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RobertoCash
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Dec 1, 2016
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I have the carbon scale version. It's too slippery to deploy easily without fumbling. ymmv
Dec 1, 2016
Tuerai
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Dec 1, 2016
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My mileage does vary, the flipper with carbon fiber is my EDC. <3 it
Dec 1, 2016
RobertoCash
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Dec 1, 2016
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I find my ZDP/Ti Leek more practical than the Kwaiken. Slimmer, lighter, easier to deploy. I was excited to get the Kwaiken, to be sure it's a great looking knife, nicely made and finished. it never made it to my pocket tho.
Dec 1, 2016
Tuerai
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Dec 2, 2016
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For reference, my favorite EDC before this was either the Gerber AR 3.00 or the CRKT M16-14ZER
Dec 2, 2016
RobertoCash
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Dec 2, 2016
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Is your kwaiken pre-redesign or post? Mine is post, and I wonder if there may have been a change in the detent that holds the blade closed as part of the redesign? I've got #2131
Dec 2, 2016
Tuerai
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Dec 2, 2016
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Mine appears to be #1062, assuming that the number on the spine of the blade is what you mean. Also, my flipper is completely smooth, and I've heard newer ones have jimping.
Dec 2, 2016
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