New Spyderco's ???

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Does Spyderco have any new knives coming out soon ? If you know of one that is suppose to be good let me know. Thanks.
 
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John, you do know about the Lum Chinese Folder, right? It just came out.

Broad leaf shaped drop point. Green anodized aluminum handle. I just got mine. They're pretty nice. Check 'em out if you've not seen one yet.

Someone could probably post another pic.

AL



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Temperance and meercat are due soon. (I am not sure of spelling) You can be sure that any Spyderco knife will be an excellent value.

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John,
SPYDERCO have a lot of new knives coming soon. Please visit my writing on SPYDERCO news for 2001, it caused somewhat another effect than I could expect
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I see your comment that they 'turned back to ATS-34.' A few months ago I had heard RUMORS, and I mean that I could NOT confirm the story, that Spydie tried some CPM-440V and it was less than successful due to a poor heat treat. I never read another thread. Is this true? Will Spydie offer more exotic blade steels? (Sorry to hear about the phasing out of the Michael Walker. I'm not a big Spydie defender, but that model was always one of my favorites.)--OKG
 
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OKG,
Beautiful SpyderLady Joyce Laituri explained me that turn to ATS-34 was done on Frank Centofante's request in case of Vesuvius.

As to CPM 440V stuff from SPYDERCO, I didn't hear these rumors but I have some my own experience with their knives in this steel. My STARMATE (# 702) is from first production run what they have made somewhat harder, about 59-61 HRC claimed. My Military with claimed 57-59 HRC holds the edge noticeably better.

Sal stated that now they are hardening regular production Starmates to the same hardness as Military.
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Maybe, SPYDERCO wouldn't be SPYDERCO if they wouldn't try to introduce something new
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However I know only what they have made public in their 2001 Dealer Catalog and Press Release
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Serg,
I've become a big fan of yours lately. Your "tell it like it is" reviews are immensely interesting. I also like the way you include many photos with the reports. It's the next best thing to actually seeing the knife in person. Thanks...Gene
 
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Another new knife from Spyderco is the Gunting, which is a folder designed for martial arts.
As far as knives that are about to come out, I don't have a clue. I haven't seen anything in the magazines.
 
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Thanks Gene,
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I can't wait to see the ATR. An integral compression lock should be interesting.

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