Melvin Lozada Custom Raven 3.5 Flipper 3.375" Nichols XHP Core Damascus Blade, Marble Carbon Fiber Handles

Part #: MLCRAVEN35DAM | Melvin Lozada Custom Knives


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MLCRAVEN35DAM: Custom Damascus Raven 3.5 Flipper
Melvin Lozada Custom Knives
Melvin Lozada is one talented custom knifemaker. He's a big, broad dude with a no-nonsense personality and his knives definitely reflect this. They are some of the most overbuilt, well designed and quality manufactured pieces we've come across. Melvin is just hitting his stride in the industry and we are pleased to bring some of his pieces to you. This custom Raven 3.5 flipper is something we found on Melvin's table at the 2017 BLADE Show.

The Raven is a stout design with total tactical function in mind and a little flair thrown in. Melvin's paired a gorgeous recurve tanto blade shape with a beefy yet beautiful handle to create a ultra-stylish tactical folding knife. The 3.375" compound ground blade is 0.218" thick, made from Chad Nichols XHP Core Damascus with a perfectly acid etched finish. It rides on caged bearings and the large flipper tang makes for easy, fast flipping action. The handle is made from marble carbon fiber over bronze anodized titanium frames with a gear milled titanium backspacer. It features a lanyard hole, jimped thumb ramp, rainbow anodized titanium pocket clip, and internal stop pin. It's quite a knife from Melvin and one you can see and feel the quality through and through. The inside of the backspacer is signed by the maker and this beauty was handmade in the Florida.
  • Blade Length: 3.375"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.125"
  • Closed Length: 4.50"
  • Overall Length: 7.875"
  • Blade Material: Chad Nichols XHP Core Damascus
  • Blade Thickness: 0.218"
  • Blade Style: Recurve Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Compound
  • Blade Finish: Acid Etched
  • Handle Material: Marble Carbon Fiber
  • Handle Thickness: 0.66"
  • Liner Material: Bronze Titanium
  • Locking Mechanism: Liner
  • Pivot Assembly: Bearings
  • Pocket Clip: Rainbow Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
  • Weight: 5.1 oz.
  • Designer: Melvin Lozada
  • Handmade in the USA
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Carbon Fiber Handles
Carbon Fiber Handles
Very strong and lightweight material. Provides an upscale and modern feel.
Custom Made Knife
Custom Made Knife
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.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Damascus Steel
Damascus Steel
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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