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Manix 2 Photographs

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by The Deacon, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. 1kimo4u

    1kimo4u

    Jul 13, 2007
    in one of the photos from blade, the manix2 had a ffg.:eek: just maybe spyderco heard all our griping about the grind? cross your fingers people!;)
     
  2. Biginboca

    Biginboca Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 1999
    Most knife manufacturers send the blades out to a professional heat treater who will just use the specs provided by the steel manufacturer. I doubt spyderco does any different. If the steel manufacturer provides correct directions and the outsourced (or inside in some cases) heat treater follows them then you get a decent blade.

    It's really not rocket science, just following directions. So I doubt you should have any worries about Spyderco using a correct heat treat for 154cm which has been used in knives for about 10 years now and the optimal heat treat is well known and publicized.
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2009
  3. amen74

    amen74

    Mar 10, 2008

    That thought has crossed my mind too. I posted in the Ti Military thread about it. :thumbup:
     
  4. Jpalmer1988

    Jpalmer1988

    613
    Apr 4, 2008
    I'm gonna go against the crowd and say I love it. If it makes it to production as pictured, I'll be picking up my first Spyderco.
     
  5. MichaelScarn

    MichaelScarn

    Oct 27, 2008
    I really like it too... I'm relatively new to the spyderco game and hope to pick up this knife soon... it'll let me try out Spyderco's 154 cm plus the (caged?) ball bearing lock.

    I'm sorry if anybody's mentioned this, but do we have an ETA?
     
  6. Jpalmer1988

    Jpalmer1988

    613
    Apr 4, 2008
    I think it said to be around late July or August.
     
  7. AlphaBrass01

    AlphaBrass01

    101
    Jul 18, 2003
    Awesome!
     
  8. blade14

    blade14

    112
    Jul 3, 2005
    Just when I thought my paycheck was safe...
     
  9. blade14

    blade14

    112
    Jul 3, 2005
    Will there be any other options besides plain?
    Serrated?
    Black blade?
     
  10. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    We plan a variety of options in blade grinds, handle materials and edges.

    sal
     
  11. DD1

    DD1

    Feb 29, 2008
    Great looking Updated Manix..
    Great handle shape, just like the Mini only alittle thinner
    Ball Lock
    and best of all.... 154CM
     
  12. NoFair

    NoFair

    Jun 30, 2006
    Any plans on drilling some holes in those liners to save some weight as well Sal:D

    Sverre

    PS! Will probably show lack of self restraint and buy one anyway;)
     
  13. Dr Heelhook

    Dr Heelhook Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 24, 2007
    I love that.
     
  14. BDNX

    BDNX

    36
    Jul 30, 2004
    I actually like all that jimping...looks unique...I dunno.
     
  15. LorenzoL

    LorenzoL

    Mar 9, 2009
    Sal, what about a variety in steels? I can live with G10 scales but I would like more options than just 154CM.
     
  16. 5.56

    5.56

    Sep 27, 2008
    Since it's a Golden, CO knife we may see S30v or S90v on the sprint runs. :D
     
  17. npueppke

    npueppke

    143
    Jul 17, 2008
    I don't particularly care about blade steels, anything above Aus 8 or 440C is fine by me, but I think it's kind of cool that they're using 154cm. Leaves lots of room for exotic sprint runs and keeps the price down/will make it easy to bring myself to use it. I also think having options in handle materials would be really cool too, or at least different colors.
     
  18. bodankers

    bodankers

    317
    Jul 15, 2007
    Well it looks like the Manix II's just been released! Its now up on "the bay" with a very nice street price. Looks like a damn good buy for the money.:D

    ... nice to see some it sporting some teeth too.
     
  19. riz_aaroni

    riz_aaroni Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2007
    Oh god, I may just get it to check it out, post pics and do a quick write up. A lot cheaper than I thought it'd be.
     
  20. gunmike1

    gunmike1

    Dec 9, 2005
    I'm getting mine next week. All of $79.99! That's a good deal IMO.

    Mike
     

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