Also it has a 20lb. With these cookies we and third parties will be able to follow your behaviour on our website. I've got an Urban with the warncliffe blade. Cancel Unsubscribe. The Urban knife from Spyderco is a Slipit, which means the blade doesn't lock open. Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by PV29, Feb 17, 2009. Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by PV29, Feb 17, 2009. It's extremely easy to flick open like a gravity knife, though, so it may not go over that well with Boston cops (or Canadian cops, for that matter... curses). The G10 Spyderco has undeniably better steel and pedigree, but I’m very impressed by the Boker’s value, and I think it would beat the FRN UKPK too. Spyderco's non-locking, one-hand open, clip carry folders are called SLIPITS. The UK home of Spyderco Knives. The Caly3 is smoother to open, made in VG-10 and has a jimped choil. Unfortunately, being from the UK, our laws are somewhat restrictive when it comes to knives so I’m in the market for a Spyderco UKPK. It seems people like them more than their caly, but why? This Urban features a textured black FRN handle and a leaf-shaped N690Co stainless steel blade with a plain edge and a full flat grind. The SpyderCo UKPK is a fantastic little penknife that can go with you almost everywhere and provide superb performance in a small but ergonomic package. Spyderco Superstähle - Urban K390 und UKPK S110V Andi1878. At 89 mm (3.5 inches) long when closed, this is most definitely one of Spyderco’s little big knives: a lot like the Balance or the Dragonfly 2 in that regard. I would definitely get one, especially at that price: it usually goes for about $10 more than what Amazon has it listed at. Blade length for UK pocket carry is restricted to 3 inches (75mm) and the Urban comes in at 2 and 9/16ths (65 mm) with the whole knife only 6 and 1/16ths (154 mm). The problem was that after opening and closing the knife (and not even using !) Discussion in 'Knives' started by greymethod, Aug 19, 2010. In 2010, the Lightweight models were introduced, with FRN handle scales instead of G-10. The idea here is to discourage the use of such knives in acts of violence. I would have no problem buying and Urban and carrying it everyday as long as you are ok with Slip-it's. Feb 18, 2009 #21. At Heinnie Haynes we stock hundreds of different Spyderco models including the UK Friendly ‘Legal’ UKPK, Bug and Pingo and locking knives such as the Paramilitary 2, Endura, Delica and Tenacious to name but a few. **Who's next? Combined with the limited blade length the Spyderco Urban can legally be carried in many places in Europe. The Caly pattern (G-10 scales, leaf blade, deep pocket wire clip) is one of my favorites from Spyderco. Right of the bat, this is a thoroughbred Spyderco, designed by Sal Glesser himself and with no real attempts at sheeple styling. It is a lot of knife for the money. For EDC (every day carry) use here in the UK it is ideal. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 3.35K. © Copyright 2006-2017 EDCFORUMS.COM All Rights Reserved, I don't have an urban but a orange UKPK and it's designed very similar. Shop and buy the Spyderco UK Penknife including 3 current versions of UKPK Knife, smaller Urban knife and low cost Byrd Tern knife. UK law prohibits folding knives either with locking blades or blades over 3 inches. -While ergonomics are outstanding for a folder of this size, they are still somewhat lacking compared to the larger spydercos. AF Gold Member Gold Member. The absence of the lock and the full stainless liners makes the UKPK much lighter and slightly thinner. Starting in 2004, Spyderco launched a folding knife model called the UK Penknife, targeted for carry in the United Kingdom where newly imposed legal restrictions forbade folding knives with locking blades. Spyderco’s popular SLIPIT™ knives are non-locking folders that combine the advantages of one-hand opening and clip carry with the legal permissibility of a non-locking mechanism. I don't think you have enough Spydercos. We are the official UK home of Spyderco knives with hundreds of premium models in stock. Made in USA, the UK Penknife, C94PBK folding knife has 2.5 mm thick, Carpenter Steel CTS-BD1, full flat grind, leaf shape blade with lightweight black FRN handle. Discussion in 'Knives' started by jericanman, May 1, 2012. jericanman Loaded Pockets. Spyderco’s UK Pen Knife (or UKPK) is a slip joint folder from their SLIPIT line and designed with knife laws in the UK primarily in mind. This means that the knife isn't really locked. Very different than the Urban, but great in it's own way. new spyderco ukpk vs new Fridge. The non-locking pocket knife has grown in popularity in large part because of ever tightening legislation regarding permissible knives in large metropolitan areas. The smaller handle makes ergonomics somewhat cramped. for perhaps 10 times on the first day of purchase the opening action became very stiff and practically unusable with one hand and a considerable effort with two. ** My multiple face off vs. video between the Spyderco Spy-DK folding knife, Squeak, Pingo and UKPK. Hey guys, Long time fan of the sub and I love looking at all the different knifes you guys have! Having just received one in the mail, I have to say I think it's a fantastic knife and I'm really pleased with it. I have the 2" Squeak, 2.75" Urban Leaf (this model), and the 3" UK Penknife. I really like the fit and finish of my UKPK and I believe the urban has a slightly smaller handle and blade. Nice collection. Please visit following page for more information. I like the Spyderco Slipit knives. Are you a current member with account or password issues? 31. Sep 28, 2009 #1. 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