The Para 3 folding knife packs all the time-tested features and functionality of Spyderco’s iconic Para Military 2 into a smaller, easier-to-carry format.
The Para 3 C223GP, C223GPS & C223GS, Spyderco’s best-selling Para Military 2 and distills them into an even more compact all-purpose cutting tool. Its premium CPM-S30V, Satin Blade particle metallurgy stainless steel and features a full-flat grind for a superior balance of strength, point utility, and low-friction cutting performance. It features the textured Black G-10 Handle.
The Para 3 model C223GPBK is now available with a tough Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) blade coating. This low-profile coating is permanently bonded to the premium CPM-S30V stainless steel blade, which features a Plain Edge blade, and a fully accessible Trademark Round Hole for swift, ambidextrous, one-handed opening. the handle’s textured black G-10 Handle.
The C223GPCMO, iconic Para Military 2, the Para 3 distills all the features of that best-in-class folding knife into a more compact, carry-friendly package. For military end users or those who prefer a tactical look to their knives, this version of the Para 3 boasts digital camouflage-patterned textured G-10 scales that approximate the pattern of the U.S. Army’s ARPAT camouflage. this knife features a full-flat-ground CPM-S30V stainless steel blade with a Plain Edge.
C223GPCMOBK, Its CPM-S30V stainless steel blade is cloaked in a tough, non-reflective Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coating and its handle features textured G-10 scales with a digital camouflage pattern inspired by the U.S. Army’s ARPAT pattern.
C223GPDBL, This elite version of the Para 3 compact design with state-of-the-art CPM-S110V Plain Edge blade steel. This remarkable expression of the Para 3 proudly wears textured G-10 handle scales in the deep midnight blue color.
C223GPDGY, Carpenter Technology Corporation developed Micro-Melt Maxamet blade steel. This remarkable alloy possesses properties that transcend conventional high-speed tool steels and approach those of cemented carbides. Handle featuring signature dark gray textured G-10 scales.
This unique C223CF90VP, one-time expression of the incredibly popular Para 3 design proudly showcases Crucible CPM -S90V blade steel and stunning carbon fiber handle scales. CPM S90V is an advanced particle metallurgy steel with an extremely high vanadium content. which features stunning solid carbon fiber handle with a subtle peel-ply texture for a secure grip.
C223GPBORE, This remarkable Sprint Run expression of the compact Para 3 proudly features CPM REX 45 blade steel and textured G-10 scales in the signature burnt orange color associated with Spyderco’s knives showcasing this high-performance alloy.
C223GPGYCW, limited edition Sprint Run Para 3 features a blade that is precision machined from CPM CRU-WEAR—an air-hardening tool steel specially formulated to offer both superior wear resistance and toughness, and light gray textured G-10 handle scales specially reserved for Spyderco’s elite family of CRU-WEAR knives.
Overall Length: 7.24" (184mm)
Blade Length: 2.95" (75mm)
Closed Length: 4.29" (109mm)
Edge Length: 2.62" (67mm)
Blade Thickness: 0.145" (3.7mm)
Clip Position: Ambi
Tip Carry Position: Tip-Up/Down
Lock Type: Compression