Spyderco Southard Folding Tactical Knife 3.43" Drop Point CTS 204P Blade Titanium & G10 Handle Black
- Flipper opening mechanism
- Sturdy Reeve Integral Lock
- Stainless steel pocket clip
Brad Southard is an amazingly talented custom knifemaker who specializes in high-performance folder designs. His first collaboration with Spyderco features a “flipper”—a novel blade-opening device that was pioneered by custom knifemaker Kit Carson. A Carson Flipper consists of a small lever that extends from the base of the Southard’s CTS 204P hollow-ground blade and protrudes from the back of the knife’s handle when closed. Pulling on it with your index finger creates a tension against the detent mechanism that holds the blade closed. When the detent is overcome, the blade rotates on a special captive ball-bearing pivot system and snaps authoritatively into the open position.
The Southard’s handle combines a medium-textured black G-10 scale and thick titanium liner on one side with a solid titanium scale on the other. The titanium scale forms the foundation of the knife’s sturdy Reeve Integral Lock (R.I.L.) mechanism and features a small inlaid G-10 panel that acts as an overtravel stop when releasing the lock mechanism. It is also home to the knife’s matching stainless steel clip, which supports right-side tip-up carry. It features a durable titanium carbonitride coating on its blade, handle scales, and other hardware.
Folding or Fixed Blade: Folding
Blade Steel: CTS 204P
Handle Material: Titanium and G10
Blade Shape: Drop point
Pocket Clip: Yes
Carry Options: Tip-up, Right hand
Locking Mechanism: Reeve Integral Lock
Blade Finish: Titanium carbonitride coating
Rockwell Hardness: Not listed by manufacturer
Opening Method: Flipper or Thumbhole
Blade Length: 3.46"
Blade Thickness: 0.157"
Closed Length: 4.50"
Overall Length: 7.96"
Weight: 4.1 oz
Made in Taiwan
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