Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife Review
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Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife Review
Spyderco Sage 2 titanium knife is one of the Spyderco Sage series knives. The Sage 2 is perfect with its titanium plate and frame lock. The first Sage knife was made after being motivated by Michael Walker’s creation of the Liner lock. It offers a ball bearing detent method of staying the knife closed. The Sage 2 also focuses on the adornment of the original Walker’s Liner lock. Spyderco Sage 2 was then changed into the Reeve Integral Lock (RIL).
Spyderco is capable of carving great knives. When they collaborate with other top designers that it gets exciting. Chris reeve is known for a whole bunch of different innovations like the one piece knife, a few different locking systems and even work to develop the renowned S30V steel.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Dimensions
The Sage 2 has an overall length of 7 1/8”, and a blade is around 3”. Weight of Sage 2 knife is 99.22 grams, the Sage 2 is a lot into a small and lightweight package. The balde is 1/8” thick,which is beefy. Blade of Sage 2 knife is premium quality CPM S30V steel. This is perfect size for daily use. The full flat grind is beautiful and makes this knife a very good slicer. The sage 2 is just as carryable and make for great upmarket EDC. The Sage 2 is made in Taichung Taiwan.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Handle and Ergonomics
The handle is where the Sage 2 shines. Handle is made of 2 thick block of titanium and is held together by 3 T8 screws. The constancy of the bolts is very helpful, as in case you want to take it apart for any reason. The titanium keeps this knife lightweight and finished. The consistency of screws is appreciated. The ergonomics are also very good. Length of handle is 4 3/16”. Like most Spyderco knives Sage 2 feels good in hand. The handle fringes are also well finished with no sharp edges.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Pocket Clip
The pocket clip is Spyderco wire clip. This is very good pocket clip design because it is simple, strong and easy to dissemble. The use of the pocket clip is ideal and the deep carry nature of the clip makes the knife almost disappear in pocket.
Movement of the Sage 2 knife is a walkover with the standard Spyder hole and phosphorus bronze bushings. The blade moves with very little attempt from your thumb. The control is very good, it is not like the blade is diving out of the handle.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Lock
The frame lock is occupied with maximum robustness. The lock is a hard slap and it does not move. After two years of use the integral frame lock has not changed in the modest. The strength of lock lies in its simplicity.
The balance of the Sage 2 knife is perfect. When you hold the knife usually, without choking up on the choil. Knife basically becomes weightless.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Grip
The sabre grip is the revert grip for the Sage 2, it is very comfortable grip when cutting in a downward movement. It is very easy to cut cardboard or opening box. The parallel thinness of the blade allows you to nip grip the knife logically warmly. The Sage 2 allows for proper comfort when holding it in a reverse grip.
Choil is the end of a knife’s cutting edge which is nearer to the handle. The depth of the choil allows you to chock up very easy on the knife blade for increased precision in detail cuts.
The Spyderco Sage 2 is an extremely beautiful knife at a superb price point, especially for titanium. Price of Sage 2 knife is around 180$. When approaching the value of a knife in terms of cost, many immediately bring up economic knives likes Moras or Opinels, but when you break down what you get for the price.
Spyderco Sage 2 Titanium Knife – Conclusion
The Sage 2 is a superb knife and a worthy successor to the Sage 1. The materials, fit, and finish are top notch and the design is pure Spyderco. 180$ is too much money to spend on a knife, but when you compare that to the other titanium frame lock knives on the market the Sage 2 gripping value proposition. The Sage 2 is made overseas, but Spyderco’s Taiwanese knives are all very good.