Deployment And it looks good while doing it, too. Tags: Benchmade Benchmade Bugout Spyderco Spyderco Para 3 . Delica is a good solid knife it looks like but honestly seems overpriced for vg10 and frn. The bugout comes with S30V vs the BD1N on the Para 3 LW, but the Para has already had a sprint run in Rex 45 and a dealer exclusive M390. David Andersen does a fast yet in-depth comparison of these two ultralight heavyweights. Its always hard to buck popular opinion and my original Para3 was doing just that—giving Spyderco’s most popular new release in years a less than glowing review. The Para 3 Lightweight takes the concept of the original Para 3 to a whole new level. This swedge allows the Bugout to easily penetrate cardboard or any other cuttin… It does have a diamond checker… In this video I compare the new Para 3 LW to the reigning champion of lightweight EDC knives. Archived. Close. Create New Wish List Ask a Question; Free Shipping on Orders Over $99; Earn Reward Points! This year Spyderco has updated it's popular Para 3 knife by adding a LT or lightweight variation to the line- to the delight of Para 3 collectors probably. The stock clip placement is aweful as well and causes a lot of the handle to stick out of your pocket. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout posted first on http://buckknivespage.blogspot.com/ Most of the real differences are in the handle, but the profile of the blade itself is pretty much identical. And the foods I prepare are healthy and still taste great..I am running my own bussiness of knives. This Para 3 Lightweight model is all blacked out with a black FRN handle and a black DLC finished blade with a plain edge. Get one now and one for Christmas . Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. I love my Para 3 LW, and it's actually been giving my Bugout a run for pocket time. Sold it to my brother. After owning the Para 3 Lightweight for 6 months, I want to see Benchmade’s lightweight competitor. Sorry, this post was deleted by the person who originally posted it. Refinement and upgrades usually come with a cost, but the Para 3 Lightweight loses numbers on the price tag as well. Because the Para 2 is materially thicker and offers 4 way carry, I am giving this round to the Para 2. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout. Slick little knife. SPY27 will be coming soon, I believe S45VN as well (unconfirmed), and there will be more sprints/dealer exclusives. But, I think you'll love the Para 3, … I carry it more than any other knife I own. This is a Sal Glesser design. View all posts by Buck Knives. This Para 3 Lightweight model has a black FRN handle and a satin finished blade with a plain edge. Let's find out! It doesn't appear in any feeds, and anyone with a direct link to it will see a message like this one. It did not put me in good stead in the IKC. When you need a new set of kitchen knives, you would definitely go through several cutlery brands before you find the one you like. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. It’s a fairly boring, neutral blade shape, officially titled a drop point, with a nice swedge along the spine near the tip. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Slick little knife. Change ). A stainless steel lock bar inset into the handle’s interior forms the foundation of its sturdy lock mechanism, while keeping the overall weight to an absolute minimum. I let my dad handle it a couple weekends ago and his comment was that it was “very lightweight.” You can always count on BladeRevi… June 07, 2019 by Anthony Sculimbrene. Granted, I got a limited release in M390, but I like the ergonomics of the Spyderco better. Winner: Para 2. I vote bugout. Although in the long run I think I still prefer the axis lock vs. compression when comparing these two office or lightweight carries. I was the proverbial turd in the punch bowl at the Para3’s debutante ball. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Vs. Benchmade Bugout: Battle of the Ultralight Heavyweights. Last thing I need is something to rely and depend on in a critical situation where the lock fails because a spring broke. This pattern provides plenty of traction in the wet or when doing sweaty work and it helps to keep your hands secure on the knife. ( Log Out /  For those that may not know, Sal is the founder of Spyderco. The bugout would be my second choice because it's so dang cool looking. How much you willing to spend? I love working in the kitchen, from preparing holiday meals to those quick snacks for on the go. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Bugout weighs in at an unbelievably light 1.84 Ounces (52 grams) making it a fair amount lighter than the Para 3 LW. The knife feels exceedingly light for its size. Only want to spend between $100-$150. Top. It’s better than vg-10 and at the same price point. I previously owned the Grizzly Ridge but didn’t care for the recurve. H. Clay Aalders. $98.00 $ 98. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Id tell you para 2 over any of these but then size and price comes in. Granted, I got a limited release in M390, but I like the ergonomics of the Spyderco better. Re: Para 3 vs Native 5 (S110V) for EDC. × Description. Top. That means it sports the same uber-practical 3” clip point blade shape as the original model. Add to Wish List. Almost 30 percent lighter than its G-10-handled counterparts, the Para 3 Lightweight boasts linerless, open-backed construction and Spyderco’s high-traction Bi-Directional Texture™ pattern for a secure grip. I sold my Para 3 because I hated carrying it. When you need a new set of kitchen knives, you would definitely go through several cutlery brands before you find the one you like. 23. This Spiderco Para 3 is in my pocket twice as often as the Bugout, mainly due to the feel of control the grip and blade alignment both provide. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I'm not a fan of their FRN when I could have G10, I don't generally care about weight, and I'd rather have S30V than BD1N. Second choice is Para 3. I have 5 Spiderco knives ranging from $45 to $210 and this is the one I'm keen on now. Chris Reeve Knives, Strider Knives, and Rick Hinderer Knives. Para 3 Lightweight fits that bill 100 times better. If it were me, I'd go for the G10 model. The Para 3 and Native 5 are currently two of my favorite EDC knives. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I have a Bugout. I’ll warn you that it’s not as slim and streamlined; it carries a little bigger in the pocket and the hand, but it’s no big deal to me. Post by bouhunter » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:51 pm . Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Signature Folding Knife with 2.92" Stainless Steel Blade and Durable FRN Handle - PlainEdge Grind - C223PBK. SC223PBK - Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight, Couteau pliant de type compression Lock.Longueur fermé de 10,9 cm.Lame en acier CTS-BD1.Longueur de lame de 7,4 cm.Epaisseur de lame de 3,7 mm.Plaquettes en FRN.Clip.Poids de 68G.Made in USA bouhunter Member Posts: 337 Joined: Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:48 pm. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Vs. Benchmade Bugout: Battle of the Slim EDC Folding Knives. Too big for my needs. Is the Para 3 the so called 'Bugout' killer? ( Log Out /  I have a Bugout. Personally for the price I would get the para 3 lightweight with bd1 steel! Therefore, it is important to look at the criteria for kitchen knives. And the foods I prepare are healthy and still taste great..I am running my own bussiness of knives. Delicas are a classic but a bit long in the tooth now. I’ll warn you that it’s not as slim and streamlined; it carries a little bigger in the pocket and the hand, but it’s no big deal to me. However, I think the Para 2 carries slightly better thanks to its flatter handle. 4.7 out of 5 stars 246. Benchmade Mini Presidio 2 CF Elite-The Most Underrated Benchmade knife? Bugout never stood out to me anyway, do you really want a "bugout" knife that uses teeny tiny springs that are known to break after a while? It allows for a less bulky knife that is easy to transport and has the same cutting performance. Posted by u/[deleted] 7 months ago. I sure as hell don't. The handle is made from textured injection-molded FRN and is set for ambidextrous tip-up carry. The blade on the Bugout is, indefinitely, the knife’s reason for fame. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout posted first on http://buckknivespage.blogspot.com/ In 2017, Benchmade somewhat quietly released the Bugout and it was a hit from day one. It takes up a lot less pocket space, weighs much less and has a larger effective cutting edge. The Para 3 Lightweight is formed with Spyderco’s famous bi-directional FRN texturing. awa54 Member Posts: 2390 Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:54 pm Location: … Buuuut then I got a Para 3 LW, and that’s the one for me. Both feature slim synthetic handles. I don't have any of those, but I've looked at them a lot. Ammo Shortage 2020-9mm, 223/556 scores this week! FREE Shipping by Amazon. The iconic Para 3 folder took all the core aspects of Spyderco's beloved Para Military 2 and compressed them into a more compact, pocket-friendly design. Item: C223PRD × MSRP: $200.00 Was: $200.00 Our Price: $129.95 (You save $70.05 ) Current Stock: Out of Stock.