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Bummed out...
« on: September 15, 2016, 08:17:00 PM »
Just got this the other day and its allready doing this after moving the clip once.. Have new screws/clip on the way but wont be here till monday :/



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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 12:04:40 AM »
That's awfully disappointing and not what I would expect from Spyderco.

Have you contacted them about it?

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2016, 02:37:54 AM »
Sorry to say this, but it is most likely not Spyderco's fault, but your own. Many people over tighten or strip these tiny little screws easily. If it came like this then I would say its on Spyderco, but you said you moved the clip then it started doing this.

I could very well be wrong though. We need more detail to the story.  :salute:
« Last Edit: September 16, 2016, 02:41:46 AM by captain spaulding »

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2016, 04:21:40 AM »
I moved the clip to tip up carry, then decided that i liked tip down better. Before I moved it back i did notice a little bit of play in the clip. When I moved the clip back i attached the clip fairly snug but not too tight. I couldnt get the play in the clip to go away so i kept tightening and loosening trying to make sure all of the screws were the same tightness. After this i did overtighten the screws in an effort to keep the clip still and stripped them as well. I have removed them now and ordered new screws. The stripping and overtightening is my fault as you said capn but before anything was overtightened it still would not sit correctly. I should have been more patient, but I am pretty surprised at how easy they were to screw up (no pun intended). Hopefully the new screws work out well


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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2016, 04:40:45 AM »
Is that the real para2 or a ganzo?

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2016, 04:54:45 AM »
Is that the real para2 or a ganzo?
The real para2


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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2016, 04:55:40 AM »
Is that the real para2 or a ganzo?
The real para2


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Bought it from knifecenter


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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2016, 05:11:48 AM »
I moved the clip to tip up carry, then decided that i liked tip down better. Before I moved it back i did notice a little bit of play in the clip. When I moved the clip back i attached the clip fairly snug but not too tight. I couldnt get the play in the clip to go away so i kept tightening and loosening trying to make sure all of the screws were the same tightness. After this i did overtighten the screws in an effort to keep the clip still and stripped them as well. I have removed them now and ordered new screws. The stripping and overtightening is my fault as you said capn but before anything was overtightened it still would not sit correctly. I should have been more patient, but I am pretty surprised at how easy they were to screw up (no pun intended). Hopefully the new screws work out well


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That is a bummer. I would highly suggest getting a new clip to go with the new scales. It could have possibly been the clip causing the issue. If the portion of the clip with the screw holes drilled in it is not perfectly flat it can cause the tightening of one screw to lift the others slightly. When dealing with such delicate threads this can be a major issue and strip out the thread in the holes.

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2016, 05:17:58 AM »
I moved the clip to tip up carry, then decided that i liked tip down better. Before I moved it back i did notice a little bit of play in the clip. When I moved the clip back i attached the clip fairly snug but not too tight. I couldnt get the play in the clip to go away so i kept tightening and loosening trying to make sure all of the screws were the same tightness. After this i did overtighten the screws in an effort to keep the clip still and stripped them as well. I have removed them now and ordered new screws. The stripping and overtightening is my fault as you said capn but before anything was overtightened it still would not sit correctly. I should have been more patient, but I am pretty surprised at how easy they were to screw up (no pun intended). Hopefully the new screws work out well


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That is a bummer. I would highly suggest getting a new clip to go with the new scales. It could have possibly been the clip causing the issue. If the portion of the clip with the screw holes drilled in it is not perfectly flat it can cause the tightening of one screw to lift the others slightly. When dealing with such delicate threads this can be a major issue and strip out the thread in the holes.

On the bright side i think my threads in the knife itself are still ok. I did order a short low ride clip to try out as well.



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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2016, 05:38:41 AM »
I much prefer the look of that clip. That'll be very nice, hope works out just fine  :salute:

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2016, 06:17:36 AM »
Sorry GD - Gotta ask this - In the video - Are you fiddling with you knife, making a quick video - At the same time as driving  ???
........... If so :twak:

If not please accept my apologies
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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2016, 06:26:20 AM »
Sorry GD - Gotta ask this - In the video - Are you fiddling with you knife, making a quick video - At the same time as driving  ???
........... If so :twak:

If not please accept my apologies
If memory serves me well I was stopped waiting on traffic. I may have started moving at the end of the video.


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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2016, 04:09:09 AM »
I use the Leatherman flat bit with just my fingers to work on those tiny screws, so no way I could overtighten and strip them.

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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2016, 01:03:19 AM »
New screws and clip came in today! Glad to have it fixed



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Re: Bummed out...
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2016, 06:22:26 AM »
Looks great!


Tip up for life. Lol.  :dwts:

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