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Para 3 with lanyard or fob b/c of rough G-10

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by cabdmd, May 24, 2019.

  1. cabdmd

    cabdmd Basic Member Basic Member

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    Dec 17, 2010
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    OK, I love the Para 3. I love the blade shape and size. I love the compression lock. I am not in love with rough G-10. Oh, it has good traction for my grip, but with the clip it is tough to retrieve from my pocket. So I tied a lanyard or fob for it to hang out of my pocket.
    I imagine the Para 3 LW would solve this problem also.
     
  2. Dadpool

    Dadpool Gold Member Gold Member

    May 18, 2015
    Emersons have quite rough G10, so what I do with mine is buff each scale (still attached) on an old pair of jeans for about 15 minutes apiece while watching TV.

    This tames the G10 down a bit without reducing its effectiveness, basically simulating weeks/months of pocket carry. And unlike sanding it doesn't produce any G10 dust.

    I've done this to Spydie G10 as well, and it works great. Might be worth considering. :)
     
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  3. TheFactor

    TheFactor Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    Yes the Para 3 LW slides in and out of your pocket with ease . Also sits deep in the pocket :thumbsup:
    I run a lanyard on most of my knives as it makes it even easier to snatch from your pocket .
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  4. ScooterG

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

    Mar 15, 2016
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