The Snap-It Salt traces its history back to the original Snap-It design, which was a unique departure from Spyderco’s groundbreaking CLIPIT® knives. Instead of a pocket clip, it featured a snap shackle attached to the pivot-pin end of the handle that allowed the user to clip the closed knife to a D-ring, carabiner, or similar platform to hang in a position where it was easily accessible. This unique innovation earned a U.S. utility patent and Blade magazine’s prestigious “Overall Knife of the Year” award in 1993.
Back by popular demand and now better than ever, the Snap-It Salt combines all the defining qualities of the original design with the ultra-corrosion-resistant properties of H-1® steel. This amazing alloy uses nitrogen instead of carbon to create its steel-like properties, making it practically invulnerable to corrosion. It is also a work-hardening steel that holds an excellent edge, yet is incredibly strong and flexible.
The Snap-It Salt features a broad, hollow-ground blade with an oversized Trademark Round Hole™ for exceptional leverage during right-handed one-hand openings. Available in either a PlainEdge™ or SpyderEdge™ format, it is paired with a high-visibility handle injection-molded from bright yellow fiberglass-reinforced nylon (FRN). The handle houses a stout back lock mechanism that locks the blade securely open and textured black Kraton® panels for a secure grip, even when wet. The knife’s steel-reinforced FRN shackle features a spring gate that, like the other components of its screw-together construction, is also extremely corrosion resistant.
- Handle Material: Yellow FRN ( Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon), Black Kraton Insert
- Blade Steel: Rustproof H-1
- Blade Grind: Hollow
- Edge Grind: SpyderEdge – Serrated
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Blade Thickness: 0.118″ (3.0mm)
- Blade Length: 2.96″ (75mm)
- Cutting Edge: 2.563″ 2.25″ (57mm)
- Length Closed: 5.08″ (129mm)
- Length Overall: 6.89″ (175mm)
- Overall Weight: 2.4 oz. (68g)
- Lock Mechanism: Back Lock
- Opening Mechanism: Spydie Hole
- Designed by Sal Glesser
- Made in Seki-City, Japan
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