Six years ago, my friend Valter Nencetti took my Walker for a one year mission which turned into a six years journey. It was his favorite knife for hunting and he reported that to me in this article: https://nemoknivesreview.com/2012/12/30/spyderco-c22-in-zdp189-italian-hunter-update-by-valter-nencetti/ This year, he has given it back to me after I had offered him my Native … Continue reading Spyderco C22 in ZDP189 — Amazing After Six Years Hunting in Tuscany !
“Dear Nemo, here is the review on the knife you have given to me to test. It has passed all the tests with flying colors during the hunting season. I thought it would chip but it has not happen. Of course I have not abuse it. I think your reprofiling of the edge is perfect. … Continue reading Spyderco C22 in ZDP189 Italian Hunter Update by Valter Nencetti
It’s in Italian as it was filmed in Tuscany after the hunting linked here. But I think you will enjoy to see how the Native 5 S110V blade goes well on skinner hares job. The walker is here. And Valter review of it is here. FYI hare hunting is a traditional hunt for the poormen … Continue reading Native 110V Sprint run used as skinner.
You don’t need a reason to carry a knife. Whatever they ask you, just lie or tell them what they want to hear. In the woods or in the countryside carrying a knife, whatever your gender, is wise. But in the city ? You really think you will defend yourself with a knife ? Let’s … Continue reading Choosing a knife for the city.
What are the differences with the Lionspy I called the Beast in my review ? The size. This knife is more on the EDC size and the clip !! The clip makes it a true EDC. Adding a spoon makes all the difference in the way that little knife get inserted and ride in the … Continue reading Spyderco C181GTIP Lil Lionspy — Roaring Cub !
Again I got a really great bargain and service from my favorite Ebay retailer: Caledon2 Whole Sale Knives and Swords. Kuddos to them to beat record in shipping each time, mine arrived 4 days before its ETA. I have found this Real Steel Megalodon 2017 model while browsing for a sturdy flipper three months ago. … Continue reading Real Steel “Megalodon 2017” RS9611 – Enter The Dragon !
– Igor ! And if I could swap the blade from my C90FPGYE with my C90CF ? – Why, master? – To obtain a Carbon Fiber handle with a Super Blue Steel blade ? Igor ! – Why ? – Because I love super blue steel ? igor ! – And not ZDP189 ? – … Continue reading Spyderco Stretch Super Blue Steel – Hungry Edge Frankenderco
A smooth G10 handle after some sanding. Back in 1996 I was handling my first Military. It was a CPM440V (S60V) blade with a black G10. Here the link to our old review Fred Perrin and I back in the Geocities’times. Since, well, the constant refinement have made it ever more reliable. Anyway, when I … Continue reading Spyderco Military CPM CRU-WEAR ~ C36GGY – Fifty Shades of Grey
So after the initial impressions and the convexed edge enhancement how the C90CF is performing on a daily basis ? The first thing wich stands out in this folder is how flat and confortable it is to pocket. This is the kind of knives you totally forget once clipped. The second thing is how easy … Continue reading Spyderco Stretch C90CF – Part III – EDC of high performance
I was testing my Stretch when I got the urge to compare it to the Daddy of all my Spydies: my M390 Millie. My M390 got a very thin factory edge and I was able to maintain mainly by stropping on leather. it cuts like a laser. Compared to my new Stretch the difference was … Continue reading Spyderco Stretch C90CF – Part II Stretch on the Bench.