Your first Spyderco of 2019?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by cbrstar, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. cbrstar

    cbrstar Gold Member Gold Member

    936
    Sep 7, 2015
    2018 was an awesome year for Spyderco knives for me, and 2019 is looking like a good start.

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    I found this tonight on Kijiji for only $100 cad ($75 US) which IMHO was a fantastic price. I messaged the guy and turned out it has no box which kinda worried me. We kept talking and he offered it to me for only $85!! ($63.62 US). Well for that price I can't say no and decided to make the 1 hour drive up to the city.

    I messaged the guy at 4 to say id take the knife and I was heading up to Edmonton to get it and started driving. I get to Edmonton and I haven't gotten a response. I go have super, I do some shopping and it's almost 6:30 and I still haven't heard from him. Now I'm getting worried.
    All I could think was someone else had offered him more and like a lot of people online they just don't respond to you to let you know. It's also starting to blizzard outside.

    I take a deep sigh as I look at my phone and I get in my car to head home...Suddenly out of no where he messages me. He asks if I could come in a hour. NP so I go hang out at Walmart for a bit. Well in that short of time it's now a full out blizzard outside! All I could think was I should just head home I must be crazy.

    I finally find his house, and it's a huge mansion! I couldn't help think why is this guy selling it, as he obviously doesn't need the money. I get talking to him and this is some speculation but I believe it might have been his kids knife and he felt it was way to BIG for his kid, and bought him a smaller PM3 instead. The guy was awesome guy and he gave me a deal of a life time!!

    Now I can't wait for my Bob T's to show up.

    TL;DR

    Whats the first Spyderco you guys plan on getting or hope getting this year?
     
  2. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    The red Manix from DLT will my first 2019 Spydie purchase.
     
  3. cbrstar

    cbrstar Gold Member Gold Member

    936
    Sep 7, 2015
    Those are going to be such an awesome knife. I wonder just how fast they are going to sell out?
     
  4. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018

    For 2019, I've already purchased a Silverax, Mantra 3 and Shaman.

    As for new models, I've pre-ordered the Vogt Tropen at BHQ and also have the Smock on my list as a potential buy. As for discontinued models, there are too many to mention. However, I'm currently set up to bid on a Catcherman, EuroEdge and Starmate.
     
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  5. cbrstar

    cbrstar Gold Member Gold Member

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    Sep 7, 2015
    You've been busy! I ordered a Starmate and I hope it arrives tomorrow
     
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  6. WiLMan

    WiLMan

    4
    Dec 15, 2018
    I just purchased a techno 2. Hoping it lives up to the hype.
     
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  7. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
    Horse race between the V-TOKU2 Stretch and the Super Gold Endura.
     
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  8. Arnikusz

    Arnikusz

    67
    May 13, 2015
    Huntig for Autonomy 2 and Smock.:D
     
  9. DShiflet

    DShiflet

    Jan 25, 2013
    I recently ordered and received a box containing a Yojimbo 2, Tasman Salt(yellow plain edged), Endura 4(green), Delica 4(blue), Efficient(green), plus a Byrd Hawkbill. A day later I found a site that still had a single Endura V-Toku2 sprint run so I ordered it too.
     
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  10. ferider

    ferider Gold Member Gold Member

    800
    Jun 20, 2018
    Just got a backup Maxamet Manix 2 in at cutleryshoppe ($156), before they run out/prices increase.
     
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  11. Kreyzhorse

    Kreyzhorse

    Jan 15, 2013
    Right now.... I have zero Spyderco knives planned for 2019. Landed the Brouwear and McBee last year and and very impressed with both.

    In 2019, I'm trying to slow / stop most knive purchases but then again, I've said that before.
     
  12. cbrstar

    cbrstar Gold Member Gold Member

    936
    Sep 7, 2015
    I'd love a Super Gold Endura. But I honestly don't know how massdrop is supposed to work? I've been looking at the knife for months now waiting for it to go on sale.
     
  13. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
    It's all sold by pre-order. You can request the drop again but I don't know if that will ever get enough requests. They had to make a lot.

    Your best hope is wait for the folks who got them or who got a few to sell them. I only got one myself but they'll start to show up in the exchange.
     
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  14. DJC72

    DJC72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 1, 2014
    The Dlt Manix exclusive and the Massdrop Endura should be my first two. The Endura will hopefully ship in February.
     
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  15. Peacedivision

    Peacedivision

    243
    Sep 4, 2018
    stretch 2 vtoku sprint
     
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  16. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018

    Much busier that you'd ever imagine. LOL!

    Actually bought 2 others on New Year's Eve off of the Exchange -- a modified Vallatton D/A Auto and a Renegade -- that I couldn't include in the 2019 count. Just making up for lost time and trying to quickly build a collection that I should have done over many years previously. Pretty close to "catching up" and slowing down the acquisitions but not quite there yet.
     
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  17. Akcir

    Akcir

    415
    Sep 16, 2012
    Manix 2 with blue scales, and S 110V steel.
     
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  18. Mrgauth

    Mrgauth Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2016
    Had a Spydiechef but sold already. Not for me. Missed by a few minutes a Slyz Bowie. Pissed about that. Dear God please bring that back for a sprint or something. Or hell, just make ME one!!!!

    Next up will be the Paysan if it ever arrives.
     
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  19. SharpieB

    SharpieB

    Oct 31, 2017
    I received my S30V/Titanium Military last week. Amazing knife IMO.

    I will be ordering a PM2 at some point this year but won’t be going crazy with my knife buying like I did in 2018.

    I actually downsized my Spyderco collection this year. I sold a Manix 2 and did a GAW for a Native 5.
     
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  20. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
    I want quite a few, both extant and upcoming, but it's hard to say which will be first. The Tropen and Smock are both strong contenders.
     
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