Shirogorov Neon Zero Flipper Knife 3.375" M390 Drop Point Blade, Stonewashed Titanium Handles
SCDMTNEON0M390: Neon Zero Flipper, M390
Sergey and Igor Shirogorov, rest his soul, produce some of the finest knives available. They're a pair of Russian custom knifemakers with a true worldwide following. Their custom division knives are some of the rarest and most sought after on the market and their mid-tech models, which this one is, are just about the same. They feature the same hand fit and finishing and exquisite detail work as the custom division knives, without the exorbitant price tag. These are true works of art and simply beautiful.
The Neon flipper is a compact version of Shirogorov's most recognizable model, the F95, which has been referred to as the Sebenza of flippers. Chris Reeve's Sebenza is the production folder by which all others are compared for its simple, straight forward design and utterly tight tolerances. The Neon has the flipping action that every other designer and maker strives to achieve. It's crisp, fast, smooth and creates a snap unparalleled in the industry. Once unlocked, the blade effortlessly drops back into the handle for another actuation.
The mid-tech Neon Zero flipper is a complete redesign of the Neon Ultra-Lite, retaining only the name and slender, compact overall shape. The changes start are the tip of the blade, more dramatically pointed than its predecessor for better penetration while the edge actually adds more belly for additional slicing prowess. The handle is more slender from spine to lock near the pivot for improved ergonomics while the backspacer now protrudes further past the edge of the handle so the longer blade length can be accommodated and the lanyard hole can be more easily accessed. The sculpted titanium clip with hidden hardware has been relocated slightly for better pocket presence and it's even lighter than the Ultra-Lite, even though it's a larger knife overall.
The Neon Zero could become the jewel of your collection, especially if you prefer smaller knives. It's such a rare and utterly perfect knife in every way that it will undoubtedly knock whatever you're currently carrying out of your pocket and maybe for good. The action is faster and smoother than any other knife in our building. The 3.375" drop point blade is made from Bohler M390 stainless steel with a high flat grind. The ultra-thin handle is stonewashed titanium with a matching milled titanium clip that's one of the most copied clip designs out there because it looks amazing and just works. The Neon Zero features a replaceable lockbar insert and redesigned raised titanium backspacer. If you've wanted to add a Shirogorov to your collection, this is it!
- Blade Length: 3.375"
- Cutting Edge: 3.45"
- Blade Steel: Bohler M390 Stainless Steel
- Thickness: 0.136"
- Closed Length: 4.25"
- Overall Length: 7.625"
- Handle Material: Stonewashed Milled Titanium
- Handle Thickness: 0.39"
- Weight: 2.9 oz.
- Multi-Row Bearing System
- Milled Titanium Backspacer with Integral Lanyard Hole
- Includes Shirogorov Cloth and Certificate of Authenticity
- Made in 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.
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
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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