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Spyderco Harpy Serrated Edge Knife One glance at the Spyderco Harpy Serrated Edge Knife and you can rest assured that it means business with serrated edges that cover a down curved VG-10 blade. Perfect for pulling cuts, this Spyderco knife can cut through just about anything with ease from taut rope to fishing line to polypropylene and more. Model Number: C08S Country Of Origin: Japan Closed: 3-7/8" 98mm Overall: 6-1/2" 165mm Handle: Stainless Steel Blade: 2-3/4" 70mm Edge: 2-9/16" 65mm Blade Steel: VG-10 Lanyard Hole: Yes Boye Dent: Yes Knife Lock: Back Lock Handedness: Right or Left Hand Carry Tip Carry Position: Tip Up or Tip Down Carry Weight: 3.9oz. 109g Edge Type: SerratedEdge Handle drying vent/shackle key Hollow-ground blade
- The Spyderco Store
Like the claw of the Harpy eagle the C08 is shaped for controlled pulling cuts. The hawkbill blade shape originated in the marine/fishing industry where severing rope, line, webbing and netting is done at arm's length quickly and efficiently. The curving arc holds what you're cutting against the sharpened edge keeping it from slipping off the tip. Custom knifemaker David Boye developed the dent in the locking lever, which insures the blade remains securely locked open when gripping the handle with force. Cut out of the handle is a drying vent allowing air to circulate around the blade when closed wet. Metal clip is positioned for tip down carry.
- Ramsey Outdoor