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Home Products Vispera

Vispera

by GDS Knives (Seth Taylor)

SKU 1013623

Date Added 02/17/2021

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $1,095.00

Overview

The Vipera by Seth Taylor features a tanto/wharncliffe style blade with a notched flipper. The handle is stonewashed titanium with mokuti scales. There is a mokuti inlay in the zirconium backspacer, tip up zirconium clip with hidden screws. Pivot Collar is Zirconium. Nice detent, lockup and blade seating. Excellent condition. 3.75" Blade 8.5" Overall 5" Handle

Product Details

Blade Length 3.75

Overall Length 8.5

Closed Length 5

Weight (oz) 6.7

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Tip Up Carry

Blade Material M390

Blade Details Tanto, Wharncliffe

Handle Material Metallic

Other Details Tactical

About the Maker

GDS Knives (Seth Taylor)
GDS Knives (Seth Taylor)

I started making in 2016 with no experience in machining or knife making in general. Fortunately my father (David Taylor) and grandfather (C Gray Taylor) are both excellent makers. In fact Gray was until recently a member of the AKI and has consistently won the buster award at the show (with the exception of one year I believe). I named my start up GDS knives in tribute to my lineage, but I am the sole maker behind all the products that leave the shop. When I launch I started with the Vipera model, and then nearly a year later developed the Lycodon model. I wanted the two models to serve different purposes, and I believe that they do that quite well. Since the creation of the Lycodon I haven’t released any new models, (except for a small project I dubbed the venom but it’s not included in my custom line) and have instead focused on refining and improving the build quality. But something new might be coming soon.

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