EDC Framelock Front Flipper with Black G10 and Raffir
Product Description for EDC Framelock Front Flipper with Black G10 and Raffir
Maker: Johann (JD) van Deventer (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 96827
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 2.90 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.80 in.
Total length: 6.60 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.91 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.08 in.
Item weight: 2.60 oz.
Shipment weight: 3.6 oz.
Blade: Satin finished Bohler N690 stainless steel
Handle: Black G10 inlaid with Raffir natural fiber composite
Style: Folding frame lock
Description: JD van Deventer creates unique knives of the highest degree of craftsmanship. He took up knife making in 2005 and became a member of the Knifemaker’s Guild of Southern Africa by 2007. He works in a one man shop and even builds most of his machines himself! He is clearly a maker to keep an eye on.
This Framelock folder is an extremely practical, yet elegant EDC -- designed for daily carry and daily use. Weighing in at just over 2-1/2 oz, it is easy to keep close at hand and not even notice it is in your pocket. The blade is well centered with smooth action and is easy to open and close with one hand. The gent's front flipper mechanism is designed to be an easy single handed open by rotating with the thumb or first finger. The grind and clip are stonewashed. The flats are polished.
The blade is formed from N690 stainless steel, a super-steel created by Bohler in Austria. It takes an incredibly sharp edge and holds on to it. Increased toughness gives it better resistance to edge chipping. It is hollow ground for an easy to maintain edge.
The front frame is formed from black G-10. It has been meticulously inlaid with Raffir natural fiber composite. Natural plant fibers are cast in a strong translucent resin. As a result, unique textures appear with contrasts between light plant fibers and the deep colored resin. Meanwhile, the semi-transparent resin gives a sense of 3D to the material. The back frame is formed from stonewashed titanium. A black G-10 backbar keeps the knife rigid, yet light. This thin-profiled handle is compact enough to keep in the pocket and never notice it until it is needed. The pierced, deep-carry titanium pocket clip is mounted for right-handed, tip down carry.
Excellent fit and finish throughout!
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