Spyderco C195GPOR Brad Southard Positron Flipper 3.01" CPM-S35VN Satin Plain Blade, Polished Orange G10 Handles, KnifeCenter Exclusive

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SP195GPOR: C195GPOR Brad Southard Positron
Designed by custom knifemaker Brad Southard, the Spyderco Positron takes all the best features of a full-service flipper folder and distills them into a compact, pocket-friendly format optimized for everyday carry. A faithful expression of Southard's "Ion" folder, this KnifeCenter Exclusive Positron features a full-flat-ground satin plain edge blade crafted from premium CPM-S35VN particle-metallurgy stainless steel. Integral to the edge side of the blade, its minimalist flipper tab provides swift, reliable one-handed opening with the stroke of an index finger. In the open position, the flipper also serves as an extremely effective hand guard and a perfect complement to the handle's ergonomic lines.

The handle's twin scales are crafted from polished orange G10 that is precisely machined, radiused, and polished to create an amazingly comfortable grip. They also house the nested, skeletonized stainless steel liners that are the heart of the knife's sturdy liner lock mechanism. To ensure an ultra-smooth opening action, the Positron's blade and handle are joined by special ball bearing washers that greatly reduce friction and ensure a long service life. A reversible deep-pocket wire clip offers either left or right-side tip-up carry and strikes an excellent balance between subtle discretion and immediate access.
  • Blade Length: 3.01" (76 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 2.93" (74 mm)
  • Overall Length: 6.98" (177 mm)
  • Closed Length: 3.97" (101 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.118" (3.0 mm)
  • Blade Material: CPM-S35VN Stainless Steel
  • Blade Finish: Satin
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Handle Material: Polished Orange G10
  • Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock
  • Liners: Skeletonized Stainless Steel
  • Weight: 2.6 oz. (74 g)
  • Made in Taiwan
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
A tougher steel than S30V, it retains the excellent corrosive properties and ability to take an edge, but improves on the ability to hold that edge.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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4 out of 5
Feb 26, 2018
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
Lite and Super Shmooooth
Great lite-weight carry, with smooth action, smooth handle and a shmooooth look. The orange will never get lost in a crowd ... or in a space void full of dark matter. I used it to cut a box for my daughter to trap and annoy our dog---the knife and dog trap worked flawlessly. My only wish is to make it a bit more of a deep carry given the bright color. I can't wear it to the office as it tends to be on the conspicuous side-- think road flare. That being said, the color makes it a good fishing or camp carry option.
5 out of 5
Feb 22, 2018
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: None
Spyderco flipper brad southard
Very sharp,smooth opening great lockup,well built knife probably gonna throw this one in the gun safe ,very excellent value on sale.
4 out of 5
South Carolina
Feb 15, 2018
Pros: Handle Material, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Blade Sharpness, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Lock Ease of Use
Nice but could be great
I received this knife yesterday and was impressed with the look and feel. I flipped it opens and was less than impressed with the action. I then saw what others have also said about the lock bar being a little hard to access. If you use your index finger it is no problem but forget about using your thumb. Maybe as it gets more broke in it will soften up and I may be able to use my thumb like on all other knives. Back to the action, i flipped it for a while to see if it would get better and it did to an extent. It softened up and snapped open nicely but it still felt gritty. I broke out the Wiha and took it apart and cleaned everything, oiled it up, and reassembled it. It now snaps open very nicely and smoothly. The action is now on par with some of the higher end knives. The only negative for me now is the lock bar and that is not that big of a deal unless you need to close it one handed. Over all a very nice little knife and a great deal for the price.
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