Factor Equipment FA001 Absolute One Compact Flipper 2.91" M390 Stonewashed Blade, Gray Titanium Handles
FQFA001: Absolue One Compact Titanium
We are excited to introduce the Absolute One Compact version. Don't let the compact size fool you—this guy is ready to be your daily workhouse. You'll notice high-quality components right out of the package. The titanium 3.7 handles enclose the stonewashed drop point blade made of Bohler's M390 super high-grade steel. The opening mechanism begins with a simple flip launched by the slight push of a finger and controlled by a ceramic ball bearing system. The blade secures via its titanium frame lock and is finished with a titanium pocket clip (tip-up). Includes polishing cloth, black nylon pouch and one-piece pivot adjustment multi-tool.
M390 Steel (Bohler-Uddeholm)
M390 is considered by many on the market to be a super steel due to its excellent corrosion/stain resistance and wonderful hardness/high wear resistance. It's produced via a third generation powder metal technology and can reach a 60-62HRC. Bohler calls this steel "microclean" and it can be polished to a mirror finish. Like many hard steels, the tradeoff on this steel's most excellent blade retention is that it can be moderately difficult to sharpen, but just moderate. Due to all these fine qualities you can commonly find this used in not only custom knives around the world, but it's also extremely popular in surgical applications.
Factor Equipment uses titanium in many of their handles, clips, and liner and frame locking materials. They value it for three main advantages: Strength, appearance, and light weight. When combining the full formula of those three advantages, it results in what they believe is the best way to encapsulate and support their most premium folders.
- Blade Length: 2.91"
- Handle Length: 3.78"
- Overall Length: 6.69"
- Blade Thickness: 0.12"
- Blade Material: Bohler M390 Stainless Steel
- Blade Style: Modified Drop Point
- Blade Finish: Stonewash
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Edge Type: Plain
- Handle Thickness: 0.59"
- Handle Material: Titanium (6AL4V)
- Handle Color: Ti Gray
- Lock Type: Titanium Frame Lock
- Knife Type: Manual/Folding
- Opener: Flipper
- Pivot Assembly: Ceramic Ball Bearing System
- Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up)
- Best Use: Everyday Carry
- Model: Absolute One
- Model #: FA001
- Weight: 2.94 oz.
- Made in China
UPC Code: 091037771315
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Powdered metal developed for knife blades which provides good corrosion resistance and very high hardness for excellent wear resistance during hard use cutting.
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
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