Andre De Villiers Knives Tac Butcher Flipper Knife 4" M390 Black Stonewashed Blade, V-Milled Titanium Handles with Orange/Black G10 Inlays
ADVTBOBG10: Tac Butcher Folding Knife, Orange/Black G10
Andre De Villiers Knives
The Butcher is a mid-tech design from Andre De Villiers that is one serious folder. Now it's available in a Tactical model with some added and upgraded features. It's still smooth, fast, sharp, and stout - really everything one looks for in a tactical blade. This Tac Butcher has a longer 4" Wharncliffe cleaver blade made from Bohler M390 stainless steel with a black stonewashed finish. The larger handle, made from chevron milled titanium, gives the user more real estate to grip - perfect for gloved or larger size hands. Milled orange and black G10 inlays on the handle and backspacer help set this knife apart from lesser models.
Andre did away with the lockbar stabilizer that Rick Hinderer uses in favor of a replaceable lockbar insert that doubles as an overtravel arrestor. A redesigned milled titanium pocket clip is the final addition Andre went with on this Tac Butcher, a big improvement over the spring clip design. Every other aspect that made the Butcher so popular including the flipping action and overbuilt toughness is retained, which makes this knife a perfect choice for your next deployment or night out on the town.
The pivot point is what sets this knife apart from all others. It has an inset Torx screw that fits inside the pivot, allowing you to tighten down the pivot while adjusting the centering or overall smoothness of the action. That action is very smooth, to say the least. Jimping on the flipper tang is sharp and functional; really nothing was overlooked in this awesome design. Andre put in a large cutout relief to make closing the knife easier and the ergonomics are spot on. This may not be your typical looking knife, but get it in your hand and you'll definitely warm up to the design thanks to all the great features it has and the fact that the action is on par with even the best flipping designs.
- Blade Length: 4.0"
- Cutting Edge: 3.625"
- Closed Length: 5.0"
- Overall Length: 9.0"
- Blade Material: Bohler M390 Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.175"
- Blade Style: Wharncliffe
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Blade Finish: Black Stonewash
- Handle Material: Black V-Milled Titanium with Orange/Black G10 Inlays
- Handle Thickness: 0.53"
- Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock
- Pivot Assembly: Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Weight: 7.7 oz.
- Designer: Andre De Villiers
- Titanium Backspacer with Orange/Black G10 Inlay
- Made in South Africa