LL-XX Flipper with Damasteel, Marble Carbon Fiber, and Timascus (Ceramic IKBS)

Product Description for LL-XX Flipper with Damasteel, Marble Carbon Fiber, and Timascus (Ceramic IKBS)

Maker: George Muller (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $1,100.00
Item num: 103637
** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind **
Blade length: 3.40 in.
Cutting edge length: 3.25 in.
Total length: 8.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.03 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.14 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.14 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.04 in.
Item weight: 5.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 13 oz.
Blade: Stainless twist pattern damascus forged by Damasteel
Bolster: Timascus front and rear bolsters
Handle: Marble carbon fiber set on anodized and fileworked titanium liners
Sheath: Zipper pouch
Style: Folding linerlock flipper with ceramic IKBS bearing pivot
Description: South African knifemaker George Muller makes an exceptionally dramatic knife -- and at a price that would never be found from a US maker. The colors, textures and style all work perfectly together. The combination of carbon fiber, stainless damascus and titanium damascus immediately captures the eye and inspires the imagination.
The hollow ground blade is twist pattern stainless damascus forged by Damasteel in Sweden. This high performing stainless damascus steel is created using powder metallurgical steel manufacturing to provide excellent edge retention and unmatched beauty.
The blade has smooth action -- easily opened with one hand using the ambidextrous flipper toggle. It uses the IKBS (Ikoma Korth Bearing System) pivot system. This mechanism, which was originally designed to fit balisong knives, uses ball bearings to create exceptional action with no blade play. This special folder is made with ceramic ball bearings. Generally IKBS bearings are made either from tool steel or from stainless steel. Stainless steel can wear away, resulting in uneven action over time. Tool steel bearings can oxidize making the action rough. Ceramic bearings are the best of all worlds -- extremely hard and wear resistant, they are also inert and will not oxidize.
Marble carbon fiber handle scales meet with front and rear White Timascus bolsters. Dovetailing the joints ensures a perfect fit. The anodized titanium pivot is surrounded by a titanium pivot collar. Fileworked titanium liners are anodized and surround a damascus backspacer. The stainless damascus pocket clip is mounted for right-side, tip-up carry.
An excellent knife from George Muller that is sure to demand attention!

Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days