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Wilson Tactical Umnumzaan NEW pivot!! Update W/ PICS

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by TMCGLASSON36, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. TMCGLASSON36

    TMCGLASSON36 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 23, 2006
    Just order my first wilson umnum called them before the order, looks like all the Umnum's will have the new pivot from now on. Got my regular Umnum in with the new pivot and love it. By the way they have 24 in stock. I think a can say that here. Ill post pics when it comes in.:D
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2012
  2. Tman68

    Tman68 Gold Member Gold Member

    45
    Sep 6, 2012
    I have been in love with this knife for a minute. Might be time to make the move but I keep going back and forth on something else I am comparing it to.....
     
  3. dflores

    dflores

    826
    Dec 29, 2011
    Love the way the umnum looks but it just didn't fit well in my hands :*( I wish it did!!! But thank god i scored a large starbenza in the cove the other week!
     
  4. Tim616

    Tim616

    754
    Sep 13, 2011
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


    I have one due in tommorow from this batch and I ordered it cause I thought it would have the old pivot and I wanted another Umnum with the classic pivot.... Guess I'll have to deal wid it.... word....
     
  5. Steel_Addiction

    Steel_Addiction Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 10, 2011

    Any pictures of the new style pivot on the startac??

    I am very curious to see how they look compared to the the reg Zaan.
     
  6. m1ghtysauc3

    m1ghtysauc3

    211
    Feb 10, 2011
    I hope this will be my next CRK.
     
  7. JNewell

    JNewell Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    It's a great knife, really...very different from the Sebenzas, though IMO not better or worse. I had one of the very early ones, decided it didn't agree with me and sold it. I had a change of heart late last year and bought another one, and I like that one enough to have just bought a spare yesterday. :thumbup:
     
  8. TMCGLASSON36

    TMCGLASSON36 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 23, 2006
    Just opened the package and all I can say is I like the new pivot and this is my first Wilson. Now I need a matching large anyone anyone LOL. Here is some quick pics.


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  9. RiverRat84

    RiverRat84

    Sep 21, 2011
    Good lord I want one!!!

    Thanks for the pics:thumbup:
     
  10. TMCGLASSON36

    TMCGLASSON36 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 23, 2006
    That thing is awesome. I just sent back a regular to KFA because I didnt like it but this is a different story all together. The feel is completely different.
     
  11. ridnovir

    ridnovir Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    WoW...I cannnnnnnot resssssist!
     
  12. RobCamlin

    RobCamlin

    568
    Jul 18, 2012
    It looks like they adjusted the milling on the handle to better fit the new pivot size, I think it looks great.
     
  13. TMCGLASSON36

    TMCGLASSON36 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 23, 2006
    I like it better than the regular pivot. I know people are going to hate but I like the fact I don't need a special tool to adjust it.
    I can't stop touching it. My LG micarta insingo is getting angry. LOL
     
  14. MRaymond

    MRaymond

    Jan 27, 2012
    I would get this one instead of a regular. I like the milling better. That "unfinished" look would bug me on a regular umnumzaan.
     
  15. frontline29

    frontline29

    Oct 7, 2008
    The new pivot looks much better on this version. Congrads!
     
  16. kennywoo

    kennywoo Gold Member Gold Member

    383
    Mar 3, 2012
    The Wilson version looks real nice, great clean look to the knife.
     
  17. franzdom

    franzdom

    948
    Sep 6, 2012
    Wow I love their stuff. It's nice seeing they adjusted the grooving, I expect they will do that soon on the regular one too.
     
  18. Steel_Addiction

    Steel_Addiction Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Damn....thanks for the pictures....I'm now $450 poorer, but the good news is there should be one just like that one coming to me on the big brown truck next week!!

    Can't wait!

    Now, I have to sell off a Sebenza to keep the wife happy...
     
  19. 1AbominAble1

    1AbominAble1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2010
    Oh I wish that I wouldn't have opened this thread, now I have to have one.
    It looks WAY BETTER than the new pivot on the regular model, I just wish that they made a Tanto StarTac- that'd be heaven to me :D
    I've carried my atanto Umnum for around 2 years, maybe it needs a break so that I can get a StarTac.
    Great pics, thanks for sharing.
     
  20. blackend

    blackend Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    This knife is just plain bad ass! With either pivot.
     

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