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1/07/2010

What Happened to the Spyderco Chinese?

Received a few emails asking what my thoughts were on why the last run of Foliage Green Chinese Folders from Spyderco is not selling well. I honestly don't know. It could be that the collectors were more interested in the previous Black handled run because the blade was made with ZDP-189 steel, and this one wasn't. Or that it followed the previously run too closely to the market. Or possibly Foliage Green isn't a popular choice.

If the demand isn't there, and they can be gotten for cheap, I would recommend getting one as a user. Save the ones in more demand for the collection. The design is sound, and makes for a great general purpose folder.

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