Spyderco Dog Tag

The first Spyderco knife was made in 1976 under the direction of Sal Glesser. The company started out as a traveling entity as Sal & his wife, Gail, traveled from show to show. The first permanent establishment was in Golden, Colorado where the company made its first folding knife in 1978. The company proudly touts their knives as being different, peculiar, even out there. "We may look curious, homely, whatever, but we'll never be called unusable or undependable."
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Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jerryd6818 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:19 pm

I saw this Spyderco Dog Tag and thought, "What a cute little feller. I wouldn't mind having one of those."
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And then I looked it up on Amazon and saw what they're asking for them. Have they lost their friggen' minds?
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by MITCH RAPP » Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:15 pm

8) Expensive but super cool! The frame is Titanium and the blade is a very good steel, S30V. That's what probably jack's up the price!

Looks to me like it should be a $25 dollar knife tops! ::shrug::

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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jmh58 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:34 pm

There is an all black one too jerry coming soon if not already out!! Stealthy!! John :D
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jerryd6818 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:49 pm

Be still my beating heart. ::skeptic::

Couple more bucks and I could buy a Great Eastern or S&M.
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by piney » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:53 pm

But the shipping is FREE.....

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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jerryd6818 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:56 pm

piney wrote:But the shipping is FREE.....
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by On Edge » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:04 pm

Yeah Jerry, I really like Spyderco for their "form follows function" philosophy, and their continuous improvement and use of modern steels - and their quality control is generally very good ... BUT they do get a little crazy with the prices of some of their stuff, especially new releases ...

In those cases, I generally just wait for some poor soul to decide they aren't getting enough carry time with a particular knife, then scoop 'em off the secondary market ... unless it's something I just gotta have ...

That little 'dog tag'? ... I'm thinkin' I don't gotta have that ... 8)
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jerryd6818 » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:13 pm

Paul, I've developed the theory that if you keep your prices high, the perceived quality of your product will also be high and thus your product will be more desirable. (or maybe I read that someplace)
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by MITCH RAPP » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:14 pm

8) Damn! The Black ones 83 bucks. ::mdm::

http://www2.knifecenter.com/item/SP188A ... r&kcno=123

At that price, just wait about a year and you can probably buy it here in close out for $19.95 :D
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by On Edge » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:23 pm

MITCH RAPP wrote:" ... At that price, just wait about a year and you can probably buy it here in close out for $19.95 :D
Mitch, that all depends on the collector appeal - if the die hards jump on 'em, they'll stay up there ...

Jerry, the truth is, their stuff is pretty nicely built and the company is very responsive and supportive of their customers ... those things are worth a higher price tag to me. Just sometimes I don't have the cheddar to be able to pay it ... or want to ... depends on the offering, and my current state of 'affliction' ... :shock:

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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by junebug » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:12 pm

admitted: SPYDERCO JUNKIE.......... newer one at that :mrgreen:

but as of now.......that lil guys dont do it for me..........
same with any neck knife really......just not ma thang right now,.....maybe down the road????

i do like the looks of the 1st one over black tho...... 8)
and if i remember right.......the knife is NOT titanium........
either a single PART is or the COATING is...........i forget right now,but know i read that on SPYDERCO.
i may be wrong, but i think it was debated on another forum too, i seen in a web search........

IMPO that is a $40 new knife........ ::paranoid:: :mrgreen:

not knockin spyderco in one bit here..........JUST B.S.'in about this UNIT here ::super_happy:: ::handshake::
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jww » Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:30 pm

I looked it up in the Blue Ridge Knives monthly catalog which is suppose to be wholesale for dealers only, and it wholesales for $59.95. Still expensive!!!!!!!

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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jerryd6818 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:10 am

Back piece (green) is Titanium. Blade is CPM S30V. Blue part is Aluminum.

If it were $20, I would grab one just for the novelty of it.
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by Colonel26 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:48 am

I love my Endura4, and my wife totes a purple Delica I was gifted with from a member here. They are fine , fine knives. But that's way over the top for that little feller IMO. But I do like it!
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Re: Spyderco Dog Tag

Post by jmh58 » Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:35 pm

I LIKE MY SPYDERCOS!! ::ds:: I LIKE MY SPYDERCOS!!!! ::ds:: BUT.. They are getting into the $200.00-$300.00 range and I WONT pay that for ANY knife!! So.. I too will wait to score the ones I want when someone else is tired of them!! ::pray:: John :D
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