//Spyderco Sage 2 Framelock
//Features & specifications
//Watch this video showing a completely blunt Sage 3 knife cut through your everyday wooden closet dowel! A favorite among many knife enthusiasts, the Sage 2 is admired for it's simplicity & lightweight feel in hand. There's room for a four finger grip & the blade can be choked up on using the integrated finger choil for improved tip control.
//Frame lock knives boast a few benefits and drawbacks which the Sage 2 is still victim to. The primary drawback is when you grip the knife with lots of force and you are cutting the lock has room to slide in further, thus a framelock knife is recommended only for medium to light utility use. The benefits are the locking mechanism is very simple and easy for the end user to maintain, when holding the knife you can feel when the lock engages (especially with the Sage 2 design) so you have tactile feedback.
//CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN
//The trademark Spyderco hole has some unfinished edges so can wear on the thumb but over time will dull. The titanium handles and flow through construction all for easy maintenance and user ease of use.
//ROLE & APPLICATIONS
//Personally we do not recommend the Sage 2 for tactical applications because the lock bar can be moved to unlock if you are gripping the knife and the knife is to twist in your hand from external forces. Also another aaspect that hurts the tactical applications of the knife is the pocket clip which has no traction and also sets the knife very low in your pocket it is difficult to grasp it when trying to extract it from you pocket.
//Light weight, slim profile, multiple grip positions & open simple construction make the Sage 2 a very accommodating & user friendly EDC capable for kitchen, outdoor, hiking, work, home use. We feel the Sage 3 is superior in terms of safety & design but this version is much more accessible & less maintenance for those with those concerns especially for outdoor use & also because the pivot does not require any form of locktite or teflon tape to stay tightened beyond normal screw pressure. The Sage 2 does everything a knife should do & even offers a bit of refinement & expensive engineering. Initially it gives off the impression of a simple knife concept but the execution is all done without any compromises to performance. Spyderco's redesign of the Sebenza is completely reliable & with the inclusion of Spyderco's trademark features in many ways surpasses its' precursor. With this knife you're paying for the quality craftmanship.