The Para 3’s fit and finish really doesn’t really need to be talked about, but we will anyway. The defining feature of this elite Para 3 Lightweight is its blade, which is crafted from Böhler-Uddeholm M390 particle metallurgy stainless steel. CPM S30V is known for its incredible edge retention and corrosion resistance. The Para 3 lightweight was the belle of the ball at the 2019 SHOT Show. The stock pocket clip on the Para 3 makes the knife fit very uncomfortably in the pocket at an odd angle. Other companies such as Fox, CRKT, and MKM have duplicated the basic theory behind the Spydie hole, but in my experience, they are not on par with the large round hole that Spyderco offers its users. The knife feels exceedingly light for its size. Hope you enjoy a look at the exclusive Para 3 Lightweight with M390, the Knife of the Day! FREE SAME DAY SAME DAY SHIPPING. Add to bag. Description. ... Para™ 3 Lightweight Red FRN M390 Exclusive. New posts; Unanswered topics; Active topics; Search; FAQ; Spyderco.com; Logout; Register; Board index Spyderco Forums Spyderco General Discussion ... Para 3 Lightweight Exclusive/Sprint Hopes. Today, we'll take a look at the Spydercoiest Spyderco ever: The Para3 Lightweight. Since the original Paramilitary release in 2004, everyone wanted to see a smaller version that was more comfortable to carry in the pocket. RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER OF LIABILITY, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
You must be eighteen (18) years of age to purchase Spyderco knives. Other lightweight options are also available from other brands such as the Benchmade Bugout. With the utilization of the finger choil, I am able to choke up on the knife for more precision cuts and harder tasks such as cutting cordage. With a lustrous history of innovative and interesting designs, Spyderco is in the top three in every list you’ll find when you Google “best pocket knife.” The Para 3 ranks right up there with the best of the best. Technical Specs. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight DLT Trading Red M390 Exclusive *NEW IN BOX*. ? Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review – Is It Worth Buying? Add a DLC-coated blade to that mix and you have an almost-indestructible knife at your disposal. … Once you are used to it, the Para 3 can be opened with any finger. Question: Considering all of the past/currently released versions, what is your favorite configuration of the Para 3? The Para 3 is a beefier version of their lower-priced options and is definitely stronger thanks to the Compression Lock, but it wouldn’t hurt to pick up an Ambitious as a good backup knife if you don’t want to loan your more expensive Para 3 out to a buddy. The ultra-lightweight, open-backed handle features Bi-Directional Texturing™ for a non-slip grip and houses a streamlined version of Spyderco's patented Compression Lock™ mechanism—a high-strength lock that allows safe, easy, one-handed operation. STATUS: In stock. A special thanks to Omaha Knife for being a great dealer!! Although the Bugout is a great knife, if you’re looking for a hard-use folder the Para 3 is obviously the better choice. The Delica 4 is less expensive than the Para 3, but at a price. CRKT offers several budget options such as the Piet and Amicus, but you sacrifice better blade steel, fit and finish, and lock type. The lock choice for the Paramilitary series of knives from Spyderco utilizes the patented “Compression Lock.” The Para 3 utilizes this revolutionary compression lock design. Share your knife pictures on our Facebook group & get a chance to win a knife of your choice. I'm an independent knife and EDC gear reviewer. It's available in several different handle/blade variations and a regular or lightweight set-up. Exclusive Urban EDC Supply SPYDERCO PARA 3 LIGHTWEIGHT with Laser Engraved Faux Damascus Blade. Due to Para 3’s design and the traditional “Spydie Hole” in the blade, there is a nice “ramp” that your thumb LOCKS into when the knife is in use. Spyderco knows how to put a knife together and make sure it’s going to stay locked up tight for a lifetime of use. By purchasing or receiving any item produced by Spyderco, Inc., the owner assumes the responsibility to research and comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws related to the possession, ownership, carry, shipment, transport, and use of any Spyderco product. Fast forward six years to 2010 and Spyderco released the Paramilitary 2. The full-flat-ground PlainEdge™ blade of this knife is machined from premium M390 particle metallurgy stainless steel. A deep carry clip will add more security knowing the Para 3 is seated fully below the pocket line and you won’t run the risk of accidentally letting that brand new favorite knife of yours fly out of your pocket! This version was offered exclusively by DLT Trading. In a traditional grip without using the finger choil, I can still fit all four fingers on the knife and it fits comfortably. For more information please visit DLTTrading.com. Every Para 3 I’ve had the pleasure of handling has been extremely well built and the fit and finish is on par with knives that cost twice what the Para 3 will run you. I have seen some awesome Spyderco emblem lanyard beads and just might pick one up for myself in the near future. As with most Spyderco’s, the aftermarket offerings are abundant for the Para 3. Spyderco does not have inventory information for these products. CPM S30V (standard models - too many to list with Sprint Runs), 4-Way Reversible (Tip-Up or Tip Down, Right-Handed or Left-Handed), 3.4oz (Non-Lightweight version)/2.5oz (Lightweight version). … Re: Para 3 Lightweight Exclusive/Sprint Hopes Post by steelcity16 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:01 am Sal, is translucent FRCP a possibility in the Para 3 LW (and Native LW for that matter), or can it only be used on the Manix LW? Other than that, the Para 3 is a hard use, no-frills, box cutting beast at a price most people can afford. Great knife I've wanted for my EDC rotation for some time, but having to make the tough call between this and another following some ill timed budget hits. Still, the people wanted something even smaller… Fast forward a couple more years to 2016 and Spyderco released what everyone seemed to be looking for: The Para 3. You can find custom handle scales, screw sets, back spacers, lanyard hole tube inserts, and many more items at very reasonable prices all over the web. Another offering from Spyderco is the Delica 4 which features Spyderco’s classic bi-direction FRN handle scales and a back lock. The Delica is similar in size and weight to the Para 3 but lacks the more durable feeling of the Para 3’s G10 is less “filling” in the hand. This information is not all inclusive of Exclusive items produced by Spyderco. The Bugout features lightweight Grivory handle scales, a CPM S30V blade, and the ambidextrous Axis Lock. With its patented Compression Lock, the Para 3 boasts an EDC friendly blade size that is nearly indestructible when used properly and taken care of.