The Grey Mouser has been in my EDC rotation since it has arrived in my pocket. So this a little report. Maxamet is like a super CPM M4 to me, it cannot seem to get dull. I have deshouldered the edge and keep it sharp (razor) with white ceramic and leather. The edge behaviour in … Continue reading Spyderco C223GPDGY Para 3 Maxamet Part II.
It has been half a year of patience before my pre order turns into a mail call. Howard Korn from the Knifecenter.com was kind enough to send it to me as soon as he has received it. It was a quick 6 days of travelling from Fredericksburgh, Virginia to Paris. The name of this Para3 … Continue reading Spyderco C223GPDGY Para 3 Maxamet — The Grey Mouser.
My Para3 Maxamet Sprint run needed a unique way to express how hardchore the Maxamet blade was to me.
This is a bud of an article about the BladeHQ exclusive Yojimbo2. At least there is picture. Story will come later in multiple update. I have reviewed the Michael Janich’s Yojimbo2 many time here. And I have been waiting for a tougher alloy for a long time: CPM-M4 is one of my favorite steel. Why … Continue reading Spyderco Yojimbo2 C85GM4P2 CPM-M4 The Jade Warrior.
Forcing a Patina on Cruwear! Why? Because I’m going to the sea and I just need to be certain it won’t pit. Now Cruwear seems tricky compared to 52100 or Maxamet. Let see how it will get… 45 minutes later… No patina yet some stains… “It’s not as rusty as 1095 usually, so it’s … Continue reading Patina on Cruwear ? Not that easy !
Nowadays rendering of three iconic 90’s lock: Liner Lock, Back Lock and Integral Lock. They are plethora of locks since the 90’s when the Tactical Folders trend started. “Tactical” , a term which has been mainly used in a marketing way, means you can get access to your knife easily — A clip or a … Continue reading About Locks — How to choose ?
This is my first Para 3 and also my first black coated Spyderco blade. According to Spyderco: “For tactical end users who are concerned about light discipline or those who just prefer the look of a black blade, the Para 3 is now available with a tough Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) blade coating. This low-profile … Continue reading Spyderco PARA 3 G-10 Black on Black C223GBK — The Black Panther Cub
Every Spyderco’s fan needs an all American Made Native. Why? Because it’s one of the short folders well designed to accommodate every type of hands. It is like a super Delica: wider, stronger, with zero vertical play and as recently I have offered a Native to a friend who use it for hunting, I needed … Continue reading Spyderco C41GPFGR5 Native 5 — A Smooth Operator.
Last year, Jim Ankerson made a Military CPM110V test and was able to “cut 6,000 linear ft of cardboard checking every 500 ft for phone book paper sharpness, would still slice phone book paper after this stage, zero edge damage.” He had stopped but ” it could have cut a lot more. I try and keep … Continue reading SPYDERCO NATIVE C41CFP5 – CPM110V Three years update.