C177 Roc

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The C177 Roc is a cleaver-style folder.

Appearance in catalogs

The C177 Roc appeared in the following catalogs:

Designer

Serge Panchenko

History, mentionings from the forums etc.


Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

C177 Roc:

"Designed by custom knifemaker Serge Panchenko, the Roc combines an unusual cleaver-style blade with a gracefully curved handle and a sturdy LinerLock mechanism to create a uniquely functional cutting tool that challenges convention. Precision ground from VG-10 stainless steel, the Roc’s blunt-tipped, PlainEdge™ blade features a low-profile matte gray finish and a saber grind that balances high-performance edge geometry with the strength and heft of a full-thickness spine. A long section of jimping (textured grooves) on the blade’s spine provides a solid purchase for the user’s thumb, and an easily accessible Trademark Round Hole™ ensures swift, positive one-handed opening with either hand.

The Roc’s handle combines full skeletonized stainless steel liners with textured G-10 scales and an open-backed construction that reduces weight and simplifies cleaning and maintenance. Its thick liners also form the foundation of the knife’s sturdy LinerLock mechanism, which includes a Bob Terzuola-inspired concave lock ramp on the blade’s tang. To ensure convenient carry and immediate access, the Roc features a reversible deep-pocket wire clip attached to the butt end of the handle to offer left or right-side tip-up carry."

The C177 Roc in Spyderco's online catalog

Variations

The C177 Roc is made in Japan and has:

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions Collectors club
C177G Black peel ply G-10 PE VG-10 Aug 2015- $259.95 (2015) Originally scheduled for release in 2014, quality issues delayed the knife until 2015. Sabre grind Matte grey, deep carry Wire LH/RHTU Main

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Technical information

Measurements (mm and grams) of the C177 Roc:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C177G 197mm 119mm 78mm 70mm 11mm 3mm 119g

Measurements (inches and ounces) of the C177 Roc:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C177G 7.76" 4.69" 3.07" 2.77" 0.427" 0.118" 4.2oz

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