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Spyderco 79mm Rescue - Black FRN / Satin VG-10 - C45SBK

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Reasons we offer smaller knives are numerous but essentially people's hands come in different sizes and we occasionally find ourselves in social situations that dictate use of a smaller blade. Many think smaller versions of the same model are simply shrunk down. Not so. For every design to reach its utmost level of ergonomic comfort and maximum performance we often take features and engineer/rework them into a more diminutive pattern. An example is our 79mm version of the Rescue Model.

A smaller equivalent of the C14 93mm Rescue, it too has a flat saber-ground, SpyderEdge, VG-10 blade that ends in a sheepfoot safety tip. For smoother thumb rotation we enlarged the Spyderco Trademark Round Hole, which in turn creates a prominent hump to position the thumb on while cutting.  ambidextrous, tip-up pocket clip.


length overall 7 1/8" (181 mm)

length closed 4 3/32" (104 mm)

hole diameter 9/16" (14 mm)

blade length 3 1/8" (79 mm)

cutting edge 2 5/8" (67 mm)

blade thickness 1/8" (3 mm)

blade steel VG-10

weight 2.25 oz (64 g)

handle material FRN