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Timberline Vallotton-Ochs Kickstart Assisted 3.25" Black Plain Blade, Zytel Handles - 1143

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Part Number: TM1143
Manufacturer: Timberline Knives
Retail Price: $49.99
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TM1143: Vallotton-Ochs Designed Kickstart
Timberline Knives
Butch Vallotton, known for his flawless opening mechanisms and custom knife designs, and Charles Ochs, designer of the original "Black Knife," teamed up to create the new Timberline Kickstart™. The lightning fast/super smooth Vallotton assist deploys the blade to the locked position with authority. The classic "Black Knife" handle and blade design has been the tactical performance standard to the special operations community for decades.
  • Designer: Butch Vallotton/Charles Ochs
  • Handle Material: Zytel®
  • Type: Vallotton assisted opener
  • Handle Length: 4.62" (117 mm)
  • Liners: 420-J2 stainless steel
  • Overall Length:7-15/16" (200 mm)
  • Blade Material: AUS-8 stainless steel
  • Weight: 4.9 ounces
  • Blade Finish: Bead blasted matte with black Teflon coating
  • Pocket Clip: Stainless steel, Teflon coated, tip down
  • Blade Length: 3.25" (82 mm)
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 096196011432

AUS-8 Stainless Steel
AUS-8 Stainless Steel
A very widely used EDC steel, AUS-8 can take a very nice edge while also maintaining moderate edge holding and corrosion resistance properties.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
3.250 (4 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Richland wa
Nov 13, 2016
Pros: Ease of Opening, Pocket Clip, Weight, Sheath, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
I use it every day
Ignore the guys who are upset. I carry this k ife on me daily. The kickstart works great. It fits well in my pocket. And feel natural in my hand. I use it so much my girlfriend asks me for it and im likely to order her one for herself.
5 out of 5
Mar 04, 2013
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Type, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: None
Great knife
Great knife use it everyday stays nice and sharp good knife for the price!
2 out of 5
Keith Gordon
Munsonville, NH
Mar 10, 2011
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: Lock Ease of Use, None
Wrong knife!
The wrong model of this knife was sent. Not the one pictured & described on the webSite. I returned it.( No problem there). I wanted the new version with the switch to disable the assisted opening. Incidentally a competitor did the same thing. I would buy form KC again.
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