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Nyala from Chris Reeve Discontinued?

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by capnsutton, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. fq55

    fq55 KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 27, 1999
    It makes sense now. The gap is uniform as if there is something there like the tape you mentioned.

    here’s a couple of photos.

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  2. capnsutton

    capnsutton

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    Feb 23, 2009
    Flawless. Sheath by Gfeller Casemakers, Idaho.
     

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  3. dropback

    dropback

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    Nov 15, 2017
    Finally bought one of the last Nyala (manufactured end of January 2020)...
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  4. nyefmaker

    nyefmaker Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    I ended up buying 2 more drop points when I heard they were discontinued. One with Tan and one with Black Micarta scales. I already have a tan drop point and Insingo that I use for hunting. Always wanted a black one. I almost waited too late...lol. Didn’t really need them now, but also didn’t wanna pay $500 down the road if and when I wanted another.
     
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  5. Honed_Edge

    Honed_Edge

    441
    Feb 5, 2013
    I called a few weeks back and confirmed that only a few more orders were left to be filled. I grabbed two more asap. They can be sold later no problem, but I don't want to be stuck looking. I've carried one all the time when not working. I work in the education field so they frown on fixed blades.
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    Been loving this thing! The blade thickness has not been an issue, I was worried.
     
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  6. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    I can’t believe I missed the ship on these. Been meaning to pick one up, “I’ll do it later” was always my answer to myself. Now look at me :confused::confused:
     
  7. Lady1911

    Lady1911 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 31, 2018
    They can still be found at a couple of the authorized dealers websites. I checked a few days ago because I was considering buying another one. Slim pickings, though, so don’t wait too long.... ;)
     
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  8. mag1

    mag1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 26, 2010
    Going up for sale today on reeves website!!!
     
  9. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    1PM MST they said they’re going live.

    The knives will be “KG Guncoated”

    Any idea how thick that stuff is? How does it effect cutting performance and/or drag?

    I have to admit, I kick myself regularly for not heeding the earlier warnings and picking up a satin drop point when they were still available
     
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  10. x20

    x20 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aug 1, 2020
    Black micarta drop point already shows sold out!
     
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  11. mag1

    mag1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 26, 2010
    Grabbed a black drop point and insingo
     
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  12. mag1

    mag1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 26, 2010
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    That was first to sell out in minutes
     
  13. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    Why did they discontinue in the first place? I missed the reading on it.

    I don’t understand with such high demand. Or seemingly high demand. But, I felt like it was getting more and more difficult to even find one that wasn’t sold out anywhere. Then boom- discontinued.
     
  14. tomsch

    tomsch Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 31, 2004
    Just picked up a black Insingo. This was the combo I was looking for and it was still around after the drop point was gone.
     
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  15. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

    645
    Dec 18, 2018
    Like a few others I wanted a black drop point stonewash when they were at dealers and never pulled the trigger but today I did with KG gun kote, can't wait for my mail call :D
     
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  16. mag1

    mag1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 26, 2010
    I went and grabbed a natural drop point. Had too.
     
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  17. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

    645
    Dec 18, 2018
    @mag1 you might as well get the natural insingo and complete the set
     
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  18. mag1

    mag1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 26, 2010
    Need the funds for the airpods pro and xbox x tonite at walmart
     
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  19. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Natural Insingo for me! I think it looks badass.
     
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  20. JAB

    JAB Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    Natural Insingo for me as well (since that was all that was left...)
     

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