Andre De Villiers Knives Badlands Bowie Flipper Knife 4" D2 Bead Blast Simulated Hamon Clip Point Blade, Bronze Titanium Handles

Part #: ADVBLCP60 | Andre De Villiers Knives

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Description
ADVBLCP60: Badlands Bowie Folding Knife, Bronze
Andre De Villiers Knives
 
The Badlands Bowie is just about as menacing as a folding knife can get. It is outfitted with not only an intimidating look but a set of features that allow it to shine as a tactical and/or survival tool. Once you get past the Bowie blade that gives the Badlands its name, you have no rear flipper which is traditional for this design but makes it much more comfortable to use.

The other thing that sets this knife apart from other tactical designs is the ergonomics. It's true many ADV handles are similar, but this one is by far the most comfortable we've ever felt. The addition of a second finger groove and the slight curvature of the overall shape (both not found on the original Butcher) make this knife extremely pleasant to hold and to use. It features a ball bearing pivot, roller-ball pocket clip, replaceable lockbar insert/overtravel arrestor, and inset Torx screw pivot that is the signature feature of Andre's work. Paul Hogan would agree; "this is a knife!"
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 4.0" 
  • Cutting Edge: 3.75"
  • Closed Length: 5.0"
  • Overall Length: 9.0"
  • Blade Material: D2 Tool Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.199"
  • Blade Style: Bowie
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Blade Finish: Bead Blast Simulated Hamon
  • Handle Material: Frag Pattern Titanium, Bronze
  • Handle Thickness: 0.55"
  • Locking Mechanism: Frame
  • Pivot Assembly: Bearings
  • Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
  • Weight: 8.2 oz.
  • Designer: Andre De Villiers
  • Titanium Hardware and Backspacer
  • Made in South Africa
Titanium Handles
Titanium Handles A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
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.
D2 Tool Steel
D2 Tool Steel This is a high carbon steel that is appropriate for use in hostile environments and is known for edge retention.
Semi-Custom
Semi-Custom Semi-Custom or Mid-Tech knives are knives produced by a process in which the designer has more direct--but not complete--involvement; parts of these knives may still have been made by others.