Custom Knife Factory Alexey Konygin Trekoza Flipper 4" M390 Double Hollow Ground Blade, Titanium and Clear Polycarbonate Handles
CKFTREKOZA: Alexey "Ratatuy" Konygin Trekoza Flipper
Custom Knife Factory
Custom Knife Factory might sound like an ambiguous name but it's definitely one worth remembering. Their knives are mid-tech by definition but the quality definitely borders on full custom. They have a CNC machine shop in China that does a lot of the leg work but all the hand fit and finishing are done in house in their Moscow shop. They use top of the line materials made in the USA and designs from some of the most talented knife designers in Russia.
The Trekoza is another unique design from Alexey Konygin that highlights all the best that Custom Knife Factory has to offer. It reminds us of a cross between the Rabbit and Decpeticon 2 models from a couple years ago as it's a slim folder with tons of reach. It has superior, lightning fast flipping action, excellent fit and finish, and a cool look you don't come across every day. It's a large yet extremely lightweight design that carries very well and everything about it screams use me!
The 4" double hollow ground sheepsfoot style blade is made from M390 stainless steel with a brushed satin finish. The handle is made from clear polycarbonate over heavily skeletonized titanium liners to keep the weight as low as possible. The pocket clip, in addition to the overall look, is what we really like about this design. It's a milled titanium clip that functions like a spring clip being very easy to get this knife in and out of the pocket, so it's the best of both worlds. The Trekoza features a ceramic bearing pivot system, compact yet very functional flipper tab, and the handle is comfortable yet large enough for any sized mitts. It's definitely tactical in nature but the relatively thin profile, extremely light weight, and ultra-fast action make this a stylish EDC knife for those preferring larger knives. It's another awesome piece from Custom Knife Factory, limited production of 400 individually numbered pieces.
- Blade Length: 4.0"
- Cutting Edge: 4.0"
- Closed Length: 4.98"
- Overall Length: 8.98"
- Blade Material: M390 Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.156"
- Blade Style: Sheepsfoot
- Blade Grind: Double Hollow
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Handle Material: Titanium with Clear Polycarbon Scales
- Handle Thickness: 0.47"
- Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock
- Pivot Assembly: Ceramic Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Sheath Material: Zipper Nylon
- Weight: 4.1 oz.
- Designer: Alexey Konygin
- Made in Moscow, Russia
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.
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.
Powdered metal developed for knife blades which provides good corrosion resistance and very high hardness for excellent wear resistance during hard use cutting.
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
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