Spyderco Harpy/Merlin C08

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Spyderco Harpy C08

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Spyderco Merlin C08

Spyderco Harpy

Model Name: Harpy
Model Reference: C08
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: 100.95$ (2004), 129.95$ (2009)
Description: The Spyderco Harpy was desinged with a hawkbill blade to enhance its pull-cutting ability. This makes the knife ideal for marine applications. There is a cutout in the side of the handle to aid in drying of the blade when the knife is closed.

Blade Length: 2 3/4″
Closed Length: 3 7/8″
Overall Length:6 1/2″
Weight: 3.75oz (Stainless Steel)

Blade Material: AUS-6, GIN-1, ATS-55, VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Stainless Steel
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 1987-Current
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C08S – Spyderedge
C08P – Plain Edge
C08GS – Spyderedge, G-10 Handles, ATS-55
C08CFS – Spyderedge, Carbon Fiber Handles, VG-10, $184.95
C08CFP – Plain Edge, Carbon Fiber Handles, VG-10, $184.95

Spyderco Merlin

Model Name: Merlin
Model Reference: C08
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: ???
Description: This knife is a re-released of the C21 Merlin, it was given the same reference number as the Harpy – C08. The knife uses a thinner version of the Harpy blade and differs in the FRN Handles from the Harpy’s SS.

Blade Length: 2 3/4″
Closed Length: 3 7/8″
Overall Length:6 7/16″
Weight: 2.5oz

Blade Material: ATS-55, VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Stainless Steel
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2000-2002
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C08PBK – Plain Edge
C08SBK – Spyderedge

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2 Responses to “Spyderco Harpy/Merlin C08”

  1. Mathias Deppeler Says:

    Hello
    I am searching for a spyderco harpy plain edge! Maybe the type is C08P in Stailess stell? Can you help me? Do you sell that or do you know a shop?

    Thanks a lot

    Best Regards
    Mathias

  2. spyderco source Says:

    Hi Mathias,
    Sorry I’m not a seller, but with some luck you can possibly find one on ebay or on the forums. The knife was only sold in Japan by a few dealers. You may be able to purchase one from G Sakai.

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