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Spyderco Fakes & Knock Offs Info

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by RevDevil, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. Thomas Linton

    Thomas Linton

    Jun 16, 2003
    Well known. But CHINA fakes knives never made in China.
     
  2. RevDevil

    RevDevil Super Evil Supermod Staff Member Super Mod

    Nov 9, 2009
    pretty sad and very blatant example of what I consider IP theft:
    http://www.canadiangunnutz.com/forum/showthread.php/1423601-Dominion-arms-tomahawk

    The company doesn't seem to make any effort to be original, they simply solicit their participants to "offer ideas as to what to copy" next. Some go to great lengths to cover up their sources, other are proud at their lack or integrity and see it as a source of inspiration.
     
  3. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    What a horrible place. Lots of longtime high post count members praising counterfeiting. Glad this place isn't like that. We have our issues at times but nothing like that!
     
  4. orca8589

    orca8589

    Jan 27, 2007
    I ran a search on the new Wolf Spider, and these guys came up; if it's not appropriate to post this here, let me know and I'll remove it.

    blah-blah-blah-chinaprices.net/search/nonsense&lies/Spyderco+fakestuff

    ETA: nevermind - on further research they just link to Aliexpress, tinydeal, and other fake sellers - the site just links to the fakers. :rolleyes:

    I'm curious, how does Spyderco go about dealing with this kind of thing? (The fake manufacturers, I mean?)

    ~Chris
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2016
  5. les_garten

    les_garten

    116
    Sep 21, 2010
    They do go after them.

    Aliexpress has really cracked down on them. They will deactivate their account.

    That's why you won't see many use the word Spyderco in the title or description. If they do, they won't last long.

    DHGATE is not on them as much. I think it has to do with Alibaba being publicly listed is why Ali cracks down more.
     
  6. GermanyChris

    GermanyChris Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2015
    I think they need a couple more ad's on the top of their page :eek:
     
  7. mrmessma

    mrmessma

    1
    Oct 6, 2016
    I think I see one on ebay that could be this fake but in camo. What kind of blade steel did the fake use? I'm wondering if I were to buy it what my recourse is to prove if it's indeed fake. Thanks.
     
  8. kershawguy13

    kershawguy13

    362
    May 8, 2014
    Saw a couple fake Enduras on eBay.
     
  9. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
  10. OnceBitten

    OnceBitten Gold Member Gold Member

    423
    Feb 11, 2011
    If there was an award for fugly, he would win it.

    Opener hole on a fixed blade: GENIUS
     
  11. SpeedHoles

    SpeedHoles

    Jan 18, 2015
  12. Thomas Linton

    Thomas Linton

    Jun 16, 2003
    Sal would know.
     
  13. Spey

    Spey

    710
    Apr 15, 2012
    Spyderco Farid K2 - knockoff or clone or doctored original?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/262730512556?ul_noapp=true

    Looks like a money scam to me ...
    Have not made report to Ebay, as I assume Spyderco might choose to investigate seller personally.

    Listed info:
    [FONT=&amp]Item specifics

    • Model Number:110 111 f3 f95 hati tabargan f7 f5 c36 c81 c187
    • is_customized:Yes
    • DIY Supplies:Metalworking
    • Type:Folding Blade Knife
    • Handle Material:titanium carbon fiber

    [/FONT]
    [FONT=&amp]Product Description
    Overall Length : 24.6CM
    Blade Length : 9.8CM
    Length Length: 13.6CM
    Blade Thickness : 0.35CM (Thickest)
    Blade Material : CPM-10V
    Handle Material : Import Titanium Alloy Stone Wash
    Strong Hardness : 60-61HRC
    Knife Weight : 175g
    Process : Pearl Stone Wash (Copper Washer System)
    Quality Guarantee : Yes
    Packing : Color Box




    [/FONT]
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2016
  14. ShepardCC

    ShepardCC

    Dec 4, 2012
    Not only is the K2 now being cloned....I just saw a FireFly clone on ebay too! Its easy to spot as a clone because it looks really cheap. Also it uses black g10 instead of carbon fiber for the bolster. Also its not a high mirror polish on the scales like the original one.
    I could list more but I don't want to give more hints to the cloners. Besides those two tells are really big and easy tells to spot
     
  15. les_garten

    les_garten

    116
    Sep 21, 2010
    K2 clone has been out more than a year.

    You're not giving them ideas...

    Spyderco is
     
  16. ShepardCC

    ShepardCC

    Dec 4, 2012
    I was talking about the Firefly but yea. All they have to do is buy one, scan it, then make them.
     
  17. sheepborg

    sheepborg

    78
    Dec 10, 2015
    Here's a bunch that are new to me. Maybe old IDK

    K2:
    [​IMG]


    Firefly:
    [​IMG]

    Ti Millie
    [​IMG]

    UKPK:
    [​IMG]

    Yojimbo 2:
    [​IMG]

    Endura 4 standard + waved
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    Tenacious:
    [​IMG]
     
  18. ShepardCC

    ShepardCC

    Dec 4, 2012
    Theres now a fake Mamba. Pretty much a spot on copy thats well copied. Only difference which makes it super easy to spot is that its G10 handles and not Carbon Fiber. Otherwise the size, shape, blade colors, etc are the same.
     
  19. DMG

    DMG

    45
    Dec 30, 2005
    I just bought a paramilitary and I think it is fake. How can I tell for sure?
     
  20. cabfrank

    cabfrank

    350
    Jun 21, 2010
    Where did you get it and how much? If it sounds too good to be true...as they say. You could also maybe post pics, or for 100% certainty, send it in to Spyderco.
     

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