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Spyderco C118SYL Salt Saver Folding Knife 3-3/32" H-1 Serrated Blade, Yellow FRN Handles

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Part Number: SP118SYL
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
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Description
SP118SYL: C118SYL Saver Salt Yellow FRN
Spyderco
 
Yet another addition to Spyderco’s non-rusting Salt Series knife line, the C118 Saver Salt. The blades found on all Salt Series models are made with an alloy called H-1. H-1 is non-rusting premium-performance steel that’s raising interest in fishing, boating and diving circles. Why? Because it cuts for extended amounts of time before needing sharpening and it can’t rust. H-1's edge retention compares to other high carbon knife steels but its most distinguishable characteristic is that its nitrogen based as opposed to carbon based. Carbon is the instigator in creating rust when it reacts to chloride. It’s also what makes a blade hard and stay sharp.

Nitrogen also makes steel hard and edge retentive but it doesn’t react with chloride, so it cannot rust. Saver Salt’s Sheepfoot blade is rounded at the tip for cutting around inflatable watercraft, flesh and in emergencies. No pointed tip means no accidental puncturing. The blade is flat-saber-ground for cutting excellence in and out of water.

The oversized 14mm Spyderco Round Hole works for opening/ closing even if hands are gloved, cold or wet. Available in black or marine yellow, the fiberglass reinforced nylon resin the handle comes textured with a grip-sticking waffle pattern. An ambidextrous tip-up pocket clip also houses a lanyard hole for a variety of carry possibilities.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3-3/32" (79 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 2-5/8" (67 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 1/8" (3 mm)
  • Overall Length: 7-3/16" (182 mm)
  • Closed Length: 4-3/32" (104 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 9/16" (14 mm)
  • Blade Steel: H-1
  • Weight: 2.2 oz. (61 g)
  • Handle Material: Yellow FRN
  • Made in Seki-City, Japan

UPC Code: 716104008483

Lockback
Lockback
The original locking mechanism. It can be found mid spine or at the bottom of the handle, and it provides tight 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.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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5 out of 5
John Doe
College Park, MD
Jun 28, 2010
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
Pocket Chainsaw
This knife is great and chews up rope like it was never there!
4 out of 5
Ljsjr
West Friendship MD
Aug 13, 2009
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Blade Sharpness, Lock Ease of Use, None
Cons: Lock Type
Spyderco SALT SAVER H1 Stainless 3-1/8" Serrated Edge Yellow Zytel
I'm keeping it in my fly fishing vest. Sharp, easy to find if you drop it, nice size, light weight. A little pricey....
5 out of 5
Daniel
Maryland
May 07, 2009
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
SALT Saver- good rescue/boaters knife
This knife is lightweight, fully serrated, has a blunt tip, and will not rust. I am not generally a fan of the thumbhole because I have trouble opening them, but the large thumbhole on this knife is easy to open quickly. It is ambidextrous and when fully opened has a firm, ridged thumbrest. If you'll be using a knife in or around water, make sure it is this knife, or has all of its features.
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