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New Carbon Fiber Para 2 ?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by mjolnir74, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. mjolnir74


    Aug 21, 2005
    Plenty of good steels? I'd love to see one. I think this is one of the best folders made.
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2012
  2. seelow123


    Oct 4, 2008
    I doubt it unfortunately. They already did a run in CF so it's unlikely they'll do another. I'd love to see a para in M4 and red or blue C-TEK, that would be amazing
  3. arjay


    Jun 29, 2009
    I hope they make one soon paired with a super steel. Seeing that they did a couple of CF military sprints, no reason why they won't do the same for the para.
  4. singularity35


    Mar 1, 2010
    They did do several CF millies. There's the S90V one, and the M390. There's also a CF S30V and I'm not sure but I think there's a CF BG-42.
  5. mjolnir74


    Aug 21, 2005
    Yes, there was a BG42 Millie. I'd love to see a M390 CF para2. I cut cardboard with my blue M390 yesterday and it acted like a strop I guess. I love that steel. I keep waiting for it to get dull.
  6. spydusse


    Dec 14, 2010
    Cf cts 20cp para 2 [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    You could buy a cts 20cp para 2 off the exchange,buy custom scales and still pay less then what would for a s90v one ;)
  7. seelow123


    Oct 4, 2008
    I didn't realize there were tat many CF Millies. Was the M4/ti framelock in CF?
  8. kreole


    Jul 23, 2009
    It was black g10.
  9. rycen

    rycen Super Moderator Staff Member Super Mod

    Aug 22, 2002
    No it is G10.
  10. nccole

    nccole Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 2, 2011
    Can you tell us who did those scales? That is probably the best PM I have seen.
  11. eneyman


    Dec 11, 2009
    I'd pick up a gold carbon fiber para 2 with new super steel
  12. Bull Mountain Custom

    Bull Mountain Custom Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2008
    I can see it happening, there have been multiple military sprints with carbon fiber and no reason the Para2 won't see this same treatment. Could also be a dealer exclusive that comes out with CF scales in the future. Only time will tell though.
  13. spydusse


    Dec 14, 2010
    Custom scale division, thanks i really like the way they came out. I always thought i wouldnt like smooth cf and then i got a tilt ...
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2012
  14. Windex_

    Windex_ Banned BANNED

    Apr 4, 2011
    I dont know, they did the s90v mili, the bg42 mili, and the m390 mili in carbon fiber.
  15. seelow123


    Oct 4, 2008
    Ah , Okay thanks.

    More power to 'em if they want to do another on in CF. I'd definitely get one.
  16. jtoler_9

    jtoler_9 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    I am probably very much alone on this, but I am not sold on Carbon Fiber. It seems to drive the cost up and I am unsure if it adds any type of fuctional value over other handle materials. I would however go for a nice micarta para 2.
  17. singularity35


    Mar 1, 2010
    I am with you Jtoler. I find it burdensome to pay a premium for CF. I just like to try out the steels and scale material doesn't make a whit of difference to me.
  18. JNewell

    JNewell Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    I agree...the slightly stiffer and lighter properties of carbon fiber are really only theoretical when you're talking about such a small amount of material in this sort of application. It looks nice...but that's about it, at least functionally.
  19. spydusse


    Dec 14, 2010
    Couldnt disagree more, its lighter then g10 and if you get peel ply it doesnt wear like the grip on g10 does

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