Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Add to Wish List. 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. The Para 3 Lightweight is formed with Spyderco’s famous bi-directional FRN texturing. The knife feels exceedingly light for its size. 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. Chris Reeve Knives, Strider Knives, and Rick Hinderer Knives. 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. In this video I compare the new Para 3 LW to the reigning champion of lightweight EDC knives. Slick little knife. How much you willing to spend? The stock clip placement is aweful as well and causes a lot of the handle to stick out of your pocket. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout. Benchmade Mini Presidio 2 CF Elite-The Most Underrated Benchmade knife? Buuuut then I got a Para 3 LW, and thatâs the one for me. The Para 3 Lightweight is a slimmed down version of the G10 Para 3 we reviewed in 2018 which I wasn’t exactly in love with. Spyderco Para 3 Signature Folding Knife with 2.95" Stainless Steel Blade and Durable G-10 Handle - PlainEdge Grind - C223GP. But, I think you'll love the Para 3, … H. Clay Aalders is a lifelong edged tool user. To me the para 3 seems the best cause I'm a sucker for flat grinds and a 3in blade is my sweet spot. This is a Sal Glesser design. × Description. This Para 3 Lightweight model has a black FRN handle and a satin finished blade with a plain edge. H. Clay Aalders. ( Log Out / However, I think the Para 2 carries slightly better thanks to its flatter handle. Both feature slim synthetic handles. It doesn't appear in any feeds, and anyone with a direct link to it will see a message like this one. Last thing I need is something to rely and depend on in a critical situation where the lock fails because a spring broke. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight - Red FRN - M390 Blade . Both are very light, both have fidgety feeling locks, and both are U.S. made. awa54 Member Posts: 2390 Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:54 pm Location: … Ammo Shortage 2020-9mm, 223/556 scores this week! Iâll warn you that itâs not as slim and streamlined; it carries a little bigger in the pocket and the hand, but itâs no big deal to me. I don't have any of those, but I've looked at them a lot. I was the proverbial turd in the punch bowl at the Para3’s debutante ball. 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. The Bugout weighs in at an unbelievably light 1.84 Ounces (52 grams) making it a fair amount lighter than the Para 3 LW. Therefore, it is important to look at the criteria for kitchen knives. As the original was a smaller, lighter version of the popular Paramilitary 2, this model is even lighter. This Para 3 Lightweight model is all blacked out with a black FRN handle and a black DLC finished blade with a plain edge. Posted by u/[deleted] 7 months ago. Delicas are a classic but a bit long in the tooth now. Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Vs. Benchmade Bugout: Battle of the Ultralight Heavyweights. I’m in love with that little dude! Most of the real differences are in the handle, but the profile of the blade itself is pretty much identical. The Para 3 is a highly effective military style blade, conveniently packed in a folding blade form, only smaller and narrower than the Para 2. The Griptilian is a lightweight knife, but it’s thick and you will notice it more in the pocket. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. For those that may not know, Sal is the founder of Spyderco. 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. Personally for the price I would get the para 3 lightweight with bd1 steel! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Is the Para 3 the so called 'Bugout' killer? Still the Big 3? The Para 3 and Native 5 are currently two of my favorite EDC knives. Refinement and upgrades usually come with a cost, but the Para 3 Lightweight loses numbers on the price tag as well. The handle is made from textured injection-molded FRN and is set for ambidextrous tip-up carry. I have a Bugout. It allows for a less bulky knife that is easy to transport and has the same cutting performance. Spyderco: Para 3 Lightweight - Black FRN - CTS-BD1N - C223PBK. It does have a diamond checker… June 07, 2019 by Anthony Sculimbrene. And the foods I prepare are healthy and still taste great..I am running my own bussiness of knives. Slick little knife. 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… 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? 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. Sold it to my brother. Granted, I got a limited release in M390, but I like the ergonomics of the Spyderco better. View all posts by Buck Knives. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout posted first on http://buckknivespage.blogspot.com/ 0. Id tell you para 2 over any of these but then size and price comes in. Let's find out! Deployment 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 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. Delica is a good solid knife it looks like but honestly seems overpriced for vg10 and frn. Therefore, it is important to look at the criteria for kitchen knives. Get one now and one for Christmas . Finally ordered myself a Bugout. 00 ($38.28/oz) Get it as soon as Thu, Oct 22. Finally ordered myself a Bugout. Felt like a big chunk in my pocket. Because the Para 2 is materially thicker and offers 4 way carry, I am giving this round to the Para 2. I sure as hell don't. Re: Para 3 vs Native 5 (S110V) for EDC. ( Log Out / With a stock thickness of just 0.09”, and a length of 3.24”, the blade on the Bugout is well suited for cutting tasks galore. Tags: Benchmade Benchmade Bugout Spyderco Spyderco Para 3 . Close. I have a Bugout. I would choose the delica but that bugout is crispy with those handles! Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Vs. Benchmade Bugout: Battle of the Slim EDC Folding Knives. In 2017, Benchmade somewhat quietly released the Bugout and it was a hit from day one. The blade on the Bugout is, indefinitely, the knife’s reason for fame. Granted, I got a limited release in M390, but I like the ergonomics of the Spyderco better. bouhunter Member Posts: 337 Joined: Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:48 pm. Some people have said they feel the Bugout is almost too light in the hand and or pocket and that it doesn’t feel substantial enough to tackle more difficult tasks. Should have NEVER been called the "bugout". And the foods I prepare are healthy and still taste great..I am running my own bussiness of knives. 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. Viktos Upscale Sling Bag-On Sale Now for Black Friday! Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Signature Folding Knife with 2.92" Stainless Steel Blade and Durable FRN Handle - PlainEdge Grind - C223PBK. Post by bouhunter » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:51 pm . $98.00 $ 98. If it were me, I'd go for the G10 model. Item: C223PRD × MSRP: $200.00 Was: $200.00 Our Price: $129.95 (You save $70.05 ) Current Stock: Out of Stock. I sold my Para 3 because I hated carrying it. I love working in the kitchen, from preparing holiday meals to those quick snacks for on the go. Buuuut then I got a Para 3 LW, and that’s the one for me. The only thing Iâm personally iffy on is the pocket clipâthe wire clip is absolutely fine, but I prefer the short (and more secure) clip on the Bugout. Winner: Para 2. It did not put me in good stead in the IKC. After owning the Para 3 Lightweight for 6 months, I want to see Benchmade’s lightweight competitor. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. SPY27 will be coming soon, I believe S45VN as well (unconfirmed), and there will be more sprints/dealer exclusives. The bugout would be my second choice because it's so dang cool looking. Change ). It takes up a lot less pocket space, weighs much less and has a larger effective cutting edge. As the original was a smaller, lighter version of the popular Paramilitary 2, this model is even lighter. The Para 3 Lightweight has an overall length of 7.27″, a 3.00″ blade, weighs 2.4 ounces, and is made in Golden Colorado, in the United States of America, here on planet Earth. 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. ( Log Out / That means it sports the same uber-practical 3” clip point blade shape as the original model. Only want to spend between $100-$150. Top. Sorry, this post was deleted by the person who originally posted it. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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. Para 3 Lightweight fits that bill 100 times better. If I wanted a knife that lightweight, I'd get a bugout, which will outperform the Para 3 lw at a similar cost, … I previously owned the Grizzly Ridge but didn’t care for the recurve. Second choice is Para 3. When you need a new set of kitchen knives, you would definitely go through several cutlery brands before you find the one you like. It is smaller and narrower than the Para 2. 4.7 out of 5 stars 246. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Top. FREE Shipping by Amazon. The Grivory handles on the Bugout are even slimmer – 0.4 inches compared to 0.45 on the Spyderco – which means that it’ll live in your pocket even easier. Bugout, hoping you can get a decent centered smooth version. Bd1 is awesome steel and very underrated. And at under 3 inches, it's able to take on most tasks while still adhering to common knife laws. 23. 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. And it looks good while doing it, too. Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout posted first on http://buckknivespage.blogspot.com/, I love working in the kitchen, from preparing holiday meals to those quick snacks for on the go. Create New Wish List Ask a Question; Free Shipping on Orders Over $99; Earn Reward Points! ( Log Out / Sypderco Para 3 Lightweight vs Benchmade Bugout posted first on http://buckknivespage.blogspot.com/ It’s better than vg-10 and at the same price point. Of all the things I've lost I miss my mind the most! The Para 3 Lightweight takes the concept of the original Para 3 to a whole new level. I love my Para 3 LW, and it's actually been giving my Bugout a run for pocket time. I have 5 Spiderco knives ranging from $45 to $210 and this is the one I'm keen on now. The Para 3 Lightweight takes the concept of the original Para 3 to a whole new level. When you need a new set of kitchen knives, you would definitely go through several cutlery brands before you find the one you like. Archived. Too big for my needs. I carry it more than any other knife I own. It’s a fairly boring, neutral blade shape, officially titled a drop point, with a nice swedge along the spine near the tip. This swedge allows the Bugout to easily penetrate cardboard or any other cuttin… David Andersen does a fast yet in-depth comparison of these two ultralight heavyweights. Spyderco Para3 Lightweight Review.