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Spyderco C146CFP Szabo Folder 4.6" S30V Satin Blade, Carbon Fiber Handles

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Part Number: SP146CFP
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
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Description
SP146CFP: C146CFP Szabo Folder
Spyderco
 
Laci Szabo is a law enforcement officer, a veteran U.S. Marine, and a world-class martial artist. He is also one of the most visionary knife designers in the industry, combining a unique flair for aesthetics with an in-depth understanding of function and defensive application.

The heart of Spyderco's Szabo folder is its 4.60-inch CPM S30V scimitar-shaped blade. Its partial hollow grind creates excellent edge geometry while reinforcing the spine for increased strength. A Trademark Round Hole™ in the blade supports swift one-handed opening with either hand and, together with a subtle guard on the edge side of the blade, effectively protects the user's hand during use. An unsharpened swedge on the back of the blade ensures an acute point and flows smoothly into a scalloped area on the spine that enhances the blade's trapping potential when applied with reverse-grip skills. 

The Szabo's generously sized handle is constructed of full stainless steel liners capped by Gold Line carbon fiber/G-10 laminate scales. This striking material consists of an outer layer of carbon fiber embedded with gold-colored wire that is laminated to a G-10 base layer. Visually stunning yet incredibly durable, it provides a secure, non-slip grip.

To cope with the extreme leverages associated with its longer blade, the Sazabo folder features Spyderco's high-stength Compression Lock accompanied by an internal “self-close” mechanism. Nested within one of the handle halves, this mechanism uses a spring piston to engage a plate attached to the blade tang. When the blade is closed, the piston gains mechanical leverage to rotate the plate, keeping the blade nestled securely in the handle for safe carriage. A four-position clip supports tip-up or tip-down carry on either side of the body.

A dynamic synthesis of form and function, the Laci Szabo folder faithfully captures both the creativity and practicality of its designer.
Features
  • Laci Szabo Collaboration
  • Gold Lightning Strike Carbon Fiber
  • CPM-S30V Steel Blade
Specifications
  • Length Overall: 10.31" (262 mm)
  • Length Closed: 5.85" (149 mm)
  • Blade Length: 4.6" (117 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 4.01" (103 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
  • Blade Steel: CPM-S30V Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Gold Line Carbon Fiber
  • Weight: 6.8 oz. (143 g)
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 716104008704

S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Carbon Fiber Handles
Carbon Fiber Handles
Very strong and lightweight material. Provides an upscale and modern feel.
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Harry Adams
Athens, Ohio
Jan 21, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Excellent product, excellent price and excellent service. What else is there to say?
4 out of 5
Scott
Madison, Wi
Sep 22, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Weight, Ease of Opening, None
Compact Self-Defense Weapon
This is obviously the type of knife that would be nice to have if you ever found yourself in a life-and-death self defense situation. I am happy to say that I have never been forced to use this particular knife in such a circumstance, but I do know that there have been times in my life where I would have loved to have a knife just like this in my pocket. I feel that fixed blade knives are really much too impractical to carry around on a regular basis without drawing much attention to oneself... also most folders are better suited for everyday tasks than self defense. The Spyderco Szabo Folder is very well built. In my opinion it is very beautiful to look at and the balance is very nice... also the handle feels very secure in my hand. The lock on this knife is excellent. I feel that most of that locks on many of the knives I have used in the past have been too wimpy and I do like the lock on the Szabo. I don't feel that the stiff opening is an issue. I really think that if you find yourself in a knife-quick-draw situation then things are really messed up or you are asking for trouble. I like it allot but can't say that there isn't anything out there that wouldn't be better for it's intended purpose. Just some of my thoughts...
5 out of 5
Adam
denver
Mar 31, 2013
Pros: None
Cons: None
great knife
very sharp strong, a comfort on a dark night better than any other knife own hands down
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