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Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by dennis357, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. dennis357

    dennis357

    113
    Jan 13, 2010
    I currently have a CRKT Summa that is a flipper opening knife and love it. I would like to get more flipper opening knives but don't know what to get. I would want a 3.75" to 4" blade, not assisted or with the automatic Laws lock CRKT uses on many models. Also less than $100. Blade steel does not matter as long as its decent. Any out there?
     
  2. thegeek574

    thegeek574

    Sep 3, 2010
    Look up the kershaw ener g II. it has a 3.5 inch blade and opens faster than most assisted knives i have. the steel is one of my favorites becuase it takes a razor edge and holds it, as well as being easy to sharpen. note: these are discontinued, and so you might want to go fast.
     
  3. glockman99

    glockman99 Super Moderator Super Mod

    Jun 12, 2000
    The Kershaw Junkyard Dog II would be a good choice.
     
  4. seelow123

    seelow123

    Oct 4, 2008
    Kershaw offers a couple non assisted flippers such as the skyline. jyd 2. chill.storm and a bunch others

    wal mart also sells the crkt ripple(CHEAPER VERSION) i have handled it and it is very nice, i plan on picking one up when i get home.
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011
  5. diablo_man

    diablo_man

    67
    Aug 25, 2011
    enlan el01 is an excellent heavy duty large bladed flipper, about 15$ shipped and worth many times that.

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    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011
  6. FlaMtnBkr

    FlaMtnBkr

    Oct 20, 2004
    If you didn't mind a bit shorter blade the Kershaw RAM is a pretty awesome knife. Kershaw is probably the company to browse if looking for quality flippers on a budget.
     
  7. brets-ftw

    brets-ftw

    Sep 11, 2010
    kershaw rake and the Sog Vulcan mini isnt too bad
     
  8. OhShoot

    OhShoot

    504
    Jan 23, 2011
    If you can live with 3.25", the Buck Vantage Series is excellent. Can get Buck's great 420HC, 13C26 Sandvik, or S30V steel; FRN, Paperstone, Dymondwood, G-10, or aluminum grips. Great clip too, leaves nothing above edge of pocket but the clip itself.

    - OS
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  9. cutter17

    cutter17

    May 16, 2006
    Third time tonight I have suggested the ZT0200, but it fits your requirements, except in the cost department. But check with kershawguy here on the forums and you can maybe get a blem at less cost and a lot of times folks claim they cannot even find what the blem is.

    Glockmans reccomendation of the JYD is excellent. You can even get the composite bladed edition for under $100.
     
  10. Tony8179

    Tony8179

    Feb 20, 2008
    I always like to recommend the Kershaw Groove. An excellent flipper and design.
     
  11. timberweasel

    timberweasel

    Jan 5, 2011
    Kershaw Zing or the CRKT Ken Onion Ripple :thumbup:
     
  12. Bender B. Rodrigouz

    Bender B. Rodrigouz Banned by Moderators Banned

    13
    Sep 16, 2011
    Kershaw junkyard dog 2
     
  13. harkamus

    harkamus

    Apr 23, 2007
    ZT 0350 or ZT 0200. Both can be had for under 100 if you stick around the exchange forums long enough.
     
  14. Tsujigiri

    Tsujigiri

    May 25, 2009
    The ZT 0200 was just a hair over $100 from GP Knives last I checked. Very durable, great steel, and the best ergos I've ever felt.
     

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