Izula Pro

Discussion in 'ESEE® Knives and Gear' started by winternews, Sep 2, 2019.

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  1. winternews

    winternews Member

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    Looking at some of the 3 most common mods for the Izula, I’m curious if ESEE would ever include them all together in a production run, something like an ‘Izula Pro.’ I’m talking:

    Squared off spine
    Uncoated blade
    Thinner stock— no prying, batoning, etc (or at least a thinned out edge)
    And maybe a somewhat larger handle

    I’ve carried my Izzy II for a year now, guiding, camping, etc., and I think all these changes are worth the tradeoffs for a lot of people. I realize there’s the ESEE 3 HM and CR 2.5 that have some of the aspects above, but the Izula still occupies a sweet spot between them, especially in terms of light weight and a good shape for skinning. Anyway, I’m curious to hear who else wants to see something like this (or who else makes it if it’s already out there).
     
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    I could dig that. But in the meantime, take a look at the LT Wright Next Gen. A2 or AEBL steel, 1/8" thick, saber or FFG grind. There's even a few 3/32" ones out in the online wilds.
     
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    I’d like that. Same thickness as the 3, ground spine Izula 2 handle
     
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    I want Izula that is 2.5mm thick, slicer please.....
     
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    +1, you had me at thinner stock. But uncoated and a 90° spine would be icing on the cake.
     
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    Interesting idea for sure.
     
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    Pretty easy mod to make though ;)
     

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