SPYDERCO C242CFP IKUCHI FLIPPER. 3.26" CPM-S30V BLADE. CARBON FIBER/G-10 LAMINATE HANDLE. CUTLERY SHOPPE

Spyderco C242CFP Ikuchi Flipper - 3.26" CPM-S30V Blade - Carbon Fiber/G-10 Handle - LATEST CQI VERSION!

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Spyderco Ikuchi Flipper C242CFP - CPM-S30V Blade - Carbon Fiber/G-10 Laminate Handle

Spyderco's ultra-slim Ikuchi is a radically different approach to a pocketknife in both form and function. Designed by Paul Alexander, a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a lifelong knife enthusiast, the Ikuchi (pronounced ee-koo-chee and named after a mythical Japanese sea monster) has an elegantly curved handle crafted with full, skeletonized stainless steel liners and stunning carbon fiber/G-10 laminate scales.

In the closed position, the handle’s narrow, open-backed profile completely contains the knife’s blade—except for a small textured section of the tang that serves as a flipper opener. Stroking this section of the blade with an index finger or thumb provides leverage to swiftly pivot it into the open position, where locks securely via Spyderco’s patented Compression Lock™ mechanism. The satin-finished CPM® S30V® stainless steel blade is full-flat ground for exceptional edge geometry and cutting performance and has an acute, scalpel-like point for detailed work.

To ensure discreet carry while keeping the Ikuchi instantly accessible, its handle includes a low-profile, deep-pocket wire clip that is reversible for left or right-side tip-up carry.

    Specs:
  • Category End Use: EDC
  • Blade Steel: CPM-S30V
  • Blade Grind: Full Flat
  • Blade Length: 3.26" (83 mm)
  • Length Open: 7.61" (193 mm)
  • Length Closed: 4.35" (110 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: .098" (2.5 mm)
  • Lock Type: Compression Lock
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber/G-10 Laminate
  • Tip Carry: Four Way
  • Clip Position: Ambidextrous
  • Weight: 2.4 oz. (68 g)
  • Made In: Taiwan

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  • 5
    Spyderco Ikuchi

    Posted by Damon on May 6th 2019

    Another great design from Paul Alexander. It was worth the wait and lives up to the hype. The knife deploys quickly and smoothly and the blade is razor sharp right out of the box. Taichung has done their usual fine work - the fit and finish on the knife is extraordinary. Very well done.