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What do you think is the best knife that Spyderco has released in the last five years?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by GatorFlash1, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. emjay4248

    emjay4248 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 8, 2016
    The Spydiechef. Great EDC and decent for light food prep. I’m going to modify the blade a little so that it has a pointier tip for puncturing.
     
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  2. Skar

    Skar

    281
    Mar 24, 2020
    I'm going with Caribbean.
     
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  3. Cursum Perficio

    Cursum Perficio Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 27, 2012
    I'll go with Shaman, I've been carrying this a lot since getting it and it really works for me. PM2, Manix/XL used to dominate my RFP, now this does. Really hoping I can get a Z-wear Shaman.

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  4. mwhich50

    mwhich50 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 18, 2011
    I think the Para 3 LW is their most incredible release.
    Personally, I like the Police LW the most.
     
  5. colubrid

    colubrid Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2005

    I have the same question. What is the difference between the Salt 1 and Salt 2. I have both and I like the Salt 1 better because I don't like the black coated locking backspring
     
  6. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    Slysz Bowie.
     
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  7. DavidABQ

    DavidABQ

    103
    Jul 31, 2017
    The Lil’ Native with the backlock! I would love to see a sprint run of it.
     
  8. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    All the Lil’ Native Sprints/Exclusives have been with Compression Lock including the upcoming S90V/CF Sprint Run.
     
  9. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    Hands down, the Native Chief
     
  10. JackTheKnifeGuy

    JackTheKnifeGuy Gold Member Gold Member

    925
    Nov 12, 2017
    M4 Manix XL!!!!

    Nice tool steel in a knife big enough to be a folding bushcraft knife.
    Cruwear would've been better but.. oh well there's always next time:D
     
  11. DavidABQ

    DavidABQ

    103
    Jul 31, 2017
    I know but I do not like the compression lock. I had a Lil’ Native with the compression lock and I found it had the habit of partially opening while in my pocket. I also hate pocket clips so I don’t use one. The backlock keeps the blade positively closed and I find it easier to manipulate than the compression lock.

    I would love to see the treatment used for the DLT PM2 with purple G-10 and a black coated Cruwear blade.

    There may never be a sprint run but hope springs eternal.
     
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  12. CarsonWayne

    CarsonWayne Basic Member Basic Member

    230
    Mar 2, 2020
    Para 3 - This version is in M390 and Micarta.

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  13. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    This, specifically the siren.
     
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  14. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    Hi Orangejuice,

    Welcome to our forum.

    sal
     
  15. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    Hi AberdeenBlades,

    Welcome to our forum.

    sal
     
  16. SpyderPhreak

    SpyderPhreak Rocketman for hire Platinum Member

    Apr 13, 2004
    Shaman, hands down. I'd love to see one in 52100 and k390.
     
  17. Tetsujin 140.6

    Tetsujin 140.6 Gold Member Gold Member

    747
    Jan 4, 2011
    Para 3 LW. Love at first slice.
     
  18. Hurrul

    Hurrul Gold Member Gold Member

    430
    Aug 26, 2017
    Chaparral lightweight, but I don't know if it was released in the last 5 years.

    The Waterway has turned out to be a nice piece.
     
  19. Kenneth F Huls

    Kenneth F Huls Gold Member Gold Member

    982
    Jul 11, 2012
    A lone voice in the wilderness here. . . Swayback.
     
  20. orangejuice

    orangejuice Gold Member Gold Member

    10
    Mar 12, 2017
    Thanks Sal! You and Eric will go down in history as the most significant knife makers/manufacturers of this century.

     

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