Saturday, October 13, 2012

Navy K611 vs. Enlan EL02



Comparision of the two gentleman style folders.

Details:



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 Fasttech.com: ***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

Pros:
- 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

Cons:
- 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***

Details:
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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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Enlan EL-08 - The Heavy Weight Champion :)


Impressive blade shape

Pros:
- heavy duty folder with an excellent fit and finish
- unique blade shape with a slight recurve
- ergonomic steel / G-10 handle
- frame lock with solid lock-up
- lock-bar limiter
- hard pouch & gift box

Cons:
- you need a special tool to adjust the pivot
- heavy weight

You can buy the Enlan EL08 at Fasttech.com: ***HERE***
                     
Details:
Blade length: 3.77" (96 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.137" (3.5 mm)
Blade steel: 9Cr13MoV Stainless Steel (58-60HRC)
Open length: 8.58" (218 mm)
Closed length: 4.8" (122 mm)
Weight: 6.49 oz  (184 g)
Handle: G-10 with nested steel liner
Lock: frame-lock
Carry: right hand tip up

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Review: Enlan M025

Enlan M025

Elegant sheepfoot blade 
Pros:
- cool compact folder with excellent fit and finish
- unique sheepfoot - wharncliffe blade 
- grippy G-10 handle with good ergonomics
- smooth opening and closing

Cons:
- right hand tip down carry only

You can buy the Enlan M025:
***HERE*** (GearBest)
***HERE*** (Fasttech)
Details:
Blade length: 2.83" (72 mm)
Blade steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel (56-58HRC)
                    same as the entry level Spyderco and Byrd knives
Open length: 6.61" (168 mm)
Closed length: 3.77" (96 mm)
Weight: 2.92 oz  (83 g)
Handle: G10 with steel liners
Lock: liner lock
Carry: right hand tip down

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Enlan M025
Enlan M025
Enlan M025
Enlan M025
Enlan M025
Enlan M025
Enlan M025

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Leen 1203-1 G10 version


Pros:
- cool little folder with an excellent fit and finish 
- grippy G10 scales
- tip-up carry pocket clip
- perfectly centered blade
- big sized thumb stud for the easier opening
- leather pouch

Cons:
- you need a special tool for the screws

Details:
Blade length: 2.67" (68 mm)
Blade steel: 440C Stainless Steel (58-59 HRC)
Blade thickness: 0.098" (2.5 mm)
Open length: 6.45" (164 mm)
Closed length: 3.77" (96 mm)
Weight: 2.73 oz  (77.4 g)
Handle thickness: 0.437" (11.1 mm)
Handle material: G10 with full steel liners
Lock: liner lock
Carry: right hand tip up

You can buy it at Fasttech.com: ***HERE***

More pics:
Leen 1203-1 G10 and Leen 1203-2
Leen 1203-1 and Sanrenmu 710
Leen 1203-1, Sanrenmu 710 and Leen 1203-2