Spyderco Spin – C86

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Model Name: Spin
Model Reference: C86
Designer: Eric Glesser
MSRP: $89.95 (Web), $104.95 (Etched)
Description: The Spyderco Spin is the smallest knife in Spyderco’s little big knife line with only a two-finger sized handle. The knife uses a stainless steel handle with high performance frame lock. The full flat ground wharncliffe blade does an amazing job with day to day chores.

Blade Length: 1 13/16″
Closed Length: 2 7/16″
Overall Length: 4 1/8″
Weight: 1.35oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Full Flat Grind
Handle Material: Stainless Steel
Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock

Years Produced: 2006-Current
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C86ET – Etched Handle, Plain Edge
C86P – Web Handle, Plain Edge

Spyderco Yojimbo – C85

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Model Name: Yojimbo
Model Reference: C85
Designer: Michael Janich
MSRP: $179.95
Description: The Yojimbo is designed by Master Blade Concepts instructor Michael Janich, and of course is MBC rated. The Yojimbo was first designed by Michael Janich and custom made by knifemaker Mike Snody before Janich worked with Spyderco to create the production version of the folder. The knife has a fixed blade version as well called the Ronin.

Blade Length: 2 7/8″
Closed Length: 5″
Overall Length: 7 13/16″
Weight: 3.6oz

Blade Material: CPM-S30V
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Full Flat Grind
Handle Material: G-10
Locking Mechanism: Compression Lock

Years Produced: 2004-2006
Manufacture Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Variations:
C85GPBK – Black G-10, Plain Edge
C85GPBL – Blue G-10, Plain Edge

Spyderco Karambit – C84

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Model Name: Karambit
Model Reference: C84
Designer: Warren Thomas
MSRP: $159.95
Description: The Karambit (sometimes Kerambit or Kerampit) is an indonesian knife designed for self-defense and agriculture and has taken on a cult phenomenon, with Warren Thomas as one of the leader designers of this knife style. Spyderco has collaborated with Warren to come up with the Spyderco Karambit C82.

Blade Length: 2 1/8″
Closed Length: 5 1/32″
Overall Length: 5 5/8″
Weight: 5oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Stainless Steel
Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock

Years Produced: 2004-2005
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C84P – Plain Edge

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Spyderco Ed Schempp Persian Folder – C83

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Model Name: Persian Folder
Model Reference: C83
Designer: Ed Schempp
MSRP: $134.95
Description: Designed by Ed Schempp, the Persian shows it’s eastern influences with it’s upswept trailing point Persian style bladee and complex curved handles. The knife also adds the bonus of Bolsters, which in addition to improving the look of the knife, bring the balance point closer to the blade.

Blade Length: 3 1/2″
Closed Length: 4 3/4″
Overall Length: 8 1/4″
Weight: 5.38oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Micarta
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2004-2005
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C83BMP – Plain Edge

Spyderco D’Allara – C82

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Model Name: D’Allara
Model Reference: C82
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $79.95 (Sheepsfoot), $109.95 (Drop Point)
Description: The D’Allara is based on the World Trade Centre knife that Spyderco released in a Limited edition and is named after the NYC Police officer John D’Allara who was one of the police officers on duty during the disaster but never made it. Officer D’Allara was a long time Spyderco Collector. This knife was later released in a Drop Point version as well.

Blade Length: 3 1/2″
Closed Length: 4 11/16″
Overall Length: 7 7/8″
Weight: 5.75oz (Sheepsfoot), 5.1oz (Drop Point)

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: FRN
Locking Mechanism: Ball Bearing Lock

Years Produced: 2004-2007
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C82BK – Serrated Edge, Sheepsfoot
C82BK2 – Drop Point, Plain Edge

Spyderco Paramilitary – C81

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Model Name: Paramilitary
Model Reference: C81
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $199.95
Description: The Spyderco Paramilitary was introduced as a smaller version of the Military with the benefit of a stronger Compression lock, that makes the price of the knife on par with the full-sized Military, even though it is smaller. The Paramilityary was redesigned in 2010 and renamed to the Para-Military2. The handle has been narrowed, and the blade profile streamlined to be more sleak. Lanyard hole was enlarged and new bushing pivot system has been employed.

Generation 1
Blade Length: 3 3/32″
Closed Length: 4 3/4″
Overall Length: 7 7/8″
Weight: 3.75oz

Generation 2
Blade Length: 3 7/16″
Closed Length: 4 13/16″
Overall Length: 8 9/32″
Weight: 3.7oz

Blade Material: CPM-S30V, CPM-D2
Blade Finish: Satin Finish, Black Coated Blade
Blade Grind: Full Flat Grind
Handle Material: G-10
Locking Mechanism: Compression Lock

Years Produced: 2004-Current
Manufacture Location: Golden, Colorado USA

Variations:
C81GP – Plain Edge, CPM-S30V
C81GS – Serrated Edge, CPM-S30V
C81GPBK – Plain Edge, Black Coated, CPM-S30V
C81GSBK – Serrated Edge, Black Coated, CPM-S30V
C81GPFG – Plain Edge, Foliage Green G-10, CPM-D2 Steel
C81GPCMO – Plain Edge, Digital Camo G-10, CPM-S30V
C81GPCMOBK – Plain Edge, Digital Camo G-10, , Black Coated, CPM-S30V
C81GGY20CP2 – Plain Edge, Grey G-10, CTS-20CP

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Spyderco Dodo – C80

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Model Name: Dodo
Model Reference:
Designer: Eric Glesser
MSRP: $139.95
Description: The Spyderco Dodo was the first knife designed by Eric Glesser for Spyderco. Eric is the son of Spyderco President Sal Glesser. The Dodo is another of Spyderco’s little big knives, and carries a lot of punch in a small package. The knife uses the first generation of Spyderco’s patented Ball Bearing Lock, which is a bit difficult to use, but has been refined in more recent versions and carries a Martial Blade Craft (MBC) rating.

Blade Length: 2 1/16″
Closed Length: 4 3/8″
Overall Length: 6 1/8″
Weight: 2.6oz

Blade Material: CPM-S30V
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: G-10
Locking Mechanism: Ball-Bearing Lock

Years Produced: 2003-2005
Manufacture Location: Golden Colorado USA

Variations:
C80GPBL – Plain Edge, Blue G-10
C80GSBL – Serrated Edge, Blue G-10
C80GPBK – Plain Edge, Black G-10
C80GSBK – Serrated Edge, Black G-10

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Spyderco Assist – C79

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Spyderco Assist I

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Spyderco Assist II

Model Name: Assist (Rescue)
Model Reference: C79
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $82.95 (II), $112.95 (I)
Description: The Spyderco C79 Assist was made in two version, one with a carbide glass breaker (the Assist I) and one without (the Assist II). The carbide glass breaker added substantial cost to the knife, so it was made available without one. The Assist II also has a pointier blade, while the Assist II has no point whatsoever.

Blade Length: 3 11/16″
Closed Length: 4 7/8″
Overall Length: 8 3/8″
Weight: 4oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: FRN
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2004-2005, 2008
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C79PSBK – Assist I, 80/20 Partially Serrated
C79SOR – Assist I, 80/20 Partially Serrated, Orange FRN
C79PSBK2 – Assist II, 80/20 Partially Serrated

Spyderco Native III – C78

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Model Name: Native III
Model Reference: C78
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $69.95 (2004), $91.95 (2009)
Description: The Native III was released as a limited edition run in 2003 with a 440V blade before being released in a regular run with VG-10 Steel.

Blade Length: 3 1/8″
Closed Length: 4″
Overall Length: 7 1/16″
Weight: 2.8oz

Blade Material: VG-10, CPM-440V
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: FRN
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2003-2010
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C78BK – Black FRN, VG-10
C78PBL – Blue FRN, CPM-440V

Spyderco Spyderhawk – C77

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Model Name: Spyderhawk
Model Reference: C77
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $89.95
Description: The Spyderhawk was made for one year, 2003, and then was released as a bladeforums forum knife with a blue handle later. In 2009, it was released as a Spyderhawk Salt with H-1 steel and yellow FRN Handle.

Blade Length: 3 5/8″
Closed Length: 4 15/16″
Overall Length: 8 1/4″
Weight: 3oz.

Blade Material: VG-10, H-1
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: FRN
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2003, 2009
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C77SBK – Serrated Edge, Black FRN
C77PBL – Plain Edge, Blue FRN
C77PYL – Plain Edge, Yellow FRN, H-1
C77SYL – Serrated, Yellow FRN, H-1