Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

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Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby The Meat man » Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:12 pm

I'm curious. I just watched a YouTube video where a guy said his Spyderco Caribbean measured only 0.013" behind the edge. That sounds awfully thin to me - 13 thousandths is what my SAK is.

Those of you who have one, can you tell me what your's measure? Are the Caribbean knives really that thin behind the edge, from factory?

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Re: Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby eloreno » Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:19 pm

It is quite thin behind the edge. I measured mine when I received it and remember it being ~ 15 thousandths

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Re: Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby RazorSharp86 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:21 pm

0.013 is thin, but not exceedingly thin. I personally wish most factory knives came with a small measurement behind the edge.

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Re: Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby The Meat man » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:51 pm

Thanks for the replies!

So, apparently the Caribbean's edges are being ground thinner than usual. That's a pleasant surprise, especially considering the size of the knife and the blade stock. This makes me even more interested in getting one.

I agree RazorSharp, I'd love to see some more thin edges.
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Re: Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby curlyhairedboy » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:36 pm

The few I've measured have been around 0.016.
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Re: Caribbean Behind the edge thickness?

Postby Evil D » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:11 pm

It's on par with some of the thinner options, the Chaparral comes to mind.

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