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    I'm not averse to taking a heavier knife like a...

    I'm not averse to taking a heavier knife like a Mule, because it would be sturdy as hell, and the cordwrap is a good idea. But I'd have to lose weight on my current heavy sheath. Any ideas/sources...
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    Which is probably a good idea. My one good fixie...

    Which is probably a good idea. My one good fixie is a Mule Cruwear at 4.2 oz without sheath. Add sheath and it's almost a 6 oz package, very heavy.

    What are light fixed blade options?
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    OVER A YEAR LATER, I'm putting together a new and...

    OVER A YEAR LATER, I'm putting together a new and better kit for an upcoming ultralight pack trip.

    At this point I'm looking at taking a 2 oz Caly Jr. in ZDP189 as my only knife.

    (Although...
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    9 months later, and the report so far: Dialex...

    9 months later, and the report so far:

    Dialex a nice, light, efficient, sturdy knife. One of the easiest to carry after changing out to a deep pocket clip from a Caly. Used the back bevel...
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    That's cool. Love GITD. Thanks for posting the...

    That's cool. Love GITD. Thanks for posting the alert.
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    Ha!! Good point!!

    Ha!! Good point!!
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    I understand you have a very strong opinion about...

    I understand you have a very strong opinion about this. However, imagine you spread the bolster all the way across the knife--in this case that would give you a stainless steel or ti handled knife....
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    I dunno, that's not exactly what I took away from...

    I dunno, that's not exactly what I took away from the discussion. I got the idea that bolsters generally add strength (or protection) but that on a well-designed knife, the additional strength of the...
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    Why is everyone talking about me in this thread?...

    Why is everyone talking about me in this thread?

    LOL.

    Bolsters provide the advantages listed above, and also are for the purpose of keeping the scales/handles from splitting/chipping when...
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    Interesting you mention the clip. My thought was,...

    Interesting you mention the clip. My thought was, I'd purchase this knife if it had a deep carry pocket clip.
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    Looks like it, doesn't it? For me that would be a...

    Looks like it, doesn't it? For me that would be a desired improvement over the Delica, which never seems to fit into my hands well.
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    Wow! From page 8 of the Amsterdam 2012 Report. ...

    Wow! From page 8 of the Amsterdam 2012 Report.

    http://spydercollector.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/spyderco_amsterdammeet2012_prototype_caly3sprint.jpg
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    Oh, now I understand the long bolster...they had...

    Oh, now I understand the long bolster...they had the bolster meet the wood in the middle of the lock, to emphasize ("celebrate") the lock!

    Light finally goes on. :)
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    How cool is that -- a factory engraved...

    How cool is that -- a factory engraved commemorative knife for the young one!!
  15. I've been using a Stretch for electrical...

    I've been using a Stretch for electrical work...the humped nose helps slit off Romex sheath neatly when held upside down.
  16. See a forced patina in this thread ...

    See a forced patina in this thread

    http://www.spyderco.com/forums/showthread.php?51596-Cruware-impressions-anecdotes-performance
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    Poll: For the record, I was interpreting the poll to be...

    For the record, I was interpreting the poll to be non-damascus. I thought you were clear. Yes, blame Deacon; that's generally a good course of action.
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    I once sent in a mid-lock Spyderco for...

    I once sent in a mid-lock Spyderco for more-than-normal up-down blade play. (I know it was more than normal because I bought three of the same exact knife at the same time, and one was just sloppier...
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    It's a beauty. Longish for utility use but I can...

    It's a beauty. Longish for utility use but I can see it having SD-type duties.
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    What's everyone so glum about? This is great...

    What's everyone so glum about? This is great news! He's gone and I'm happy.
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    One more comment on this topic; a previous poster...

    One more comment on this topic; a previous poster noted that the media coverage didn't feature the effective knife defense against the animal.

    This is consistent with a long-established media...
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    Heroic action on your part, Jason. Well done.

    Heroic action on your part, Jason. Well done.
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    Of course this is a great test of knife steels,...

    Of course this is a great test of knife steels, but...

    ...old carpet is what interchangeable blade utility knives were meant for. Also with their thinner cross section they make the slicing work a...
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    Ultra Slim "Option 5" Halpern Mule handles...

    Ultra Slim "Option 5" Halpern Mule handles arrived today, some shots for those of you considering these grips:

    http://i1085.photobucket.com/albums/j435/Bolsterman/HalpernMule1.jpg
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    The "several month" review... After pocketing...

    The "several month" review...

    After pocketing this knife for months, I've decided I like everything about the Dialex Jr except the blade shape. I am finding the large belly on the blade...
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