L28S Flipper with Mokuti and Carbon Fiber (Ceramic IKBS)

Product Description for L28S Flipper with Mokuti and Carbon Fiber (Ceramic IKBS)

Maker: André E. Thorburn (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 100046
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 2.40 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.30 in.
Total length: 5.60 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.57 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.04 in.
Item weight: 1.40 oz.
Shipment weight: 3 oz.
Blade: Differentially finished premium RWL-34 PM stainless steel, 60 HRC
Bolster: Mokuti
Handle: Carbon fiber
Sheath: Cordura pouch
Style: Ceramic IKBS folder with locking liner
Description: South African knifemaker André Thorburn creates an exceptional folder. The blade is perfectly centered and has silky-smooth action. When combined with the IKBS ball bearing system, the action is exceptional! The Ikoma Korth Bearing System (IKBS) was originally designed to fit balisong knives and uses ball bearings to create exceptional action with no blade play. Andre is a master of IKBS and this folder has action that is as smooth as it gets. The new L28S model is one of the smallest folders Andre has ever made!
The blade is formed from premium RWL-34 stainless steel. It is hollow ground for an easy to maintain edge. RWL 34 is a powder metallurgy cutlery steel manufactured by ERASTEEL in Söderfors, Sweden. Because it is made from rapidly solidified powders, the microstructure of the steel is much more uniform. This gives the steel much higher strength and resistance to chipping.
The carbon fiber scales have been nicely domed and polished. Jimping on the thumb ramp provides a comfortable, secure grip. The bolster is made from Mokuti titanium damascus. The intricate coloring offers excellent contrast to the carbon fiber. Titanium liners sit against red fiber spacers and surround a zirconium backbar. This knife is among the smalled knives that Thorburn has ever made. It will fit perfectly in the change pocket of a pair of jeans.
Exceptional fit and finish throughout!
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