At the time I was interested in a knife with a full flat grind, a large plain edge, G10 handle scales and pillar construction. The thumb hole (“Spyderhole”) makes it easy to access the blade with bare hands or gloves – in rain or shine. Always feeling nice to revisit old post as the review is informative and joyful to read. Smart Buy. What is important to know about the Persistence and the rest of this line of knives is that as they go down in blade size, they go down in handle size. Spyderco Tenacious + Persistence CUSTOM Green Scale Screws *other colors available PLEASE ASK* CKGarage. I have measured the handle from where my index finger rests comfortably (directly forward of the cut out for the liner lock) to the end and it is 3.75 inches. Svs. Our economical Ambitious is smallest, slightly larger in size is the Persistence, the Tenacious is mid-sized, and our new Resilience the largest. One of the salient characteristics is the customizability of the pocket clip. It has a curved laminate handle to prevent fatigue while providing a comfortable grip. It has skeletonized steel liners to allow the knife to be strong without the unnecessary weight and bulkiness. Spyderco, Inc has been a staple in the knife industry for over 30 years. I have a store close to me showing 2-3 of these. As you stated, the shorter blade of the Persistence will have limitations in food preperation or the cutting of any larger items with one slice, but this is a given with any blade of this size. Custom Made Titanium Deep Carry Pocket Clip For Spyderco Knife. Also the knife is designed to provide the user good traction, which I find to be important for a mid sized folding EDC knife like this. That’s a really good price.” Haha! The Tenacious had that and more – all for under $50. Spyderco Tenacious The first Spyderco knife was made in 1976 under the direction of Sal Glesser. It's every deal hunters dream. The lack of size of the Persistence is made up for with a rugged build, thick lock, and a stout blade. As you stated the Tenacious is not a small knife and I don’t want to freak others out if they happen to see it. Spyderco Tenacious, Where/How To Get Custom Scales? I would still advise against stabbing anything with this knife though since hitting something hard may both damage the tip and could cause your hand to slide forward. Thank you for this great site Dan and keep up the good work! C $59.29. I love my Spyderco Tenacious, it just made its way into my EDC rotation. These traits are revered at Spyderco and why we named our line of Value Folders after them. Pocket clips can be a problem with expensive knives, let alone cheap ones, so I was really pleased with the clip on the Tenacious. The mid-sized Spyderco knife is easy to open with the over-sized hole to pull with your finger. June 4, 2020. EASY-TO-USE - The blade’s shape coupled with an oversized Spyderco Round Hole and textured spine jimping allows you to open the blade and position your thumb on the spine in slip-proof confidence ready for work. Shad, Shad. The Persistence might be a nice compromise as it will have the same build quality and materials as the Tenacious in a smaller footprint. I would not try to stab anything with it and, in this role, I would not consider the Ambitious at all. The knife rides pretty low in your pocket. The handle has a flat steel liners. Oddly enough I have not yet had an opportunity to handle a Persistence yet. Last Updated: December 1, 2019 I own Benchmades, Gerbers, ZTs, and CRTKs. For our first Spyderco value folder exclusive we chose the workhorse Tenacious model. That said, compared to harder, more expensive steels you will have to sharpen the knife more frequently. Post by alwjohnson » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:44 pm . The mid-sized Spyderco Tenacious pocket knife has a black G-10 laminate handle, made with fatigue-free cutting in mind. Today, with the advent of high end Chinese knife manufacturers like Reate, there is less of a concern, although certainly some of that original stigma still exists. Can you Recomended me someone with a quick turn around time? Flat dies from G10 leave much room for customization – Tenacious dies can be safely replaced with carbon, wood, etc. Spyderco Tenacious. This might be a bit much for some considering the internet prices, but I purchased this knife in a locally owned store, payed no shipping, and got instant gratification. Included with each listed markdown is a secondary expandable list of the nearby stores which that markdown was detected in. Local Markdown Feed is an all-in-one page for viewing detected markdowns across all stores near you. Custom Made Titanium Deep Carry Pocket Clip For Spyderco … That full flat grind just zips through cardboard. Thousands of exclusive offers covering a range of popular categories including travel, dining, wellness, and entertainment. It held up really well and is a nice size folder for dirty jobs. To be honest, I think the knife is well priced right around $30. This has made the Persistence the perfect balance for the environment in which I live. Spyderco Tenacious Peg. Pro: Easy to sharpen Con: Linerlock system Everyman: Probably one of the most adored folding pocket knives in the world, the Tenacious can be found on the hip of anyone who desires quality craftsmanship at a reasonable price. I'm doing a short series on all the knives I've had extensive time and experience with to let you guys know how they held up. 8Cr13Mov is a more inexpensive steel that is comparable with Aus 8. Learn how your comment data is processed. Any support is greatly appreciated. My first flipper, and the stories of knife acquisition begins….. It’s time to it out and let it do some work. The leaf shaped blade of the Tenacious is made of 8Cr13Mov Stainless steel. . Based on what you are talking about I think the Persistence might be a good fit for you. Here is a size comparison with the Mini Griptilian and Kershaw Skyline so you can see what I mean: It’s a big knife. Shad. I agree about either a dedicated chef knife or a larger folder for camping and already have that covered. I am increasingly spending more time in an urban environment where a large knife tends to scare people, but I can be in the wilderness in a matter of minutes. While the ergonomics are not quite as good as they are on the Tenacious, I can still get a comfortable four finger grip on the Persistence. With all of this in mind, I can easily say that the Persistence was worth the $40 that I payed for it. From $ 23.00. It has a pretty big handle and it has been well designed. Also, I really like the full flat grind on this knife. 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