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    Swiss classic, or just another fibrox?

    so i noticed recently that Victorinox, in all their wisdom, came out with a new series! they call it Swiss classic, and they look nice, but...
    i dont understand what so different about them? they're priced quite a bit higher (still dirt cheap compared to j-knives). i cant seem to find any difference other than the handles. can anyone else enlighten me?
    http://www.victorinox.com/us/categor...00/2001&m=add&

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    I'd agree with you that those are the Forschner Fibrox series. Clearly stamped, flat ground, fibrox handle. Same profile.

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    It says: "Swiss Classic contemporary handle design". I would guess that is the only difference.

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    Maybe it's part of the rebranding...
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    but Victorinox was still stamped on their old Fibrox's. and it still doesnt explain the price jump.

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    Don't you know that raising the price instantly makes it a better knife?

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    pink handles

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    Because they are trying to make more money.

    Man, those handles look barf-tastic.

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