"Been awhile since I been here, busy I guess, but to answer a question, the knife that I made is a flipper and the one we had made in Japan is opened with a thumb stud.
I have been using both Teflon washers and IKBS bearings but the new models will…"
"This is the prototype of the second version of the Side Kick with our patented Xross Bar Lock. We set out to make the world’s strongest and safest folding knife several years ago and it has refined itself into what you saw. This knife…"
"The Xross Bar Lock was the original idea of Dan Perreault who is the owner of Thinking Blades and also the patent holder of the Xross Bar Lock or X bar.
Dan asked me to help him develop this system and I took Dan's idea and developed the…"
"Beautiful lines and I like the way you have the holes for the Pocket clip covered to keep the dirt out! Well Done! a little detail that many don't address!
Is that the liner lock on the back of the knife?"
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