CH3504 in s35vn, an impressive “out of the blue” Chinese flipper knife

There are a few “established” good quality Chinese knife brands, like Kizer, Reate or Rike Knifes, that are generally “mid-tech level” at “production” prices. There are also more than a few makers of “mid-tech level” clones/copies. Then some brands are “on the fence” in between those two groups, like Kevin John. And there are a…

Review of Microtech Anax Clone, integral awesomeness.

So, following the “almost integral” LionSpy, here comes a totally integral knife. It’s a Chinese clone of the Microtech Marfione Custom Anax, in the present case the aluminium version. So the body/handle of the knife is a single machined piece of aluminium, painted/anodized/coated a nice mat black. The lock bar however, is in titanium and…

Chinese Clone of the LionSpy

Hello World! Lion Steel from Italy and Spyderco from the USA have teamed up to propose a very interesting folder, mostly based on the SR-1 (a large integral folder with titanium or aluminium handle and a tool steel large bellied blade), which includes the famed hole for deployment and a half-titanium half-G10 body. Therefore it’s…