Kizer Cutlery Limited Edition Ki3488D1 Sheepdog Knives Chris Conaway Mini c01c Flipper Knife 2.64" Vinland Damasteel Sheepsfoot Blade, Titanium Handles
KUKI3488D1: Ki3488D1 Chris Conaway Vinland Damasteel Mini c01c Folding Knife
The Ki3488D1 Mini c01c folding knife by Kizer Cutlery is a collaborative project between Kizer and Sheepdog Knives custom knifemaker Chris Conaway. It's a production version of his awesome custom design, manufactured with superior quality and premium features. It's an ideal sized EDC folder that gives you the beefiness of a Sheepdog Knife in a more compact and competitively priced package. The 2.64" sheepsfoot blade is made from Vinland Damasteel with a wide cleaver-style shape perfect for a variety of utility tasks. The bearing pivot system allows for smooth blade opening, as with all Kizer knives. The full titanium handle is a wonder of ergonomics, it really contours to each and every curve of the hand with milled slots for looks and weight reduction. It features a custom pivot and pivot collar, a lockbar overtravel prevention mechanism, replaceable steel insert, and is an excellent knife built with a quality anyone can appreciate. Limited Edition of only 250 pieces.
Kizer uses high-tech wire EDM machines to cut the parts. This method is slower than laser or water jet but Kizer feels the quality is worth the wait. Each component in Kizer knives is precision machined and engineered to the finest tolerances. The final fit, finish, action and sharpness of each knife is achieved entirely by hand, employing the irreplaceable craftsmanship developed by generations of cutlery masters. Dedicated craftsman honoring the long-term goal of making the best knives possible is what Kizer brings to you.
The Bladesmith Series is Kizer's collaboration/partnerships with the custom knife world. They license designs from custom knifemakers and forge a partnership utilizing the best from both sides. The custom designers bring their innovative and unique designs while Kizer brings their highly specialized technical manufacturing expertise and quality. Together, they create products that proudly bears the names of the designer and Kizer Cutlery.
Innovation is power. Always living on the edge, always searching for the unknown, always braving the next horizon. Whether overbuilt to take on the world, or emerge stylish and full of grace, innovation is the separation from the mundane. Collaborating with some of the best creative minds in knife making and designs, Kizer presents the Bladesmith Series. Exceptional designs and impeccable craftsmanship; this is passion for never ending adventures!
- High grade materials
- High quality workmanship
- High speed CNC milling machines
- Wire EDM cutting tools
- Blade Length: 2.64" (67 mm)
- Closed Length: 3.54" (90 mm)
- Overall Length: 6.18" (157 mm)
- Blade Material: Vinland Damasteel
- Blade Thickness: 0.118" (3.0 mm)
- Blade Style: Sheepsfoot
- Blade Finish: Mirror Polish then Acid Etch
- Handle Material: 6Al4V Titanium
- Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock
- Pivot Assembly: Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Weight: 3.25 oz. (92 g)
- Designer: Chris Conaway
- Includes Lockbar Insert and Overtravel Preventer
- Made in China
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.
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.
A layered steel that can be either carbon or stainless. The finished blade is acid etched to give it a unique design. Damascus is known for its toughness, and edge holding capabilities.
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