Tanto PM2!!

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  1. jstn

    jstn Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 27, 2012
    Eric shows this at the end of the video linked below. He said it is a prototype, but he would like to make some. It looks really well done to me. I like the fine tip on the PM2, but I would probably get a tanto just for fun:

  2. uxo2

    uxo2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 2013
    No Tanto PM2.
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  3. morvlorv


    Apr 3, 2014
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  4. wire edge

    wire edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2001
    Yeah it’s ok, but that Lightweight Para 3! That’s bound to be a homerun.
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  5. Coyja

    Coyja Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Nope. Hard pass.
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  6. Kreyzhorse


    Jan 15, 2013
    Ah..... I'd jump on a tanto PM2.

    Hell, I'm ready to preorder.
  7. Kiteman72

    Kiteman72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    In jade g-10 and m4? I would be all over that! :thumbsup:
  8. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    Love everything about that lightweight Para 3 except the clip. I always end up snapping those things. That tanto is cool looking. Not for me, but neat :thumbsup:
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  9. PeterS84

    PeterS84 Sharpening addict, collector of "super steels"

    May 9, 2018
    Tantos have held little appeal to me in the past and I don't think I would be interested in buying a tanto PM2. The blade shape is a big part of what appeals to me on that line, so I wouldn't view a new tanto offering as an improvement worth spending my $ on unless there were some exclusive steel offerings in that configuration.
  10. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    A sort of improvement on the Lum Tanto sprint, eh?

    The tanto is, to me, a decidedly non-Spyderco design. But the PM2 is so popular and I'm sure some folks out there want a tanto, or even just a fresh take on the PM2, so good for them!
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  11. Kiteman72

    Kiteman72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2015

    I'm just going to say that I was disappointed with my jade Lum tanto and leave it at that.
  12. Wowbagger


    Sep 20, 2015
    I was going to say no way not for me.
    But being hollow ground (if that is the way the production version goes) I see shades of the Gayle Bradley One there.
    I was wrong about the GB blade shape (I like it now that I own one) before that I just thought it was weird.
    Tanto Para 2 . . . maaaaaaybe.
    I would never give up my full flat ground pointy Para2 for it .
    Might carry both together in the same day though.
  13. MI-FZ6


    Oct 8, 2014
    I just saw it at SHOT show along with a wharncliff version too. They have alot of prototype blades on display
  14. wildwoodsy


    Sep 4, 2018
    I'd happily hand over my $.
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  15. Lapedog


    Dec 7, 2016
    Definitely want this tanto para 2 depending on the tip. I love the para 2 but the fragile tip has always been my main gripe about the knife.
  16. blame it on god

    blame it on god

    Feb 21, 2013
    Before I say eff no. If they can do a "traditional(ish) tanto or more specifically like my swamp rat tallywhacker. Yes. American tanto is a hard absolutely no.
  17. whp


    Apr 26, 2009
    I just got my first tanto folder a few months ago. I appreciate hard use work knives, but I don t like the tanto. I ll definitely pass on a tanto point on my medium hard use PM2. Why mess with an already great all around edc?
  18. insta9ves


    Apr 3, 2007
    Yes to tanto!
    For most of my knife uses(card box, yard work etc.) tanto cuts as well as other blade shape. Love the aesthetic of the tanto, the stronger top couldn't hurt.
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  19. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    WHOA, now THAT I want to see!
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  20. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    I'm sorry Eric, I hate the compression lock. I love the Lum grind. I'm torn for sure

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