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Columbia River K455TXP Ken Onion Eros Gentleman's Folder 3" Blade, Titanium Handles

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Part Number: CRK455TXP
Manufacturer: Columbia River (CRKT)
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CRK455TXP: Eros Gentleman's Tactical Folder
Columbia River

EROS Import Knife of the Year Award" at the 2010 Blade Show.

Ken Onion was inducted into the Blade Magazine Hall of Fame in 2008 and is recognized as one of the most innovative and successful knife designers of our time. He has been making custom knives since 1991 and invented the first commercially successful assisted opening mechanism in 1996, creating a new product class. He holds more than 36 patents on locks, gadgetry, mechanisms, safeties, and designs. He has collaborated on production designs with a number of prominent manufacturers, and conducts classes on knife technology around the world. He also teaches classes in design, knifemaking and business in his home state of Hawaii. In addition to cutlery, Ken has a wide variety of other product designs to his credit and in the works. We are delighted to have him as part of the CRKT team.
  • Featherweight 6AL4V titanium frame lock build.
  • Fast and smooth ambidextrous flipper opening action.
  • IKBS internal ball-bearing pivot system with low initial friction.
  • CNC-machined frame gives extreme light weight and grip texture.
  • Premium Acuto+ stainless steel, “Ken Onion drop point.”
  • Coarse bead-blast finish for additional grip.
  • Custom removable stainless steel clip.
  • K455TXP: Bead Blast Titanium Frame, Razor-Sharp Cutting Edge
  • Blade Length: Length: 3.00” (76 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.079” (2.0 mm)
  • Steel: Acuto+, 59-60 HRC
  • Closed: Handle Length: 4.00” (102 mm)
  • Open: Overall Length: 7.00” (178 mm)
  • Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g)
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 794023945508

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.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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Bob A.
Long Island, NY
Aug 11, 2015
Pros: Handle Material, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening
Cons: None
Great knife.
I am delighted with this knife. I use it for light-duty EDC purposes. The titanium scales really make this knife. Some may argue that the milling is over done, but I think it's perfect. I'm very impressed with the bearing system for releasing the blade. There is nothing I would change about this knife.
5 out of 5
Issaquah, WA
Jul 20, 2015
Pros: Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
Ken Onion Eros
This is an everyday carry knife when I am in business casual dress or business dress. The light weight and elegant scales make it an easy carry. The blade is very sharp and holds its edge well. A few minor touches of a hard stone makes the edge as good as new.
5 out of 5
New york
Dec 11, 2012
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Blade Material, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Columbia River Ken Onion Eros Gentleman's Folder 3" Blade
I use this knife as an everyday pocket blade. Extremely easy to open and close one handed. So light to carry as well. Love the feel and finish of the product as well. Love dealing with knifecenter as well. Highly recommened.
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