2017 slick trick

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  1. tkarrow

    tkarrow Weekend Warrior

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    Pro version= stainless... may be a good idea but at what cost??

    Mechanical design...too bad

    no website updates well over an hour after launch... poor launch all around

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    tynimiller Legendary Woodsman

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    I actually despite not liking mechanicals......might try theirs out once I learn more and hopefully see one in person.
     
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    Yeah, I am not sure that stainless steel will justify a price increase. Hopefully changing to stainless did not compromise the accuracy of the head.


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    Personally I don't see the point of stainless. I have never had a problem with rust. I would bet a minimum $10 price increase is probably expected for those.

    It's hard to say because the heads are just so great as they are but maybe a set screw design with offset blades ala the Thunderhead Razor could be cool? I don't know just throwing it out there.


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    The only way the Stainless would be "better" is if they were somehow stronger. Personally, I've used them for years and have yet to bend one so the added cost is not worth it to me.
     
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    No reason at all for SS ferrules ....
     
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    If something is working well...... why change it?

    ST's have been a great basic head so in my opinion unless the design is changing or some other monumental move is being made, especially if it's a huge increase in price, don't do it!
     
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    Unfortunately if they did not change anything everyone would be complaining they didn't release any new products or change anything. Additionally they would not have the surge of sales for those that want the next new thing.

    The mech reminds me a lot of the Swacker but just a more aesthetically pleasing design.
     
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    Good thing I have about 50 original old stock slick trick mags...I am good for awhile
     
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    Sort of the same mentality found in the goose that laid the golden egg.


    Yes, everyone has to have the latest, greatest, best new thing but don't lose sight of what got you there. If they want to introduce new, and they should, innovation, great, but do it in a way so as to not lose their flagship items and base of sales.
     

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