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    I confess that I am in the camp that does not...

    I confess that I am in the camp that does not prefer combo edges - I regard them as a specialised rather than a general purpose edge type. One particular area where a combo edge works very well is...
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    I actually asked my retail shop about this...

    I actually asked my retail shop about this recently - the actual details of the law change fairly frequently, but in general if you are sensible and do not do stupid things like brandish your knife...
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    That's good to know. What about assisted knives?...

    That's good to know. What about assisted knives? Ever tried to order something like a Benchmade Barrage?



    Glad to hear they are keeping up Singapore's reputation for efficiency and politeness,...
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    Very honourable of you, although the guys at...

    Very honourable of you, although the guys at Sheares are pretty laid back once you get to know them :) Ever had any trouble with getting the knives through customs? I agree that the retail prices we...
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    My first Spyderco was a combo edge Endura - since...

    My first Spyderco was a combo edge Endura - since then I have not purchased any other combo edged knives, so no interest here.

    Personally I feel that a serrated edge is something of a specialised...
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    Welcome from Singapore ;) Ever been to...

    Welcome from Singapore ;)



    Ever been to Sheares on Selegie road? They have a decent selection - if nothing else it's a place to look and handle before you order. Lots of other non-Spydies too :D
  7. Thread: Goddard sprint?

    by glbpro
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    This is one of those knives that I keep looking...

    This is one of those knives that I keep looking at and holding and never really liking that much. Perhaps it's time to revisit it! Thanks :)
  8. Point taken and point of view appreciated :) As I...

    Point taken and point of view appreciated :) As I said in my initial post, this thread is not about criticising individual designs or models, but more a catalog of our individual reactions to those...
  9. Presumably it was NOT from one of these: ...

    Presumably it was NOT from one of these:

    http://www.jcars.org/images/2013-mitsubishi-delica-d5-back-picture-628x288.jpg

    We have quite a few of these in Singapore and I smile every time I end...
  10. That sounds like an extremely sensible approach,...

    That sounds like an extremely sensible approach, and is the one I stick to. If in doubt, wait until you have had the knife in hand for a while.
  11. Good idea! Always interesting to explore the...

    Good idea! Always interesting to explore the reverse of any proposition :)

    My three would be, quite surprisingly:

    1. Paramilitary 2 - I was not a fan of the compression lock to begin with,...
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    The Ulize is another one of those Spydercos that...

    The Ulize is another one of those Spydercos that I really wanted to love but didn't once I had handled it. Such a beautiful looking knife! Unfortunately when I had it in hand, I found it quite hard...
  13. 3 Spydies that you really wanted to like but didn't in the end

    Greetings everyone :)

    Thought this might be an interesting subject to discuss, as it bears on my recent experience with the models below. Please bear in mind that this is my personal take on and...
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    Looking at your list I would say one of the new...

    Looking at your list I would say one of the new FFG Manix 2s or a Military :)
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    I had an experience with this issue recently with...

    I had an experience with this issue recently with my Salt 1 - this is probably the closest thing to a beater Spyderco that I own, and I'm not afraid to use it until it goes dull and then experiment...
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    Yes, thank you for sharing. Have put the video...

    Yes, thank you for sharing. Have put the video into it's own window so it's easier to watch:


    http://youtu.be/mLcTWwh1Cpc

    So nice to see Sal on camera again. Haven't seen much of him since he...
  17. Thanks for the replies - it must be a recent...

    Thanks for the replies - it must be a recent change because my G10 dragonfly purchased about 3 months ago does not have this issue.
  18. Dragonfly 2 LW orange blade tang anomaly - anyone knows what this is?

    Greetings all. I recently purchased a Dragonfly 2 LW with the orange handle and noticed a small depression on the tang of the blade. It's circled in red below:
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    I wonder if there's any chance of getting one...

    I wonder if there's any chance of getting one with a hawkbill blade at some point in the future...
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    Yes, the civilian actually comes with a tag with...

    Yes, the civilian actually comes with a tag with specific instructions NOT to attempt to use it as a utility knife.

    If you have never handled a civilian it's something worth doing - it is truly...
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    A point that has not yet been mentioned is that...

    A point that has not yet been mentioned is that with knife tip down it is much easier to draw the knife straight into a spyder drop by just putting one's thumb into the spyder hole.

    Another knife...
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    I have actually been in a similar situation once...

    I have actually been in a similar situation once when I need to break into a padlocked cupboard - I had forgotten the key at home and needed immediate access so I took my leatherman wave and used the...
  23. Thread: Shot Show 2014?

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    Pocket sword baby! Think folding bowie knife!

    Pocket sword baby! Think folding bowie knife!
  24. Thread: Shot Show 2014?

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    Another shot show 2014 video, this time with...

    Another shot show 2014 video, this time with Michael Janich featuring the Tatanka:


    http://youtu.be/tAa8HIBaePg
  25. Thread: Less is More?

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    You guys are lucky - Spydies are so expensive...

    You guys are lucky - Spydies are so expensive here that I pay more for less :D
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