What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

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What FRN color types do you prefer?

Earth tones
36
63%
Bright colors
16
28%
Basic black
5
9%
 
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What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Doc Dan » Tue May 21, 2019 5:55 pm

What types of colors of FRN do you prefer? I like more earth tones. I like a dusky blue, dark flat earth, coyote, olive drab, flat earth olive, earthy orange, gray, etc.

However, some like bright colors, and that is fine. I do like bright blue. But many people prefer simple black.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby steelcity16 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Earth tones on non-Salts and bright neon on Salts. DLC blades always.

Need more earth tone scales with DLC blades. Olive Drab and Foliage Green both a great with DLC.

I would like White FRN with DLC as well on some models.

And Neon with DLC on Salts like the USN exclusives.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Bloke » Tue May 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Of the FRN I have I like ZDP-189 British Racing Green and Salt Series Yellow. :)
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Postby abbazaba » Tue May 21, 2019 6:02 pm

S110v Dark Blue, ZDP 189 British Racing Green, and the VToku2 Blue are my current favorites. Maxamet gray is nice too. I'd really like to see some more translucent FRCP.

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby The Meat man » Tue May 21, 2019 6:28 pm

I'm fine with black, although most any dark (especially earth tone) color is good too. I also like the Salt yellow.

I don't care for orange.
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Postby Sharp Guy » Tue May 21, 2019 6:36 pm

I answered yes....or I would've if that was one of the choices. I was going to choose bright colors but I also like some earth tones and I even like basic black.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby steelcity16 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:47 pm

abbazaba wrote:
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I'd really like to see some more translucent FRCP.

Yes! This please. I'm really liking my translucent blue Manix LW. Need some new translucent colors. Forest Green, Burgundy, Smoke, Crystal Clear, etc.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Evil D » Tue May 21, 2019 7:01 pm

Black is always good but I like darker/muted colors in general so I voted earth tones. I really like the old pale blue they originally used for ZDP before the British Racing Green.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby SF Native » Tue May 21, 2019 7:16 pm

Like the bright orange on the H1 spyderhawk, the dark blue on the bbs pe lil matriarch, and the light blue/grey (almost lavender) on the super blue caly jr.

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby kodai78 » Tue May 21, 2019 7:25 pm

I really like FRCP better. The scales on my Manix LW are nicer than the FRN to me. Having said that the British racing green on the ZDP 189 knives is a good color.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Vivi » Tue May 21, 2019 7:29 pm

If you gave me five choices I'd pick:


black
black
black
black
OD green

There isn't any other color I'd rather have. I'll dye most anything else.

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Bill1170 » Tue May 21, 2019 11:44 pm

I prefer bright FRN colors. I have yellow, blue, orange, green. BRG and black I also have, but not by choice; they’re just okay. Even have a red trainer. All except the yellow and blue are Delicas!

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby ugaarguy » Wed May 22, 2019 1:57 am

I like bright colors because they tend to make a knife less intimidating to non knife people. Bright colors also make it easier to find a knife that you've laid down and perhaps misplaced.

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Catamount123 » Wed May 22, 2019 4:43 am

I voted bright colors, but earth tones & darker colors are good too. Anything is better than black.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby rabbitanarchy14 » Wed May 22, 2019 4:53 am

steelcity16 wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 6:47 pm
abbazaba wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 6:02 pm

I'd really like to see some more translucent FRCP.

Yes! This please. I'm really liking my translucent blue Manix LW. Need some new translucent colors. Forest Green, Burgundy, Smoke, Crystal Clear, etc.

Yes a clear smoke would be awesome and clear green, purple. Oh the great translucent colors.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Sumdumguy » Wed May 22, 2019 5:51 am

White FRN would be my #1 choice.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby elena86 » Wed May 22, 2019 6:42 am

Grey and Tan for me.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Doc Dan » Wed May 22, 2019 8:54 am

I do like translucent and the brighter colors would look best. However, I was only thinking of the solid colors and FRN is not clear. That would be FRCP and for another poll.
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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby cycleguy » Wed May 22, 2019 7:00 pm

I like all three of those color types and in no way can I say I like one of the color types better than the others.

Don't think you can really ever go wrong with basic black and think it is most appropriate for the base offering.

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Re: What types of colors of FRN do you prefer?

Postby Vivi » Wed May 22, 2019 7:34 pm

Doc Dan wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 8:54 am
I do like translucent and the brighter colors would look best. However, I was only thinking of the solid colors and FRN is not clear. That would be FRCP and for another poll.
FRN can be translucent.


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