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Lil native owners; grind down that nub, or ignore it?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Pollywog, May 6, 2019.

Grind down nub?

  1. Yes

    11.1%
  2. No, ignore

    55.6%
  3. Buy a different knife

    33.3%
  1. Pollywog

    Pollywog Gold Member Gold Member

    11
    May 3, 2019
    I'm thinking about buying a lil native. That I can carry it just about anywhere appeals to me, but I'm trying to make a good decision not an impulsive one.

    Does that nub that the closed blade leaves next to the compression lock release bother you? Does it rub against your finger or displace your finger when cutting? Have you filed it down?

    Just curious as to what your preferences are.
     
  2. ric75

    ric75

    98
    Jun 2, 2017
    On my uncoated blade I get rid of that knob.

    On my coated blade I left it original.

    Both worked fine for me.
    Try to use it a few weeks and then see...
     
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  3. BTGuy

    BTGuy Gold Member Gold Member

    373
    Jul 5, 2016
    I've found that nub a minor annoyance when closing the blade, but that's about it. Bumps my finger and stops the blade from closing fully if you hold enough of the compression lock tab. Not really a deal-breaker in my opinion. Could be a problem if you plan to flick open and close the knife dozens of times though.
     
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  4. AFDavis11

    AFDavis11

    8
    Jan 1, 2018
    Don’t mess with it, unless it bothers you. Great knife.
     
  5. Pollywog

    Pollywog Gold Member Gold Member

    11
    May 3, 2019
    Thank you. This does help. I've heard such good things about the knife. I think there isn't a good reason not to check it out.
     

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