Spyderco’s Delica has been a cornerstone of their everyday carry product line since its introduction in 1990. The 4th Generation of the Delica was upgraded with a 13 mm RoundHole, spine jimping, reinforced blade tip and a four-position screw on clip. The premium edition of the fully flat ground Delica 4 model offers the same great platform with a huge upgrade in materials that is sure to be a favorite for users and collectors alike. This version comes with a plain edge, modified drop point blade made from D.P.S. 15 Damascus with a VG10 core and solid titanium handles.
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Blade: A fully flat ground, modified drop point blade comes with a razor sharp plain edge. Offered in a visually stunning, high performance D.P.S. 15 Damascus/VG10 laminate this Delica is sure to catch some eyes. Cutting performance is retained thanks to the VG10 core while upping the style significantly. Spyderco’s ambidextrous Round Hole opener makes for smooth, easy, one hand operation. Present as well is the jimped thumb ramp for added control in both fine and heavy work. Just over 2.5 inches of cutting edge makes this an excellent cutting tool you will want to have with you every day.
Handle: This iteration of the classic Delica design is executed with a full titanium handle finished with a fine media blast for a matte gray look. Slim and sleek, this is an excellent choice for dress carry while still being a fully capable utility blade. The sturdy mid-back lock design is easy to operate and comes with the Boye Dent further enhancing the security by preventing accidental disengagement of the lock when gripping the handle with heavy pressure. A hole at the pommel end allows for easy lanyard attachment.
Carries via a 4-position, stainless steel hourglass pocket clip.
D.P.S. 15 Damascus clad VG10: VG-10 is a high-carbon stainless steel that takes a very good edge and holds it well. Popular with Japanese kitchen knife makers it is often hardened to 60-61 HRC A popular choice for small pocket knives thanks to good edge holding and stain resistance VG10 works well with a high polished, acute edge for optimal slicing performance. Spyderco’s Damascus is a laminated fifteen-layer steel with a Suminagashi pattern, a traditional Japanese art form of creating ripples of Chinese ink on the surface of water.
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