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Look at the wickedly polished edge on that bad boy. Nice!!

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I’ve got a number of Spyderco Mule blade blanks. I really like the design and the thinly ground blade. My only gripe is the overly large finger protector nub. I’ve got a mind to grind it back a bit so it doesn’t get in the way. Other than that, they’re amazing and amazing values to boot!

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I have a bunch of Mules too. I don’t care for the bump on the rear of the handle so I reshaped a couple that I put slabs on. They turned out pretty decent.

The moral of this short story is… if ya’ don’t like it, grind away till you do. Thumbs Up . Smile

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rcwiily wrote:
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But how do you fold it?

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Kame Sennin wrote:

Beauty and the Beast :


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Where is the beast? Both are beauties…!!! Thumbs Up

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Ooops that was not intended to be posted in the edc thread ! I don't think i can edc that kind of blade here Wink

But anyway you are right totally right : Both are beauties !

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Fura Gear FG-15 flipper ( review here ):

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Good looking knife! Are those G-10 handles with Carbon Fiber inlays??

What model is it & where did you get it.

TIA …. Smile

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teacher wrote:
Good looking knife! Are those G-10 handles with Carbon Fiber inlays??

What model is it & where did you get it.

TIA …. Smile

AlexGT wrote:

NICE…!!!! CoolThumbs Up

Thank you Smile

That’s a Sanrenmu Land 811, the smaller brother of the SRM Land 9104
It comes with two washers per side, after polishing the copper ones it’s nearly as smooth as the big brother with ball bearings

It’s just so much easier to make scales that way, I definitely won’t make another linerless scale for a framelock flipper again

The scale is made from carbon fiber on both of them, on the SRM 811 I used some selfmade blackwood carbon fiber (epoxy 5 or more sheets of cf, saw it in a square angle). I used a base plate of cf to get only the fibers but no woven pattern at the side

SRM 9055

IIRC I got the SRM 811 from Exduct and it was more expensive than any of my knives from the 910+ series Silly
(still less than $20)
All in all the size suits me well. The SRM 710 is too small and I hate the tip down only clip, even though it was the first knife I made a scale for

the SRM 910 feels a bit too big for edc but perfect for real work.

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@ Adahn

Thank you for the info. Thumbs Up

You made those scales!! Shocked .
Very nice work my friend… impressive actually!! . Beer

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My Land 8103 was awkward to open. It needed more force than normal, in a very particular direction.
Was not just a one-off, most owners at the time said the same, even the stores who sold it!

I don’t know if they improved it in later batches.

Messerunco who sell the Land 812 Ti specfically state “optimal detent, unlike the steel version”. So I guess that means the steel version still sucks !

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varbos wrote:
My Land 8103 was awkward to open. It needed more force than normal, in a very particular direction.
Was not just a one-off, most owners at the time said the same, even the stores who sold it!

I don’t know if they improved it in later batches.

Messerunco who sell the Land 812 Ti specfically state “optimal detent, unlike the steel version”. So I guess that means the steel version still sucks !


Well, mine didn’t suck when it was new and I have no problem with the thumb studs like others, so I was positively surprised.
But polishing the metal washers definitely helped, I can shake it to close at the last half.

The metal washer must lay on the blade obviously. And oh, there were some burrs on the outside at the pivot screw.

and sadly even on the inside Sad

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As it comes it should cost as much as a SRM 710 but on them I never had such issues. Also the 910s I had in hand were all close to perfect.
For a tinkerer like me the 811 is a good knife but it should’ve appeared like 5 years ago already.

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Yes, I have many 710s, 910s and other SRM models with no fit & finish issues. 8103 just seemed to be a turkey … at the time a store rep told me they were aware of the problem and it would be revised.
It’s funny, around the same time Sanrenmu were moving towards more ‘premium’ offerings (sometimes $70 or more) and yet they had many quality issues on the 8103/4 – which in my opinion was a little bit overpriced anyway. I guess maybe their attention was elsewhere.
Anyway it is a shame now there are many interesting models which you cannot buy from Gearbest, Fasttech, Exduct etc. You can only buy them from European dealers or a couple of Aliexpress stores with high prices.

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