This beauty has never been used, carried, nor sharpened. She is in like-new condition. The blade is CTS-XHP; the handles are titanium. The slipjoint lock is the best I've ever seen, with a positive half-stop.
She will be shipped to your door (CONUS only) for $340 F&F (or $360 G&S) to...
What follows is intended to represent only my personal reaction to the ergonomic design of these two knives.
I've had mixed feelings about the compression lock. While it has many functional advantages, in some cases I've found it to pinch the flesh of my right-hand index finger upon...
REMOVED - Curtiss Knives SwayTac Slipjoint folder, CTS-XHP Wharncliffe blade, stonewashed Ti handle. Purchased new from dealer in March 2020; never carried, used, or sharpened. Includes Curtiss' original storage pouch.
Never used, carried, or sharpened -- in factory condition, with original box.
This is a dealer exclusive version with blasted blade finish and black handle scales:
Shipped TYD PayPal ***SOLD***
The first "I'll take it" posted here gets it, contingent on prompt payment to...
This knife is unused and in factory condition. It is made from 80CRV2 carbon steel with a non-glare Caswell finish, and has super-grippy rubber handle scales. It comes with Winkler's outstanding leather sheath. I'll ship it to your door (CONUS only) for SOLD:
This microscope lends itself to focus stacking. It has this feature built-in, but I prefer to DIY using 3rd-party software.
Here's a relatively clean region of an edge, with just a few bits of burr, seen edge-on:
This region has much more burr:
I've been very pleased with my Dino-Lite, and with the service I get from their US distributor.
Be aware that even with a great microscope, getting good images of a burr is not easy. Lighting is critical; even tiny differences in direction can cause details to be hidden or to be revealed.
Winkler Madumi: SOLD
This knife is unused and in perfect factory condition. It is made from 80CRV2 carbon steel with a non-glare Caswell finish, and has super-grippy rubber handle scales. It comes with Winkler's outstanding leather sheath. I'll ship it to your door (CONUS only) for SOLD.