Spyderco Atlantic Salt Knife

Spyderco Atlantic Salt Knife

3.687" Satin Serrated Sheepsfoot Blade, Yellow FRN Handle

Stock# SPYC89SYL UPC 716104006908

Availability: In Stock


Spyderco Atlantic Salt Knife Details

  • SKU: C89SYL
  • Blade: 3.687" Satin Serrated Sheepsfoot
  • Handle: Yellow Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon


Spyderco Atlantic Salt Knife Specifications

It's been speculated the sheepsfoot shaped blade originated with mariners who found the rounded tip especially beneficial when the knife was accidentally dropped (think working on a ship in pitching seas) as it couldn't stab the foot when hitting the deck. It's also been hypothesized that commanding officers on these ships preferred rambunctious hardworking sailors carry knives without pointed tips, especially while in port blowing off steam after months at sea.

Spyderco's Rescue knives are long favored by seafarers and the design has since been embraced by rescue workers, EMT's and ranchers-anyone cutting around flesh in an emergency. The Atlantic Salt is a modified Rescue made with state-of-the-art, ultra-corrosion-resistant H-1 steel. The hollow-ground blade is available in SpyderEdge offering remarkable cutting performance in and around both fresh water and saltwater. The molded FRN handle includes a shackle key and is available in black or bright yellow and features a reversible black-coated titanium pocket clip for tip-up carry on either the left or right side. Spyderco recommend threading a thong or lanyard cord through the lanyard hole for back-up retention around water, where once dropped, a knife is often irretrievable or lost.

Spyderco Atlantic Salt Knife
Model:Atlantic Salt
Overall Length (in):8.188
Overall Length (mm):209
Closed Length (in):4.625
Closed Length (mm):117
Blade Thickness (in):.125
Blade Thickness (mm):3
Tip Carry Position:Tip-Up
Blade Length (in):3.687
Blade Length (mm):94
Edge Length (in):3.188
Edge Length (mm):81
Lock Type:Back Lock
Weight (oz):2.75
Weight (g):77
Clip Position:Ambi

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