Spyderco Tusk Marlin Spike Folding Knife 2.38" LC 200 N Plain Blade, Titanium Handles - C06TIP


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SP06TIP: C06TIP Tusk
The Tusk is both a state-of the art mariner’s tool and part of Spyderco’s history. The original design dates back to the early days of Spyderco’s beginning with Sal Glesser’s desire to produce a high performance mariner’s tool. The technology at the time was not available for the visionary concept. That’s all changed today, redesigned by Sal’s son Eric Glesser more than 25 years later has 
brought to light the original Tusk with new modern twists. Made from all highly rust resistant materials the Tusk features a blade made from LC 200 N and full titanium scales including a Reeve Integral Lock. The 300-series stainless steel marlinspike has round-to-square cross section to loosen knots efficiently with a high strength Ball Bearing Lock TM made with a ceramic ball bearing. The marlinspike includes one small sized shackle key in the marlinspike and another lager shackle key created when the marlinspike is closed. Both can effectively manage many different sized and types of shackles. Reversible Clip carry and lanyard hole give a variety of carry options. Thankfully, echnology caught up with Spyderco’s early vision and the Tusk’s time is now.
  • Blade Length: 2.38" (60 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 2.17" (55 mm)
  • Length Overall: 6.55" (166 mm)
  • Length Closed: 4.17" (106 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 0.43" (11 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.118"(3 mm)
  • Blade Steel: LC 200 N
  • Weight: 4.2 oz. (119 g)
  • Handle Material: Titanium
  • 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.
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.
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Knifey Boy
Jan 17, 2018
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Blade Material, None
Cons: Lock Type, Weight, Pocket Clip
Solid knife (slightly over priced)
Im an avid angler with failing sight and increasing arthritis . The two most useful tools for everyday use is a knife and a marlin spike. This Spyderco Tusk is extremely well built. The Marlin Spike has helped me in frustrating situations by either undoing tiny fishing knots to untying large anchor rope or tie down lines from hauling items in truck or utility trailers. I love this knife because of the strong durable material and the blade is awesome. The size would be perfect except for the width. It takes up the pocket opening space making it difficult to get keys, phone etc in pocket without scraping your hand.. other than that for me its the perfect knife..
5 out of 5
Matt S
Jun 27, 2017
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Spyderco Tusk
I am an avid sailor on small craft, so I find this tool very useful. The Marlinspike is the best I've ever worked with. The small blade is impervious to saltwater corrosion, yet very sharp. It appears small, but it really is all I can imagine as a companion to the Marlinspike. The engineering and design of this pocket knife are the best I have owned. The blade borrows from the Chris Reeve liner lock but is better finished. The ball bearing lock is a modern marvel. The price may cause pause, but once you get this in your hand, use, and examine it, you'll know you have a bargain. There are not any flaws in this knife in terms of quality, design, and utility.
5 out of 5
Dec 27, 2016
Pros: Lock Ease of Use, Ease of Opening, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Handle Material
Cons: None
Great design and ergonomy
Easy to open/close, the material its hard the handle its ergonomic, the spike opened its good for take the knife stronger. Great design.
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