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Spyderco GrassHopper Plain Edge Knife Non-locking folding knives aren t a new concept. They ve been around for centuries without much change but continue selling among a sea of modern locking knives. The reason? While many knife buyers appreciate the traditional aspects of a non-locker, more want this type of knife because they live or work where laws prohibit carrying and using a locking pocketknife. Spyderco perceived a gap between traditional slipjoints and modern locking folders and created a product line called SLIPITS. SLIPITS offer reliable and sophisticated non-locking folders that open with one hand, have a finger choil for comfort and safety and are conveniently accessible. As the overall SLIPIT line expands, a subcategory of micro-sized SLIPITS with stainless steel handles is populating within and Spyderco calls them Bugs. The first Bug was matter-of-factly named, The Bug. Its non-locking blade is just barely over an inch long. Next up, a two-inch blade called the HoneyBee followed by the release of a larger one yet, The GrassHopper. Affable Bugs draw comments like how cute - a beneficial perception in a knife-cautious world but their size trumps the reality that they re serious business when it comes to cutting. The GrassHopper s size is closest to that of a true penknife with its blade over two-inches. Its PlainEdge Cr13 stainless steel blade stays open when you re cutting, held by resistant pressure at the knife s pivot area. GrassHopper handles are chamfered with no squared-off edges to dig or bite into a gripping hand. The handle is also stainless steel with a laser engraved Spyderco bug and enough blank area for a small amount of engraving or customization as jewelry or a gift item. Handle lanyard-hole welcomes a chain for wear around a neck or a keychain. Model Number: C138P Country Of Origin: China Closed: 2-3/4 70mm Overall: 5-1/32" 128mm Handle: Stainless Steel Blade: 2-5/16" 59mm Edge: 2-1/16" 52mm Blade Steel: 3Cr Knife Lock: Slip Joint Handedness: NA Tip Carry Position: NA (No Clip) Weight: 1.4oz. 39g Edge Type: PlainEdge
- The Spyderco Store
The Spyderco GrassHopper is the perfect size to be useful, simple slip joint operation for ease of use.