Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

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Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Johnnie1801 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:12 am

Just wondering if it would be possible to do another run of these knives? They hardly ever come up on the secondary market and when they do they are pretty expensive.

I'm sure there are a lot of people like me who would jump at the chance to pick up a sb Caly and sales wouldn't be a problem :D
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby TomAiello » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:24 am

Do sprints get repeated? Or is it just exclusives that can be repeated if the dealer/distributor requests it?

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby dubya3 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:26 am

TomAiello wrote:Do sprints get repeated? Or is it just exclusives that can be repeated if the dealer/distributor requests it?
Sprints are not repeated (as far as I know anyway) but dealer exclusives can and have been run multiple times.
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby tvenuto » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:28 am

I think they usually like to do something different with each sprint. Although I do believe there are cases where a sprint knife was released in two separate runs (at least according to Spydiewiki). I'm not sure if there's a practical difference between releasing a sprint in two runs, and deciding to do another run, but I do think it would be out of the ordinary.

It would be easy as pie to just do a different color G10, though.

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby JNewell » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:51 am

Sprints do not get repeated. However, if there were a change in scale material or color, it would probably not be treated as a repeat from Spyderco's perspective.

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Liquid Cobra » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:03 am

I think of all the sprints and exclusives Spyderco has ever released, this is the one I would like to see return the most.
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Donut » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:50 am

Might as well change the color of the G-10 to make it a different sprint.

*Cough* Orange *Cough* :p
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Johnnie1801 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:03 am

Maybe I'm not looking in the right places but I hardly ever see used ones for sale. The folks who own these knives must really like these Caly's and never want to part with them. Regardless of handle color, I'd buy them and I'm sure there are a bunch of you here who already have one that would buy another. Sales wise, doing another sprint would be a home run for Spyderco :)
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Skidoosh » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:21 am

I think that the super blue has been the only sprint involving the Caly 3/3.5. Even as I handle other knives I keep comparing everything to the caly, one of the best ergo blades ever made. How about a LW Caly 3 with a lock back in SB?

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Liquid Cobra » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:58 am

Skidoosh wrote:I think that the super blue has been the only sprint involving the Caly 3/3.5. Even as I handle other knives I keep comparing everything to the caly, one of the best ergo blades ever made. How about a LW Caly 3 with a lock back in SB?
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby dubya3 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:24 pm

How about a glow in the dark FRN (or similar material) SuperBlue Caly sprint??
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Holland » Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:43 pm

Donut wrote:Might as well change the color of the G-10 to make it a different sprint.

*Cough* Orange *Cough* :p
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby TomAiello » Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:02 pm

I totally didn't realize this one was in such high demand. Makes me glad I snagged one on impulse a while back. :)

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Joris Mo » Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:01 pm

How about Super Blue Calypso & Calypso jr?

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby Leeroy37 » Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:31 pm

Frn moulds would be too expensive for a limited run I imagine....



Orange G10 oh yeeeeaaah

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby remnar » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:38 pm

I'll gladly take almost any combination of materials in a Caly 3. It's still my go to model most of the time.

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby CBro » Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:06 pm

My wish would be for a Caly 3 & 3.5 with orange
scales and a solid blade in HAP40 (no cladding).
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby araneae » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:56 am

They would need to make a minor change so it couldn't be confused with the first run. The only sprint I can recall being repeated was the sabre ground pink D4. First run had black clips, 2nd run polished. That said, there is no reason they couldn't make a minor change and put them back into production if the demand is there.
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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby ohcyclist » Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:07 am

A repeat of something similar could sell out fast given the rather demand you see on various forums for these.

My reccomendation would be for a slightly dressier re-run of this design. Perhaps polished dark grey or dark green g10?

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Re: Re-Sprinting the Super Blue Caly 3/3.5?

Postby BTG » Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:03 pm

I know what I would love, a redo of the sprint, with a hourglass clip, in place of the wire..subtle enough, but very different.


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