Kris

C104

$159.97 MSRP




Description
Technical Specs

 If you consider it, every civilization both ancient and modern has historically developed its own variety of cutlery that is representative of its culture, ethnicity and cutting requirements at the time. Spyderco unveiled its first ethnic inspired knife with a Shabaria folder, reminiscent of classic Middle Eastern cutlery. Next up, a Japanese Tanto then a Chinese Folder. In 2003 we released a Persian knife followed by an Indonesian Karambit blade. The latest installment Spyderco's Ethnic Knife Series is a Kris folder designed by custom knifemaker Ed Schempp.

Kris blades come in several diverse profiles but traditionally incorporate some form of a wave pattern in the blade. Historically they represented a Moro (Philippine) man's societal standing, provided talismanic benefits and were utilized for defense. The Kris' curvy blade fundamentally becomes a cutting edge with oversized serrations, transforming its cutting properties. The curvy profile markedly continues into the handle providing a variety of grip options. The VG-10 steel blade comes hollow-ground, with a pronounced swedge grind running from mid-blade to the spine and is PlainEdged.

Milled Micarta handle scales are capped with polished steel bolsters and the locking bar is equipped with a David Boye Dent and the clip is embellished with a gold colored Spyderco logo bug. The pocket clip positions the folder right-handed, tip-up.


Overall Length
8.625" (219 mm)
Blade Length
3.75" (95 mm)
Steel
VG-10
Closed Length
4.875" (124 mm)
Edge Length
3.063" (78 mm)
Weight
5.8 oz. (165 g)
Blade Thickness
.125" (3 mm)
Handle
Micarta
Clip Position
Right
Tip Carry Position
Tip-Up
Lock Type
Back Lock
Grind
Sheath
        
Origin
Japan










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