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Hot spot on District 9 Plus

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by vanadium, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. vanadium

    vanadium Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 5, 2003
    Hey guys, I just picked up a District 9 Plus and I'm blown away by the fit and finish. However one thing became clear pretty quickly, which is a hot spot where the 90° edge meets the jimping on the lock bar. it lands right in the crease of my index finger and hits the tendon, which is pretty painful and not a place that readily develops a callus. I'm trying to figure out whether to keep this knife. Everything else about it seems to be great. I could see filing a chamfer on the outside of the lock bar, but it would spoil the stonewash. What do you guys think?
  2. vanadium

    vanadium Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 5, 2003
    Well, I made the decision to send it back. So close, but no cigar.
  3. ReaTe


    Feb 15, 2014
    Hi,if you have any questions please feel free to contact [email protected] you for your support.
  4. Ad58


    May 23, 2005
    I also own a D9 plus but I don't have any issues wish it. Do you mean that the jimping of the lockbar bites in your index finger?

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