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

Monday, August 20, 2012

Leen 1203-2 vs. Sanrenmu 710


The latest Leen folder and my slightly modded
 (thumb stud removed, polished blade) SRM 710 side by side.

Details:



Leen 1203-2 SRM 710
Blade length: 2.67" (68 mm) 2.75" (70 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.098” (2.5 mm) 0.094” (2.4 mm)
Blade steel:  440C (58-59 HRC) stainless steel 8Cr13MoV (56-58 HRC) stainless steel
Open length: 6.45" (164 mm) 6.49" (165 mm)
Closed length: 3.77" (96 mm) 3.74" (95 mm)
Weight: 3.24 oz  (92 g) 3.17 oz (90 g)
Handle: Ti coated stainless steel stainless steel
Handle thickness: 0.334” (8.5 mm) 0.338” (8.6 mm)
Lock: frame lock frame lock
Carry: right hand tip up right hand tip down
Lanyard hole: yes yes
Thumb stud diameter: 0.236” (6 mm) 0.196” (5 mm)
Extra: leather pouch dual thumb studs, many color variations

You can buy the Sanrenmu 710 folders in different colors:
Gearbest.com:

Fasttech.com:

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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Leen 1203-2 - the new rival for the Sanrenmu 710

Nice clean lines

Pros:
- stylish little folder with an excellent fit and finish 
- solid frame-lock with zero blade-play
- comfortable handle which is big enough for a full grip
- 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: 3.24 oz  (92 g)
Handle thickness: 0.334" (8.5 mm)
Handle material: Ti coated stainless steel
Lock: frame lock
Carry: right hand tip up

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