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Spyderco C91PYL Pacific Salt Folding Knife 3-13/16" H1 Satin Plain Blade, Yellow FRN Handles

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Part Number: SP91PYL
Manufacturer: Spyderco Knives
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Description
SP91PYL: C91PYL Pacific Salt
Spyderco
 
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 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.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3-13/16" (97 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 3-7/16" (88 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 1/8" (3 mm)
  • Overall Length: 8-11/16" (221 mm)
  • Closed Length: 4-7/8" (124 mm)
  • Hole Diameter: 9/16" (14 mm)
  • Blade Steel: H-1
  • Weight: 3 oz. (85 g)
  • Handle Material: Yellow FRN
  • Made in Seki-City, Japan

UPC Code: 716104007394

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
David
California
Jun 13, 2013
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Quality Spyderco
Just like an Endura... solid knife and very sharp blade. I carry it inside the waistband as a EDC at work...thumb hole was sharp so I reamed it smooth . No problems opening... now!
5 out of 5
Shawn K
Chantilly, Va
Jan 02, 2013
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
H1 Salt rocks!
Had to venture out and get a Salt model, just to see what all of the rave was about. The knife is along the lines of the Endura model with a more rounded tip. This H1 blade is really nice. I had it out in the rain and cold for about a week and no rust or even a hint of tarnish. Very durable and awesome to have in my rotation.
5 out of 5
Richard L.K.
San Antonio Tx.
Apr 11, 2012
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use
Cons: None
Perfect for fishing
I use my knife most of the time for fishing and sometimes edc.Light weight easy to handle.
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