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Spyderco C08S Harpy Folding Knife 2-3/4" VG10 Satin Serrated Hawkbill Blade, Stainless Steel Handles

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Part Number: SP08S
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
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Description
SP08S: C08S Harpy
Spyderco
 
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 shackle key/drying vent allowing air to circulate around the blade when closed wet. Metal clip is positioned for tip down carry.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 2-3/4" (70 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 2-9/16" (65 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 1/8" (3 mm)
  • Overall Length: 6-1/2" (165 mm)
  • Closed Length: 3-7/8" (98 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 15/32" (12 mm)
  • Blade Steel: VG-10 Stainless Steel
  • Weight: 3.9 oz. (109 g)
  • Handle Material: Stainless Steel
  • Made in Seki-City, Japan

UPC Code: 716104000708

Lockback
Lockback
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
VG10 Stainless Steel
VG10 Stainless Steel
This Japanese super-steel is known for it's ease of sharpening, ability to take a super fine edge, and outstanding corrosion resistance making it one of the best bang-for-buck steels on the market.
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Dr. Mark
Plattsburgh, New York
Aug 21, 2016
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
I own one, but this particular Harpy I gave to my son-in-law for his birthday. He reports that he absolutely loves it. The Harpy arrived by pony express! It was perfect out of the box: exceptionally sharp, and attention to detail was excellent. Actually, I am a high end knife collector owning a few Rocksteads. I would state that for the money, this was an excellent purchase. It is an outstanding defense knife, and the blade deploys in a butter smooth, lightning quick fashion. The scales are very nice and fits small to medium sized hands. I do wish it had a more substantive locking mechanism for which Cold Steel holds the trophy
5 out of 5
Mark A. L.
Plattsburgh, NY
Aug 02, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Spyderco C08S Harpy Folding Knife 2-3/4"
I gave this to my son-in-law as a birthday gift. He travels extensively, and it's a legal carry in many states. It makes for a most excellent self defense knife. It's weight, handling, feel in the hand are impeccable. It opens lightning fast. The lock is substantive for it's intended use. It's overall quality,and especially it's blade and balance are beyond reproach. It's BIG BROTHER, "The Civilian," is significantly larger, and the advantage of "Harpy" is that it can be held in your hand in a coat pocket, and is readily deployable in the twinkling of an eye. Her self defense abilities are incredible. She opens with ease; it's lock is perfectly suited for it's intended duties. This is an unbelievable knife with it's price point. I know of none better. Of course: The Best "X" is the one you like the most."
5 out of 5
Agnes
Marrero, LA
Dec 24, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
I gave my husband this (Christmas) as a replacement of one he had for approximately 30 years. He also has a smaller one which is very similar and he's had this one for well over 30 years. We are so pleased with your products we would recommend them to anyone. Merry Christmas..
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