There can be only one

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by gruntmedik, Jun 29, 2019.

  1. gruntmedik

    gruntmedik Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2009
    I'm sure this isn't the first time this has been asked, but here it is:

    You can have only ONE Spyderco, to use from here on out, for everything you carry a knife for.
    A true, do-it-all Spyderco.

    What would you choose? Model, steel, scales. If it doesn't exist, what would you create?
  2. DrRollinstein

    DrRollinstein Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2018
    20CV Manix 2.
  3. 5-by-5

    5-by-5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2016
    Fluted CF Military Cruwear
  4. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    Gayle Bradley 1. It’s a great pocket knife. Sturdy, looks nice. It just ticks a lot of boxes for a user for my use.
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  5. amateur blacksmith

    amateur blacksmith

    May 19, 2018
    Military fluted titanium
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  6. Mick_1KRR


    May 1, 2016
    Easy, I'd invent a fluted titanium Native Chief.
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  7. tommylion


    Dec 19, 2018
    Caribbean Salt Leaf PE
  8. Rykjeklut

    Rykjeklut Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    May 23, 2018
    PM3 in S35 probably.
  9. Ironbut

    Ironbut Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    It'd probably be this one. It takes up a lot of pocket space, but does everything else well.
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  10. Colorodo

    Colorodo Gold Member Gold Member

    May 23, 2014
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  11. anycal


    Jan 11, 2017
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  12. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    M4 Manix
  13. Grateful

    Grateful Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 5, 2002
    I would go with a basic VG 10 ffg Endura.
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  14. StoneAndSteel

    StoneAndSteel Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 24, 2019
    PM2 in 20CV/M390/204P with black DLC blade and hardware. Make the hardware titanium and the clip a deep pocket. Red CF scales without a lanyard hole and lop off the the excess length that it put on the handle... as you can see: I’ve never thought about this question.

    And one more thing: don’t make it an exclusive. I hate how my favorite versions are all exclusives.
  15. McFeeli


    Feb 13, 2017

    This guy. For sure. Best ergonomics, best steel(for me), and just one helluva knife. I think I could survive with only this in my pocket, but where’s the fun in that?
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  16. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018
    Only 1 out of the over 120 Spydercos that I own?

    For me it would have to be the Autonomy 2.

    An automatic w/a 3.5" LC200N blade (a versatile medium sized blade that's impervious to corrosion) that can used to cut/slice anything that you need to cut/slice and can be opened single handed (w/or w/o gloves on) under almost any conditions (hot/cold, wet/dry).

    It's also very reasonably priced for a Spyderco (auto or not) at only about $188 MAP. So, it's not that big a deal if you lose or ruin it (and Spyderco can't fix it). Simply one of the best knives available from Spyderco IMO.

    Yeah, you can't carry it legally in many places but, if I could only have 1 Spyderco, this is the one I'd choose to keep.

    Last edited: Jun 29, 2019
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  17. uxo2

    uxo2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 2013
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  18. GB940Rookie

    GB940Rookie Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2016
    Gayle Bradley 2
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2019
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  19. Wowbagger


    Sep 20, 2015
    Para 2 M4 natural G10 no blade coating. just for the Steel and the lock. Perfect tip shape for me.

    A close second for different reasons is the Pattada in N690. For this one it is the blade shape and handle shape though a bit pointy in the tip even for me.

    Put M4 or HAP-40 in the Pattada with the compression lock and watch how fast I buy it ( or steal it ).
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2019
  20. Wowbagger


    Sep 20, 2015
    OK Gruntmedik that works both ways.
    What is yours ?
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