Spyderco 2017 Production Sample – Alycone

The Spyderco Alycone will be a new budget-friendly working knife. I’ve also seen this knife being mentioned as the Alcyone vs. the Alycone, I’m going by the name that was on the tag at the meet. IIRC, this design was aimed at boy scouts for their ‘first knife’. It is basically a scaled-down version of the C220 Polestar that was included in the goodie bag for all attendees (thank you!). The Alycone’s G-10 handle was a very nice fit for my hands. I recall this knife having very good overall fit & finish. Not a big surprise, since this was a production sample, rather than a concept model.


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Overall Length: 18 cm /  7.08 inches
Blade Length: 7,3 cm / 2.87 inches
Blade Thickness: 3 mm / 0.11 inches
Weight: 92 grams / 3.24 ounces

4 Responses to Spyderco 2017 Production Sample – Alycone

  1. […] Alycone The Alycone has been long-rumored in the Spyderco forums and in Amsterdam the company revealed it will be a smaller version of the Polestar. The recently-released budget folder debuted in the 2017 Product Guide. The Alycone, with a 2.87-inch CTS-BD1 blade (about 1/2 an inch shorter than the Polestar’s), is clearly aimed at the budget oriented consumer looking for a smaller blade. Although it’s too early to determine how popular these new models will become, Spydercollector says that it isn’t unusual for the company to invest in an unproven design they believe in. “They like to evolve many of their designs and sometimes just like to try something new.” […]

  2. Alcyone is the name of a star, so I would imagine that’s the intended spelling.

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