Spyderco Manix2 83mm – C101


Model Name: Manix 2 83mm
Model Reference: C101
Designer: Eric Glesser
MSRP: $179.95 (S30V), $129.95-$139.95 (154CM)
Description: The C101 Manix 83mm, also called the Mini Manix or Manix2 by some, is the smaller brother of the C95 Manix. Designed by Sal Glesser’s son, Eric Glesser, the Manix and Manix 83mm is one of Spyderco’s most popular high-performance knives. In 2009, the Manix 83mm was re-released with 154CM blade that is hollow ground, which is slightly longer than the previous CPM-S30V blade. 2010 Saw the release of a plain edge Black Coated model.

Blade Length: 3 1/2″
Closed Length: 4 5/8″
Overall Length: 7 7/8″
Weight: 5.5oz

Blade Material: CPM-S30V, 154CM, CPM-S90V
Blade Finish: Satin
Blade Grind: Full Flat, Hollow (154CM)
Handle Material: G-10, Carbon Fiber
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2005-2007, 2009-Current
Manufacture Location: Golden, Colorado USA

C101GP – Plain Edge, S30V
C101GPS – Combo Edge, S30V
C101GP2 – Plain Edge, 154CM
C101GPS2 – Combo Edge, 154CM
C101CF90VP2 – Plain Edge, Carbon Fiber, CPM-S90V
C101GBD30P2 – Plain Edge, G-10, CTS-BD30P Steel

2 Responses to “Spyderco Manix2 83mm – C101”

  1. Samwise Says:

    There were changes to the Manix2 (C101GP2) that were not detailed. The backlock was changed out for a caged ball-bearing lock, and it now features heavily jimped liners to aid with traction.

  2. spyderco source Says:

    Thanks for pointing those changes out! I have missed some.

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