Having endured extensive military testing and issued in aircrew survival kits, the Pacific Salt 2 updates this classic Salt line folder with the ergonomic Gen 4 Endura handles with Bi-Directional textured FRN and 4-position pocket clip. The Pac Salt 2, continuing Spyderco’s program of Constant Quality Improvement or CQI, offers an even lighter weight and corrosion resistant linerless platform and Titanium Carbo-Nitride (TiCN) coated hardware and back lock bar. The newest iteration of the Pacific Salt 2 comes with a full flat grind LC200N stainless steel blade and Key Lime Green FRN handles. This version comes with a plain cutting edge.
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Blade: Fully flat ground for general slicing utility, the satin finished LC200N stainless steel blade is all but impervious to corrosion, perfect for salt water or highly corrosive environments, while offering improved edge retention over H1. The Pacific Salt 2 makes for the ultimate in hard use, low maintenance folding knife and is an issue item in U.S. Navy and Marine aviator SERE kits. The plain edge slices clean while the 14 mm Round Hole provides easy, ambidextrous operation even in gloves while jimping on the thumb ramp provides added traction.
Handle: Linerless Green FRN is durable, lightweight and extremely resistant to the elements. Ergonomic and comfortable, the Endura-style handle is equipped with high traction Bi-Directional texturing for a secure grip in any situation. Smooth and easy to operate the mid-back lock is strong and reliable. A hole at the pommel allows for lanyard attachment and construction is completed with non-reflective TiCN coated hardware.
Carries via a black, 4-Position, titanium hour glass clip.
LC200N: LC200N is a high nitrogen, alloyed tool steel produced using PESR (pressurized electro-slag remelting) technology delivering a pure alloy with fine micro-structure. This steel has been used in knives for some time and even longer by NASA for ball bearings. LC200N offers excellent corrosion resistance, toughness and ease of sharpening with edge retention better than other steels with comparable qualities. Maximum working hardness in 60-62HRC range. Also sold as Cronidur 30 or Z-FiNit (Zapp Fine Grain Nitrogen steel).
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