After using the Kapara all this summer I have decided to go the opposite way with a straight edge and flat handle !And having a lot of fun with my Yojimbo2, I have decided to beat that dead horse again:“This knife has been designed for Self Defense, It would not be a great EDC, especially … Continue reading Yojimbo2 as EDC Workhorse ? Don’t be shy !
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.
“You sharpen the human appetite to the point where it can split atoms with its desire…” I feel like in the “Honest Trailers”: “Please review the Advocate…” OK here we go: Oh yes, the Advocate is a looker and really catches the light. Knowing Gayle Bradley since his first hard chores folder, I really wanted … Continue reading Spyderco C214TIP: The Devil’s Advocate by Gayle Bradley.
I got two requests for writing that little comparaison hence a lot of users are hesittating between those two radical designs. My Yojimbo2 is a special edition as is my Paramillie 2. Both got carbon fiber handles. Both are made in Golden, Colorado, USA, Earth. Both are second generation. The Yo2 has been designed by … Continue reading Yojimbo2 vs Paramilitary2 — Face 2 Face !
We all know that the steel is only 30 percent of the equation for a great blade. And I’m not talking about the whole knife — ergonomy, lock quality, sheath, clip — just the blade: the main “Matter Separator” to quote Sal Glesser. Apart from the Steel they are the Heat Treating, the Grind and … Continue reading SPYDERCO MILITARY C36PIN PART III: WHITTLING WITH GHOST.
Like Apollo and Soyouz, those knives are different but got connections. Both are Spyderco folders with no hump, no choils, both equipped with compression locks, nested liners, spoon clips and radical blade designs. Both are made to be carried as EDC. Not too big but not too small with a blade around 3 inches / … Continue reading False Brothers — Wolfspyder and Yojimbo2
Following my first glimpse on a the Yojimbo Special Run of 2015 , I present you today the classic version of the Yojimbo: G10 handle and S30V steel. There is no difference between the knives but 4 grammes in favor of the CF version (110 vs 115). The blade got the exact same length (on the … Continue reading Yojimbo’s C85GP2 and C85CFP2 and a Ronin.
“Number 17” has entered in my life yesterday as I was angry about an order blocked in the airport for 12 days. I had ordered a Yojimbo 2 (G10, S30V) and since the 5th of May it has disappeared from the tracking. So yesterday I indulged myself with a very rare exclusive run for Knifeworks … Continue reading Yojimbo 2 C85CFP2 – S90V & Carbon Fiber
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
“Yasuki Hagane steel has been produced in their plant in Shimane prefecture in Japan where the high quality iron sand has been produced for making traditional Japanese swords since ancient times. These are three main premium grade high carbon steels (Shirogami, Aogami and Aogami Super) that have been used for making Japanese made field & … Continue reading Spyderco Caly3 C113GGY in Super Blue Steel Sprint Run- Grand pa knife is going high tech.