Gustavo GTC Cecchini Custom Phantom Flipper Knife 3.875" Aegir Damasteel Blade, Milled Titanium Handles with Brass Inlays, Interframe Lock, Zircu-Ti Clip and Spacer
GTCPHANTOMDAMS: Custom Damasteel Phantom Folding Knife
GTC Custom Knives
Gustavo T Cecchini Custom Knives are the epitome of tactical art. Gus' distinct style, innovative features, and material choices lead his knives to be described as tactical, but there's something more. The way that each knife is finished and the attention GTC pays to the smallest of details is extraordinary. This knife will highlight any collection but should also be carried and used to get the full appreciation for this awesome folder.
This custom Phantom model is one stout, fantastic, and utterly gorgeous flipper. True to the GTC style, the flipper mechanism is modest in size yet highly textured for superb purchase and the action is superbly fast as it rides on bearings of Gus' own design. The 3.875" Bowie blade is made from Aegir Damasteel with a mirror polished then acid etched finish. This blade has a lot of belly for slicing and a large unsharpened top swedge for better penetration. It even features a carbon fiber on each side that makes this stunning blade pop even more. The handle is made from intricately milled titanium with a hidden hardware Chad Nichols Zircu-Ti clip, milled brass inlays, and new interframe lock design that only Gus himself could dream up.
The lock is milled into the frame as normal, but the lock bar face does not extend all the way to the edge of the knife handle. Instead, you have a small portion of the frame that is left to act as a lockbar overextender arrestor, causing you to think that this may be a liner lock. Rest assured, however, that GTC ALWAYS has something up his sleeve that set his knife apart from all the rest. Model, material and year of manufacture are hidden on the inside against the Zircu-Ti backspacer. This is a beautiful piece that would make an even better user and is one of the first GTC knives to use the new interframe lock design. Handmade in Riolandia, Brazil.
- Blade Length: 3.875"
- Cutting Edge: 3.75"
- Closed Length: 5.20"
- Overall Length: 9.05"
- Blade Material: Aegir Damasteel
- Blade Thickness: 0.158"
- Blade Style: Bowie
- Blade Grind: Hollow
- Blade Finish: Mirror Polish then Acid Etch
- Handle Material: Milled Titanium with Brass Inlays
- Handle Thickness: 0.52"
- Locking Mechanism: Interframe
- Pivot Assembly: GTC Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Zircu-Ti (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Sheath Material: GTC Zipper Pouch
- Weight: 6.8 oz.
- Designer: Gustavo T. Cecchini
- Zircu-Ti Backspacer
- Handmade in Brazil
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.
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.
Custom knives are hand made in shops around the world. These will typically be extremely high quality and one of a kind pieces meticulously built by the craftsman.
This product is USA born and raised.
A layered steel that can be either carbon or stainless. The finished blade is acid etched to give it a unique design. Damascus is known for its toughness, and edge holding capabilities.
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