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Orange CTS XHP Para 3

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Blake Bohanan, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. Eljay2


    Sep 25, 2018
    Very well said! Totally agree. I suppose if you love orange (which I do) it's certainly worth considering.
  2. DJC72

    DJC72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 1, 2014
    I once sharpened Cts-Xhp and S35vn back to back. The edge on Cts-Xhp was toothier and took slightly more effort to sharpen and polish. It seems to hold an edge longer than S35vn. I am not saying it a better steel than S35vn, Xhp has some slightly different qualities.
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  3. 357snubnose

    357snubnose Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2013
    They are live. Just ordered one.
  4. Cscotttsss

    Cscotttsss Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Got one of the DLC versions.
    Kid Shamrock likes this.
  5. DJC72

    DJC72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 1, 2014
    I picked up a satin version. Great looking little blade.
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  6. FW JSB

    FW JSB

    Dec 28, 2012
    Me too. I'm waffling on the DLC version because it looks great, but I'm trying to hold out.
  7. majen


    Dec 6, 2008
    Love the orange and DLC look :thumbsup:
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  8. DJC72

    DJC72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 1, 2014
    If the liners on the DLC version where blacked out, I would have picked one of those up.
  9. knoagreen

    knoagreen Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 24, 2016
    Just got one of each, psyched. Probably will keep which ever I like the best.
  10. mugwump867

    mugwump867 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    Yep, the contrast on the St. Nick's Para3 between the DLC and the liners bugs me more than it probably should so I stuck with satin on this one even though black and orange is the perfect color scheme.
  11. JonesE


    Jan 16, 2015
    I ordered both. Can’t wait!

  12. Megawatt308

    Megawatt308 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2013
    The CruWear is the most used para3 I have also. As much as I like DLC and the orange, I think I will pass on this and pretty much every other new offering for a while. Thx for the reply.
  13. Kid Shamrock

    Kid Shamrock Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2012
    In for one with the DLC!! Love orange scales.
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  14. Deinos

    Deinos Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2016
    And then there were none... wish I snagged a DLC version too, but glad I picked up a satin when I did. Thanks for the heads up!
  15. allhatnocattle

    allhatnocattle Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Got my shipping notice Woohoo!
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  16. ucfgrad93


    Dec 13, 2017
    Damn, sold out already? That sucks.
  17. Deinos

    Deinos Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2016
    still waiting on mine. will be my first para 3... looking forward to trying it out!
  18. the5farrs


    Jan 28, 2013
    Got my shipping notice for the both versions
  19. miltmaldo

    miltmaldo Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2012
    Missed out on the Black .
  20. Cscotttsss

    Cscotttsss Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Tracking info says mine should be delivered today, can't wait.

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