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donald949


Feb 11, 2011, 11:03 AM
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Spartha knife w/ biner hole
Says RC:

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...Hole_Small_2024.html

Says the googleplex:

http://www.rescueresponse.com/...hole_large_s92l.html

I can't decide, so decide 4 me.


l3uddy789


Feb 11, 2011, 11:36 AM
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I don't know what your intended uses are for either of these items. But that being said get the knife.


Rudmin


Feb 11, 2011, 11:44 AM
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Go with the large. The small looks like it wouldn't cut very well.


shockabuku


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PFTW!


petsfed


Feb 11, 2011, 12:16 PM
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I can't stand the way they operate, so if you're like me, you'll piss away $30 on a knife that's frustrating to use if you don't try it first. Most climbing shops sell this knife, so you can go fiddle with it in a store pretty easily.


caughtinside


Feb 11, 2011, 12:35 PM
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I have no idea but I will say it is not a very good knife. I like the 2.99 gas station blade with a serrated edge. If you want to spend money on a knife though, you can get a much better knife for the same price.


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Feb 11, 2011, 1:19 PM
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Whatever knife you get it should lock shut as well as open and have the blade totally enclosed. I hate those spiderco knives that do not lock shut. The number of times I have had one on my harness and it has opened revealing the blade convinced me to never ever wear one. I used to wrap some elastoplast around the blade to keep it shut. I eventually chucked it in the gear bin where it now lays as just another useless piece of kit.


mnottingham


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philbox wrote:
Whatever knife you get it should lock shut as well as open and have the blade totally enclosed. I hate those spiderco knives that do not lock shut. The number of times I have had one on my harness and it has opened revealing the blade convinced me to never ever wear one. I used to wrap some elastoplast around the blade to keep it shut. I eventually chucked it in the gear bin where it now lays as just another useless piece of kit.

Agree with the lock SHUT. I was given one of the spatha knifes as a gift. It's nice, but I've never climbed with it because it does not lock shut. Something small, serrated, locks while open and locks while closed is preferred.


donald949


Feb 11, 2011, 3:27 PM
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Rudmin wrote:
Go with the large. The small looks like it wouldn't cut very well.
Thats what I wuz thinking.Smile


rokdoc


Feb 11, 2011, 5:44 PM
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Awhile back I got the short serrated one for free. It is not the highest quality knife, but I like it for several reasons. I can open and close it with gloves, or even mittens, on. It readily slices through rope, webbing and crusty bread. You donít need the long blade to cut off some tat and chop a rope every now and then. The handle is stout enough to let you apply some force to the blade and visible enough to find in poor light. It doesnít ďlockĒ I guess, but on mine anyway, the hinge is so high friction I really canít imagine it could open or close on its own. I think the hole is too small for its intended purpose, but when I do carry a knife, I donít generally hang it on my harness so it is not an issue for me.


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