Saturday, October 27, 2012

Enlan EM01 - the little brother of the Enlan EL01

The little brother of the renowned EL01.

- cool little folder with a nice fit and finish
- solid lock-up without any blade play
- smooth opening and closing
- torx pivot screw

- it would benefit from a slightly longer handle
- uneven grind lines near the tip of the blade

You can buy it at ***HERE***

You can also buy it at Exduct: ***HERE***
Use the following coupon codes HERE to get a discount.

Blade length: 2.79" (71 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.098" (2.5 mm)
Blade steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel (58 HRC) 
Open length: 6.33" (161 mm)
Closed length: 3.58" (91 mm)
Weight: 2.64 oz  (75 g)
Handle: G-10 with steel liners
Lock: liner lock
Carry: right hand tip up

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Navy K611 vs. Enlan EL02

Comparision of the two gentleman style folders.


Navy K611 Enlan EL02
Blade length: 3.15" (80 mm) 3.46" (88 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.118” (3 mm) 0.125” (3.2 mm)
Blade steel:  440C (58 HRC) stainless steel 8Cr13MoV (56-58 HRC) stainless steel
Open length: 7.4" (188 mm) 8.26" (210 mm)
Closed length: 4.25" (108 mm) 4.72" (120 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.456" (11.6 mm) 0.586" (14.9 mm)
Handle: polished G10 with copper liners micarta with steel liners
Weight: 3.7 oz  (105 g) 5.11 oz (145 g)
Lock: lock back axis-lock
Carry: no clip right hand tip up
Lanyard hole: yes yes
Extra: digi camo pouch -

You can buy the Navy K611 at Exduct: ***HERE***.
                                  and the Enlan EL02: ***HERE***
Use the following coupon codes HERE to get a discount.

You can also buy the Enlan EL02 at ***HERE*** 

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Review: Navy K611 - The Gentleman's Folder

The resurrection of the discontinued Kershaw Gentleman's Folder

- elegant slim pocketknife with an excellent fit and finish
- very nice polished G10 handle with brass liners
- smooth opening and closing 
- firm lock-up without any blade play

- the blade is slightly off centered in closed position

The Navy version got discontinued but you can buy the new Brother 1502 version:
at GearBest: ***HERE***
at Fasttech: ***HERE***

Blade length: 3.15" (80 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.118" (3 mm)
Blade steel: 440C Stainless Steel (58 HRC)
Open length: 7.4" (188 mm)
Closed length: 4.25" (108 mm)
Weight: 3.7 oz  (105 g)
Handle: polished G10 with brass liners
Lock:  lockback

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