Before During and After: Spyderco Endura Breakdown and Rebuild
Enduring Renewal.... or, for those of you who never played the Ice Age MTG set, wherein I take the Endura I got from Drop and add some aftermarket goodness to it.
Here it is as it came to me:
This Endura was made in Seki City. VG-10, blue fiberglass handle, $90-100 retail. The Endura's claim to fame is that it, like the Delica and the Endela in-betweener, have aggressive back locks but can be easily flipped open one handed. That and the standard Spyderco build quality has proven a strong combo -- it get a lot of buyers. Fidgeters may prefer a flipper or an axis type lock or a compression lock, but there are a whole lot of people who feel like the back lock is the only one they trust. So it's one of Spyderco's budget knives but toward the top end of their budget tier.
To take one apart, you need a T6 Torx wrench and a T8 Torx wrench. The pivot takes T8, everything else is T6. Sets of Torx wrenches, drivers, bits, whichever you prefer, are easy to find online -- and...
Nov 23, 2019