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Description from the 2000 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner:
 
Description from the 2000 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner:
  
''Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective for dressing large game. Cross-texturing above the Spyderco Trademark Round Hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for resistance to slipping and weather resistance. It feels comfortable in all grip positions and incorporates a strong Linerlock. The lanyard hole at the end of the handle offers extra security in deep snow or around water. This ligthweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.''
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''Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective for dressing large game. Cross-texturing above the Spyderco Trademark Round Hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for resistance to slipping and weather resistance. It feels comfortable in all grip positions and incorporates a strong Linerlock. The lanyard hole at the end of the handle offers extra security in deep snow or around water. This lightweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.''
  
  

Latest revision as of 20:14, 15 August 2019

The C48 Tim Wegner is a custom collaboration model with a drop point blade and G-10 handle, designed by Tim Wegner. The C48 was introduced in 1997, and discontinued in 2001.

Appearance in catalogs

The C48 Tim Wegner appeared in the following:

  • 1997 Spyderco Products (C48)
  • 1998 Spyderco Products (C48)
  • 1999 Spyderco Products (C48)
  • 2000 Spyderco Dealer Catalog (C48)
  • 2001 Spyderco PDR Catalog (C48)

Designer

Tim Wegner

History, mentionings from the forums etc.

Description from the 2000 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner:

Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective for dressing large game. Cross-texturing above the Spyderco Trademark Round Hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for resistance to slipping and weather resistance. It feels comfortable in all grip positions and incorporates a strong Linerlock. The lanyard hole at the end of the handle offers extra security in deep snow or around water. This lightweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.


Discussion on the Spyderco forums:

Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

Not listed.

Variations

The C48 Tim Wegner is made in Seki-City, Japan and has

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions Collectors club
C48 G-10 PE,PS 40/60 ATS-34 1997-2001 $137.95 Satin finished blade Regular production Hollow 3- screw old standard clip RH, TD

Most collectible variation

The C48 in plain edge, in good condition with box, is preferred by most collectors.

Questions regarding collecting the C48

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Technical information

Measurements (mm and grams) of the C48 Tim Wegner Jr.:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C48 214mm 122mm 92mm 84mm 10mm 3.5mm 172g

Measurements (inches and ounces) of the C48 Tim Wegner:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C48 8.375" 4.75" 3.625" 3,312" 0,039" 0,140" 6oz

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