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That's a capable-looking blade. I wouldn't mind having one, though like most of us, the last thing I need is another knife.

I can't get over the rise in price of Spyderco knives since I last bought one. Admittedly, this has been a few years, but it seems the price of these knives has far outpaced inflation.


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That’s sharp! Cool

I really have a thing for Tanto type blades.


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Ive also switched, but I went from Kershaw to Spyderco...




 
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I have to admit Spyderco prices have seen a sharp rise over the years. Still love their stuff.

I absolutely LOVE the Para3 and one of their less popular models the Lil’ Temperance.

I have always preferred the “Spydyhole” type deployment. Many of my Benchmades have that type of hole for deployment.


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Picked up the new S45VN Paramilitary 2 & some of the titanium accessories have begun arriving.
New titanium scales have turned this into a knife I actually love all the way around vs making excuses for the cheap feel of them.
The chambered edges make this so ergonomically wonderful I’m now shopping for Titanium scales for my other PM2s.
















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Loved the feel of the Titanium scales on the S45VN that I ordered a set of countoured milled Flytanium scales for my DLT Sprint Run red G10 M390.
It’s split by my acid washed Maxamet PM2.











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Posts: 6593 | Location: Central,Ohio | Registered: December 28, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I've been thinking about replacing my PM2 & Manix2 scales with titanium for a long time. I just never got around to doing it. Did you run in to any difficulties? The only minor problem I can see is that looking at my PM2, it appears that the tube in the lanyard hole was spread apart slightly after the scales were put on. Sort of like a flange.

In addition to looking better, the titanium scales will certainly extend the life of pocket openings on your jeans.Smile The G10 is like sandpaper.


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Yeah the lanyard tube can be a pain but slow steady pressure & rotating it as you go gets it done without damage to the g10 scales.
One of the titanium pocket clip screws had to ground down on the Flytanium scales as it made contact with the titanium backspacer and caused a gap.
Other than that it’s just a simple parts swap.
The BladeHQ Stonewashed Titanium scales required no fitting of yhe Ti pocket clip screws & the feel better than the Flytanium scales.
As well as being less expensive but I do like the Bead Blasted finish on the Flytanium.







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