outshines it's size;)
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    I fell in love with the Native XHP also:eek: The...

    I fell in love with the Native XHP also:eek: The xhp takes a very sharp edge quite nicely also:D Enjoy:D
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    Completely agreed with Deacon on the bolster...

    Completely agreed with Deacon on the bolster point, concur with jack on the disassembly and modification point and that the construction of these pinned models is superb:D

    Cobra, if your Caly is...
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    Appreciation for the pinned

    I used to be leery of pinned knives, memories of the cheap stuff I was exposed to as a kid I guess. Initially I felt the same about pinned Spydercos. I was wrong:eek:

    Pictured are the 2 pinned...
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    Agreed;) I thoroughly enjoy the 2 slipjoints I...

    Agreed;) I thoroughly enjoy the 2 slipjoints I use. The lock notch must be the tricky point. The 2 I've seen look to have been tweaked by hand:eek:

    I'll be looking at this Spy, looks like an...
  10. Never have, a bit of a sharp edge helps with some...

    Never have, a bit of a sharp edge helps with some purchase.

    Also a bit consumed with cutting edge so I don't really pay it much mind. Like always it's a preference thing:)
  11. I respectfully kind of disagree with Mallus:eek:...

    I respectfully kind of disagree with Mallus:eek:

    Steels aside the ultimate "worth" of any edge comes from the user depending on their needs and preferences. If you need a good sharp edge that will...
  12. Thread: Forum Issues

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    Fantastic Kristi:D I love the look;):D ...

    Fantastic Kristi:D I love the look;):D

    Comgrats Mikerestivo:)
  13. Sweet looking knife, agreed on the swedge and...

    Sweet looking knife, agreed on the swedge and jimping:)
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    Get the Native first. XHP is quite enjoyable,...

    Get the Native first. XHP is quite enjoyable, takes and keeps a very nice edge:) I'm surprised KC still has them in stock.

    The ZDP D'Fly will be around for a while;)
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    Beautiful!!!!!!!!!:D:):):)

    Beautiful!!!!!!!!!:D:):):)
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    I'm sorry Holland, that's a zdp model too from...

    I'm sorry Holland, that's a zdp model too from the color of the scales. I bet vg-10 might have fared a bit better. H1 definitely better.

    You would really increase the tip strength by just taking...
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    Unless you're planning a 6 course meal the Endura...

    Unless you're planning a 6 course meal the Endura or one of the Salts would work fine. For extended outdoors I would go with the h1 although vg-10 is quite corrosion resistant.
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    Close up of an Endura SB edge

    Delightfully easy stuff to play with:D Even with my limited (growing) skill wonderfully sharp edges are easy to attain and maintain:D

    Anyone else have any edge closeups? I just plop a Lee Valley...
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    Users get scratched;) Look at the scratches in a...

    Users get scratched;) Look at the scratches in a positive way:) You're recording the history of your blade. Some scratches may even stand out over time:eek:
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    No need to fret:) Spyderco takes it's materials...

    No need to fret:) Spyderco takes it's materials seriously, HT is a critical component of every tool steel, tailored to it's application. With the right HT recipe desirable properties can be brought...
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    Can't pigeonhole 3 for all time:eek: ...

    Can't pigeonhole 3 for all time:eek:

    Currently:

    Caspian Salt

    Pingo black

    Native XHP
  22. We've both been spoiled:eek: I've been forced by...

    We've both been spoiled:eek: I've been forced by circumstance to walk back a bit, There's always something to be appreciated and enjoyed if you look for it, especially in Spyderco knives;) Makes no...
  23. I hear you Glbpro:) Approaches to curious...

    I hear you Glbpro:) Approaches to curious investigation differ as do knife preferences, hand dimensions, etc.:eek: We're all good:)

    "Well, I think it helps to talk about stuff like this, because...
  24. I just have a problem of trying to focus on why I...

    I just have a problem of trying to focus on why I don't quite like or enjoy something:) Every :spyder: I've owned and parted with has had a positive feedback in some way;)

    No disrespect, but the...
  25. Thread: Pivot Washers

    by dbcad
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    With a slow speed, low load application like a...

    With a slow speed, low load application like a blade pivot any number of polymers would work well. The FRN on my washerless knives works quite well also;)
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