The author of the knife project shows who supported the creation of products that have not yet received funding.
The project with modest fees, but a unique design gathered in its ranks lovers of friction folders. Retro design and titanium elements - visit card of Pocket Rocket Knife Project.
The author in the update showed wood on the handle, but most are interested in orange composite, which are also demonstrated in the project, but are not offered for purchase. You can read more on the project page .
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Just a couple of days and the dream of some fans of friction blades will become a reality ...
A classic knife with a friction mechanism and an advanced fastening system. Titanium linings and a retro logo font resemble the early design of the Porsche 356 ... many will like it.
Within a month you can buy this pocket knife here ...
The knife market has long been waiting for an inexpensive unique friction knife.
For 2 days, the knife pretty well raised the money for kickstarter. There are still several samples available for purchase, but the author claims that the series will be very limited due to manual assembly, exactly like retrocars.
Find out more on the project page ...
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Stedemon C06 flipper - with a little work, a passable EDC
Picked up a couple of these at $56.00 each including shipping from Amazon.
Opened length: approximately 8.5 "
Closed length: approximately 4.75"
Blade length approximately 3 -7/8"
Handle with: approximately .5" wide
Weight: 3.6 ounces.
Blade material: 440C
Blade finish: satin
Grip material: Black G10 (other colors available) with black carbon fiber inserts
Action: flipper, liner lock
Right pocket clip only
This picture shows the solid stainless steel liners. The stop pin is part of the blade, and you can see the liner cutouts behind the rear of the blade that the stop pin rides in.
About a 1/3 - 50% lockup, depending on how hard you flip the blade. There are no cutouts to access the liner lock, you have to wedge your thumb between the stationary liner and the liner lock to unlock the blade. Not as difficult as it sounds.
I like the kwaiken type blade design, but I feel that the Boker Kwaiken is a little too delicate in my large...
Pocket knives are some of my favorite types of knives. They are so unique in terms of designs, versatility, functionality, brands, etc. Each pocket knife is good for certain situations based on their blade type, size, accessories, and materials. I tend to carry cheap pocket knives with me on my hunting and camping trips, as i'm not as afraid to lose them relative to my damascus steel blades. Here are my favorite pocket knives. You can get any of these at frontierblades.com
This first knife is an 8.25" Elk Ridge spring assisted pocket knife. This knife screams heavy duty, and is the best portable hunting knife. I personally use this knife all the time when cleaning and skinning deer. The single edged stainless steel blade is pretty sharp for an elk ridge knife, and is great for making clean and accurate cuts. The simulated bone handle feels pretty good as well, and provides a rather comfortable grip. The great thing about the simulated bone handle is, after several years...
I went through all the products available in EDC right now. ~65% of the category of EDC is knives or knife related products. What's worse is that most of the other categories only have one or two products each. I like knives as much as the next guy so I would be thrilled to have them in their own category. However they seems to be overshadowing the other products.
How it started: a FRN Dragonfly 2 with British Racing Green scales and ZDP-189 steel.
This is a Seki City build. They fuse the two scales together, I didn't bother separating them -- I just extracted the contents.
I picked up some Allen Putmans in jade G-10, and goosed the color with a little neon green dye.
So, quite like the Delica/Endura/Native. Well, if it ain't broke, don't fix it I suppose. This setup does work. Unlike the Delica and Endura but like the Native this is another washerless knife, which explains why it can't be easily flipped open one handed in the traditional manner.
ZDP-189 is a super steel with extreme high hardness, made by Hitachi, with no Western equivalents. Takes an unholy edge. It's brittle, is the issue -- so not a work steel unless you clad it with something more rugged. But for something like a Dragonfly, a little scalpel of a knife, it's an excellent choice, which is why I...
For reference: on the left is the Benchmade Greg Thompson SOCP. From the top down are the Fox 479TK, the Benchmade 551T, a Kershaw Emerson 6034 trainer with aftermarket modifications, and a Boker Plus Balisong Trainer.
Why the Swiss Cheese look? Trainer knives, when properly made, have the exact same shape and weight as the regular knife, but the blade can't have an edge, even an unsharpened one. Because blade blanks that haven't been ground down or sharpened weigh more than ones that have, manufacturers mill speed holes in the blade to give the blade the proper weight and distribution. Often a different steel is used, particularly for knives with high end steel -- good ol' 420 stainless will do you just fine for a training knife, so long as it's milled to have the correct weighting and edge dimensions. The overall idea is to make the training knife exactly the same in the hand as the edged version. Not close, but dead on. Most are red, the better to identify them as...