How a 26 dollars Chinese folder would behave when I usually EDC a mighty Spyderco Swayback which is sold… 10 times the Penguin’s price ? OK. Let’ try it. The order was made through Massdrop and the knife has arrived some weeks later. The QSP box is well made and thick. The knife looks very … Continue reading QSP Penguin D2 – The WOW Effect Cheap Wharncliffe WOrkhorse Of Excellence
I love Grandpa’s knives in a modern form, like the AFCK in M2HSS twenty years ago. But I was not able to jump on bandwagon to catch a Military in 52100. Lucky me, soon a Paramillie II designed by Sal and Eric Glesser was able with the same Carbon Fiber handles and the same 52100 … Continue reading Spyderco Paramilitary 2 C81CF52100P2 52100 Exclusive Run – New Old Timer Workhorse !
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.
The Mantra 2 is Eric Glesser’s design and is one of a kind Spyderco as its blade’s hole is only here as a trademark. Your only way to flick the knife open is the flipper invented by Kit Carson at the end of the 90’s. There is no hump. It’s a very slick knife. There … Continue reading Spyderco Mantra 2 – Pure Flipper Workhorse !
Two years ago in March 2012 I have ordered and received overseas within 5 working days my Spyderco Gayle Bradley. I knew at first glance this knife was going to be a hit. You feel it in your hand and in the way it’s operate. Back then, some people were “blocked” by the fact it … Continue reading Gayle Bradley 2 years after – The Workhorse of outstanding performances.
My love for the Native exists since 1997.I have written many reviews about its different life but since the Native 5 Lightweight, I have been waiting for the right blade/steel combo to write again about it.Here we go, again, with pleasure. Being spoiled by REX45 wonders and all the spring runs and supreme designs unleashed … Continue reading SPyderco C41YL5 Native® 5 Salt® – Hyper Polyvalent Summer Knife or Best EDC Ever ?
This a Mail Call/ Show and Tell. The in-use deeper review will unfold in the coming weeks but as a knife’s fan, this City is just stunning. Yes, Manly has done it again !After the Peak, the Comrade, the Wasp… All great knives made in Sofia !Yes, the knifemakers of Bulgaria have done it again: … Continue reading MANLY CITY S90V 3DG10 – Excellence and Quality from Bulgaria
Why the Swayback is such addictive ?Why it always kicks my favorite folders out from my pocket since I have received it ? The contoured titanium handle is something which is needed to be taken in consideration. In my humble opinion the Swayback’s handle makes all other tactical folders feel flatter. The Swayback is very … Continue reading This Is The Sway ! Part 2 The Swayback Chronicles
The Bombshell is a Spyderco’s flash batch at 400 dollars MRSP.Painful for the wallet, huh ? A flash batch means “it will be produced only once in this exact form. To make them even more collectible, Flash Batches are individually serialized with a laser-engraved number. The Bombshell’s number can be found on the inside of … Continue reading The Danger Pickle is a Bombshell — C250GTI
Here it is, the new Marcin Slysz designed Spydie some have been dreaming for almost 10 years. Inspired by 19th Century pocket knives design this is another grand child of the Mighty Sebenza with a Reeve Integral Lock and many other details which relie on Reeve’s legacy of making high quality folding workhorses.(BTW big kuddos … Continue reading This is the Swayback – Spyderco C249TIP First glimpse at a Sebenza Grand Child.