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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:51 am

m6steen wrote:I'd be happy with black FRN, which in addition to the dark blue suggestions would fit the model name, but I'm personally a fan of foliage green.
Any of those sound great to me. If it's something bright I tend to dye it black, but I do like darker blues, grays and greens.

I'd prefer either stainless or DLC coated <insert exotic carbon steel here> if I could be picky, but I'll buy one of these in whichever steel it's offered in.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby phaust » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:01 am

I'd bet on seeing VG10. The point as stated is to make it cheaper.

Maybe we'll get some sprints in other steels if it sells well.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:25 am

I'd be very happy with VG10. Works great in my Police 3.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby anagarika » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:33 am

Vivi wrote:I'd be very happy with VG10. Works great in my Police 3.
Very much looking forward to. 80$ street price of an FRN Police 4 in VG10 FFG? Even Sabre Ground is fine.
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby bearfacedkiller » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:39 am

If it comes out in black frn and VG10 that is fine with me. I will just patiently wait for the first sprint run. :D
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:18 pm

Two things:

1 Steel City welcome to the forum.

2 Price wise would the FRN Police Folder cost less than the G10 model?

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby SpyderEdgeForever » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:25 pm

anagarika wrote:
Vivi wrote:I'd be very happy with VG10. Works great in my Police 3.
Very much looking forward to. 80$ street price of an FRN Police 4 in VG10 FFG? Even Sabre Ground is fine.
On man I would love a Spyderco FRN Police folder with a serrated VG10 blade and a Saber Grind. That would be a dream come true!

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:52 am

SpyderEdgeForever wrote:Two things:

1 Steel City welcome to the forum.

2 Price wise would the FRN Police Folder cost less than the G10 model?
Yes, the lower price is one of the big reasons for producing an FRN version. The G10 versions are often around 30% more expensive, e.g. G10 Endura vs FRN, G10 Cara Cara VS FRN, etc.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby ThePeacent » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:50 am

SpyderEdgeForever wrote:
anagarika wrote:
Vivi wrote:I'd be very happy with VG10. Works great in my Police 3.
Very much looking forward to. 80$ street price of an FRN Police 4 in VG10 FFG? Even Sabre Ground is fine.
On man I would love a Spyderco FRN Police folder with a serrated VG10 blade and a Saber Grind. That would be a dream come true!
you say :rolleyes:

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby m6steen » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:37 pm

From Police 4 (K390) HRC?
sal wrote:
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I'm looking forward to the FRN model in K390.

sal

K390 confirmed, let the FRN color speculation begin!
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby sal » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:44 pm

It's still a ways away.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby m6steen » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:46 pm

sal wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:44 pm
It's still a ways away.

sal

Well, then we'll speculate about the availability date too.
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby crazywednesday » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:22 pm

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby crazywednesday » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:23 pm

sal wrote:
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However, we are just beginning the project and I would guess you and I will have to be patient. Designing, engineering prototyping, tooling must be made, samples made and refined, production prototype approved, schedule for production, actual production, QC in Seki, shipping, QC in Golden....I think you get the idea. Probably a year to delivery.

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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby holeshot » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:24 pm

Vivi wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:25 am
I'd be very happy with VG10. Works great in my Police 3.
Ditto me on that! :)
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby bearfacedkiller » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:25 pm

Dark blue? Like a police uniform? I think most people would be okay with a midnight blue. :) That’s my vote.
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby xceptnl » Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:21 pm

bearfacedkiller wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:25 pm
Dark blue? Like a police uniform? I think most people would be okay with a midnight blue. :) That’s my vote.
Agreed. Navy blue or like denim blue.
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby m6steen » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:30 pm

xceptnl wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:21 pm
bearfacedkiller wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:25 pm
Dark blue? Like a police uniform? I think most people would be okay with a midnight blue. :) That’s my vote.
Agreed. Navy blue or like denim blue.

A dark blue like the Emerson Openers makes a lot of sense. However, my prediction is black and if I could choose it'd be foliage green.
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby attila » Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:07 am

Is the FRN gonna be the same golden hue that the local police have on their cruisers?
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Re: Police4 FRN ETA

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:21 am

I would be just fine with a very dark blue. I would prefer foliage green, but that is just me. Blue is also very nice, and as BFK noted, it would match a lot of police uniforms.
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