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Spyderco C166P Equilibrium Folding Knife 1.69" VG10 Plain Blade, Stainless Steel Handles

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Part Number: SP166P
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
Retail Price: $154.95
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SP166P: C166P Equilibrium
The Equilibrium takes the highly refined symmetrical design of the popular Balance folding knife and scales it up to offer a full four-fingered grip. Like the Balance, the Equilibrium was designed by renowned knifemaker Ed Schempp. And, like its inspiration, it packs impressive cutting performance into a remarkably compact package.

The Equilibrium features a satin-finished stainless steel handle that forms the foundation for its Reeve Integral Lock (R.I.L.) mechanism—a robust, reliable lock built into the reverse-side handle scale. A four-position pocket clip allows the knife to be conveniently carried on either side of the body in either the tip-up or tip-down position. Its compact size also makes it a practical and stylish money clip when carried inside the pocket.

The blade of the Equilibrium is precision machined from VG10 stainless steel. Its perfectly straight cutting edge is supported by full-flat-ground bevels to create a highly functional wharncliffe profile. A pronounced choil (scallop) in the heel of the blade provides a solid index finger purchase and, together with the contoured handle, offers a comfortable and secure four-fingered grip. The choil also places the blade’s edge in line with the knuckles of the hand to offer impressive cutting power for its size.

Spyderco's Trademark Round Hole completes the package to support both easy one-handed opening and fingernail-friendly two-handed opening. Whichever method you prefer, we're confident you'll find the Equilibrium to be one of the most convenient, compact and capable folding knives you've ever used.
  • Blade Length: 1.69"
  • Cutting Edge: 1.20"
  • Closed Length: 3.05"
  • Overall Length: 4.74"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.098"
  • Blade Material: VG10 Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Stainless Steel
  • Weight: 2.2 oz.
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 716104009466

Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
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.
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.
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4 out of 5
Apr 16, 2016
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Blade Material, None
Cons: Handle Feel, Lock Ease of Use
Good little knife
Just tried one of these, not bad of a knife however the handle could use a bit of help it had a few sharp edges and the lanyard hole thing stuck up and was sharp too....but one great thing is how light it is,for an all stainless knife it's surprising. Overall if you need a small knife go for it,but it's only a 89% use knife as I found myself reaching for something else most times (oddly enough that was my Spyderco Dragonfly)
5 out of 5
Apr 01, 2016
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
noice lil knoife
No play in the blade perfectly straight about the size of a lighter closed this is an amazing pocket knife for the price. Fast shipping as well
5 out of 5
Jan 16, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
What a practical little blade this is!
Just awesome for carrying in dress pants and light day to day uses like. Super smooth opening and the grip is just right IMO. It's not menacing and it's not a substitute for a big knife, but for what it's meant to do it's elegant and effective.
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