Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

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Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby jabba359 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:20 pm

I see KnifeWorks has an exclusive Delica coming out. This is the first Japanese Spyderco in S90V, right? I also wonder how they fit the blue liners in there, as I assume a mold change would have been too expensive. The liners look super thin, so perhaps it's just the tiniest bit thicker than normal with regular thickness FRN in black plus a super thin layer of blue (FRN? G-10? something else?) for the liner? The description on the page says "blue stainless steel liners and backlock," but I assume that's a typo, as the picture (if accurate) doesn't have those blue.

https://knifeworks.com/spyderco-c11fpbk ... exclusive/
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby TkoK83Spy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:31 pm

Bet this would sell A LOT faster if they used that forest green color they've used with other Spyderco exclusives.
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Evil D » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:35 pm

Kinda looks like blue FRN with a layer of black on the outside.
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:36 pm

This would sure make a lot of sense for a Police LW sprint!

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby thewoodpecker » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:56 pm

If it was a Jazz Delica maybe but this is a pass for me.
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby SF Native » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:09 pm

Are we opening the flood gates on US steel in Japan models? The possibilities are exciting. It looks good but I’m probably out on this one.

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Mushroom » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:09 pm

Wow, this is great. :) Cool to see S90V coming on a Japanese Spydie!

If I had to guess, I would've guessed the pictures are photoshopped, but that means either the description is wrong or the photos were edited wrong. The description mentions Blue stainless steel liners and back lock, but as Kyle noted, they're both plain steel in the photos. So if the blue we're seeing is correct, the blue layer would have to be super thin or it could be a blue core with black molded over it.

I'm most likely not going to buy one, but either way I think this is a really cool variant! :cool:
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby shunsui » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:37 pm

Wish they'd do Enduras instead of Delicas, but I ordered one.

Plain black would have been great. Don't need the fluff.

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby SSD_777 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:44 pm

Only 25% off MSRP.

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Sharp Guy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:00 pm

Looks like it'll match my Lil Para Delica (kind of) :)

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby kerrcobra » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:36 pm

I am definitely in on this one. Got my pre-order in!

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Doc Dan » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:53 pm

I’ll get one of these, no doubt about it.
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:01 am

Must be nice to be in love with a Spyderco that gets all the sprints.......

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby geronm042 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:26 am

Meh... black and blue... not the color combination I would dream of :eek:

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Spydergirl88 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:27 am

Sharp Guy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:00 pm
Looks like it'll match my Lil Para Delica (kind of) :)

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Larry_Mott » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:49 am

Vivi wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:01 am
Must be nice to be in love with a Spyderco that gets all the sprints.......
You mean Para****? :)
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Sumdumguy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:11 am

Why so much over MAP?

It's cool, but it feels like they are pulling a BBS on their pricing. I'm out.

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby GarageBoy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:11 am

It's like knifeworks knows you're gonna swap the scales - kinda like when Mitsubishi offered the Evo in tuner form (steel wheels, crap seats), they knew those parts were ending up on eBay as soon as customers bought the thing

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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Evil D » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:16 am

Vivi wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:01 am
Must be nice to be in love with a Spyderco that gets all the sprints.......


Man you said it. There have been so many steels I wanted that came in a Delica I've lost count. If they did this combo in the wharnie Delica I might have to live with the blasted ergonomics.
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Re: Black S90V Delica with blue liners - KW exclusive

Postby Tims » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:43 am

Vivi wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:01 am
Must be nice to be in love with a Spyderco that gets all the sprints.......
So true


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