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BladeHQ Exclusive Military in M4 & Jade G10

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by ejames13, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 13, 2016
    @TX180SX I like toxic green on my PM2.
     
  2. TX180SX

    TX180SX Gold Member Gold Member

    870
    Feb 14, 2011
    Could you post a pic? I'm generally not a flashy guy so it's a bit out of my wheelhouse. I was thinking a blue or green, but more of a sage or british racing green.
     
  3. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 13, 2016
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  4. TX180SX

    TX180SX Gold Member Gold Member

    870
    Feb 14, 2011
    @5-by-5 I kinda like that. Is that a forced patina? and if so what did you use? Looks cool
     
  5. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    299
    Oct 13, 2016
    Yellow mustard on two moist sponges. It would have looked a bit better if I had used alcohol to clean the blade. I just used dish soap.
     
  6. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 13, 2016
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  7. P2P

    P2P Gold Member Gold Member

    850
    Jul 24, 2010
    Just bought one off blade hq. hoping to let this guy patina naturally over time without any rust issues. Love this steel.

    Looking forward to it.
     
  8. Red House

    Red House

    99
    May 1, 2016
    5-by-5,
    Love that tiger stripe effect goin' on! Is that the same knife as the one with French's?
    Also, what is that bottle opener/wrench thingy, and where can I get one!
     
  9. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    299
    Oct 13, 2016
    Yes same knife.

    J. Woytaz knives. Pry tool
     
  10. Red House

    Red House

    99
    May 1, 2016
    Thank you!
    That patina really speaks to me.
    Did you do anything special to get the parallel lines or was it just happenstance?
     
  11. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    299
    Oct 13, 2016
    I always make the mistake of covering it to much. So the first application only resulted in dark specks. The second app I used a two inch piece of paper and dabbed mustard in stripes. You have to leave blade surface exposed to allow oxygen access. Thinner and spread thin allows the mustard to dry though. Tougher to clean off without rubbing patina off too.
     
  12. P2P

    P2P Gold Member Gold Member

    850
    Jul 24, 2010
    Anyone else notice the spyderco logo is higher up the blAde towards the spine? I think it looks better that way.
     
  13. Wolverine666

    Wolverine666 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 7, 2009
    Is this a 1200 piece run?
     

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