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A Gentlemans Spyderco....does it exist

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Ogri, Dec 14, 2018.

  1. kniferbro

    kniferbro Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 22, 2011
    I was going to say the Bradley Air or the One Eyed Jack. I saw a One Eyed Jack on one of the Spyderco Facebook groups done up in carbon fiber scales. It looked so nice!
     
  2. blame it on god

    blame it on god Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 21, 2013
    Or the pakkawood delica. That's my going out knife.
     
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  3. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018
    My Hanan, Positron and Centofante3 would certainly qualify as a "gentleman's" knife. Even my S90V fluted CF Native 5 could qualify. Each is small, non-tactical and has a nice neutral gray/black scale which does not stand out and could be carried in any suit pants pocket, even a tuxedo's.
     
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  4. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    Some of my picks for "most gentlemanly" will tic off most of your boxes, but they don't come cheap...

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  5. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    100% agree with 40th Native!

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    Ultra-lite Native!
     
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  6. Ogri

    Ogri Gold Member Gold Member

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    Feb 19, 2016
    Whats the model of the one with the wooden solid handles ?
     
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  7. Kreyzhorse

    Kreyzhorse

    Jan 15, 2013
    The Sage 1 is worth looking at.
     
  8. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    That's a Native
     
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  9. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    Yes Native 5...with custom curly Koa handles...unfortunately the OP won't be able to find that one for general distribution.
     
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  10. Boxer .45

    Boxer .45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2015
    Any of the Stainless models are classy. I like the Harpy myself.

    Get a Delica or PM3 and add some smooth G10 or micarta scales with no holes and no clip. Done. Want to be more different get the Wharncliff Delica and do it.
     
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  11. RipD

    RipD Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 10, 2014
    Already mentioned but I'll second the Chaparral. In CF or Rafir Noble it's a classy looking knife. Still taller than a traditional folder, of course.

    Ti Pingo could work as well. Still available if you look around.
     
  12. Colorodo

    Colorodo Gold Member Gold Member

    May 23, 2014
    Chaparral
     
  13. lambertiana

    lambertiana Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    This. Exceptional fit & finish, and so light. Hard to find now, but worth it.
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  14. bdmicarta

    bdmicarta

    Feb 16, 2012
    I wore a new black suit for my daughter's wedding and carried my CF M4 PM2, the classiest knife I own. That's my idea of a gentleman's knife.
     
  15. kingston73

    kingston73

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    Oct 14, 2013
    Both of these were my Immediate thought. The pakkawood looks nice and it’s not as expensive or complicated as buying and installing new scales.
     
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  16. Pharmagator

    Pharmagator Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    the "Toad" says class all the way down!
     
  17. Dudelepowski

    Dudelepowski

    134
    Jun 26, 2012
    Caly 3 in carbon fiber.
     
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  18. jstrange

    jstrange

    Mar 31, 2012
    I was going to suggest the same thing.
     
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  19. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
    It's more substantial than my Manix 2 XL!
     
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  20. JimMD

    JimMD Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 6, 2017
    Another vote for the Chaparral even though at 3.6 inches, its closed length is slightly greater than what you specified.

    Great, slicy blade. Very nice construction. Comfortable handle even for large hands. Attractive in any scales — I really like the CF/G-10 version.
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