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Discover the roots of the "tactical Wharncliffe" with Michael Janich's groundbreaking designs, exclusively available at Nearly two decades ago, Janich's collaboration with Spyderco birthed the iconic Ronin fixed blade, challenging conventional blade profiles and pioneering the tactical Wharncliffe trend we see today.


The original Ronin, meaning "wave man" in Japanese, emerged from Janich's collaboration with custom knifemaker Mike Snody. As a gesture of gratitude, Snody invited Janich to design "the ultimate neck knife," leading to the creation of the Ronin. Janich's empirical approach, backed by the infamous "Pork Man" demonstration, revealed the unmatched cutting power of Wharncliffe-style blades. The Ronin, with its pure Wharncliffe design, became a game-changer.


Fast forward to 2003, Spyderco unveiled the Yojimbo, another testament to Janich's Wharncliffe campaign. Despite initial skepticism, the Yojimbo gained market traction, becoming a sought-after choice for personal-defense. Janich's journey continued, leading to the creation of the Yojimbo 2 in 2011.


Now, introducing the MicroJimbo, a distillation of the Yojimbo 2 into a smaller, legally compliant package. Retaining all the critical features, including the "cockpit," this ultra-compact folder boasts a CPM-S30V Wharncliffe blade, Compression Lock mechanism, and G10 handle scales. Balancing discreet carry with instant accessibility, it features a reversible deep-pocket wire clip.




  • Blade Length: 2.45" (62 mm)
  • Closed Length: 3.80" (97 mm)
  • Overall Length: 6.22" (158 mm)
  • Cutting Edge: 2.23" (57 mm)
  • Blade Material: CPM-S30V Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: G10
  • Locking Mechanism: Compression Lock
  • Pocket Clip: Wire (Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry)
  • Weight: 3.0 oz. (85 g)
  • Designer: Michael Janich
  • Made in the USA


Explore the MicroJimbo and immerse yourself in the legacy of Michael Janich's revolutionary designs, exclusively at!

Spyderco C264GP Microjimbo G10 S30V Compression Lock

SKU: 716104017539
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