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A Gentlemans Spyderco....does it exist

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Ogri, Dec 14, 2018.

  1. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    76F3A319-0888-4C85-B8BD-10034E9E7D13.jpeg My vote.
     
  2. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    I have a liner less Chokwe I always choose, because it's ultra lite.

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  3. rwasham

    rwasham

    649
    Mar 27, 2009
    Look at a chapparal in Raffir Noble. Just bought one for this exact reason!
     
  4. Aryan29

    Aryan29 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Picture is for size comparison only:
    closed length L to R:
    CENTOFANTE 4.5”
    CALY 4.25”
    DELICA 4.25”
    NATIVE5 4.”
    ONE EYED JACK 3.5”
    DRAGONFLY 3.313”

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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2018
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  5. inkynate

    inkynate

    Sep 4, 2010
    Couple that I don't think have been mentioned and might be worth consideration are the Baby Horn sprint which is still available and the recently released stainless Kopa sprint.
     
  6. NoFair

    NoFair

    Jun 30, 2006
    C22 Walker in carbon fiber if you can find one
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  7. sickpuppy1

    sickpuppy1 Gold Member Gold Member

    768
    Sep 27, 2018
    Carrying my brand new Manix 2 ultra lite ! :) About the same size wise as my PM2, but much lighter, dont even feel like its in my pocket. Love the ball detent lock too.
     
  8. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
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  9. Climb14er

    Climb14er

    240
    Dec 16, 2003
    Spyderco Sage 2 Ti liner lock. I find this to be the perfect knife for dress pants, or jeans for that matter. Excellent EDC knife!
     
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  10. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018
    The Des Horn that I just purchased & received is also a very nice "gentleman's" Spyderco.

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    Last edited: Dec 31, 2018
  11. GatorFlash1

    GatorFlash1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2012
    Spyderco Gayle Bradley Air, awesome. The Delica is a classic small EDC.

     
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  12. jstrange

    jstrange

    Mar 31, 2012
    Just got my One Eyed Jack on Sunday and I must say it is super nice. My favorite knife to date and should make any gentleman proud.
     
  13. dakotared

    dakotared

    63
    Dec 17, 2005
    I am 6'5" 325 lbs, I consider a slim Police stainless a lovely gentlemen's knife.
     
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  14. Colorodo

    Colorodo Gold Member Gold Member

    May 23, 2014
    1AA27DC2-29EF-4590-8D05-39F086D8A2A7.jpeg Recently got a Sage2 , sweet knife.
     
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  15. Pharmagator

    Pharmagator Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    The "Toad" is as classy as they come...
     
  16. Pharmagator

    Pharmagator Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    (but I lost mine)
     
  17. not a zombie fan

    not a zombie fan

    125
    May 29, 2014
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    My Volpe suits...well, a suit just fine. Nice olive inlays. Great fit and finish. No scary serrations and moderately sized. No william henry good looks but william henry is no spyderco performance wise(or budget).

    I generally keep my “real” knife accessible but a traditional or smaller SAK for such occasions. Maybe sub a roadie, clipit(blade+scissors)or dyad jr if you want to keep it in the family...
     
  18. Darkera

    Darkera

    373
    Oct 22, 2016
    The Mantra is pretty classy but I'm not sure if a flipper fits the gentleman folder definition.
     
  19. Colorodo

    Colorodo Gold Member Gold Member

    May 23, 2014
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  20. hammeredsole

    hammeredsole

    14
    Mar 8, 2019
    I'll suggest the Para3 blurple. It is a purple/blue color with highly polished stainless accents, so it doesn't say tactical. It's full flat blade is finished in a very nice satin brushed finish that has bright flash at just the right angle, it's overall look is closer to that of some types of jewelry than a knife per se. If that doesn't say gentleman's knife, I don't know what does. To me, a slip joint says bumpkin's knife, or someone who just doesn't know that technology has advanced.
     

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