However, in the course of browsing some other items on Amazon I saw that it was on sale for $74 (MSRP $129). I decided to pull the trigger. Not for a stocking stuffer, sorry David, but for myself. It arrived this afternoon.
It felt like an old friend in the hand. I missed the clean, clear “snick!” sound it makes when deploying.
I have mentioned how much I loved my Pop’s Custom Clip on my old Leek. I had mentioned in passing to John (Pops) that I had lost my Leek and was planning on getting a new one. A couple of days later another titanium clip arrived at my door gratis.
Within 10 minutes of my new knife arriving, I was out in the shop swapping out the clip. The clip that I was sent was thicker than the previous one, which isn’t much of a problem, but the deep carry loop was too deep for my liking. I ordered my original one tonight with my own money. I feel strongly about his products, (I also have one on my Benchmade Mini-grip) and figured $20 was a small price to pay to support a small business that had already been so good to us. John had also donated a clip to one of our Essay Contest winners as well.I want to end by saying I appreciate everyone’s patience with the drop off in posts the last week. As I mentioned the other night, my kids have been battling ear infections, amoxicillin reactions, something called parainfluenza apparently, fevers, puking, and more. I have been essentially home-schooling my 7 year old since we picked up her work. I simply haven’t had time during the day to write as much as I would like and you all have come to expect. Topping it off, after 3 weeks of caring for sick kids my defenses are cracking and I have a fever of 102 as I am typing. I am packing it in for the night.