FRN Police 4

Discuss Spyderco's products and history.
steelcity16
Member
Posts: 1434
Joined: Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:34 am

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby steelcity16 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:29 am

crazywednesday wrote:
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.

Can H1 not be FFG for some reason?
Wishing for in 2019: Native, Native LW, and CQI Military in 3V and CRUWEAR, Military Salt in Day glow yellow G10 with H1 SE and LC200N PE, Blacked out Native Salts and Dfly2 Salts, Chaparral LW Salt in H1 SE and LC200N PE, Jester Salts in H1 SE and PE with GITD FRN scales, Native Salt sprint with a Vanax blade and GITD scales.

Impatiently waiting for: LC200N Pacific Salts, CRUWEAR Shaman

u.w.
Member
Posts: 13
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:25 am
Location: VABch

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby u.w. » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:45 am

steelcity16 wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:29 am
crazywednesday wrote:
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.

Can H1 not be FFG for some reason?
That is my understanding, yes. There's a thread, or some posts, on it somewhere. From what I recall, the work hardening properties of it, (H1) came in to play.

u.w.

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:33 am

RadioactiveSpyder wrote:
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

Cheers, Radioactive :)
It may have been a hand made prototype. If so, it didn't have the bi-directional texture?

We are currently tooling up for three FRN models in Seki. FRN Police 4, Endela and Rock Jumper. I have only seen the Endela handle made from tooling.

sal

User avatar
dj moonbat
Member
Posts: 1068
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:58 am
Location: Sunny SoCal

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby dj moonbat » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 am

What's the Endela?

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 am

Hi U.w.

Welcome to our forum.

Steelcity,

That is correct. As u.w. mentioned, the work hardening properties prevent flat grinding the steel, except slowly by hand.

sal

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:37 am

dj moonbat wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 am
What's the Endela?
A new model in-the-works,

sal

User avatar
Doc Dan
Member
Posts: 5545
Joined: Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:25 am
Location: In a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity.

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Doc Dan » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:02 am

I am going out on a limb and guessing that the Endela is a knife half way between the Delica and the Endura in size?
I Pray Heaven to Bestow The Best of Blessing on THIS HOUSE, and on ALL that shall hereafter Inhabit it. May none but Honest and Wise Men ever rule under This Roof! (John Adams regarding the White House)

"Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you."
(Roy Rogers)


NRA Life Member
Spydernation 0050

User avatar
dj moonbat
Member
Posts: 1068
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:58 am
Location: Sunny SoCal

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby dj moonbat » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:38 am

sal wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:37 am
dj moonbat wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 am
What's the Endela?
A new model in-the-works,

sal
Image

Woodpuppy
Member
Posts: 675
Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:38 pm
Location: Florida

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Woodpuppy » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:43 am

Doc Dan wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:02 am
I am going out on a limb and guessing that the Endela is a knife half way between the Delica and the Endura in size?

If so, Endela sure sounds interesting! Rock jumper sounds like a hawkbill fixed blade? Something to very quickly cut rope?
:spyder: AUS8, M4, H1, VG10, 52100, HAP40, REX45, N690Co, CTS-BD1, CRUWEAR :spyder:

User avatar
supracor
Member
Posts: 303
Joined: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:34 am

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby supracor » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:56 am

All of us must immediately see the photo of the Endela... please :p
Love me like a reptile!

User avatar
Knife Knut
Member
Posts: 1018
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 10:33 am
Location: South Carolina

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Knife Knut » Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:15 pm

sal wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 am
As u.w. mentioned, the work hardening properties prevent flat grinding the steel, except slowly by hand.
sal
I bet a 5 axis waterjet could do it :) , but that would definitely not be economically feasible for production runs.

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:42 pm

supracor wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:56 am
All of us must immediately see the photo of the Endela... please :p
I'll have to see scheduling. Don't like to say too much too early.

sal

User avatar
supracor
Member
Posts: 303
Joined: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:34 am

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby supracor » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:35 pm

You are right. All in its time :)
Love me like a reptile!

Dodge
Member
Posts: 844
Joined: Mon May 16, 2005 5:12 pm
Location: VA,USA,EARTH

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Dodge » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:20 pm

Sounds like an endura and a delica mix?
Sprint request: Flat Iron Salt (H1 CE w/ yellow FRN)
New knife request: FRN Police (eventually a Salt Police?)

"If you won't stand for something, you'll fall for anything"

muddog15
Member
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:05 pm

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby muddog15 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:00 am

I would like to see black scales and a good to high quality steel will do.

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:47 am

First run is usually black FRN / VG-10. Then we go from there.

sal

User avatar
supracor
Member
Posts: 303
Joined: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:34 am

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby supracor » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:13 am

sal wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:47 am
VG-210
21 times better than VG 10!
Love me like a reptile!

Eli Chaps
Member
Posts: 494
Joined: Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:56 am

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby Eli Chaps » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:15 am

sal wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:42 pm
supracor wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:56 am
All of us must immediately see the photo of the Endela... please :p
I'll have to see scheduling. Don't like to say too much too early.

sal
:eek:

:D

Now this is interesting!!!!

mattman
Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:06 pm
Location: Central NY

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby mattman » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:57 pm

sal wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:42 pm
supracor wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:56 am
All of us must immediately see the photo of the Endela... please :p
I'll have to see scheduling. Don't like to say too much too early.

sal
Subbed!

User avatar
sal
Member
Posts: 11367
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:00 pm
Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Re: FRN Police 4

Postby sal » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:29 pm

supracor wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:13 am
sal wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:47 am
VG-210
21 times better than VG 10!
Corrected. Thanx for the heads-up.

sal


Return to “Spyderco General Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bdubs808, Cuchillo, cwp, DBCOOPER, negative d, Pelagic, Spydergirl88, ThePeacent, TkoK83Spy, Woodpuppy and 63 guests