Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Bailian Light Cavalry - heavy duty titanium flipper with ball bearing pivot system

Excellent heavy duty folder

Pros:
- perfect fit and finish in every detail
- strong titanium frame lock with steel insert and hidden lockbar limiter
- rock solid early lock-up
- hidden blade stop pin
- excellent flipping action thanks to the ceramic ball bearing pivot system
- perfectly centered blade with light stonewashed finish
- CPM-D2 Japanese import blade steel
- excellent flipper design
- thick titanium handle with very good ergonomics
- open back design (for easy cleaning) with only 2 main screws

Cons:
- you need a special triangle tool for the main screws
- I could live without that rider logo on the handle 

Details:
Blade length: 3.81" (97 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.196" (5 mm)
Blade steel: CPM-D2 Powder Steel (~62 HRC)
Open length: 9.05" (230 mm)
Closed length: 5.19" (132 mm)
Weight: 6.38 oz (181 g)
Handle: titanium
Lock: frame lock with steel insert
Carry: right hand tip up

You can buy it at a reliable seller***HERE***  (grey version)
                                                         ***HERE***  (blue anodized version)

Excellent flipper design in line with the handle:

Cut out in the handle slabs for a more comfortable flipper action:
                                                 
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Saturday, March 28, 2015

ZT 0801 budget edition - incredible value for the money


Pros:
- perfect fit and finish in every detail
- strong titanium frame lock with steel insert and hidden lockbar limiter
- solid early lock-up
- excellent flipping action thanks to the ball bearing pivot system
- perfectly centered blade with light stonewashed finish
- stylish titanium handle with very good ergonomics
- discreet deep carry pocketclip

Cons:
- none 

Details:
Blade length: 3.74" (95 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: GB-D2 Stainless Steel (59-61 HRC)
Open length: 8.19" (208 mm)
Closed length: 4.68" (119 mm)
Weight: 5.85 oz (166 g)
Handle: titanium
Lock: frame lock with steel insert
Carry: right or left hand tip up

You can buy it at a reliable seller***HERE***  (beadblasted version)
                                                         ***HERE***  (all black version)
                                                         ***HERE***  (black stonewashed)

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