Kizer KI4469A2 Kim Ning Shoal Flipper 3.54" S35VN Satin Blade Blue Rainbow Milled Titanium Handle
The Ki4469A2 Shoal flipper by Kizer Cutlery is an in-house design by Kim Ning.
With over 20 years in the knife industry under his belt, Kim Ning is a veritable veteran when it comes to bringing his designs to life. Whether creating intricate folders or rugged fixed blades, Kim's devotion to attention shows thoroughly in each minute detail of his design.
Kizer uses high-tech wire EDM machines to cut the parts. This method is slower than laser or water jet but Kizer feels quality is worth the wait. Each component in Kizer knives is precision machined and engineered to the finest tolerances. The final fit, finish, action, and sharpness of each knife is achieved entirely by hand, employing the irreplaceable craftsmanship developed by generations of cutlery masters. Dedicated craftsman honoring the long-term goal of making the best knives possible is what Kizer brings to you.
The Bladesmith Series is Kizer's collaboration/partnerships with the custom knife world. They license designs from custom knifemakers and forge a partnership utilizing the best from both sides. The custom designers bring their innovative and unique designs, while Kizer brings their highly specialized technical manufacturing expertise and quality. Together, they create products that proudly bears the names of the designer and Kizer Cutlery.
Innovation is power. Always living on the edge, always searching for the unknown, always braving the next horizon. Whether overbuilt to take on the world, or emerge stylish and full of grace, innovation is the separation from the mundane. Collaborating with some of the best creative minds in knife making and designs, Kizer presents the Bladesmith Series. Exceptional designs and impeccable craftsmanship, this is passion for never ending adventures!
Kizer Cutlery Uses
- High grade materials
- High quality workmanship
- High speed CNC Milling machines
- Wire EDM cutting tools
- Blade Length: 3.54" (90 mm)
- Closed Length: 4.46" (113 mm)
- Overall Length: 8.0" (203 mm)
- Blade Thickness: 0.157" (4.0 mm)
- Blade Material: CPM-S35VN Stainless Steel
- Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
- Blade Style: Drop Point
- Blade Grind: Compound
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Handle Material: 6Al4V Titanium, Rainbow Anodized
- Handle Thickness: 0.52"
- Locking Mechanism: Frame
- Pivot Assembly: Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Titanium (Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry)
- Weight: 5.1 oz. (146 g)
- Features Lockbar Insert/Overtravel Preventer
- Designer: Kim Ning
- Made in China