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Spyderco Grasshopper Slipjoint Folding Knife C138P (Online Only)

Retail: $40.99 CDN
Price $28.99 CDN

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Online orders only. This item is not available in store.

NOTE: If ordered by itself, this item has our minimum shipping charge of $7 for B.C, $9.50 for AL, SK, MB and $11 for the rest of Canada.

length overall 5 1/32 in. (128 mm) blade length 2 5/16 in. (59 mm) blade steel  Cr13
length closed 2 3/4 in. (70 mm) cutting edge 2 1/16 in. (52 mm) weight 1.4 oz. (39 g)
hole diameter 9/32 in. (7 mm) blade thickness 5/64 in. (2.25 mm) handle material Stainless Steel

Non-locking folding knives aren’t a new concept. They’ve been around for centuries without much change but continue selling among a sea of modern locking knives. The reason? While many knife buyers appreciate the traditional aspects of a non-locker, more want this type of knife because they live or work where laws prohibit carrying and using a locking pocketknife. 

Spyderco perceived a gap between traditional slipjoints and modern locking folders and created a product line called SLIPITS. SLIPITS offer reliable and sophisticated non-locking folders that open with one hand, have a finger choil for comfort and safety and are conveniently accessible. 

As the overall SLIPIT line expands, a subcategory of micro-sized SLIPITS with stainless steel handles is populating within and Spyderco calls them Bugs. The first Bug was matter-of-factly named, The Bug. Its non-locking blade is just barely over an inch long. Next up, a two-inch blade called the HoneyBee followed by the release of a larger one yet, The GrassHopper. Affable Bugs draw comments like “how cute” - a beneficial perception in a knife-cautious world but their size trumps the reality that they’re serious business when it comes to cutting. 

The GrassHopper’s size is closest to that of a true penknife with its blade over two-inches. Its PlainEdge Cr13 stainless steel blade stays open when you’re cutting, held by resistant pressure at the knife’s pivot area. GrassHopper handles are chamfered with no squared-off edges to dig or bite into a gripping hand. The handle is also stainless steel with a laser engraved Spyderco bug and enough blank area for a small amount of engraving or customization as jewelry or a gift item. Handle lanyard-hole welcomes a chain or keychain. 

NOTE: This knife cannot be ordered by itself. If you have an order which has a shipping charge already, you can add this item to it and it will not add anything to the shipping cost.


  • Model: C138P (Online Only)
  • Manufactured by: Spyderco Knives

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 May, 2010.