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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Bee / Enlan EL01D - rosewood handle scales



Pros:
- strong, sturdy folder with an excellent fit and finish
- flipper opening system
- impressive rosewood handle with good ergonomics
- massive blade (thickness: 3.7 mm)
- several jimpings on the handle

Cons:
- you need a special pivot tool to adjust the pivot
- slightly uneven grind lines towards the tip of the blade

You can buy the EL01 at Gearbest.com: ***HERE***
Triangle pivot tool: ***HERE***

You can buy the knife at Exduct: ***HERE***
and the pivot tool: ***HERE***
Use the following coupon codes HERE to get a discount.

You can buy different versions of the EL01 at Fasttech.com:
                                             ***HERE*** (rosewood handle & plain edge)
                                             ***HERE*** (black handle & plain edge )
                                             ***HERE*** (khaki handle & plain edge )
                                             ***HERE*** (black handle & part serrated edge )
                                             ***HERE*** (black handle & black plain edge)
                                             ***HERE*** (black handle & black part serrated edge)

Details:
Blade length: 3.70" (94 mm)
Blade steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel (57-59HRC) same as the entry level Spyderco and Byrd knives
Open length: 8.26" (210 mm)
Closed length: 4.52" (115 mm)
Weight: 5.29 oz  (150 g)
Handle: rosewood
Lock: liner lock
Carry: right hand tip up

More pics:

Pivot tool:

5 comments:

  1. I like this particular model. My only problem is that it looks a bit extravagant for EDC...

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  2. As you can see in the first group shot there is a variation in color and grain pattern of the scales. So you can have a less extravagant version which could please your taste. :)

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  3. Just wonder from where you got the pivot tool ;)

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  4. Repetitio est mater studiorum. ;)

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