Why change something if it works? Because, at Spyderco, they practice the principle of C.Q.I. - Constant Quality Improvement. If they can refine and improve the ergonomics or cutting performance of an established model, they do it.
The 2010 Para Military 2 has several changes over the classic version. The G-10 handle is narrowed at the end improving the ergonomics. The handle and blade have been profile thinner; removing uncomfortable angles when in the closed position. It features a Compression Lock and an ambidextrous-friendly four way clip which carries tip-up/tip-down, left/right-hand and rests deeper in a pocket. We kept the same high-performance CPM S30V full flat-ground blade but we've also lengthened the blade's tip and added additional surface jimping to both the spine and finger choil. Implementation of a new Bushing Pivot System generates fluid action and more consistent manufacturing tolerances. Larger lanyard gives more options for carry.
Refinements to overall construction may not be drastic or even visible to the eye but from the G-10 textured handle to the CPM S30V steel full flat blade, everything is sharper, smoother and guaranteed to provide performance and user comfort.
- SKU: C81GS2
- Model Name: Para-Military Model
- Edge Type: Serrated
- EdgeClosed Length: 4.82 in / 122 mm
- Overall Length: 8.24 in / 209 mm
- Blade Length: 3.42 in / 87 mm
- Edge Length: 3.04 in / 77 mm
- Blade Thickness: 0.145 in / 3.7 mm
- Blade Steel: CPM S30V
- Grind: Full-flat
- Lock Type: Compression
- Weight: 3.9 oz / 111 g
- Handle Material: G-10
- Clip: Ambi
- Carry: 4-position
- Origin: USA
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