Spyderco Salt

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Spyderco Salt 1 Marine Yellow Serrated Edge Knife The Spyderco Salt 1 Marine Yellow Serrated Edge Knife will immediately catch your eye due the bright illuminant color of the yellow handle. However, the color is not the only thing worth noting on this Spyderco knife as it features a strong, robust, and thick blade that is able to cut through just about anything and a solid Volcano Grip FRN handle so that the knife never slips from your grasp. Model Number: C88PBK Country Of Origin: Japan Closed: 4" 102mm Overall: 7" 177mm Handle: FRN Bi-Directional Textured Blade: 3" 76mm Edge: 2-11/16" 68mm Blade Steel: H-1 Lanyard Hole: Yes Boye Dent: Yes Knife Lock: Back Lock Handedness: Right or Left Hand Carry Tip Carry Position: Tip Up Carry Weight: 2oz. 57g Edge Type: SerratedEdge

- The Spyderco Store

Made from H1 steel, a precipitation-hardened steel with 1% nitrogen instead of carbon, the Salt's Spyderedge blade cannot rust. The large opening hole is accessible even with wet or gloved hands. Yellow FRN handle for a positive grip. Includes pocket clip. Similar in shape to the popular Delica. Length: blade 3", closed 4". Wt: 2 oz.

- Mountains Plus

A big myth in the knife world is that out there somewhere is a knife that seriously cuts but cannot rust. Knives claiming these super powers are usually made with steels that are unable to hold a cutting edge for any measurable amount of time. Finally a steel foundry in Japan called Myodo Foundry makes this myth a reality with the introduction of a new steel called H1. H1 steel is a PH steel, meaning it is a precipitation-hardened steel. "Huh" you ask? Utilizing .1% nitrogen instead of carbon to harden the steel, it reaches a Rockwell hardness of 57-58rc. Spyderco uses H1 on its new C91 Pacific Salt model. It's PlainEdge or SpyderEdge and is similar in shape and size to Spyderco's best-selling Endura model but with a slightly more rounded tip. All internal steel parts are treated as well making them impervious to rust and pitting and of course, salt. Those challenged by cleaning and maintaining their knives will find the Pacific Salt stays rust-free even if put away wet. The blade's hole is enlarged to 14mm for easier opening/closing with gloved, wet or cold hands. Textured in a checkerboard pattern, the yellow FRN handle has a grippy texture and is fitted with a reversible titanium pocket clip which positions for right-handers and lefties. The addition of a lanyard hole offers a backup method of attachment (thong or lanyard cord) for use around water where once dropped, a knife is often lost or elusively hard to retrieve.

- CampSaver.com

The Spyderco Salt 1 serrated knife is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a quality, maintenance-free blade. H1 is a precipitation-hardened steel containing nitrogen instead of carbon, which cannot rust. Serrated blade cuts through webbing and rope with ease. 14mm thumb hole on the blade accommodates easy opening even with gloved or wet hands. The Spyderco Salt 1 serrated knife features a textured, reinforced nylon handle with a reversible pocket clip for right- or left-handed use. Lanyard ring provides back-up retention to prevent loss of knife—especially around water (lanyard sold separately).

- REI