After just recently receiving my Para 3 lightweight I was very satisfied with the fit, finish, and materials used! But I wanted to at least try one. I've been carrying a Kershaw Clash for the last couple of years. Get the best deals on Spyderco Plastic Handle Collectible Knives, Swords, Blades, Armors & Accessories when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. The BD-1N steel sharpened very well, and we’ll see how it holds an edge, but thus far it is still sharp after numerous cuts on wire insulation and cardboard. Very lightweight. I've only had the Para 3LW for a couple of weeks but have a few observations: A few people (I was one of them) seem to have confused the new CTS-BD1N steel with the older CTS-BD1. Initially I wasn't too impressed after the G2 scales on the Para 2 but it has grown on me little by little each day to the point I'm swapping out my $300 cf ZT for it. I used to keep my phone in my right (dominant) pocket and keys and knife in my left. Please note, engraving may delay processing time beyond two business days, but no more than four business days under normal circumstances. Shop Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Folding Knife | Up to 30% Off 5 Star Rating on 1 Review for Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Folding Knife + Free Shipping over $49. 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 also have a benchmade bugout and i feel like this knife is on par with it. I've been using it daily, mostly for cutting cardboard and food prep--I did one five-minute touch-up with Sharpmaker fine stones and it remains shaving-sharp. There are a couple of cutting and edge retention tests on YouTube that bear this out--BD1N appears to rank between VG10 and S30V, very good for an unpowdered steel. All in all its a nice budget friendly knife with an amazing brand behind it! The clip looked a bit dodgy at first but seems to be tighter than i thought it would and I think the rounded wire may be easier on pants than some other clip designs. Yes! This is my first Spyderco, and, other than learning how to deploy it quickly, and it being a little tight, being new, it is a really nice knife. ... AR15 Accessories Belts Holsters Hydration Knives Laser Sights Magazine Pouches Military Surplus Night Vision Red Dot Sights Rifle Scopes Tactical Goggles. Here are my observations vs the Bugout (I own two 535's). I know it sounds cliche but the P3L really disappears in my pocket. It's a great lightweight & dependable option for those times when you're not wanting (or able) to carry a little heavier Para 3 (or 2) and I'm glad I have it for those times but I prefer the slightly heavier weight and feel of my G-10 handle Para 3 for my EDC Knife. Spyderco Para 3 and Benchmade Bugout Other lightweight options are also available from other brands such as the Benchmade Bugout. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight 3″ Black CTS-BD1N PlainEdge Blade FRN Handle C223PBBK $ 112.00 Add to cart; Spyderco Sage 5 Lightweight Folding Knife 3″ Plain Edge Blade Black FRN C123PBK $ 122.50 Add to cart; Spyderco Byrd Cara Cara 2 Wave Folder 3.75 in Plain Blade FRN Handle BY03PBK2W $ 35.00 Add to cart Great knife, but it just seems a little imbalanced to me. I'm digging that glow in the dark Delica you just added to the site! NOTE: The glow in the dark options are a translucent white color when not glowing, and due to the nature of the material out of which they are made, must be charged up with a light source in order to glow. Free shipping on many items | Browse your ... Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Rex 45 Sprint Run - Burnt Orange. This is my first Spyderco knife and probably my last. Looks like you already have an account! The lock is my first like this so still getting used to it, but it seems solid and out of the way. The most popular color? Custom Made Titanium Deep Carry Pocket Clip For Spyderco Para 3. Get the best deals for spyderco para 3 lightweight at eBay.com. If you're on the ropes, get off them and buy the knife already. The Para 3 is available in a regular G-10 model or a lightweight FRN edition. A real winner. This is my first real knife - I chose this one on the recommendation of a very knowledgeable family member, and it fits exactly what I was looking for. The FRN is grippy and the knife fits well, even in my big hand. This Para 3 Lightweight model has a black FRN handle and a satin finished blade with a plain edge. The compression lock definitely has a lighter, if not "cheaper", feel compared to my other Para 3 & Para 2 knives and took a while for me to get used to it's different feel but it does do it's job and locks solid every time. Great size, lightweight, has a compression lock, great blade shape, carries well, great ergos. Free shipping. The FRN handles make this a great lightweight EDC. 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