What did you use your Spyderco for last?

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby knivesandbooks » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:39 pm

The Meat man wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:17 pm
Cut up some strawberries with my newly reprofiled and sharpened Calypso Jr Super Blue.

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I took it down to about 10 dps and touched it up a bit on the UF rods in the 30° slots.
Got some practicing to do but I'm really pleased with how it turned out.
Bet that cuts like the devil!
I waited just barely too long and couldn't get one.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby tps3443 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:11 pm

I just started a job, this job conincidentally requires constant cutting miscellaneous objects and opening things for hours on in sometimes.

I carried my Tenacious, and PM2 S110V to work. My Tenacious was ok from about 7:30am to 11:30am. The Tenacious was utterly dulled. So, I used my S110V PM2 solely for all cutting without dulling, or any degradation.

I resharpened the ole 8CR13MOV on a dinner plate after I got home, the edge was razor sharp after only 2-3 minutes of light or no pressure!

I’m not touching the S110V edge. No need!
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Bradley » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:07 am

Carved a pumpkin with my cf/ti millie, and cut some birthday balloons off a chair at work with my m4 yo2 :)

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby The Meat man » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:39 am

knivesandbooks wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:39 pm
The Meat man wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:17 pm
Cut up some strawberries with my newly reprofiled and sharpened Calypso Jr Super Blue.

I took it down to about 10 dps and touched it up a bit on the UF rods in the 30° slots.
Got some practicing to do but I'm really pleased with how it turned out.
Bet that cuts like the devil!
I waited just barely too long and couldn't get one.

It sure does!

They're not all sold out yet are they? I saw the Calypso Jr thread popped up recently; they were in stock somewhere again. If they haven't all sold by now they might be easier to get hold of, since the mad rush seems to have abated somewhat.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Bloke » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:26 pm

Bradley wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:07 am
Carved a pumpkin ...
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:59 pm

Zip ties
Carrying 3 knives is perfectly normal :D

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Bloke » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:25 pm

ZrowsN1s wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:59 pm
Zip ties
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby The Meat man » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:51 pm

Ha ha! :D

Now there's a good reason to always have a knife on you.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Bloke » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:13 pm

The Meat man wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Ha ha! :D

Now there's a good reason to always have a knife on you.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Pelagic » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:30 pm

I used my s110v Military to cut some rope and now I can't find it. I really hope it's still on the dredge and I find it in the morning where I was cutting the rope today.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Vivi » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:42 pm

Broke down cardboard with my SE Pacific Salt. The thinly ground edge works well for this task.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:12 pm

Bloke wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:25 pm
ZrowsN1s wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:59 pm
Zip ties
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And it's a good thing I had my knife! Or I'd have been up the creek without a paddle :D
Carrying 3 knives is perfectly normal :D

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby dogrunner » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:20 pm

Cutting dry rot from a barn timber. The Manix LW in 110v. Dry rot is soft, but the blade goes through so effortlessly that it is easy to hit hardware or hard knots full force. Got the job done.

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby TkoK83Spy » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:10 pm

Some Sharpmaker lovin. Touched up my Chaparral, PM2 S35VN and GB2 while sweating out this Brewers/Dodgers game...lets go Brew Crew!!!
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby MichaelScott » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:42 pm

Cut up a roast chicken with my One-Eyed Jack. Another of those little big knives.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Vivi » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:47 pm

P4 on apple duty today at work. No one ran for the hills :p

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Then someone bought me dinner, so now it's slicing some chicken.

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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Luddite » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:40 am

Cut back brambles and third of an inch ropes, while helping set out a Field Target course, with my Tenacious.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Luddite » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:44 am

tps3443 wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:11 pm
I just started a job, this job conincidentally requires constant cutting miscellaneous objects and opening things for hours on in sometimes.

I carried my Tenacious, and PM2 S110V to work. My Tenacious was ok from about 7:30am to 11:30am. The Tenacious was utterly dulled. So, I used my S110V PM2 solely for all cutting without dulling, or any degradation.

I resharpened the ole 8CR13MOV on a dinner plate after I got home, the edge was razor sharp after only 2-3 minutes of light or no pressure!

I’m not touching the S110V edge. No need!
Please explain this "dinner plate" sharpening technique.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby The Meat man » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 am

Luddite wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:44 am

Please explain this "dinner plate" sharpening technique.

On the bottom of ceramic plates, there is often a ring of uncoated ceramic which can be used as an emergency sharpening stone.

Edit: same with ceramic mugs.
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Re: What did you use your Spyderco for last?

Postby Luddite » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:12 am

The Meat man wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 am
Luddite wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:44 am

Please explain this "dinner plate" sharpening technique.

On the bottom of ceramic plates, there is often a ring of uncoated ceramic which can be used as an emergency sharpening stone.

Edit: same with ceramic mugs.
Cheers M m, I'll try that.
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