Shop the latest products

Spyderco Para 3 S45VN Folding Knife

Our Price

$161.70

(Black G10 Handles and 2.95″ Stainless Steel Satin Combo Blade)

Available on backorder

The Para 3 takes all the proven features and benefits of Spyderco’s best-selling Para Military 2 and distills them into an even more compact all-purpose cutting tool. Its three-inch blade is precision machined from premium CPM-S45VN stainless steel and features a full-flat grind for a superior balance of strength, point utility, and low-friction cutting performance. It includes a textured index-finger choil and thumb ramp that provide a solid purchase for a forward grip and offer enhanced control during precise cutting tasks. The blade’s signature Trademark Round Hole clearly brands it as a member of the Spyderco family and is fully accessible to allow quick, positive, one-handed opening with either hand.

To keep the Para 3 slim and pocket friendly, it features a lightweight, open-backed construction style and its stainless steel liners are nested into machined recesses in the textured G-10 scales. This reduces the handle thickness and provides excellent structural support for the knife’s Compression Lock. Located in the spine of the handle, this high-strength mechanism locks the blade securely open during use, yet allows it to be closed easily and safely with only one hand. A four-position hourglass clip and an oversized lined lanyard hole complete the design, offering ambidextrous tip-up or tip-down carry and allowing the easy attachment of fobs and lanyards.

Ounce for once one of the most capable folding knives ever made, the Para 3 is destined to be a classic.

SKU SPC223GPS Categories , , ,

Additional information

Dimensions 5 × 2 × 1 in
Knife type

Blade style

Overall length (in.)

Blade length (in)

Handle length (in.)

Blade Finish

Blade Grind

Blade material

Blade thickness (in.)

Country of origin

Cutting edge (in.)

Edge type

Handle color

Handle material

Lock Type

Opening Mechanism

Pocket Clip (Tip up or Tip Down)

User Type (Right or Left Handed)

Weight (oz.)