C96 SpyKer

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The C96 SpyKer is a collaboration between Spyderco and Kershaw. It won Blade Magazine's Blade Show "Knife Collaboration of the Year" in 2005 and was on the cover of Blade Magazine's June 2005 issue.

Appearance in catalogs

The C96 SpyKer appeared in .

Designer

Ken Onion

Sal Glesser

History, mentionings etc. from the forums

Spyker picture gallary, courtesy of forum member jaislandboy.

More photos from The Deacon.

Input and reviews.

Opinion/review after 1 week of usage from forum member Andre V.

Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

"The SpyKer appears to be a Kershaw while equally resembling a Spyderco. Kershaw's chief designer and prominent knifemaker Ken Onion is responsible for the pleasingly curved shape while Spyderco's Sal Glesser adds the Spyderco Round Hole and expected ergonomics. The CPMS30V steel blade is hollow-ground with a spine swedge. From midway along the cutting surface. Spyderco's Round Hole, a mark of quality in the industry, is lined up with two smaller holes of descending size. The three holes grouped by size are a design feature associated with Kershaw symbolizing their quality and craftsmanship. Precision-machined G-10 handles are inlayed with silver carbon-fiber twill and assembled with an adjustable pivot pin and phosphor bronze bushings. Set behind the cutting edge, a finger choil optimally positions the hand for advanced control. A black steel pocket clip carries the knife tip-down in a pocket."[1]

Variations

The C96 is made in Golden, CO.

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions Collectors club
C96GP Black G-10 and Silver CF PE CPM-S30V 2005 249.95$ (2005) Comes in pouch and with certificate card. 3000 Hollow Black Metal RH, TD Main

Most collectible variation

Questions regarding collecting the C96

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Technical information

Measurements (mm and grams) of the C96 SpyKer:

Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
214mm 124mm 90mm 84mm 12.5mm 4mm 111g

Measurements (inches and ounces) of the C96 SpyKer:

Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
8.438" 4.875" 3.563" 3.3136" 0.5" 0.156" 3.9oz

References

  1. The C96 Spyker in Spyderco's online catalog

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