Silent Soldier Flipper #92/500

SKU
136583
Date Added:
08/09/13
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0
Price: $245.00
Overview
Maker's statement:

"The Silent Soldier Flipper features a satin finished steel blade with a Wharncliffe style profile. The blade has a double ground, double swedge. The spine has aggressive thumb jimping and a 7/8" finger hole in the blade for ultimate control with various grip styles. The pivot utilizes a ball bearing system and heat treated pivot and stop pin. The handle has 6al4v titanium liners, carbon fiber scales. Bead blast finished stainless steel back spacer and pocket clip"

Flipper opening mechanism. Excellent condition. #92/500. Blade Steel: D2
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    2.5
  • Overall Length
    6.375
  • Closed Length
    4
  • Weight (oz)
    4.7
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Reversible Clip, Tip Up Clip
  • Blade Material
    D2
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point, Wharncliffe
  • Handle Material
    Carbon Fiber
  • Other Details
    Tactical
ABOUT THE MAKER
Brous Blades
Knifemaking encompasses an amazingly broad spectrum of styles ranging from the purely practical to the whimsical. Most makers getting into the craft tend to start with fairly basic, functional designs and, as their skills develop, get more ambitious and artistic. Jason Brous, however, isn’t like most makers. Although still in his early 20’s, Brous began his efforts in knifemaking with the benefit of nearly 10 years of experience in CNC machining. His father owns a shop that specializes in the custom machining of high-precision components, mainly for the medical industry. Jason spent a lot of time in his father’s shop while growing up, and by his mid teens was actively helping out with production. His skills and knowledge steadily increased and by the time he was 20 he was a seasoned and very competent machinist. Jason's interest in knives actually began with art - specifically a style called “Bio-mechanical” - as practiced by one of his favorite artists, a Brazilian painter and tattooist named Lango. Biomechanical art (also called Biomech) is a surrealistic style of art that combines elements of machines and robotics with organic animal features. Intrigued by this style of art and its similarity to many fantasy knives, Jason figured that knifemaking would be a natural extension of his metalworking skills and an appropriate medium for his artistic ideas. Although he had no specific training in knifemaking, in 2010 he designed and made his first knife - a fantasy design with a Biomech flavor - and eagerly posted photos of it on several Internet knife forums. Unfortunately for him, his design drew harsh criticism from some all-knowing keyboard commandos. However, fortunately for us, he turned that criticism into fierce determination which ultimately led to his success. Through persistent trial and error, Jason changed his style of knife design to focus on functional simplicity, while still maintaining a strong artistic signature. His early successes came in the form of a series of stout neck knives with dual finger-hole grips. Fans of these “Silent Soldier” neck knives began asking for other expressions of the design. Since then, Jason has created numerous variations including a clip point version, a tanto version and the very popular folder version called the Silent Soldier Flipper.
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