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
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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

Spyderco 25th Anniversary Delica – C76

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Model Name: 25th Anniversary Delica
Model Reference: C76
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $349.95
Description: This is a 25th anniversary edition of the Spyderco Delica, limited edition of 500 peices. Damascus bolsters with Spyderco Bug pattern and jigged bone pattern.

Blade Length: 2 15/16″
Closed Length: 4″
Overall Length: 6 13/16″
Weight: 3.9oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Mirror Polished
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Jigged Bone, Damascus Bolsters
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2003
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C76 – Plain Edge

Spyderco Kiwi – C75

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Amber Jigged Bone

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Carbon Fiber

Model Name: Kiwi
Model Reference: C75
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $75.95 (SS), $139.95+ (Bolstered)
Description: The Spyderco Kiwi is a different style of knife in comparison with most of the other Spyderco models in that it resembles a slipjoint folder in style and size, but adds a lockback. The knife was available in all Stainless Steel as well as several bolstered variations with different scale types such as jigged bone, mother-of-pearl, and carbon fiber.

Blade Length: 2 3/8″
Closed Length: 3 3/16″
Overall Length: 5 7/16″
Weight: 1.67-1.83oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Stainless Steel, Mother of Pearl, Bone, Carbon Fiber, More
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

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

Variations:
C75P – Bolsters, Amber Jigged Bone
C75P2 – All Stainless
C75MOP – Bolsters, Mother of Pearl
C75BMOP – Bolsters, Black Lip Mother of Pearl
C75PRBP – Bolsters, Chestnut Jigged Bone
C75PRB – Bolsters, Smooth Red Bone
C75MOPA – Bolsters, Mother of Pearl and Abalone
C75CF – Bolsters, Carbon Fiber

Spyderco Ocelot – C74

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Model Name: Ocelot
Model Reference: C74
Designer: Tim Wegner
MSRP: $199.95
Description: The Spyderco Ocelot is modeled by Tim Wegner and resembles his other knives designed for Spyderco knives, and leans towards a hunting and dressing knife like the Spyderco Impala which it replaced in 2005. The knife features paw prints on the handle to improve traction.

Blade Length: 3 1/4″
Closed Length: 4 7/16″
Overall Length: 7 9/16″
Weight: 4.1oz

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

Years Produced: 2005-2007
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C74GP – Plain Edge
C74GPS – Partially Serrated

Spyderco Ed Scott Impala – C73

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Model Name: Impala
Model Reference: C73
Designer: Ed Scott
MSRP: $169.95
Description: Knifemaker Ed Scott and Spyderco teamed up to create this hunting knife which is also the first knife that Spyderco has produced with a guthook. Ed Scott is a South African knifemaker who specializes in Hunting knives. The Impala was available both with and without a guthook.

Blade Length: 3 3/4″
Closed Length: 5″
Overall Length: 8 3/4″
Weight: 3.9oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: G-10
Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock

Years Produced: 2002-2005
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C73GP – Plain Edge, Guthook
C73GPS – Partially Serated, Guthook
C73GP2 – Plain Edge, no Guthook

Spyderco Pride – C72

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Model Name: Pride
Model Reference: C72
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $49.95
Description: The Spyderco Pride is a low-cost SlipJoint folder marketed by Spyderco for not only showing your National Pride (it is available in many flags), but also for marketing your company’s logo. The knife was relatively short-lived. The knife had a very affordable price point given it’s Seki-City manufacturing and Aluminum handle. The knife does use a cheaper AUS-6 steel blade, however.

Blade Length: 2 1/4″
Closed Length: 3 7/16″
Overall Length: 5 5/8”
Weight: 1.5oz

Blade Material: AUS-6
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Aluminum Handle
Locking Mechanism: Slipjoint

Years Produced: 2002-2004
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

Variations:
C72PAUS – Australian Flag
C72PCAN – Canadian Flag
C72PCOL – Colorado Flag
C72PDEN – Danish Flag
C72PFRA – French Flag
C72PGER – German Flag
C72PISR -Israeli Flag
C72PJAP – Japanese Flag
C72PMEX – Mexican Flag
C72PUK – British Flag
C72PSPY – Spyderco Bug
C72PSWE – Swedish Flag
C72PZA – South African Flag