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How do Nordic Halcyon and Navy Ballistic look together?

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    How do Nordic Halcyon and Navy Ballistic look together?

    For those of us who like everything to be coordinated, is it a good match?

    If anyone has photos of the two side by side, I'd love to see them.

    #2
    I have both colors and will be happy to post pics tomorrow!

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    Navy/Wasabi S25, Sitka Mini OP,
    Nordic/Iberian SE, Nordic PCSB, Navy Medium Clear OP, Iberian 8" Key Strap, Ultraviolet 8" Key Strap,
    Black/NWS SK, Ultraviolet Large OP, Fjord Small TT, Verde Small Double OP, Island Origami Swan, Island 3D OP , Island SSC , Nordic/NWS LCB, Multi Color Clear OW

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      #3
      I have the MB in Navy (which is Ballistic Nylon) and the Swift in Nordic Halcyon. Here are some pics (one indoors, two out-)








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        #4
        As promised, here is another picture. Taken inside.Click image for larger version

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        I think they look great together! But I love anything blue.
        Navy/Wasabi S25, Sitka Mini OP,
        Nordic/Iberian SE, Nordic PCSB, Navy Medium Clear OP, Iberian 8" Key Strap, Ultraviolet 8" Key Strap,
        Black/NWS SK, Ultraviolet Large OP, Fjord Small TT, Verde Small Double OP, Island Origami Swan, Island 3D OP , Island SSC , Nordic/NWS LCB, Multi Color Clear OW

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          #5
          I didn't like them together, but I didn't like Nordic alone either. It looks so nice on the store webpage, but in person it's a little too purple for me. (I like blue, and I like purple, but I don't like bluish purple.)

          I do love the Navy ballistic, though!
          I have a bunch of great bags. Favorite color combos include Aubergine/Island, Navy/Solar, Forest/UV, Original Halcyon/Wasabi, Cloud/Viridian... and now also Seapine/UV!

          I've fulfilled my dream of palindromic-colored nested bags! Navy/Ultraviolet Pilot with Aubergine/Island Side Effect inside: blue purple purple blue. Forest/UV A45 with Aubergine/Wasabi Co-Pilot inside: green purple purple green.

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            #6
            Great pics, thanks for posting, eliza and lizziejean3!

            Personally, although I like both colors a lot, I'm not crazy about them together. Really helpful to know that, so I'm glad I saw these pictures. Thanks again!

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              #7
              Actually, let me borrow this thread to ask something related that I've been wondering: are new Nordic and old Nordic the same color (aside from the color of the grid)?
              I have a bunch of great bags. Favorite color combos include Aubergine/Island, Navy/Solar, Forest/UV, Original Halcyon/Wasabi, Cloud/Viridian... and now also Seapine/UV!

              I've fulfilled my dream of palindromic-colored nested bags! Navy/Ultraviolet Pilot with Aubergine/Island Side Effect inside: blue purple purple blue. Forest/UV A45 with Aubergine/Wasabi Co-Pilot inside: green purple purple green.

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                #8
                https://forums.tombihn.com/photos-vi...halcyon-4.html

                That's a fun read about last year's new Nordic debut with some great photos by Ilkyway showing both old and new Nordics.
                While the blue background seems the same or nearly the same, the color of the grid somehow makes the blue appear a little different to my eye when I compare my old and new Nordic bags together.
                Nordic is lovely in any configuration along with Navy and Azure...love all the blues! Perpetually on the hunt for an Imago with Indigo cordura

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                  #9
                  Thanks, threeteez!
                  I have a bunch of great bags. Favorite color combos include Aubergine/Island, Navy/Solar, Forest/UV, Original Halcyon/Wasabi, Cloud/Viridian... and now also Seapine/UV!

                  I've fulfilled my dream of palindromic-colored nested bags! Navy/Ultraviolet Pilot with Aubergine/Island Side Effect inside: blue purple purple blue. Forest/UV A45 with Aubergine/Wasabi Co-Pilot inside: green purple purple green.

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                    #10
                    @aedifica and others,

                    While the linked thread on the New Nordic Halcyon that @threeteez gave does, indeed, show comparisons that demonstrate the new and old Nordic as being the same color, it's probably easier to excerpt/quote the relevant posts with pictures from that long thread. So this is @Ilkyway (#46) assisted by @ceepee (#47):

                    Originally posted by Ilkyway View Post
                    This is an attempt to show that the blue itself is the same between both Nordics





                    Ilkyway


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                    Next up @ceepee's response:

                    Originally posted by ceepee View Post
                    Those lines still make things a bit tricky. Since Ilkyway refused to co-operate and cut a square from each bag for comparison, I tried to do it digitally.

                    The lighting also complicated things so I cut a square from the old Nordic and posted it 5 times, in various places on the new Nordic:

                    Note that the color match to the two squares at the far left is really close; you have to check for all five (virtual) replacements of that "square" of color cut out from the "Original Nordic" bag, and randomly replicated across the "New Nordic" Synapse.

                    The variation in "navy" colors is what makes the new (gray grid) Nordic Halcyon more difficult to match with Navy Ballistic Nylon. It does better with the darker Navy Parapack. The original (white grid) Nordic matches more easily with Navy Ballistic. You're better off using coordinating colors (maybe Steel or Aubergine or Black in Ballistic for cool colors, or contrasting Burnt Orange, Linen, Grey or Northwest Sky; original Steel and New Black Halcyon also look good with this IMHO). YMMV.

                    HTH

                    moriond

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                      #11
                      Thanks, @moriond! Maybe I'd like Original Nordic better than I liked New Nordic. I'll keep an eye out for it on eBay. (Not that I expect to find it cheaply there--I know it has a lot of fans!)
                      I have a bunch of great bags. Favorite color combos include Aubergine/Island, Navy/Solar, Forest/UV, Original Halcyon/Wasabi, Cloud/Viridian... and now also Seapine/UV!

                      I've fulfilled my dream of palindromic-colored nested bags! Navy/Ultraviolet Pilot with Aubergine/Island Side Effect inside: blue purple purple blue. Forest/UV A45 with Aubergine/Wasabi Co-Pilot inside: green purple purple green.

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