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Spyderco MBKP Manbug Lightweight Folding Knife 1-7/8" VG10 Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles

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Part Number: SPMBKP
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
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Description
SPMBKP: MBKP Manbug Lightweight
Spyderco
 
The Manbug is a uniquely practical folder designed by Spyderco's founder, Sal Glesser. As the founder of the company, Glesser has, through the years, carried virtually every knife Spyderco produced, as well as many prototypes and special models that never went into production. Despite the wide array of knives available to him, the one he carries most often is the Spyderco LadyBug—a small, go-anywhere clipless folder that rides in the pocket. Anyone who has ever used a LadyBug knows that it cuts with an authority far beyond its size. However, as part of Spyderco's quest for C.Q.I. (Constant Quality Improvement), Glesser decided to make it even better. And, for anyone whose male ego made it difficult for them to carry a "LadyBug," he also made life easier. The result is the ManBug—an amazingly handy cutting tool that is more at home in larger hands while still sitting inconspicuously in a pocket or even on a keychain.

KnifeCenter Initial Impressions
This is a small knife- though not as small as the Ladybug. It is still a tool for a small task. The flat grind is a good feature as is the quality blade steel. The handle is light and the whole thing is really a lightweight, small task item. It is not meant as a daily chore kind of knife. Use as a backup.
Features
  • Hand Orientation: Clipless
  • Lanyard Hole
Specifications
  • Blade: 1-7/8" (48 mm)
  • Edge: 1-11/16" (43 mm)
  • Overall: 4-3/8" (111 mm)
  • Closed: 2-1/2" (64 mm)
  • Steel: VG-10
  • Weight: 0.65 oz. (19 g)
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 716104004676

Lockback
Lockback
The original locking mechanism. It can be found mid spine or at the bottom of the handle, and it provides tight lockup that will wear well.
VG10 Stainless Steel
VG10 Stainless Steel
This Japanese super-steel is known for it's ease of sharpening, ability to take a super fine edge, and outstanding corrosion resistance making it one of the best bang-for-buck steels on the market.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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John
Guam
Feb 03, 2013
Pros: Lock Type, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Perfect keychain knife. I have it with my post offive keys, use it all the time to open mail and boxes. Of course when it's time to dispose of boxes I turn to my edc as the man bug is kinda small to cut up boxes. Overall a great little knife and sure to save you the trouble of opening packages especially items that are encased in plastic.
5 out of 5
John B.
Perth Western Australia
Jul 09, 2012
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Manbug VG10 key ring knife
Slice Open boxes, cut tape, slice off vegetable leaves in the supermarket (cabbage etc) excellent finger nail detailing tool and because it's attached to the car key's one always knows where to find it. Light weight, very sharp, easy opening, get the job done.
5 out of 5
Dave G.
Doylestown PA
Jan 04, 2012
Pros: Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Big "little knife"
Great product!
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