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Spyderco Centofante3 Folding Knife 3-1/8" VG10 Plain Blade, FRN Channeled Handles

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Part Number: SP66PBK3
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
Retail Price: $109.95
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Spyderco describes this item as follows:

If you move in custom knife industry circles and/or attend knife shows you will have heard of Frank Centofante. In addition to being a celebrated and longtime custom knifemaker Frank is a past President of the Knifemaker's Guild, a strong voice in the cutlery world and a revered and respected craftsman. Collaborating on knife designs with him is something Spyderco has been fortunate enough to do several times. Our latest offering is the Centofante3 gentleman's folder.

The Centofante3 has a thin-profiled, lightweight FRN handle. Two channels are furrowed out of the handle for better grip and a Palladium silver Spyderco bug is inlayed into its surface. For added security and convenience the back-lock is positioned midway on the spine and David Boye Dent is cut from the locking lever. The VG-10 blade has both a hollow-grind and swedge-grind with non-sharpened spine serrations to hold the thumb steady when cutting. A black steel pocket clip positions for tip-up/down, right-hand carry.

  • Length Overall: 7 9/16" (192 mm)
  • Length: Closed: 4 1/2" (115 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 1/2" (13 mm)
  • Blade Length: 3 1/8" (79 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 3" (76 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 5/64" (2 mm)
  • Blade Steel: VG-10
  • Weight: 2.5 oz. (71 g)
  • Handle Material: FRN*
  • Made in Seki-City, Japan
*Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon (FRN)
A nylon polymer mixed with glass fiber that is then injected into a mold for making lightweight knife handles.
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.
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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Fort Wayne, IN
Sep 18, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Handle Feel, Handle Material, None
Exellent knife, very versatile.
I have been using it as a work knife, and it's worked rather well. Now it's my everyday carry knife. Although I'm not a fan of Spyderco, really just because I don't like the design of most of their knives, this one makes me have to give them a second chance. Have had this knife for 2 months now, and it hasn't failed me yet.
4 out of 5
Jay W
Vegreville, Ab
Jul 25, 2013
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Weight, Pocket Clip, Lock Type
Cons: Handle Material, Handle Feel, None
Good EDC
I'm a huge fan of Spyderco knives, they bring a fantastic mix of quality and effective design. The Centofante 3 is no exception to that standard. You get so much for the price with this knife. It is incredibly light and sturdy with a back lock which is unique for a Spyderco knife. It does not feel as sturdy in the hand as some of my other Spyderco knives, but that is due to the FRN handle whic is what makes the knife so light. Good sharp blade and designed for practical use, a keeper for sure!
5 out of 5
May 28, 2013
Pros: None
Cons: None
Spyderco Knives are great
I carry this knife most of the time. I think it is the sharpest knife I have owned. also it retains the sharpness a long time when used
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