Spyderco Resilience Plain Edge Knife Review

Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife Review

Based in the Colorado region of the USA, Spyderco is a company specialized in manufacturing of cutlery items like knives and knife sharpeners. The folding knives that are made by Spyderco carry some specifications like a clip for hanging the knife from one’s pocket, sharpness, a notch for opening the knife.

There are near about 30 to 35 blade producers, some sports person and some self-defense trainers who have joined hands with the Spyderco Company in order to devise and bring about some innovations by using 20 different materials for making knives. The company mostly produces folding knives with features like blade steels, handle materials, locks, etc apart from making knives having fixed blades.

And one of their best products is Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife. The blade is full of awesomeness, and I’m going to review it in details below.

Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife Review

Features of the Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife

Four Way Clip

The hour-glass shaped pouch clasp or as popularly known as pocket clip is a four way clasp which can move in four different directions. It can move in upward direction when the blade of the knife is opened, downward when the knife blade is closed and can be used with either of the two hands, left or right. The blade of the knife can be unlocked by a simple spring coming from the sides by bumping up adjacent to the tang of the blade.

Screw-Together Construction

The handle mounts of the Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 accommodates a structure of simple linings made up of stainless steel on the inner section of the knife handle. Constructed with a Michael Walker LinerLock, the handles of the knife are fastened jointly close to the pivot with washers made up of phosphor bronze in order to keep the action of the knife even and struggle free.

Good Length of The Knife

The overall length of the knife is in between nine to ten inches long. When the knife is in open position the length of the knife comes out to be around 9.375 inches. Out of these 9.375 inches, the length of the blade is around 4.25 inches long. The cutting edge of the blade is also the same as the length of the blade. When closed, the length of the knife comes out to be around 5.25 inches.

One Hand Opening

Built with half an inch diameter of hole popularly called as the lanyard hole, this knife has become easy to operate and it is so designed that anyone can open it easily just by using only their one hand. One might not use his or hers other hand for opening this knife because it is so easy to open. This knife can also be used by any person irrespective of the left or the right hand one uses commonly for daily works. Even a thumb or simply your index finger can be used to open the blade of the knife.


This multipurpose knife can be used anywhere and for any purposes. If you are working in your kitchen to prepare meals and you wish to cut some vegetables or some fruits, you can use this knife in your kitchen or if you are cleaning around all that extra bushes in your garden. This knife does it all from cutting vegetables for curry to cutting up a length of your new hosepipe for watering the plants to clearing extra bushes around your garden. You name it and this knife can do it all.

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  • Pros
  • Sharpness in Blade
  • The Locking System
  • Good Materials of the handle
  • Easy to carry with the Pocket Clip
  • Opened easily with lanyard hole
  • Light in Weight
  • Easy to lock
  • Blade material used is of good quality stainless steel.
  • Cons
  • Less Grip in hands
  • Rust in the blade locks
  • Tight locking system.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Is it sent in a box with the paperwork done by Spyderco?

A: No, it comes in a box with a plastic bag with the knife inside it.

Q: Does the knife have a pocket clip?

A: Yes, it does comes with a four way adjustable pocket clip.

Q: Where it is produced? USA or China?

A: It is produced in China

Q: What is EDC?

A: EDC stands for Every Day Carry as in you can carry this knife all day long with you.

Final Thoughts

Every Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 Plain Edge Knife is a lightweight, every day carry and multipurpose knife with razor sharp easy to open blades having a good cutting edge of around 4.5 inches. The linings on the sides of the handles help in even and struggle less action of the knife. On the whole, the knife is worth the cost of purchasing.


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