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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby steelcity16 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:19 pm

Navy Blue FRN sounds good! And a TiCN option would be great as well. Would look nice against the Navy.

Steels...ah... ;)

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby steelcity16 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:22 pm

markg wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:58 pm
sal wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:05 pm
No decisions have been made as the FRN tooling is still being made. But my leanings are much like what's been mentioned. The edge junky's like Darby will want K390 & ZDP (as will I). The market will want VG-10 (reliable and affordable) H1 & LC are always a possibility. We'll watch and see what others like.

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Now that I think about it, that might make you not want to make it... :D

A FRN Police Salt in H1 SE would be pretty similar to the Pacific Salt XL that I and others have been suggesting. Hard to say no to a huge chunk of serrated H1 that will stay sharp forever and never rust!
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:46 pm

When the tooling is finished, we'll consider options and variations.

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby knivesandbooks » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:13 pm

Follow your heart sal
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Dodge » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm

Police Salt!!!!!
Sprint request: Flat Iron Salt (H1 CE w/ yellow FRN)
New knife request: FRN Police (eventually a Salt Police?)

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby attila » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:56 pm

Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Police Salt!!!!!
I vote we call it the Beach Police
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Woodpuppy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:03 pm

Storm trooper edition:

DLC hap40 pe or DLC H1 se
White frn, black or GITD back spacer, raised with traction
Black hardware & matte ti clip

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Dodge » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:03 pm

attila wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:56 pm
Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Police Salt!!!!!
I vote we call it the Beach Police
Baywatch?
Sprint request: Flat Iron Salt (H1 CE w/ yellow FRN)
New knife request: FRN Police (eventually a Salt Police?)

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Woodpuppy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:25 pm

Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:03 pm
attila wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:56 pm
Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Police Salt!!!!!
I vote we call it the Beach Police
Baywatch?
Hoff Salt!

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby steelcity16 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:38 pm

Woodpuppy wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:25 pm
Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:03 pm
attila wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:56 pm
Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Police Salt!!!!!
I vote we call it the Beach Police
Baywatch?
Hoff Salt!

Beach Patrol!
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby steelcity16 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:40 pm

Woodpuppy wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:03 pm
Storm trooper edition:

DLC hap40 pe or DLC H1 se
White frn, black or GITD back spacer, raised with traction
Black hardware & matte ti clip

Yes, White FRN and TiCN coated blade and hardware would be awesome! Wish we could see this combo in a lot of models!
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby superposition » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:04 pm

Probably wasting my time, but I will say yet again I would love to see a pakkawood version of the Police.

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:13 am

Hi Superposition,

Welcome to our forum.

One of our dealers has been making Pakkawood exclusives. They might pick this up?

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby abbazaba » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:30 am

That would be pretty awesome.

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Doc Dan » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:58 pm

Of course, I am going to want K390. However, a stainless choice of steel would be just fine with me. If stainless, how about XHP? Don't you think this steel has good qualities for a longer folder like the P4?
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby chrisjohn » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:15 pm

Ah, about time. Sweetness....

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Evil D » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:29 pm

This is probably way way off and maybe never to happen anyway but if you make Police 4 Salt with SE/H1 I'm in.
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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby RadioactiveSpyder » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:49 pm

Ok Sal, I have a dumb noob question for you: if I held a FRN Police 4 prototype at the OKCA show, where did the tooling for that come from? I only ask because you mentioned the tooling is still being finalized, and the one I held (albeit briefly) seemed spot on. As I said, a totally noob question...

And I’m one of those much in favor of a ZDP version! :D

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby crazywednesday » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:36 pm

Dodge wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Police Salt!!!!!
But in lc200n serrated so we get the ffg version.
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My mind says either folding machete or tactical spatula. :)

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Re: FRN Police 4

Postby ThePeacent » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:05 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:58 pm
Of course, I am going to want K390. However, a stainless choice of steel would be just fine with me. If stainless, how about XHP? Don't you think this steel has good qualities for a longer folder like the P4?
though I'd much prefer a LC200N or H1 Police (my favorite Spyderco steels) I wouldn't say no to this one in CTS-XHP :p

I am sure it makes an excellent steel for long blades, as I have a few XL Cold Steel folders (5 inch and 6 inch blades) in it, and I've seen the testing on those too, and it holds up fine to use, cutting, chopping, and even mild abuse (prying, twisting, batoning) :cool:

I love the wicked edge it takes :rolleyes:


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