Al Mar. CarsonWayne Basic Member Basic Member. Big, bigger, and biggest! I have seen both of these get recommended a lot. A more than reliable Spyderco Patented Ball Bearing Lock can handle the toughest tasks, is easily operated and can be utilized right or left-handed. Feb 16, 2012. ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Dragonfly [Which Is The Better Knife For You? Rock on. Because of the … #17 Geary Mitchell, Jan 21, 2014. Carbon Fiber - Cruwear; Indian Rosewood - M390 DLC; Shaman. …the Compression Lock system allows you to smoothly and easily deploy the blade on the Paramilitary 2. ], The Best EDC Knives Under 100 Dollars (Top 3)…, The Best EDC Knives Under 200 Dollars (Top 3)…, The Best EDC Knives Under 50 Dollars (Top 3)…, Spyderco Chaparral Vs Native 5 [Which Is The Better Knife For You? Feb 22, 2013#7. Big, bigger, and biggest! I prefer the "XL" versions of each (to me they're normal size, and the Manix 2 / PM2) are small. Either way, I hope I was able to show you the major similarities and differences between these two fantastic knife designs from Spyderco! This thread is archived. Re: How Good is the Manix 2 XL? Again, like the Manix 2, it sits pretty low, and it’s comfortable and fairly discrete. Right-hand, tip-up carry only. The large Manix 2 is an oversized version of the Manix2 with a blade that is just under four-inches. My thoughts on the Manix 2LW are generally positive. The ball bearing lock lets the blade lock so it's bomb-proof, preventing accidental folding. At 5 ounces this knife is going to be heavier than most other knives “in its class” but what you get for this weight is a strong design with killer ergonomics. 287. Spyderco Manix 2 XL C95GP2 - REVIEW. In Omnia Paratus Geary Mitchell Loaded Pockets. The blade is .125 of an inch thick and it came from the factory hair shaving sharp. The Manix 2 is a dependable full-service knife that showcases Spydero's USA-made quality while utilizing its patented Ball Bearing Lock mechanism. 10 comments. Like I mentioned before, the Paramilitary 2 is a more compact version of the Military model (and the Para 3 is an even smaller design in the Spyderco Military model family)…, The blade length on the Para 2 is 3.42 inches long, and the handle comes in at 4.82 inches long. Autor: Bambule (+0) (-0) | Zasláno: 11.03.2018 * 21:42 ... Díky pěnovému chrániči a velké desce je hodně objemná, např. Then the Shaman appeared. FortySix&2 Banned. For the record the PM2 and Manix 2 fit me well enough, the XL just feels better. Availability: The product availability information is always up to date. Unfortunately I won’t be able to give exact numbers in this category because the prices of these knives are changing all the time. You can see the Manix is a little wider TL;DR I would like to hear about your guys opinions and experiences on both knives. The blade is locked open using Spyderco's patented Ball Bearing Lock. In addition to the standard size, the Manix 2 comes in an oversized “XL” version with a blade just under four inches long. So, if you’re interested in the G10 S110V version of this pocket knife, don’t let the purple coloration fool you…It really is a beast. Could this be your only knife for the rest of your life? #3 powernoodle, Apr 2, 2013. Joined: Nov 16, 2009 Messages: 630 Likes Received: 11. carrot said: ↑ Manix 2 is the better buy here. All Rights Reserved, a plain, partially serrated or fully serrated blade, S30V, S90V, S110V, Carpenter CTS-BD30P, CTS-BD1, CTS-XHP blade steel, G-10, Edgetek FRCP (fiberglass reinforced co-polymer) handle, Built like a tank, nice blade, good value for money, A little heavy, closure may be a little stiff for some. ], Spyderco Chaparral Vs Delica [Which Knife Is Best For You? For a knife of it's size, it's very "easy in the pocket" and not as heavy as you'd expect, tipping the scales at only 5.2 ounces. #16 Domain, Jan 21, 2014. Sale! I'm currently torn between buying these two knives, and was wondering what r/knives thinks what knife is better quality and the best "bang for your buck.". It incorporates the blade tang, a stop pin, and a ramp, and it locks out the blade very securely. The lock is comprised of a free-floating steel ball-bearing encased in a high-tech polymer cage. Are sprint runs the best way to do this? 3 3/4" full-flat ground CPM-S30V stainless blade with thumb hole pull. I got the PM2 a couple years ago and I hated it. Item #: SCC95GP2. - The VERY BEST knives & gear! Just as a reference, the Paramilitary 2 is 1.28 inches shorter than it’s bigger brother (the Military model), but it is pretty close in size to the Manix 2 (the manix 2 also has a larger version called the Manix 2 XL)… In the end, the Paramilitary 2 is just 0.21 inches longer than the Manix 2 … This locking system incorporates a hardened steel ball bearing that sits between an anvil and the tang of the blade…. Damn you! Read the full review on my site --> Spyderco Manix 2 XL C95GP2 - REVIEW As always please post up your questions regarding the knife if you have any. It’s almost like a drop point blade, with some of the signature features that are common with Spyderco knives…, It has a full flat grind, and comes with a Plain Edge, the Spyder Edge, or the Combination Edge. The Manix Xl is great and it fits wonderfully in the hand. The Manix 2 is a medium-sized folding knife. A more than reliable Spyderco Patented Ball Bearing Lock can handle the toughest tasks, is easily operated and can be utilized right or left-handed. I say it's like comparing a para2 and para3 because of the extra handle length at the bottom, it's just enough to come around the last finger and give a really firm grip. The Paramilitary 2 uses the Compression Lock locking mechanism. do Gradientího XL (160 litrů) se mi s 28kou křídlem vešla jen tak tak, ale už se mi nevešla do batohu helma nebo pultík. I prefer the Paramilitary 2…, I prefer the Paramilitary 2 because I like that the clip can be moved in four positions, which allows you to carry it in your pocket exactly how you’d like to…, And even though both blades use the same materials and perform pretty much the same way in terms of cutting ability…. Top. The design is nice and my example is very tight, although it has seen limited use. Skip to content All in all, I am very impressed with the materials Spyderco uses for this knife design. The Manix 2 is what I would call a “medium” sized folding knife. Nothing on the handle is contoured, making the knife feel like it’s worth $30 (and even then I’m being generous). The Manix 2 is certainly not the easiest to operate with one hand. The Manix 2 XL is an oversized version of the Manix 2 with a blade that is just under four-inches. The Manix 2 is an extremely popular knife. TheOutdoorNerd. The only ones I still have left are the Manix 2 XL, military and dragonfly in ZDP-189. It comes in a variety of models with ball bearing locks, G-10, FRCP, and much more. G-10 is an outstanding handle material for many reasons…, I like it because it’s very strong, but at the same time it’s pretty lightweight so your knife doesn’t feel overly heavy…. The Manix 2 is the second generation of the Manix line, a rock-solid knife designed by Spyderco founder Sal Glesser’s son, Eric and and burst onto the market in 2009. It’s one of the smoothest locking mechanisms you can get for a folding knife because of that ball-bearing, and it’s also an extremely strong system. At either price I think the Manix packs a ton of value. It is a tall knife with a so-called Ball Bearing Lock. This is no surprise as the Manix 2, in any variation, has a lot to offer. 7 years ago. Spyderco Manix 2 XL vs. Paramilitary 2. One more thing - the jimping on my thumb ramp is sharp, and the handle shape locks your hand in there pretty good, so I'm groovy with that aspect of the knife as well. Blade HQ uses cookies to provide you a better user experience. Always have, always will. I hate it. The Spyderco Manix 2 XL makes up for the lack of texture on it’s handle by having a TON of jimping all around the handle and blade to make sure your grip stays tight. The Manix 2 LW finally replaced my LW Native as my most common EDC blade. I hate saying just to buy both but eh, it might just happen anyway. The top knife is the Manix 2 XL, the middle knife is the Manix 2, and the bottom one is the Native 5. Showing all 2 results. #8 carrot, Apr 21, 2010. somber Banned. The top knife is the Manix 2 XL, the middle knife is the Manix 2, and the bottom one is the Native 5. Oct 30, 2015. Sort by. Here is the Profile of the Manix against the PM2. Value. Manix 2 is the better buy here. Top. The texturing is very comfortable, and it allows you to get a very secure grip on the knife when you’re using it. This will be for an EDC knife, and size doesn't matter to me. Right out of the gate the Manix 2 is a heavy duty pocket knife and you can tell that by picking it up. Black G-10 handles with enlarged lanyard hole. share. Spyderco Manix 2 XL vs. Paramilitary 2. So to sum it all up, in the Blade Steel And Materials category, the most common steel for both the Manix 2 and the Paramilitary 2 is CPM S30V which is one of the best knife steels around because it is strong, rust resistant, and holds an edge well…, And both designs also come with G-10 handles which is also a great material because it’s durable and lightweight…, In the Blade Shape And Handle Design category, the blade on the Manix 2 has kind of a leaf-like shape and the blade on the Paramilitary 2 has a more triangular Spyderco shape…, Both blades have a full flat grind and are great cutters, and both knives have comfortable handles that give you a good purchase when you’re using them…, In the Locking Mechanism category, the Manix 2 uses the Ball-Bearing locking system and the Paramilitary 2 uses the Compression Lock system…, Both locking mechanisms are very smooth and very strong, and they both allow you to deploy the blade quickly and easily…, In the Size And Dimensions category, the Paramilitary 2 is slightly longer (0.21 inches) than the Manix 2 when their blades are fully deployed…, In the Pocket Clip And Carry Position category, the Manix 2 clip limits you to tip up carry but can be swapped to either side of the knife…, …whereas the clip on the Paramilitary 2 can be positioned for tip up or tip down carry and can be swapped to either side of the knife…, And last, in the Price Comparison both of these knives are priced very similarly because they use similar materials and are similar in size…, So which of these knives do I prefer? The Manix 2 XL is a tough design that cuts better, the Adamas is obviously built like a brick shit house and will tolerate prying at the expense of slicing. Right-hand, tip-up carry only. The Manix 2 … Own a couple of each... Manix 2. The large Manix 2 is an oversized version of the Manix2 with a blade that is just under four-inches. Page 2 . Shaman vs Manix 2. I have a full grip, a manix 2 LW in CTS-BD1, and a manix 2 LW in s110v, so I see your dilemma. If it weren’t for my issues putting a keener edge on the BD1, I’d carry it more frequently than I do now. Mar 2, 2020. ! It is stoutly built and highly functional. Add to Wishlist. 5 years ago. The C95 Spyderco Mega Manix is an assembly of small seemingly inconsequential features that added together result in one of the strongest knives from Spyderco to date. The Manix 2 XL is an oversized version of the Manix 2 with a blade that is just under four-inches. Thanks in advance for any advice and tips on the above knives. ], Spyderco Military Vs Paramilitary 2 [Which Is The Right Knife For You? That brings the overall length to 8.03 inches when the blade is fully deployed, and I think that’s a great length for an everyday carry (EDC) knife because it allows you to carry it without taking up too much real estate in your pocket. Now if you like tip up carry, and you prefer the look of the Manix 2 in terms of blade shape, then feel free to go with it because it’s still an awesome knife…. Shaman Vs Manix 2 Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Bryce Haley, Mar 29, 2020. share. Manix 2 XL vs. Paramilitary 2? I just like the look of the Paramilitary 2’s blade a little bit better (I know it’s not a very technical reason). The Spyder Edge is basically Spyderco’s version of a serrated edge, and the Combination Edge is a half plain edge and half serrated blade…, Personally, I prefer a Plain Edge on all of my knives because it just makes them easier to sharpen, but I like that Spyderco offers this design with the Spyder Edge and Combination Edge for those who want a serrated blade…, In addition to that, the Manix 2 has the traditional Spyderco hole which allows you to deploy the blade quickly and easily, and the knife comes to you very sharp right out of the box…, There’s also some jimping on the thumb ramp (along the spine of the blade) and on the finger choil to help give you more control when you’re using the knife…. Discussion in 'Knives' started by Whiteswoodworks, Jan 21, 2014. The blade measures in at 3.37 inches long, and the handle length is 4.66 inches…. I'll stick with Kershaw and Cold Steel for new purchases due to their value. #8 carrot, Apr 21, 2010. somber Banned. You’ll usually find that they are within a few dollars of each other, and sometimes you’ll actually find that they are priced exactly the same. I created this site to help people who are new to knife ownership or who need a little extra information when deciding which is the right knife they should get. Currently you can get a Manix 2 for right around $80 shipped, and a low as $70 shipped if you want a combo edge or serrated version. The lock is comprised of a free-floating steel ball-bearing encased in a high-tech polymer cage. You can probably pick up the PM2 for $110 and a combo edge Manix for about $85 (probably less buying second hand). From the Sharpening Bench: Spyderco Manix 2 LW S110V -- Surprise!! Manix 2 XL. I want another USA Spyderco and I'm on the fence. The s110v lw Manix is a hard knife to beat on price vs … Manix 2 vs Paramilitary 2----opinions please. The Manix 2 FRN handles are blocky and poorly molded compared to any Japan-made FRN from Spyderco. Kones … Dec 11, 2012. Here, the Manix literally comes close to its original size: the Manix 2 XL. As I mentioned earlier, the handle is made from G-10 and is very ergonomic. Holy cow these ergos! Yo Mama. It is a tall knife with a so-called Ball Bearing Lock. Best Seller . Spyderco Manix 2 or Para military 2? Top. I have a 2011 Manix2 154CM and LOVE everything about it, especially size/weight. As I’ve said in the past, I’m a big fan of one-handed operation for my EDC knife and I know many others feel the same. The blade is locked open using Spyderco's patented Ball Bearing Lock. Combi deal. Dymondwood - Rex 45; Black G10 - Black S30V ; Both are real workhorse knives. If you want a blade with thick stock but find the Shaman uncomfortable, you might be able to find a Superleaf. Both have great ergonomics, but manix is wider. Knives . When opened, the ball bearing moves forward onto the blade's ramp where it is wedged, locking the blade safely open. 14. Manix XL or Millie for me. Considered one the their toughest locking mechanisms, it consists of a hardened steel ball bearing encased in a polymer cage. The differences in handle shape are subtle but could affect comfort during use. So you do have a little bit of control over how you choose to carry it…, Now the clip on the Manix 2 will be metallic (in color) if the blade is metallic or it will be black to match the black-bladed versions of this knife design…, Either way, I think it looks pretty sleek, and it sits the knife in a good position within your pocket. Add to cart. I have yet to get my hands on one of these new versions, so maybe it’s time I picked up a new Manix 2 XL and checked it out. The recipe for success: Start with an exceptionally strong lock, a manufacture using precise tolerances and add a blade honed from exotic high-carbon stainless steel. To start off with, it comes in a number of blade steels but the most common is CPM S30V, which is one of the best knife steels you can get…, It’s a great knife steel because it is very corrosion resistant, but at the same time it is very strong and holds an edge extremely well…, Excellent edge retention is an important feature for me when it comes to blade steels because you don’t want to have to sharpen your blade every time you use it, and with the blade on the Manix 2, that won’t end up being a problem…, Now the handle on the Manix 2 is made from G-10, and it incorporates stainless steel liners as well. Compare. Discussion in 'Gear Reviews' started by FortySix&2, Mar 24, 2013. Skip to content This ball inside the plastic ' cage ', blocks the knife, leaving zero room for backlash. Ball bearing lock blade locking mechanism. Post by ohcyclist » Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:00 am . Now all of the Spydercos I'm interested in are way more than I want to spend. This is a locking system that was developed and patented by Spyderco, and it also produces a smooth and extremely strong blade deployment. 575. So it will either be metallic (in color) or black…, Last, the Para 2 also sits relatively low in your pocket without completely disappearing the way some other knife designs do…. The handles are more solid, being linered G-10 instead of hollow FRN, and the lockup is more reliable, using coil springs instead of omega springs. Once again, I like the choice of G-10 as a handle material because it’s lightweight, strong, and comfortable…. I hate saying just to buy both but eh, it might just happen anyway. The 9.8 cm-long blade made of CPMS30V is a full-size, serious tool for work or leisure time and scores wherever size matters. What would be the best for those tasks and why? Spyderco Manix 2 XL Black C95GPBBK2 pocket knife. Black G-10 handles with enlarged lanyard hole. Shaman 41 vote(s) 47.7% Manix 2 45 vote(s) 52.3% Page 3 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3. I also picked up a Manix 2 XL shortly after and got it for under a hundred bucks too. Kones likes this. The clip on the Paramilitary 2 can be set up for tip up carry or tip down carry, and it can be swapped to either side of the knife…, That means you have four choices when it comes to the position of the clip on the Para 2, and I love it because it gives you a ton of flexibility and allows you to carry the knife exactly how you’d like to…, Now just as with the Manix 2, the Paramilitary 2 has a good looking clip, and it will match the color of the blade on your version of the knife. Right now, two of their most popular folding knives are: And in this Spyderco Manix 2 Vs Paramilitary 2 comparison, we’re going to put these two designs up against each other in the following categories…, In the end, I’ll tell you which of these knife designs I prefer, and you should have all the information you need to determine which is the right knife for you…, The Manix 2 is built using high quality materials. When opened, the ball bearing moves forward onto the blade's ramp where it is wedged, locking the blade safely open. I agree the Manix 2 series has seriously excessive jimping. (176 g) Today I am reviewing the Spyderco Manix2 XL (C95GP2). 5% off. 25 comments. I have a manic 2 xl and several paramilitaries. #16 Domain, Jan 21, 2014. Close. Ball bearing lock blade locking mechanism. (176 g) Today I am reviewing the Spyderco Manix2 XL (C95GP2). Specifications: Overall Length: 8.93″ (227 mm) Blade Length: 3.88″ (98 mm) Cutting Edge: 3.43″ (87 mm) Blade Steel: CPM-S30V Handle Material: G-10 Closed Length: 5.08″ (129 mm) Weight: 6.2 oz. The blade is .125 of an inch thick and it came from the factory hair shaving sharp. I think the Manix 2 would be closer to a Para 2 than the Manix 2 XL sizewise, but a Manix 2 XL is on my wish list. The C95 Spyderco Mega Manix is an assembly of small seemingly inconsequential features that added together result in one of the strongest knives from Spyderco to date. u/KaptainKershaw. 2. Which one would be the best to go for? Spyderco C95GP2 Manix 2 XL Black G-10 3.875″ Full-Flat Satin CPM-S30V $ 220.00 $ 154.00. Posted by. While I have one it is on the list to be sold. Spyderco Manix 2 or Para military 2? Wanaka 2 vs Manix. The Paramilitary 2 is actually a more compact version of the Spyderco Military model. If you’re familiar with using a compression lock or even some liner locks, you’ll find the ball bearing lock on the Manix 2 a bit too stubborn and stout for 1 handed operation. BAL Member Posts: 3463 Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:58 am Location: Middle Earth. It came today lol . Combideals & accessories. If you just want to wreck some shit the Adamas is king though. Thanks Cam, Holy smoke the XL dwarfs the Native 5 and is quite a bit bigger than teh regular Manix. If I could get a Manix2 XL with a black blade, it'd be a done deal. It introduced a bunch of new features the most notable of which was a unique ball bearing lock that’s performs exceptionally well (more on this later). Similar to the ball-bearing locking system used by the Manix 2…. All in all, the materials that Spyderco chose to use on the Paramilitary 2 are also very impressive. Check out our manix 2 xl selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our accessories shops. 19:33. This is no surprise as the Manix 2, in any variation, has a lot to offer. BAL Member Posts: 3463 Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:58 am Location: Middle Earth. We are looking at an overall length of 8 inches and a blade length of 3-3/8 inches. It also does a good job of giving you traction while you’re cutting or slicing with the knife, and it feels great in your hand. Spyderco Manix 2 Lightweight Review – Final Thoughts. Some people complain about the grip because of the hollow plastic scales so you might want to consider that. It doesn’t completely disappear (with only the clip showing) the way some knife designs…. The recipe for success: Start with an exceptionally strong lock, a manufacture using precise tolerances and add a blade honed from exotic high-carbon stainless steel. Here's the Manix 2 against the XL Isn't it weird how the top of the handles are different and the XL has an extra pin? The Manix 2, Manix 2 XL (not pictured), Superleaf, and contoured Halpern Mule Team handle are my favorites for hand comfort. The version I’m reviewing here is the standard model with S30V and G-10 handle. Sometimes I feel a little bit spoiled by Spyderco…, They just keep coming up with cool knife designs, and their knives always seem to perform at a high level…. ], Spyderco Endura Vs Military [Which Is The Better Knife For You? Everything else, imo, goes in favor of the manix 2 family, especially if you get the lightweight model. Because of the self-adjusting system, the knife remains backlash-free. Really looking for a manix 2 XL in addition. The lock is comprised of a free-floating steel ball-bearing encased in a high-tech polymer cage. It'll take a while- if ever- for the Shaman to earn that kind of trust. Top. In stock + The item is in stock and ready to be shipped. Close. It’s a scaled down version of the Military model’s blade, and I think it’s pretty attractive to the eye…, The blade has a full flat grind, which makes it great for cutting and slicing, and it comes with a Plain Edge or the Spyder Edge, which again is Spyderco’s version of a serrated blade…, Like I mentioned before, I prefer the Plain Edge version because it’s easier to sharpen, but I’m glad the serrated blade option is available for those who want it…, It also has the traditional Spyderco hole which makes it quick and easy to deploy the blade, and there is jimping on the spine and the finger choil to give you extra control when using the knife…, The Para 2 also has versions that come with a metallic colored blade and a black blade, and again, the handle material is G-10 which is strong, lightweight, and gives you a great purchase on the knife when you’re using it…, I should also note that Spyderco offers the Paramilitary 2 in a variety of handle colors and patterns including black, camo, and midnight blue…, I really like that Spyderco offers this design in a number of variations because it means you can pick out a knife that will fit your particular needs and styling…, The Manix 2 uses a Ball-Bearing locking mechanism. I also have both...I would easily choose my PM 2 over my Manix 2. SSSSS. 226. 11 review(s) Lansky Masters Edge 5 Rod Sharpener The Lansky Masters Edge is a practical, easy to use sharpening system. If you really use your knives, I mean … 100% Upvoted . Our impressions. The full flat grind makes the Spyderco Manix 2 XL an excellent slicer and it excels at food preparation. Last, Spyderco offers some really cool color options for this knife design. That being said, the Paramilitary 2 and the Manix 2 are very similarly priced. powernoodle Loaded Pockets. ]. Spyderco: Manix 2 XL - Ball Bearing Lock - Black G-10 - CPM-S30V - C95GP2. The Paramilitary 2 has a more triangular-shaped blade that follows the classic Spyderco styling. Blade. The Manix 2 has kind of a leaf-like blade shape. It’s also very comfortable and gives you a good purchase on the knife when you’re using it to slice or cut. Ball Bearing Lock Black CPM-S30V Full-Flat Grind G-10. 3 3/4" full-flat ground CPM-S30V stainless blade with thumb hole pull. - https://www.amazon.com/shop/metalcomplex ***As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. And just like the Manix 2 is a great size for everyday carry, the Para military 2 is also an ideal size for EDC. Specifications: Overall Length: 8.93″ (227 mm) Blade Length: 3.88″ (98 mm) Cutting Edge: 3.43″ (87 mm) Blade Steel: CPM-S30V Handle Material: G-10 Closed Length: 5.08″ (129 mm) Weight: 6.2 oz. This contains a freely moving ball in a plastic ' cage '. Spyderco Manix 2 XL C95GP2 - Black G-10 Scales. Spyderco Manix Review - Manix 2 XL: Best EDC Folder - Duration: 19:33. They are both going to be as rugged as you need them to be. Hey, my name is Dave, and I’m an avid knife collector. So that brings the overall length on the Paramilitary 2 to 8.24 inches long when the blade is fully deployed…, Just as a reference, the Paramilitary 2 is 1.28 inches shorter than it’s bigger brother (the Military model), but it is pretty close in size to the Manix 2 (the manix 2 also has a larger version called the Manix 2 XL)…, In the end, the Paramilitary 2 is just 0.21 inches longer than the Manix 2 when both of their blades are fully deployed…. Sorry no pics of the Grip and Manix 2 XL together but here's one next to a regular manix Manix 2 vs Manix 2 XL . Spyderco: Manix 2 XL - Ball Bearing Lock - Black G-10 - CPM-S30V - C95GP2. Joined: Nov 16, 2009 Messages: 630 Likes Received: 11. The blade is locked open using Spyderco's patented Ball Bearing Lock™. It really makes deploying the blade on the Manix 2 smooth, fast, and easy. GadgetsNGear 41,813 views. Just to put things into perspective, the Spyderco Tenacioushas roughly the same dimensions b… 5" closed. Manix 2 XL . 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