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Boker Plus Chad Los Banos Trance Folding Knife 2-3/4" Combo Blade, Fiber Nylon Handles (01BO596)

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Part Number: BO596
Manufacturer: Boker Knives
Retail Price: $54.95
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This Chad Los Banos design fashionably combines a functionally powerful, black coated AUS-8 blade, partially serrated, with an ergonomically shaped handle made of fiber reinforced nylon. The blade locks open with the framelock mechanism. The stainless steel pocket clip keeps it close at hand.
  • Overall Length: 6-1/4"
  • Blade Length: 2-3/4"
  • Weight: 3.2 oz.
  • Blade Material: AUS-8
  • Handle Material: Fiber Nylon
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 788857012673

AUS-8 Stainless Steel
AUS-8 Stainless Steel
A very widely used EDC steel, AUS-8 can take a very nice edge while also maintaining moderate edge holding and corrosion resistance properties.
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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New York
Dec 29, 2013
Pros: Weight, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening
Cons: None
Terrific EDC
Extremely thin, strong and light EDC that you cannot beat for the price. Despite its light weight blade that the designer explains on his web page does not have the mass for full opening action using its Carson flipper alone (absent some very strong wrist snap or a full arc swing of the arm as the flipper is depressed), opening with index finger on the flipper and thumb simultaneously on the thumb stud gives effortless control allowing the blade to be rotated out from its handle either slowly and silently or as quickly as any spring "assisted" knife. (This may be due to the fact that the Trance was originally designed to be Boker's first entry into the assisted opening arena, but executives at the company decided to produce the model instead as a manual tactical). Despite its non-traditional profile, the blade point also indexes well in any grip style, meaning its point is going to accurately puncture whatever part of any target your hand instinctively thrusts at.
4 out of 5
Los Angeles
Dec 16, 2013
Pros: Handle Feel, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
Used as an EDC works well. Slim fit is comfortable in pocket but a little wide. Knife cannot be switched for left-hand accessibility. Opening of knife is pretty smooth. Good knife.
5 out of 5
Houston, Texas
Dec 12, 2013
Pros: Handle Material, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Excellent product, just what I have been looking for...
Although I do not carry this knife every day, size and weight are just right for an every day carry. Blade is sharp right out of the box. Very pleased with product.
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