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Offline Spamity Calamity

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Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« on: March 12, 2009, 07:29:23 PM »
A Kershaw Cyclone with the tanto blade. Ive never bought a "good" knife before just the crappy 15 dollar walmart variety. Gotta say I am enjoying it. Had to actually pull it out and use while wearing gloves and I gotta say the little spring assist thingy actually helps quite a bit. I just thought it was a gimmick.




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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2009, 09:01:15 PM »
Nice.

Those spring assist thingamajigs really do work.

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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009, 07:57:10 AM »
I've been wanting a cyclone for a while now.  Glad to know someone got one and likes it.  I have a Kershaw Groove and Kershaw Leek.  I think they're great knives and the fact that they're made in the US helps a great deal.

Nice foot, btw.  ;-]

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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2009, 03:39:51 PM »
I've been wanting a cyclone for a while now.  Glad to know someone got one and likes it.  I have a Kershaw Groove and Kershaw Leek.  I think they're great knives and the fact that they're made in the US helps a great deal.

Nice foot, btw.  ;-]

Lol I know I saw my foot and I almost cropped it out but it was late and I wanted to go to bed. And then I was gonna mention it in the thread but then I was like "Naw no one will even notice I bet".  Yeah the US made thing was actually a number one priority of mine. Ive always bought the made in Taiwan stuff before and I wanted something "good". I took it apart to clean it because it was full of mud and I didnt really pay attention to how it was put together. It took me alot longer than I care to admit to figure out how to properly reassemble it with that little torsion bar and all those copper washers and pins and stuff.

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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2009, 03:47:22 PM »
LOL.  Very cool on knowing the inner workings.  Glad you got it back together.  =-]

I really like the SpeedSafe feature on the Leek.  I also like the flipper on the Groove.  With the Cyclone (and the Mini-Cyclone), you can turn the SpeedSafe feature on and off.  =-D

I really hate how they do the combo edges now.  I think it probably technically works better having jutting teeth instead of recesses, but I like how the recesses look versus the teeth...
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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2009, 08:13:29 PM »
You guys are aware that the Cyclone (full size and Mini) are discontinued, right?
Some outfit on ebay has them for $38 if you jump on it soon enough.  I bought a couple there for friends, good service.

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Re: Finally got me a pretty good knife.
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009, 08:16:08 PM »
You guys are aware that the Cyclone (full size and Mini) are discontinued, right?
Some outfit on ebay has them for $38 if you jump on it soon enough.  I bought a couple there for friends, good service.

Nope didnt know that.