Monday, January 25, 2016

New Ganzo G736 automatic folder

Hissatsu style blade with slightly curved handle
Pros:
- excellent fit and finish
- nice clean design with good ergonomics
- solid lock-up
- quick opening (it comes with a stronger spring than the G7212)
- comfortable opening & closing by the button lock
- awesome hissatsu style shaving sharp perfectly centered blade
- deep carry pocket clip 

Cons:
- only one carry option (right hand tip down)

Details:
Blade length: 3.19" (81 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.118" (3 mm)
Blade steel: 440C (58-60 HRC)
Open length: 7.75" (197 mm)
Closed length: 4.56" (116 mm)
Weight: 4.69 oz (133 g)
Handle: steel liners with G10 inserts
Lock: button lock
Carry: right hand tip down

You can buy the Ganzo G736 at Fasttech: ***HERE*** (black G10 + sw blade)
                                                                            ***HERE*** (black G10 + satin blade)
                                                                         ***HERE*** (green G10 + sw blade)
                                                                             ***HERE*** (green G10 + satin blade)
                                                                               ***HERE*** (digicamo G10 + sw blade)
                                                                                ***HERE*** (wood handle + satin blade)

You can also buy the Ganzo G736 at Gearbest: ***HERE*** (black, green, digi camo)
                                                                                  ***HERE*** (light or dark brown wood)


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Sunday, January 24, 2016

New MG Shuttle titanium frame lock folder with S35VN blade on Aliexpress

Seller's pics:

New high-end, light weight titanium frame lock folder with bearing pivot system from MG (Hong Kong). It comes with a tritium vial for the flipper and a pivot tool in the carry pouch.

Details:
Blade length: 3.54" (90 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.138" (3.5 mm)
Blade steel: S35VN Powder Steel (59-61 HRC)
Open length: 8.38" (213 mm)
Closed length: 4.72" (120 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.47" (12 mm)
Weight: 4.48 oz (127 g)
Handle: titanium
Lock: frame lock with steel insert
Carry: right hand tip up
Extra: tritium vial + pivot tool + carry pouch

You can buy it at a reliable seller on Aliexpress: ***HERE*** (new link) 

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!


Friday, January 22, 2016

New Ganzo folders at GearBest.com

Seller's pics:
Ganzo G7393 with grooved G10 handle: ***HERE*** (orange, black)

Ganzo G7393 with plain G10 handle: ***HERE***

Ganzo G7392 with grooved G10 handle: ***HERE***

Ganzo G7392 with plain G10 handle: ***HERE*** (black, orange, green)

Ganzo G738 with G10 handle: ***HERE*** (black, orange, green)

Ganzo G738 with wood handle: ***HERE*** 

Ganzo G736 with wood handle: ***HERE*** (light or dark brown)

Ganzo G736 with G10 handle: ***HERE*** (black, green, digi camo)

Ganzo G727 with wood handle: ***HERE***

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Review: Shirogorov Dark style folder by Green Thorn

Welcome to the dark side :)
Pros:
- perfect fit and finish in every detail 
- dead centered, attractive light stonewashed blade
- high flat ground for excellent slicing performance
- solid early lock-up without any blade play
- very smooth flipping action out of the box
- dual track ball bearing pivot system
- unique design & comfortable handle  
- titanium liners and pocket clip
- high quality carry pouch  

Cons:
- none

Details:
Blade length: 3.58" (91 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.157" (4 mm)
Blade steel: D2 Stainless Steel (59-60 HRC)
Open length: 8.34" (212 mm)
Closed length: 4.76" (121 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.67" (17 mm)
Weight: 5.18 oz (147 g)
Handle: G10 with titanium liners
Lock: heavy duty titanium liner lock
Carry: right hand tip up

Links got updated (03  Nov. 2017)
You can buy the titanium Green Thorn version of the Dark on Aliexpress:  
***HERE***  (black or orange)

Budget version with steel/G10 handle:
 ***HERE***  or ***HERE*** (black, orange, khaki, jade green) 

Dual track bearings + steel washers on the titanium side:
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version

Next to my Coordinal (designed by Dimitry Sinkevich):
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version

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Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version
Green Thorn Shirogorov Dark titanium version