PK138 | Spyderco | C223GPBNBK - Para 3 - Earth Brown G-10 / Black Blade / PE
MODEL NAME - Para 3
MODEL NUMBER - C223GPBNBK
DESIGNER - Sal & Eric Glesser
BLADE LENGTH - 2.95"
CLOSED LENGTH - 4.29"
OVERALL LENGTH - 7.24"
BLADE THICKNESS - .145"
BLADE STEEL - CPM S35VN
BLADE GRIND - Full Flat Grind
BLADE EDGE - PlainEdge
HANDLE MATERIAL - Earth Brown Textured G-10
BOLSTER / GUARD MATERIAL - N/A
LINERS - Stainless Steel
SPACER(S) - Stainless Steel Standoffs
BLADE FINISH - Black DLC
LOCK MECHANISM - Compression-Lock
CLIP - Black 4-Way Hourglass Clip - RH/LH - TD/TU
THUMB STUD(S) - Spyderco Round Hole
WEIGHT - 3.4 oz.
SHEATH - N/A
BOX - Original Black / Red Box
SERIAL NUMBER - N/A
ORIGIN - Golden, CO - U.S.A. Earth
PRODUCTION DATE - 2019
DESCRIPTION - The Para 3 takes all the proven features and benefits of Spyderco’s best-selling Para Military™2 and distills them into an even more compact all-purpose cutting tool. Its three-inch blade is precision machined from premium CPM® S30V® particle metallurgy stainless steel and features a full-flat grind for a superior balance of strength, point utility, and low-friction cutting performance. It includes a textured index-finger choil and thumb ramp that provide a solid purchase for a forward grip and offer enhanced control during precise cutting tasks. The blade’s signature Trademark Round Hole™ clearly brands it as a member of the Spyderco family and is fully accessible to allow quick, positive, one-handed opening with either hand.
To keep the Para 3 slim and pocket friendly, it features a lightweight, open-backed construction style and its stainless steel liners are nested into machined recesses in the textured G-10 scales. This reduces the handle thickness and provides excellent structural support for the knife’s patented Compression Lock®. Located in the spine of the handle, this high-strength mechanism locks the blade securely open during use, yet allows it to be closed easily and safely with only one hand. A four-position hourglass clip and an oversized lined lanyard hole complete the design, offering ambidextrous tip-up or tip-down carry and allowing the easy attachment of fobs and lanyards.
Ounce for once one of the most capable folding knives ever made, the Para 3 is destined to be a classic.
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