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Zero Tolerance 0452CF Dmitry Sinkevich Flipper 4.1" S35VN Satin Blade, Carbon Fiber and Titanium Handles

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Part Number: ZT0452CF
Manufacturer: Zero Tolerance Knives
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ZT0452CF: Model 0452CF
Zero Tolerance Knives
The original Zero Tolerance 0454 was an award-winning collaboration between ZT and custom knife designer Dmitry Sinkevich. But it was also a very Limited Edition knife.

To make this amazing knife more readily available, ZT has created a new-for-2015 version based on the original’s streamlined form and high-performance function. The 0452CF is the same size as the original 0454, but with a carbon fiber front scale and S35VN dual-finished blade. S35VN sharpens to a razor edge, holds it, and can be resharpened easily. The 0452CF opens as smooth as butter with the KVT ball-bearing opening system and built-in flipper. A titanium frame lock with hardened steel lockbar insert ensures solid lock up.

As a final touch of class, the 0452CF features handsome 5-spoke pivot hardware. From office to outdoors, the 0452CF is ready to go wherever you're ready to take it.
  • Blade Length: 4.10" (10.4 cm)
  • Handle Length: 5.20" (13.2 cm)
  • Overall Length: 9.3" (23.6 cm)
  • Blade Steel: S35VN Stonewashed and Satin finish
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber Front Scale with Titanium Frame Lock
  • Designer: Dmitry Sinkevich
  • Weight: 4.6 oz. (130.4 g)
  • Made in the USA
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
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.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
A tougher steel than S30V, it retains the excellent corrosive properties and ability to take an edge, but improves on the ability to hold that edge.
Carbon Fiber Handles
Carbon Fiber Handles
Very strong and lightweight material. Provides an upscale and modern feel.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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5 out of 5
Austin, TX
Aug 21, 2017
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Lock Type
Cons: None
A Big Beautiful Knife
There are many great reviews of this knife in regards to materials, design and usage. This review will be a little different and hopefully will help folks like me. This knife was a first for me in many regards: (1) it was the most expensive knife I've ever purchased up to that date, (2) it was the first titanium frame lock I ever purchased and (3) it was the first flipper I ever purchased. I've been reluctant about spending over $100 for a knife so it would take something special for me go beyond that ceiling. This knife is indeed that special. It was perfectly finished and has been a joy to use and own. I would purchase it again if it were lost. I've never been opposed to a titanium frame lock, but the cost of those usually exceeds $100. I must say that I like the locking mechanism, but I also like Axis locks, compression locks, liner locks and lock backs too. The lock was not the primary reason I purchases the knife; however, it is nice with this particular knife. It makes is a very slim package for a knife this large. I've been on the fence about flippers for quite some time. I've mostly seen friends' flipper knives and those knives tended to be in the $50 range. I wasn't impressed and tend to value smoothness in deployment rather than speed. This knife is super smooth and deploys quite fast. There is a real quality difference between this knife and those in a $50-$100 range as there should be. I'm rally enjoying this knife immensely. Also, I'd like to give kudos to Knife Center staff. The knife shipped fast. Unfortunately, my letter carrier initially delivered it to the wrong address. It took me a couple extra days before I finally received it. I immediately contacted Knife Center staff and they responded quickly. I appreciate their courtesy and quick follow-up with me. I look forward to continuing to purchase products fro them in the future. I liked the ZT 0452 so much that I purchased a ZT 0562CF from them about 1 week later which is now the most expensive knife I own.
5 out of 5
Calgary, Ab
May 26, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
My new favorite
It's a lot of fun to flip, sharp out of the box, and just feels and looks great.
5 out of 5
William D
Georgetown, Ca
Mar 28, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Very nice knife
High quality.I have a lot of knives buy about one a month but this is the first zero tolerance I've bought. I have bucks,benchmade,kershaw,old german stuff,old japanese stuff,the list goes on.Too many brands to even try to remember.This knife is my current favorite I carry it everyday....Simply badsss and it opens faster than any of my automatics
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