Why is Safety Orange on so few blades and mostly Slip-Its

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Why is Safety Orange on so few blades and mostly Slip-Its

Postby phobiarg » Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:52 pm

I would kill for a Manix in safety orange. I'd also buy a delica with G10 with FFG if it were orange. I love the orange handled blades, much more socially acceptable in the workplace.

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Postby Eddie » Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:03 pm

So agreed!
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Postby chuck_roxas45 » Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:18 pm

Maybe do a blade swap with the upcoming all black manix 2 and have a goblin manix 2? I'd like to see one although it won't be for me.

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Postby dsmegst » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:26 pm

I plan on RIT dying a pink one to make it orange. I'm still not sure how G-10 will take the dye but it might be a good weekend project.
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Postby bh49 » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:04 pm

I love orange and would love to see orange Caly3 or Caly3.5
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Postby ICSK » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:28 pm

There are only 2 slipjoint knives that come in orange: the UK Penknife and Urban. It's just that the UK Penknife has so many variations!

As for me, I'd love to see the new UKPK in orange as well. I personally think the orange really compliments the texture of the knife. Here's a mockup I did not too long ago:

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Postby spyderHS08 » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:50 pm

ORANGE! makes me smile :D
I too would love to see an orange Manix 2...and the orange dodo!

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Postby redyps04 » Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:01 am

Good question. I've been screamin' for more Orange for months. :)

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Postby ninemm » Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:53 am

I just need to throw in my .02c and say that I LOVE ORANGE. Please Spyderco bring in some more models with orange FRN or orange G10. :D

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Postby StangBang » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:02 am

I made a Goblin Military because I love orange with black :D (sorry for the crap pictures)
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Agree

Postby Manix Guy 2 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:16 am

All I can say is I was told that there will be a Orange Manix 2 in FFG S30V in the near future . Yes I am on the list . Regards MG2

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Postby gbelleh » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:58 am

Manix Guy 2 wrote:All I can say is I was told that there will be a Orange Manix 2 in FFG S30V in the near future . Yes I am on the list . Regards MG2
Orange S30V FFG Manix 2?? Where is this list?
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Postby v8r » Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:05 am

I am on the list also! Cant say where right yet .
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Postby Niles » Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:19 am

To the makers of the list,

Please add my name!

Would it be possible for Spyderco to sell different colors of G10 handles for already made models? It seems like this would be a pretty easy thing to do. Obviously there might be some warranty warnings/issues, but it'd be awesome to have some cheap color options!

Either way, Orange for any model, count me in!

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Near Future

Postby Manix Guy 2 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:47 am

Niles , wish I could help , the originator of the list should be letting out information in the near future . I can say it will be a short run . Regards MG2

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Postby The Deacon » Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:40 pm

Know it's not the answer you're looking for, but given the number of color options Spyderco provides for us, the most logical reason that one is not offered would be concern it may not sell well. A color that sells acceptably well on a SlipIt, rescue knife, and occasional Sprint Run may not do so on a more mainstream model in regular production. I know that, even though from a purely logical POV orange is easier to find if misplaced, and probably perceived as less threatening by NKP's, from an esthetic POV it's pretty far down on my list of acceptable colors.
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Postby SteelDragon » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:05 pm

Manix Guy 2 wrote:Niles , wish I could help , the originator of the list should be letting out information in the near future . I can say it will be a short run . Regards MG2
ohhh that's mean...

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Postby Niles » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:51 pm

It adds to the intrigue!

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Postby Gunslinger » Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:31 pm

I would love an orange Endura G10, and an Endura4 with orange frn. I've seen some sights that can make custom g10 scales for production knives, but it wouldnt be the same, I like to keep my Spydies original.

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Postby smikesmith3 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:49 pm

Manix Guy 2 wrote:All I can say is I was told that there will be a Orange Manix 2 in FFG S30V in the near future . Yes I am on the list . Regards MG2
This only deepens my thought that this will happen...In my quest for a particular custom run done by us, I was interested in something with the orange, only to get denied because it would "conflict with another similar knife" to come...
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