Back in 1998 the Spyderco Calypso (Caly) made a name for itself, dominating the knife scene thanks to its 4 inch blade and micarta handle. 14 years later on, Spyderco is on its third generation of the Caly and each model has actually gotten better and better. Among the primary complaints about the earlier variations was that the ergonomics weren’t great. Spyderco paid attention to the critics; the current variation of the Spyderco Caly fits perfectly in the palm of your hand. The Spyderco Caly 3 is improved in every way be it blade design or design. This knife has a bit of panache, meaning you can carry it in your Carharts or concealed in a suit.
The Caly 3 is an extremely fine-tuned, versatile gentleman’s folder that enjoys a near cult following among proficient Spyderco fans. To celebrate this timeless design and supply its devoted audience something genuinely special, we opted to spice it up with an unique, distinctive Sprint Run edition.
Initially launched in the mid-1990s, the Spyderco Calypso has gone through lots of models and collected massive success. This variation, the Caly 3, includes a 3-inch leaf blade with a satin surface that looks wonderful without sacrificing performance. It bears an ergonomically created manage made from carbon fiber scales, which reduce weight and supply solid grip. The ambidextrous pocket clip is hollowed out for surprise carry and consists of a touch of design to the presently identified Caly 3’s body.
The Caly 3 CFP, with its high-end laminated ZDP-189 blade steel with buffed carbon fiber handle is (yes) yet another variation of the knife that converted legions of knife buyers to the hard-use benefits of flat-ground leaf-shaped blades. ZDP-189 blade steel includes 3% carbon, making it harder, greater on the Rockwell scale and in turn extending the quantity of time it stays sharp. The Caly 3 CFP comes with a PlainEdged that is ground flat for exact cutting.
The Caly 3 is a refined, versatile folder that enjoys a near cult following amongst proficient Spyderco fans. To consider that devoted audience something really unique, Spyderco chose to spice it up with a laminated blade including a high-performance HAP40 powdered metallurgy tool steel core and SUS410 martensitic stainless-steel external layers. Textured green G10 scales offer non-slip grip and more differentiate the Sprint Run version of the Caly 3 from the basic variation.
Sprint Runs are restricted edition production runs of knives not found in Spyderco’s regular item line. That makes Spyderco Sprint Runs a few of the most collectible and preferable knives they make.
– Blade: Laminated ZDP-189/ 420J2 stainless-steel
– Blade type: Flat-ground leaf
– Blade density: 0.125 in (3 mm).
– Deal with: Carbon fiber.
– Ambidextrous pocket clip.
– Back lock.
– Blade length: 3 in (7.6 cm).
– General length: 7 in (17.8 cm).
– Weight: 3 oz (84 g).
All great round whole numbers (an update to the Caly 3 CF product page notes that the closed length is actually 4.063 inches; undoubtedly the folks at Spyderco are taking no observe of my requirement for a good segue). And hence, even the finest and tiniest details are taken into account with the Caly 3 CF. This is the perfection of a type, the result of an evolutionary iterative procedure. It is the embodiment of relentless and continuous attention to information. Even 6 years after its preliminary release, the Caly 3 CF remains among the finest and best developed production knives on the market. In 2006 it had to do with a decade ahead of its competitors. And now, well you do the mathematics.