LionSteel SR-11 BB Integral Flipper Knife 3.7" Chemical Black Sleipner Drop Point Blade, Titanium Handles - SR11 BB
LNSR11BB: SR-11 BB Folding Knife, Chemical Black
The SR-11 represents the evolution of the historic SR-1 model, winner of the Most Innovative Imported Design at BLADE Show 2010. The additional, improved design features include the flipper opening with ball bearing pivot system - two ball bearings facilitating the opening and closing of the blade - and a tungsten carbide window breaker. Moreover, as its predecessor did, the SR-11 features a Rotoblock system, which blocks the frame in the open position allowing the user to use the design without fear of unlocking the blade, no matter what. The single piece titanium frame is a unique piece, which is also available in aluminum, completely worked with 4-axis machining for additional grip. The replaceable lockbar insert is made of stainless steel in order to avoid wear of the titanium frame body. The deep carry bayonet style pocket clip is reversible and can be mounted on both sides for ambidextrous tip-up carry. This is an excellent design showing the continuing improvements LionSteel makes to their products to always keep on the cutting edge within the industry.
About the Designer Molletta - Pensato Michele
Michele Pensato - aka 'molletta', his nickname in Italian - is a very active designer with years of experience. His previous life as an excursion lover and a passion for archaeology had him spending most of his experiences in the great outdoors, where he soon got to understand how a great knife should really be and what it should be capable of achieving. He led the Nexus Production Group and the group that was created at the MCKF forum. A keen student of the steel industry, he stands out for his new approach to the use of materials and experimentation in thermal treatment applications. An advanced user of design software such as Catia, SOLIDWORKS and Inventor, he applies FEA simulations to his design and aims to create solid and innovative products.
- Blade Length: 3.70" (94 mm)
- Closed Length: 4.61" (117 mm)
- Overall Length: 8.31" (211 mm)
- Blade Material: Sleipner Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.18" (4.5 mm)
- Blade Hardness: 60-61HRC
- Blade Style: Drop Point
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Blade Finish: Chemical Black
- Handle Material: Titanium
- Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock
- Pivot Assembly: Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry
- Weight: 6.60 oz. (187 g)
- Designer: Michele Pensato
- Made in Italy
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.
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