One year ago I had ordering a Para2 in CPM Cruwear, an exclusive run made for the Knife center. Since them It has been used as one of my reference knife toward other purchases which sometimes has not reached the blog review as I’m avoiding bad reviews unless there is something to learn from. After … Continue reading SPYDERCO C81GPCW2 PARAMILLIE CPM CRUWEAR KNIFECENTER EXCLUSIVE — ONE YEAR LATER
This one will be my 5th Paramillie 2, so it is a well known plateforme but the offer was to great to pass: a CPM Cruwear blade and a smooth black G10 handle: another exclusive run from the Knifecenter which is synonym of of a great attention to detail. This sprint run is absolutely flawless … Continue reading Spyderco C81GPCW2 Paramillie CPM CruWear KnifeCenter Exclusive — Another Smooth Operator.
If the Endura with Pekkawood handles is too big for you, there is the Delica alternative ! Again it is IMHO the best version ever made of that legendary folder. I have bought it from the Knifecenter and Howard Korn which is really proud of his exclusive version have buffed the handle to a beautiful … Continue reading Spyderco C11WDP Delica HAP40/SUS410 Pakkawood Handles, KnifeCenter Exclusive — Delicate Lady/Gentleman Folder.
We all know how knives get personnal items and how many times we touch them and use them. Synthetic material got their practical side but natural materials provide some spirit to a folder. It gives nobility, it gets some gentle patina over the years and it makes your personal knife much more personal and more … Continue reading Spyderco C10WDP Endura 4 HAP40/SUS410 Satin Plain Blade, Mahogany Pakkawood Handles KnifeCenter Exclusive — Wooden Wonder Perfection !
“The first drawing of the Shaman was dated December 17, 2014. That can give you an idea of how long I work on some of these creations.” Sal Glesser. Thanks to Tom Song and Howard Korn from the Knifecenter, I have been able to get one of the most coveted Sprint Run from Spyderco: The … Continue reading Massive Attack: First Glimpse at Sal’s Shaman Sprint Run C229MPCW
“On a knife edge razor day If you listen long enough they’ve got nothing to say It’s a time warp place don’t change The rhythm of the night, the beating rain…” Midnight Oil. After so much hesitation I was able to get a Kapara thanks to Tom (and Howard) at the Knifecenter. My “fear” was … Continue reading Spyderco Kapara C241CFP, Alistair Phillips Life Saver.
The Ikushi is a very strange Taichung made spyderco and his father, Paul Alexander is a perfectionniste-engineer who got radical new ideas on portable cutlery. Remember the Sliverax ? My first impression after opening the Knifecenter’s parcel (thank you Howard and Tom for the fast shipment!): wow so slim ! So easy to pocket ! … Continue reading Spyderco Ikuchi C242CFP — First glimpse at Slim Shady.
“The original Police model was a response to a request from Police for a Mariner with a point. I saw that as an opportunity to create a new design that was closer to what I personally liked. I thought to call it “LaSalle”, but in the end, i pushed the ego out and called it … Continue reading Spyderco Police C07GP4 – The Steel Cheetah.
Disassembling the Cruwear Knifecenter edition has been a child play once I have found how to use some pliers to keep some rounds spacers from turning by gripping them. Eventually, the Flytanium scales are perfectly adjusted. No surprises at all. The action is as smooth as before, no worry. The sweet point of balance is … Continue reading Flytanium on Cruwear PM2 – a sweet customization
This time I have decided since the blade of this Paramillie is thin, to protect it with some gaffer tape. Same process as usual: diamonds, then ceramic and stropping on leather. The DC4 of Fallkniven and the Spyderco Double Stuff 2 were used. I got also an old barber leather I use with some polish. … Continue reading Convexing Cruwear!