Depending whom you ask, Persistence means different things to different people. It means continuing without veering off course or changing function or structure. It describes ongoing existence regardless of interference or challenges. Some even say persistent personalities experience déjà vu more frequently due to their repetitive drive. We thought it a great name for a knife as it also means steadfastness and never-give-up-attitude. Spyderco’s C136 Persistence is the smaller version of the Tenacious Model, another reliable descriptive of human nature. We milled the black G-10 laminate handle with prolonged fatigue-free cutting in mind. Comfort in hand means easier use long-term. Skeletonized steel liners tucked inside the handle, increase the handle’s rigidity and strength level without adding non-functional weight or bulkiness. The 8Cr13MoV stainless blade is a modified skinning-style, ground-flat. Careful positioning of the oversized Spyderco Round Hole, relative to the location of the pivot, pre-set the hand in just the right spot for fumble-free one-hand blade open/close. Fully sharpened edge from tip to tang generates the most cutting edge possible for the blade’s length. A 4-way pocket clip lets the folder set tip-up/tip-down left-hand/right-hand. Walker Linerlock has a jimped liner. Screw together construction.
Spyderco named this knife "Persistence" because it's made to be ever-ready, durable, and versatile. It's a smaller version of the company's popular Tenacious model, with a milled black G-10 laminate handle intended to reduce fatigue while cutting. Skeletonized steel liners are tucked inside the handle, increasing rigidity and strength without adding weight. An 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade is a modified skinning style, ground flat and capable of holding a keen edge over time. The oversized round hole is positioned relative to the blade's pivot point to optimize one-handed opening and closing and, when it's time to be moving on, the four-way pocket clip lets the folding knife sit tip-up or tip-down, left- or right-handed.
- Milled black G-10 laminate handle reduces fatigue during use
- Skeletonized steel liners for added strength without added weight
- 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade is ground flat
- Easy one-handed opening and closing
- Four-way hourglass clip
- Screw-together construction
- Phosphor bronze washers
- Spine and liner jimping
- 6.8-inch overall length
- 2.75-inch blade length
- 4.1-inch closed length
- 3.3-ounce weight
- 0.5-inch hole diameter
- Three-millimeter blade thickness
Sypderco knives include a limited manufacturer's warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. Details are included with your purchase.
Thinking beyond established knife industry practices has allowed Spyderco to introduce new innovations, including one-hand opening, serrations on a folder, and a clip to attach a knife to a pocket. Spyderco remains dedicated to researching and developing improved, better-performing materials with function and reliability, and its unique cutlery line is a result of designing ergonomic, functional tools. The company puts its new products through rigorous testing prior to release, examining edge retention with a CATRA machine, looking for rust development with Q-FOG, checking the force needed to open and close a knife, and analyzing numerous other technical details.