Spyderco C194CFTIP Myrtle Folding Knife 3.71" S30V Blade, Titanium/Marbled Carbon Fiber Handles

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Part #: SP194CFTIP | Spyderco Knives
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Description
SP194CFTIP: C194CFTIP Myrtle
Spyderco
 
The Myrtle is an amazingly versatile folding knife that accurately reflects the refined style and craftsmanship of its designer, Belgian custom knifemaker Filip de Leeuw. Its unique blade profile combines the hardcore cutting performance of a broad, leaf-shaped blade with the enhanced utility and dexterity of a slightly hooked point. Full-flat ground from CPM S30V powder-metallurgy stainless steel and featuring a PlainEdge cutting edge, its hybrid shape and exceptional edge geometry allow it to excel at all types of cutting tasks. A generously sized Trademark Round Hole also proudly identifies its Spyderco pedigree and ensures swift, positive one-handed opening. The Myrtle's blade is paired with an equally unique handle that consists of a solid titanium scale on the reverse side and a skeletonized titanium liner, a titanium bolster, and a solid marbled carbon fiber scale on the front side. The solid titanium scale serves as the foundation of a sturdy Reeve Integral Lock (R.I.L.) mechanism that locks the blade securely when open. It is also the anchor point of a wide hourglass clip that ensures convenient right-side tip-up carry for instant access. The Myrtle's unique clip also does double duty as an overtravel stop for the R.I.L. lock and, like the titanium scale, liner, and bolster, features a handsome non-reflective stonewash finish.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.71"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.48"
  • Closed Length: 4.59"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.157"
  • Blade Material: CPM S30V Stainless Steel
  • Blade Style: Lear-Shaped
  • Blade Grind: Full-Flat
  • Handle Material: Titanium/Marbled Carbon Fiber
  • Locking Mechanism: Reeve Integral Lock (R.I.L.)
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right Carry
  • Designer: Flilp de Leeuw
  • Weight: 5.1 oz.
  • Made in Taiwan
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
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.
Titanium Handles
Titanium Handles
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
4.167 (6 reviews)
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Keknife
Texas
Jan 23, 2018
Pros: Overall Quality, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Pocket Clip, Lock Type
Cons: Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, None
Great, interesting knife.
Great art piece for those days you feel like carrying something different but still highly functional. Very thick blade stock which is good for durability but edge is still very thin
3 out of 5
Hassleblade
USA
Jan 15, 2018
Pros: Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Ease of Opening
QC?
Yeah, I got a stiff one. How this passed QC at the factory is beyond me. It is nearly impossible to open one handed because the detent is so strong. Since this is going to be a safe queen, I doubt I will be sending it back to Spyderco for a warranty repair. Sal, you reading this? Besides this defect, and the sharp edged Spydie hole, the knife was finished properly. As others have mentioned, the ergos were botched because the Spydie hole is not exposed enough for a good thumbpad purchase when opening the blade. So I give the knive 5 stars for looks, 3 for ergonomics and 2 for QC.
4 out of 5
Ramsey
CA
Dec 05, 2017
Pros: Blade Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type
Cons: Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, None
Beautiful knife that seems unfinished
I’ve been eyeing this knife for a while, it’s beautiful. With the sale price in effect I could no longer resist. The Materials are superior, design is attractive, and the size seemed to fit the bill. The problem with this knife, as I have noticed with most if not all, Taiwan built Spydercos is that the refinement of all those good elements are not there, almost like the knife was put together but not finished. The grind lines are coarse and stand out like someone just stopped without refining the grind. The deployment hole is sharp and uncomfortable even with thick rough hands it still digs in (after a few flicks to open it) and eventually becomes unpleasant. A little chamfering there would have gone a long way to aliviate that. The action is unusually stiff, I am hoping that eventualy it will break in and smooth out. There are all my gripes, despite the negatives, I still think it’s a beautiful knife and worth the purchase. I just wish Spyderco would have taken the few extra steps to add a little refinement.
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