In my quest for a travelling knife, I’ve been considering a lightweight big folder. I already know and appreciate the Cold Steel Voyager Serie and also I’m a big fan of the Spyderco C36 Military. Then I got the chance to purchase a sprint run (600 ex.) of the Spyderco Catcherman for USN forums. First … Continue reading Spyderco Catcherman USN Edition in H1 – Green Power !
In the ease of maintenance department few knives are easy to live with, the Spydiechef is part of that very small club. You can pocket it while it is still wet. For a travelling knife this is a must and the reason I have taken it for that Xmas Journey. Reuniting with an old … Continue reading A Spydiechef in Tuscany – Spyderco’s Polish Folding Office Knife
OK , I do love acronyms, pardon my French but when I have received the Spydiechef I was very excited to test a design made for chefs: a folding tool cooks could keep in their pocket. Knowing my needs to turn SD design into tools, this time the grass was cut under my feed. Marcin … Continue reading Spyderco C211TIP Marcin Slysz SpydieChef — Folding Utilitarian Cooking Knife.
What does it means to own a Sebenza ? 21 years ago, in September 1996, I received a phone call from Taiwan; the person calling was unknown to me, his name was Huan Chang Hsu and he told me he was an ophthalmologist, a diver and….. a knife collector! He had worked his way and … Continue reading Chris Reeve Sebenza ATS-34 — Honor is her name.
Designed for budget-conscious knife users who demand genuine Spyderco quality, the Polestar was offered to all attendants at the last Amsterdam Minimeet (2017). That’s how I got mine. What could be the definition of a Workhorse ? We got example of knives which has been used hard, lost, bought again, always in our pocket, the … Continue reading Spyderco C220GPGY Polestar – Workhorse for the budget-conscious user.
This is a sharp turn. A revolution: I have chosen a folder with no hole in the blade and no clip. But it was love at first sight. The carbon fiber handle are so smooth and rounded. The balance is perfect, thanks to its titanium liners. The liners are blued and exquisite BTW. A jewel … Continue reading Des Horn Imvubu in Nitrobe 77 – Perfection in every way.
This review will be update on regular basis as we are also dependent from Spydercollector pictures. Nemo: Again we have been 80 lucky people to attend the 10th Anniversary Spyderco Meet in Amsterdam. Some were there since the beginning like my friend JD and this post will be both impressions. Here the list of knives … Continue reading Spyderco Amsterdam Minimeet the 10th Anniversary Report
Only here, you will be able to see the forbidden pictures of the Am’dam Minimeet. Here we go: I’m everywhere ! 🙂 Sal, Eric and Jur looking at the Lucane prototype. Sal taking a closer look. The gathering of the spydernuts is starting ! Father and son… JD and Sal ! Gail and Sal Glesser … Continue reading Amsterdam Spyderco Minimeet 2011 – The Forbidden Pictures !
“Everybody wants to be a cat, because a cat’s the only cat who knows where it’s at…” My friend Jur told me: “the older you’ll get the shorter the blades you will love.” The first injection came from a baby Wayne Goddard, then the C22 Walker… now that little claw which is an amazing little … Continue reading Ladybug Hawkbill Sprintrun – The Real Cat Claw !