Is there anything the size of a Delica with a compression lock?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by not_a_virus.exe, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. not_a_virus.exe


    Feb 25, 2014
    The Paramilitary 2 would be perfect for me if they trimmed off just half an inch from the pommel. It's just too much handle relative to how much blade you get. The Delica looks like the perfect EDC blade for me but the lockback keeps me from making the purchase. After getting used to the compression lock, I can't go back to anything else. So much fun to open and close.
  2. ejames13


    Mar 30, 2015
    The upcoming Sage 5 maybe.
  3. ScooterG

    ScooterG You mean Ireland? Yeah, it’s mine. Platinum Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    Yes...could take a look at the Yojimbo 2 as well. It's a sweet blade, but quite different at the same time.

    The Reinhold Rhino is also supposed to be coming "soon".
  4. ryanh121


    Nov 3, 2009
    Yep. I'm looking forward to the Sage 5. I love the compression lock. This looks like it is going to be a sweet knife.
  5. `br4dz-

    `br4dz- Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2016
    There are quite a few upcoming knives with a compression lock in a small package.

    - Sage 5
    - Reinhold Rhino
    - Ouroboros (wayyyyyyy too expensive IMO)
    - Paramilitary 3 / minuteman

    I've already pre-ordered the Sage 5 and will instantly pre-order at least 1 if not 2 PM3/MM
  6. not_a_virus.exe


    Feb 25, 2014
    Thanks for the help guys. Any ideas on when the minuteman is getting released? Sounds exactly like what I'm looking for.
  7. Otto Carpenter

    Otto Carpenter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 24, 2016
    Only the Glessers can answer that one, but it won't be called "Minuteman" I've read, because that model name has already been taken.
  8. not_a_virus.exe


    Feb 25, 2014
    I see. If that's the case then can we call it the Paraminitary?
  9. Bazillions


    Jan 17, 2013
    I see wut you did thar
  10. Barman1

    Barman1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 21, 2013
    Surprised no one mentioned the Vesuvius with a compression lock.
    This thread made me dig mine out and fondle it for a while.
  11. fanucman


    Jan 31, 2016
    Too bad the sage 5 doesn't use a normal clip, no deep carry clip is a deal breaker for me...
  12. Sharp Guy

    Sharp Guy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 6, 2016
    It's going to have a deep carry wire clip just like all the other Sages.
  13. nccole


    Jun 2, 2011
    Junior? Smallish, but totally different style.

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  14. DocT


    Mar 25, 2012
    The only knife that I am aware of that has a compression lock and is close to the size of a Delica will be the soon to be released Sage 5. It will be a bit larger, a bit wider than the slim Delica, however. The Dialex Jr is also a lot wider or taller from handle spine to finger grip.
  15. Barman1

    Barman1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 21, 2013
  16. The Deacon

    The Deacon

    Apr 27, 2003
    Or the Colorado Militia.

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