QCI military strong detent?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by fanucman, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. fanucman


    Jan 31, 2016
    Just got a jade M4, detent is very strong, much stronger than any spyderco I've had. Will it break in? Is there something wrong with it?
  2. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Nothing wrong at all. I personally like a strong detent on the Millie. Consider it a good quality of that knife!
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  3. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    Men's knives aren't meant to be flicked. Oohrah
  4. fanucman


    Jan 31, 2016
    It's good so it doesn't come open in my pocket, but the detent force must be 2-3x that of a new PM2. This is my first new military, my old used one has more detent than a PM2 but half as much as the new one maybe.
  5. Jordan@DLT

    [email protected] Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Jul 22, 2014
    Mine was very tough when I first got it, same as yours. It has softened over time.
  6. wire edge

    wire edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2001
    I'm not sure, but the new CQI features seem to have also increased the size of the detent ball. Comparing new vs old by eye seems to confirm this.
  7. fanucman


    Jan 31, 2016
    It's getting better now, when I first got the knife I thought it was stuck shut :0 but now it will open relatively easily with the spyder hole. Still has a way to go but at least now I'm not afraid of cutting myself while opening it.
  8. Mick_1KRR


    May 1, 2016
    I never get tired of seeing that Aliens GIF in your sig. So much nostalgia.

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