Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Review: Fura Gear "Warhound" - another unique titanium flipper from GearBest

Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear  "Slimfoot", "Warhound" and "5 Holes" flippers 

Pros:
- almost excellent fit & finish
- superb ergonomics 
perfectly centered, light stone washed wharncliffe blade
- excellent flipping action with smooth opening & closing thanks to the ball bearings
- comfortable, chamfered flipper tab 
- blind screwed milled titanium pocket clip
- solid, early lock-up without any movement
- steel lock-bar insert
- felt storage pouch as gift

Cons:
- the pivot screw needed some thread locker because it got loose
- mine arrived with a slightly uneven anodization on the lock side
- the corner of the lock-bar could be chamfered 

Details:
Blade length:       3.39" (86 mm)
Blade thickness:  0.153" (3.9 mm)
Blade steel:          D2 
Open length:        8.03" (204 mm)
Closed length:      4.65" (118 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.5" (12.7 mm)
Weight:                 5.25 oz (149 g)
Handle:               titanium
Lock:                   frame-lock with steel lock-bar insert
Pivot:                   ball bearings
Carry:                  right hand tip up
Extra:                  felt pouch

You can buy the Fura Gear "Warhound" folder
 in 3 colors at GearBest: ***HERE***
The green one is on sale! 
More Fura products: ***HERE*** 

In the sunshine:
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Nice details:
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Solid early lock-up, perfectly centered blade:
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Disassembled:
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper disassembled
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper disassembled

Group shots
Fura Gear "Slimfoot" (review here),
"Warhound
and "5 Holes" (review hereside by side:
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
You can buy them
 Fura Gear "Slimfoot" folder in 3 colors: ***HERE***
Fura Gear "5 Holes" folder in 3 colors: ***HERE***

Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
A couple of handle patterns to choose from:
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes
Different blade tip designs:
Fura Gear titanium flippers: Slimfoot, Warhound and 5 Holes

More pics:
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper
Fura Gear Warhound titanium flipper

4 comments:

  1. The pattern on the handle is looking like the Berber's symbol.

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  2. Unfortunately it’s not D2 steel on the blade. I had the blade steel tested by a metal shop in Pennsylvania. I’ll be giving the full test results including the HRC in an upcoming video on my YouTube channel LuvThemKnives

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    1. Thanks for the update! Is it 9Cr18... something?

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