I bought the original chrome v1 and two minis after. But did you know these beauties are stainless steel? did you know they polish up star bright? I put a shine on all three of them. I messed up the chip in the V1 and had to buy a whole new chip ($65) when going from V1 to
V2. you can powder coat any color in the rainbow, rubberize, heat treat, sand blast.... whatever, shiny new lookin' is always better. polish those scratches out and bling that bad boy. A provari is a lifetime of high quality kit.