Spyderco James Keating Chinook 3 Backlock Knife (3.75" Satin) C63GP3

MSRP: $239.95
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Item #BHQ-5288


  • Overall Length:8.56"
  • Blade Length:3.75"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Thickness:0.16"
  • Blade Material:CPM-S30V
  • Blade Style:Trailing Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.875"
  • Handle Material:G-10
  • Color:Black
  • Weight:5.80 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up, Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Hole
  • Lock Type:Lock Back
  • Brand:Spyderco
  • Model:Chinook 3
  • Model Number:C63GP3
  • Designer:James Keating
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife


James A. Keating is a Master-At-Arms and acclaimed knife designer. He joined forces with Spyderco several years ago to develop a knife called the Chinook. The original design has since been refined, tweaked and upgraded several times and has a new name, the James Keating Chinook 3.

Like the original, the Chinook 3 is an ace in the field or as a martial arts knife where hard-use is a certainty. Lock strength requirements are higher for an outdoor or martial arts folder so the Chinook 3’s back-lock is one of the strongest found on any Spyderco folder. The G-10 handle blankets a pair of full-length steel liners nested inside which are skeletonized for strength without added weight. Jimping (texturing) on the blade’s spine generates tactile resistance keeping the knife slip-free and keeping the hand controlled and connected on the handle. Classified as a modified Bowie, the CPM-S30V blade has also been upgraded to fully flat-ground from the cutting edge to spine. A four-way clip carries tip-up or down and left or right-handed for several draw options.


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