Ti/Carbon Fiber S90v Military sale

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by DJC72, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. blame it on god

    blame it on god

    Feb 21, 2013
    You could be getting carbide tear out. I generally won't apex a knife at anything lower than 600 grit. I shape at 400, then apex at 600, then go through the grits down to .1 micron. All diamond except for the last 2 cBN sprays.
  2. Mo2


    Apr 8, 2016
    Besides the 940 all the chipping was on the factory edge. No staples or anything crazy like that. Just cutting food, paper, thin cardboard, some vegetation. I'm going to sharpen the 940-1 again once I get the m2 from the kickstarter. Ill try not apexing it until later in the progression.
  3. ScooterG

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

    Mar 15, 2016
    I was leaving this thread alone but just noticed these posts. Of course the edge isn't factory anymore...I had chips and have been removing them. I'm not trolling/lying either. Don't really give two effs what you think at this point, but here's the knife for your review, criticism and internet entertainment...

    Have a great day and bugger off! IMG_4728.JPG
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  4. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Why so hostile? I just couldn’t make out a Military that’s all.
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  5. ScooterG

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

    Mar 15, 2016
    Sorry Bravo, meant more for the other guy. Kind of sucks that I can’t post a close up of the blade and not be called a liar and troll :poop:

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  6. dreadpirate

    dreadpirate Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 16, 2015
    This is an awesome version of an awesome knife.
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  7. AwayFromMySpydieHole

    AwayFromMySpydieHole Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 30, 2017

    I didn't call you a liar. I simply said that one of the things you said was a lie, which we all know it was.

    You said "factory edge" referring to the pic you posted. When it clearly wasn't a factory edge. That alone leads me to call BS on everything else you said, because why lie about something so obvious?

    I still don't understand why you don't take a close up pic of the knife you had chipping on, but far enough out that we can see the whole blade but the edge in detail?

    It helps us all if we can gather consistent data.

    This is what you posted. Telling us that this is the factory edge is going to raise some eyebrows. Honestly, the pic of the military you posted doesn't even look similar to the original pic you posted below, but that's none of my business. Carry on.

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  8. khukoo head

    khukoo head Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 10, 2015
    I read this whole thread, and in spite of the unsavory bits, I ordered one! It gets here Thursday and will only be my second spyderco. What was my first you ask...?
    It was the CTS 204P, green g10 military :thumbsup:
  9. Yonose


    Jul 10, 2017

    Now that I really look at it, if that’s s90v above then it’s beem through a shredder to get those kinds of scratches on the blade, not even taking about the edge!
  10. AF

    AF Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2000
    Those scratches could be from sharpening.
  11. Yonose


    Jul 10, 2017
    I didn’t see it was that close to a zero grind
  12. sharp_edge

    sharp_edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2015
    Lets forget about that one instance.

    On a side note, will this one be sold out soon? I am thinking about buying the third of it or the second of the 204p. Which one to go?
  13. SLOsmokin

    SLOsmokin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2018
    Just pulled the trigger on my second!
  14. stevewest


    Nov 25, 2006
    I received mine last Friday and would rank it among the top of the Militarys that I have received. Just a bit stiff, did not take too long to break in. F&f is as good as it gets. Blade alignment is perfect. Very nice example of the Military.
  15. shoegazer

    shoegazer Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2015
    IMG_20181024_183213363.jpg Hi guys, got mine today. Beautiful knife, but this late lock up disturbs me. Used to early lock up on my Reates. What do you Military freaks think? Got a KW 204p model couple months ago and love it prompting me to get this one. Should I call KW? Thanks
  16. abbazaba

    abbazaba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2015
    More than a lifetime left in that interface if you ask me. I'd rather it be there than early IMO. Regardless, send it back if you don't like it.
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  17. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    That does look a little later than usual, but I wouldn't worry about it. Loosening the pivot on a framelock knife will cause your lockbar to lock up at a slightly later percentage. Check to see if your blade is free falling when you depress the lockbar. If it is, then tightening up the pivot will lock the knife up slightly earlier. As abbazabba stated above, it won't move and if it does, it won't be much. My Ti Military locks up at about 55% and hasn't moved in about 6 months.
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  18. shoegazer

    shoegazer Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2015
    Thanks for the responses. The knife is great otherwise. The pivot was so tight I couldn't get the blade out and loosened it and fiddled with it until it feels ok. Good tip about
    tightening the pivot a little and getting a little earlier lock up. I'm not overly anal about the little things and rarely see the need to return a knife. Right now the
    detent ball is only about 1mil off the opposite liner to my eye. Also they might be down to returns, ha.
  19. Riz!


    May 5, 2014
    Ide say use the heck out of it and if it needs it thdn send it back to Colorado
  20. Hopweaver


    Apr 26, 2016
    Early lockup scares me. I think the the risk of failure and injuring myself is higher. The lockup on mine is about 50% and hasn't changed at all in the past 8 months. And I carry it 9 out of 10 days. It is my goto knife!

    There is nothing wrong with sending it to Spyderco and requesting it be changed. There is a lockbar insert that they can adjust for you. But I would use it for a few months first before making any changes and see it still bothers you.

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