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Picture of the Vox/Anso Spyderco Collaboration.

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by Steel130, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Steel130

    Steel130 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    I have not seen this mentioned on bladeforums yet. The picture is from the Spyderco forum that I got off another forum. So credit goes to whoever shot it. The only information I have gathered, is that it is designed to be legal in Denmark. Thus it is a two handed opening slipjoint. The two " bunny ears " have been removed from the design as well. I think it looks pretty cool, and unique. Oh and its name is the Pingo.

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    Last edited: Jul 30, 2012
  2. RevDevil

    RevDevil Super Evil Supermod Staff Member Super Mod

    Nov 9, 2009
    That horn where your pinky finger would go looks like a no go for those of us with big paws. :(
     
  3. Steel130

    Steel130 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    I have to agree. I have XL hands, and I am afraid I would feel like my finger are squished in. Much less I can't even fit them in there.
     
  4. nccole

    nccole Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 2, 2011
    No spyder hole = Blasphemy.
     
  5. Orion's Belt

    Orion's Belt

    Mar 15, 2010
    There's a hole, but it is really small.
     
  6. KNaB

    KNaB Platinum Member Platinum Member

    832
    Oct 18, 2008

    The hole was one of the obstacles that had to be overcome to comply with dutch laws. The hole couldn't be big enough to actually use in order to open the blade in a one-handed fashion.
     
  7. Minibear464

    Minibear464

    687
    Jul 14, 2011
    I believe that the knife can't be open one handed, in order to comply with the laws. I remember denmark for some reason. Either way, some country that starts with a D. One thing that I can't figure out is does the hole go all the way through? To me, it almost looks as if it's not a hole, but more of a depression in the blade.
     
  8. seelow123

    seelow123

    Oct 4, 2008
    I kinda like it. Any word on the steel?
     
  9. bradlox

    bradlox

    389
    Aug 1, 2009
    i liked the bunny ears .
    no lanyard hole = blasphemy
    blue liner material ??
     
  10. seelow123

    seelow123

    Oct 4, 2008
    Found some info. It will be produced in Italy and will use n690co for the steel. I believe the blade is going to be 3mm thick. I'm really liking this knife so far
     
  11. Skywalker1

    Skywalker1

    293
    Jul 13, 2012
    I think it looks really interesting! Blue liners? Cool:)
    Gotta see about the hump at the end of the handle, can' t tell if it gets in the way or not yet:)
     
  12. yablanowitz

    yablanowitz

    Apr 14, 2006
    C27 Jess Horn. Look it up.

    Yep, Denmark. The hole on the DKPK did go all the way through the blade, but just barely. It was dished from both sides so there was no place to get enough purchase to open the blade with just your thumb.

    I think this one looks like a sawed off Rocklobster. It makes me glad I'm American.
     
  13. nccole

    nccole Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 2, 2011
    Not good enough! If their main design element and whole philosophy of the modern knife cannot be made for a certain country without compromise, then I say sorry to said country. But then again if I was in Denmark, and loved Spyderco as much as I do I suppose I would be begging for a legal Spyderco.
     
  14. yablanowitz

    yablanowitz

    Apr 14, 2006
    That's exactly where this project came from. People in Denmark who love Spyderco quality and innovation, begging Sal to make something legal for their country. Since Sal listens to what his customers want and does his best to provide that, we get to see knives made for specialty markets.
     
  15. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    We've since eliminated the "Smellup" or two humps on the blade spine, referred to as the "bunny ears" on the BB forum. Customer reaction on the forums was pretty much against them so we ground them off. Vox and Anso put them on as a remnant of an old tradition, but after hearing comments, they agreed that it might be prudent to remove them.

    sal
     
  16. arty

    arty

    Oct 18, 2003
    I am curious about the dimensions of this model. Any chance it could come out as a linerlock or lockback for the U.S.?
     
  17. BITEME

    BITEME Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2007
    I love it,I like that frn pattern on the handles, one of my favorites,wish they would use it more
     
  18. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    It would have to be a new model. New tooling, tec.

    sal
     
  19. Dr Heelhook

    Dr Heelhook Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 24, 2007
    If it's adjusted to Danish law, the blade should be just under 7 cm (2.756 inches).
     
  20. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    I like it! It would make a great little carry for those areas and times when discretion is called for.
     

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