Spyderco Astute Liner Lock Knife Black G-10 (3" Satin) C252GP

The Astute from Spyderco is a new addition to their increasingly popular line of value folders, like the Tenacious and the Efficient. The Astute is an attractive knife with a flowing design that makes it ergonomic, with no hot spots. The profile of the knife tucks neatly into the pocket.

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Item #BHQ-106196
MSRP: $78.00
Our Price: $54.60
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  • Overall Length: 6.875"
  • Blade Length: 3.00"
  • Blade Width: 0.88"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11"
  • Blade Material: 8Cr13MoV
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 3.875"
  • Handle Width: 1.00"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.10"
  • Handle Material: G-10
  • Color: Black
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight: 2.60 oz.
  • User: Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Hole
  • Lock Type: Liner Lock
  • Brand: Spyderco
  • Model: Astute
  • Model Number: C525GP
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Best Use: Everyday Carry
  • Product Type: Knife

Customer Reviews

Beautiful knife, jimping would make it perfect.
Garrett T. on Sep 1, 2020

A beautiful knife. It came super sharp out of the box. When it's open, it almost looks like the blade won't fit in the handle. For the price, there is no reason for it not to have any jimping at all, and I think that is a huge miss Spyderco. Overall very pleased, and I would repurchase it without hesitation. I hope they make a larger version of the astute and include jimping! The only other thing I could say needs improvement is some skeletonization of the liners.

Steven L. on Aug 22, 2020

Great spyderco for a minimal price. Perfect EDC knife. Buy it before they’re all gone.

Nice little knife
David H. on Jan 14, 2022

Smooth action. Seems well made. Nicely finished. For a relatively small knife, ergonomics are good, unlike with the Persistence model I used to have. Further, this knife is relatively slim and disappears in the pocket...unusual for a Spyderco. Overall, I like this knife very much. I haven't had it long enough to give it 5 stars, though.

Good Build Quality
Jerry T. on Sep 4, 2020

The build quality on this knife is very good for this price point. I think this knife compares favorably with the Ontario Rat II. I am however going to give the Rat II D2 the advantage due to better ergonomics in my hand and pocket, better D2 steel and a better price.

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