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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

VESPA Shirogorov Neon style full titanium gentleman folder

Poluchetkiy & VESPA Neon

Pros:
- excellent fit and finish
- titanium frame lock with steel insert and hidden lockbar limiter
- solid early lock-up
- excellent flipping action thanks to the ball bearing pivot system
- gorgeous satin finished perfectly centered blade
- stylish titanium handle and pocket clip with very good ergonomics
- lightweight & EDC friendly size

Cons:
- the head of the screws could be nicer  

Details:
Blade length: 3.26" (83 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.137" (3.5 mm)
Blade steel: 9Cr18MoV Stainless Steel (58-60 HRC)
Open length: 7.55" (192 mm)
Closed length: 4.33" (110 mm)
Weight: 3.56 oz (101 g)
Handle: titanium
Lock: frame lock with steel insert
Carry: right hand tip up

!!Updated link!!
New Neon ultra light version in 4 colors: ***HERE***

Excellent flipper design:
Stunning satin finished blade:

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Shirogorov Tabargan 95 style folder with axis-lock


Pros:
- excellent fit and finish
- solid lock-up
- smooth opening
- centered full flat ground blade for excellent slicing performance
- comfortable handle with good ergonomics
- easy deployment out of the pocket thanks to the smooth G10 scales

Cons:
- the initial sharpness was average out of the box, I had to resharpen it 

Details:
Blade length: 3.74" (95 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: D2 Steel (~61 HRC)
Open length: 8.85" (225 mm)
Closed length: 5" (127 mm)
Weight: 6.17 oz (175 g)
Handle: G10 scales with steel liners and G10 backspacer
Lock: axis-lock
Carry: right hand tip up

You can buy the Tabargan 95 in different colors on Aliexpress: 
***HERE***  or ***HERE***  or ***HERE*** or ***HERE*** 

Exclusive versions with titanium / CF (carbon fibre) handle,
 ball bearings and M390 or S35VN blade: 
***HERE***  or ***HERE***

Because of a stupid rule of Aliexpress the sellers are forced to photoshop the locking mechanism and the "blood grooves" on the folders. So don't worry these folders come with a lock!

KO Shirogorov F3 & Tabargan: 
Enlan EL01 & Tabargan:

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New Enlan EL01 with damascus blade

New exclusive Enlan EL01D with damascus blade
You can buy it at Fasttech: ***HERE***
HERE is my full review about the renown EL01.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Decepticon 1 - budget version with steel handle

Impressive unique design

Pros:
- perfect fit and finish in every detail
- rock solid early lock-up
- hidden blade stop pin
- excellent flipping action thanks to the ball bearing pivot system
- perfectly centered blade with a pretty two tone (satin - stonewashed) finish
- excellent flipper design
- awesome, unique handle design with very good ergonomics

Cons:
- heavy weight 

Details:
Blade length: 3.85" (98 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: 9Cr18MoV Stainless Steel (58-60 HRC)
Open length: 8.97" (228 mm)
Closed length: 5.11" (130 mm)
Weight: 8.5 oz (241 g)
Handle: stainless steel with G10 backspacer
Lock: heavy duty liner lock
Carry: right hand tip up

You can buy it at reliable sellers***HERE***  (grey version)
                                                         ***HERE***  (black stonewashed)
                                                         ***HERE***  (gold-blue version)
                                                         
Exclusive titanium versions are available: ***HERE*** (grey)
                                                                        ***HERE***  (gold-blue with dots)
                                                                                                                        
!!NEW!! High-end Decepticon_2 titanium versions:
                                                                        ***HERE*** (grey)
                                                                        ***HERE***  (gold - blue)
                                                                        
Perfectly centered blade with solid early lock-up:

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