Drop + Eric Ochs Lynx Titanium Liner Lock Knife
Our Next Collaboration with Eric Ochs: The Lynx
We’re stoked to launch the new Lynx, our second collaboration with custom knife maker Eric Ochs. Our first collaboration with Eric, a production version of his Orca design, was a big hit with the blade community, but on the larger side for more casual users/collectors. The Lynx is small enough to slip into just about any pocket, and has a blade that will do 99% of the common tasks an Orca can.
Eric’s custom design was already proven in the knife world, so there wasn’t a lot we needed to improve or even wanted to change. But we did want to take advantage of Reate’s CNC-machining capabilities to create some textures that are just not possible to do by hand. You can see the results in the S-curve pattern milled into the scales, which are connected by the pattern milled into the backspacer.
We had a pretty good idea how this milling would look on G-10, but weren’t sure how it would look putting the same curves through the woven carbon fiber. We were very...
Jun 17, 2019