Thursday, April 28, 2016

Awesome Shirogorov F95 style folder by Green Thorn

Attractive clean design

Improvements over the previous Wild Boar version (review here):
- dual track ceramic bearing washers with steel washers on the titanium side
- D2 blade
- thicker blade stop pin
- milled out titanium handle slabs for weight reduction
- improved lock bar relief and lock bar design
- high quality carry pouch

Pros:
- perfect fit and finish in every detail 
- dual track ceramic bearing washers with steel washers on the titanium side
- super smooth opening and closing thanks to the ball bearing pivot system
- comfortable flipper design
- solid early lock-up without any blade play
- dead centered, light stone washed D2 blade with perfect grinde lines
- despite the size it weights only  3.98 oz (113 g)
- elegant EDC friendly slim design
- easy and simple disassembling
- high quality carry pouch

Cons:
- none

Details:
Blade length: 3.78" (96 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: D2 Stainless Steel (59-60 HRC)
Open length: 8.74" (222 mm)
Closed length: 4.96" (126 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.52" (13.2 mm)
Weight: 3.98 oz (113 g)
Handle: TC4 titanium
Lock: frame lock with steel lock bar insert
Carry: right hand tip up

You can buy the Green Thorn version of the F95 (3 styles) on Aliexpress: ***HERE***
More Shirogorov style folders: ***HERE***

Because of a stupid rule of Aliexpress the sellers are forced to photoshop the locking mechanism on the folders. So don't worry these folders come with solid frame-locks! :)


Comfortable flipper design:
Dual track ceramic bearing washers:


You can buy the Hati: ***HERE*** (G10 + steel handle)
***HERE*** (carbon fiber + titanium)

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

New Brother and Ganzo folders at GearBest part 2

Seller's pics

Spyderco Manix XL style Brother 1601
Brother 1601: ***HERE***

Kershaw Gentleman's Folder style Brother 1502
Brother 1502: ***HERE***

Ganzo G742 folders with frame-lock
Ganzo G742 (4 versions): ***HERE***

Spyderco Stretch style Ganzo G7371 with frame-lock
Satin and stone washed version
Ganzo G7371 (satin or stone washed): ***HERE***

Ganzo G743 with frame-lock
Satin and stone washed version
Ganzo G743 (satin or stone washed): ***HERE***

Monday, April 18, 2016

New Ganzo and Sanrenmu folders at Gearbest

Seller's pics

G741 exclusive carbon fiber version
Ganzo G741-1CF with carbon fibre handle: ***HERE***

Ganzo G7412-WD1-WS with wood handle: ***HERE***

G739 exclusive carbon fiber version
Ganzo G7391-CF with carbon fiber handle: ***HERE***

Ganzo G7392-WD1 with wood handle: ***HERE***

Lionsteel Daghetta style G746 in 3 colors
Ganzo G746 in 3 colors: ***HERE***

A couple of new Sanrenmu folders
Sanrenmu 9054 SUC-GV: ***HERE***

Sanrenmu 7033 LUC-SCI: ***HERE***

Sanrenmu 7084 LUX-PH: ***HERE***

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Heavy duty Y-start folder with ball bearing pivot system

Agressive blade style
Pros:
- excellent fit and finish in every detail 
- massive 4" (100 mm) satin finished perfectly centered blade
- smooth opening and closing thanks to the ball bearing pivot system
- solid lock-up without any blade play
- comfortable chamfered flipper
- big comfortable handle (even for gloved hands)
- big cut out on the handle for easy access to the liner lock
- deep carry pocket clip

Cons:
- only one carry option (tip down)

Details:
Blade length: 4" (100 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: 9Cr18MoV Stainless Steel (59-60 HRC)
Open length: 9.21" (234 mm)
Closed length: 5.27" (134 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.63" (16 mm)
Weight: 6.17 oz (175 g)
Handle: G10 with steel liners
Lock: liner lock
Carry: right hand tip down

You can buy it in 3 colors + 2 blade finish at GearBest.com: ***HERE***


It's also available at Fasttech.com: ***HERE*** (green)
                                                           ***HERE*** (orange)

                                                           ***HERE*** (black with satin blade)

                                                           ***HERE*** (black with stone washed blade)


Enlan EL-01, Y-start LK5008 and Y-start JIN01:


You can buy the Y-start JIN01 at Fasttech.com: ***HERE*** (black-blue)
                                                                                ***HERE*** (black-orange)

                                                                                ***HERE*** (orange)
                                                                                ***HERE*** (black)
                                                                                ***HERE*** (green)
                                                                                ***HERE*** (black-red)

Next to my user Enlan EL-01:
Nice satin finished blade:
Comfortable chamfered flipper:
Easy access to the liner lock:

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